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Melody Living of Colorado Springs Director of Building Operations in Colorado Springs, Colorado

At Melody Living, we want true engagement and friendships between residents, families and team members. We are here to serve and support the residents who define the community and encourage our team members to dine with residents, go to classes with residents, use the fitness center, bring their passions to work and go above and beyond to make the community in which residents thrive a place in which they can truly find a Life in Harmony. Become a member of our growing team!

Position Summary

Responsible for the planning, direction, coordination, general supervision, budgeting and management of the maintenance, environmental services, security, and grounds functions within Community. Complies with Community and departmental standards as they apply to those functions to assure a sanitary and safe environment. Responsible for compliance with Life Safety Codes and Federal, State, and Local regulations.

Essential Duties

  • Oversees and assists direct reports in managing work assignments in accordance with established priorities, individual skills, work standards, department and Community needs.

  • Responsible for the oversight and management of employees within the department to include hiring, orienting, training, supervising, scheduling, mentoring and evaluating employees.

  • Develops, implements, regularly evaluates and updates departmental policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates and oversees projects, reviews and selects bid proposals and contract services, ensures quality of work performed and adherence to established project specifications.

  • Directs waste management procedures, which may include recycling and hazardous materials and infectious waste.

  • Directs, develops, monitors, and complies with the annual building operations budget.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a preventative maintenance program in adherence to Organizational standards.

  • Serves as the community emergency preparedness controller; assists in maintaining and practicing the Emergency Preparedness plan including modifying and maintain the community‚Äôs Emergency Operations Protocols. Responsible for compliance of OSHA requirements as they relate to Building Operations.

  • Responsible for encouraging, participating and integrating resident directed and centered initiatives by supporting successful aging and person-centered programs and culture.

  • Plans and schedules staff training programs for maintenance and environmental services staff.

  • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff/community meetings.

  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; some vocational course work in business or trades desirable; Relevant professional certification preferred. (i.e. Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM), Facility Management Administrator (FMA).

  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in the environmental services department of a healthcare, skilled nursing, or independent housing community preferred.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrable expertise in the practices, procedures, material and equipment relevant to the department including: laundry and floor care, plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning, painting and landscaping.

  • Must possess basic math skills and demonstrate proficiency with applicable software applications.

  • Must possess excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language

  • Must possess a Colorado MVR in good standing, with reliable transportation

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently.

  • Ability to use, or oversee the use of, a variety of hand and power tools necessary to perform mechanical, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and allied building repairs and maintenance work.

  • Sits, stands, bends and moves frequently during working hours.

  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals, blood borne pathogens possible.

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.

  • Interacts with residents, family members, visitors frequently

    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities. Or qualifications associated with the job.