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Director of Facilities

Facility Maintenance

Posted 11 months ago


Connecticut Foodshare is the food bank serving all of our neighbors across the state. Working with a strong network of community-based hunger relief programs, we help provide nutritious food as well as long-term, sustainable solutions to food insecurity. By joining Connecticut Foodshare, you will be part of a team that helps drive community awareness, garners support, leverages research, and engages volunteers, to realize our vision of a thriving community free of hunger.

Position Summary:

The Director of Facilities is responsible for the management of facility operations and facilities capital planning including maintenance, safety, equipment, site expansion, and site modifications. The role leads the facilities/maintenance individuals that oversee the day-to-day maintenance/certifications of equipment and facilities, including managing the selection and service delivery of third-party vendors as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that the buildings, equipment, and utilities are maintained in good working order, and facility grounds are properly maintained in accordance with company policies as well as state and federal regulations.
  • Maintains an annual facilities budget and individual site maintenance budgets.
  • Participates in developing facility and maintenance standard operating procedures (SOPs) and policies and procedures (P&Ps).
  • Works with members of the Leadership Team to develop and maintain safety policies and procedures.
  • Partners directly with Food Safety & Compliance Manager to ensure building safety information is up to date, including safety signage, OSHA regulations, safety lighting, and to conduct monthly inspections.
  • Works with other leaders to address furniture needs or moves.
  • Secures access and monitors access control at all sites.
  • Institutes and maintains preventive maintenance plans, agreements, and contracts as needed at each site, (e.g., HVAC, pest control, floor cleaning, energy management, fire safety systems, lighting systems).
  • Manages contracts and relationships with trusted facilities-related vendors, external service providers, and community facility owners for proper compliance and expected service levels.
  • Reviews all bids for repairs, services, equipment replacements, and location facility projects.
  • Conducts facility walk-throughs to review and plan needed maintenance, promptly address any hazardous conditions, and identify equipment needs.
  • Uses data and analytics to balance operational costs, effective use of space, employee well-being, productivity, and energy saving.
  • Ensures the department has the needed parts and tools to conduct on-demand and routine maintenance as required.
  • Coordinates team member schedules for any after-hours work, weekend maintenance, or special events as needed.
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises maintenance operations staff with a focus on employee development and succession planning
  • Increases diversity of suppliers as part of strategic plan.
  • Becomes a better environmental neighbor- recommending suggestions as well as implementing plans.

  • Associate's degree in Facilities Maintenance, Construction Management Business, or related field with 5 years of related experience in similar or related function in comparable environment OR 7 years of related experience in similar or related function in a comparable environment.
  • 2 years of management experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, or in related field with 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in similar or related function OR 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in a similar or related function.
  • 5 years of management experience



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