Facilities Director

Guilford County Government
Published
August 26, 2021
Location
201 S. Greene St., Greensboro, North Carolina
Billing Address
201 S. Greene St.
First Name
Wendy
Last Name
Walsh
Phone Number
336-641-3229
Closing Date
09/30/2021

Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

The Facilities & Property Management Director will positively impact County operations by providing occupants of County-owned and managed facilities throughout the county with safe, well-maintained, functional buildings and grounds while protecting, preserving and providing wise stewardship of these valuable County resources through policy, financial management, leasing, capital improvement and customer service. You will focus on providing excellent customer service while facilitating and coordinating daily requests and building operational (maintenance and repair) needs to assigned property portfolio. You will also work closely and collaborate with County Administration, cross-divisional process partners, Facilities staff, building representatives, building occupants, vendors, contractors and visitors. 

DISTINGUISING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

This employee directs the operations of the Facilities Department within budgeted funds, and contractual responsibilities, while maintaining County owned buildings, properties, equipment and services for the public, and county employee comfort and safety.  The Director is responsible for planning, supervising, and inspecting activities of specific program components and oversees all contracts and contractors that provide facilities maintenance and services.  The Director is also responsible for overseeing the acquisition and disposition of county real property.  The employee develops, implements, and evaluates short and long-range goals and objectives based on the assessment of facility maintenance needs and develops and implements policies, procedures and performance standards.  The Director also ensures that equipment and machines are kept in optimum condition so that repairs are carried out in a timely manner.   This employee negotiates contracts, monitors standards, and insures contractual compliance.  The employee provides on-going consultation to department heads on building maintenance budgetary needs.  The employee reports directly to County Manager or assigned Assistant County Manager.
First review of applications will be done during the week of September 13. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directs the maintenance and repair function for all County physical facilities and properties.
  • Prepares and manages the department’s annual budget and other financial matters.  
  • Develops and implements plans, policies, procedures and goals for building repair, equipment maintenance and replacement, and/or mechanical maintenance and replacement.
  • Determines the nature and extent of physical repair and preventative maintenance required and provides management with accurate operating estimates and cost projections.
  • Ensures facilities comply with applicable operational and safety regulations and that required operational and safety inspections, maintenance, and repairs are completed on time.
  • Maintains a building index by size, location, type of service, and inhabitant.
  • Evaluates physical space needs in collaboration with departments, prioritizes those needs, and recommends options and funding plans to address those needs.
  • Participates in the preparation and review of the County’s long-term Capital Investment Plan.
  • Prepares and presents in a clear and understandable manner complex information, including senior management, the Board of Commissioners, and the public
  • Responds to emergency situations at county facilities.
  • Promotes and ensures proper employee training and compliance with County safety program and departmental safety procedures; ensures that all equipment, materials, and work conditions are adequately maintained to prevent accidents.
  • Hires, develops, coaches, and evaluates staff members and creates a culture of continuous learning across the department.   Administers personnel actions in accordance with Guilford County policies.
  • Practices continuous learning through individual study, classroom training, seminars, and conferences d applies the latest best practices to facilities and space management. 
  • May be required to report to work to serve customers outside of normal working hours and during emergency conditions. May be assigned to report at a different time and location and to perform different duties as necessary.

Salary

$99,009 - $172,625 depending on qualifications

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to perform the essential duties and tasks of this position OR Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Real Estate, Construction Management or related area and 5 years of experience in engineering, construction trades, contract management or real estate sales/brokering including property management, of which three years of supervisory experience is required. Education and experience should be clearly documented with demonstrated linkages to the essential duties and tasks of this position.

Special Requirements

N/A

Miscellaneous

In order to be considered, please submit an application at www.governmentjobs.com/https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/guilfordnc

Please contact Ray Willis at 336-641-3057 or at [email protected] if you have any questions.