Posted on July 5, 2017
Central Synagogue is guided and inspired by Jewish tradition and our core purpose is to transform lives.
The Facilities Manager is responsible for managing the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings, facilities and grounds. This position plans, budgets and schedules facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, labor materials and other related costs. In addition, this position is responsible for the safe and daily operations of the facilities. This position supervises the Buildings Manager and the Assistant Buildings Manager. All positions at Central Synagogue require individuals to be strong multi-taskers and independent problem-solvers, have excellent communication and project-management skills, work well under supervision and be extremely organized.
Reports to: Director of Operations and Facilities
General working hours would be Monday-Thursday from 9:00am-5:30pm and Friday from 9:00am-4:30pm and/or as needed to support the facility and events. This position requires some evening/weekends and the ability to be available for on-call duty during nonstandard hours when the need arises. Full Time, Exempt and not eligible for OT. Must be available to work during the High Holy Days (4 to 6 days) and during other special events and programs from time to time. Given the nature of work, availability after hours, on weekend and holidays is sometimes required. Central Synagogue has a time-off policy which includes earned comp time.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to
Must possess leadership ability and team building skills to effectively supervise skilled and non-skilled staff and interact with all levels of management. Good human relations skills, strong verbal and written communication skills required. Well-developed problem solving skills and ability to develop conceptual alternatives. Computer literacy required.
Working knowledge in operation and maintenance of facility management services, cleaning, refrigeration and air conditioning, generators, plumbing, electrical systems, blue print reading and equipment maintenance. Must be knowledgeable in building codes and safety regulations and have or be able to obtain all required certifications, licenses and permits related to facility operations.
Reporting Relationships and Decision Making
On an ongoing basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area. Supervises Buildings Manager and Assistant Buildings Manager and the indirect supervision of the Maintenance/Events Staff.
Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality. To perform a variety of manual tasks; follows verbal and written directions; plans and completes assigned duties on a regular schedule; maintains good working relationships with others.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job and may change at any time.
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Central Synagogue, a 503(c) religious organization, employs 80 full-time and 30+ part time staff positions in more than a dozen departments, including our Religious School; Nursery School and Early Childhood Center; clergy study; membership, finance, communications, technology, development, maintenance, events, and administrative support teams. Our staff, which we consider "a team," is committed to excellence in our work. Central offers generous benefits and paid time off to its employees. We invite you to review our current openings and apply here. Central Synagogue is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
X Central Synagogue will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, military status, marital status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is the policy of the Congregation that certain positions must be filled by persons of the Jewish faith as a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. All employees, regardless of position, are expected to maintain and contribute to this policy.