Director of Facilities Operations (Maintenance / Management) in Agawam, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 7/8/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Joining the Benchmark Senior Living team means putting your passion to work. Our associates feel a sense of belonging with the care that they provide, empowered by the open and reliable team that surrounds them. Our diverse and skilled workforce takes immense pride in a shared commitment: a devotion to providing caring and dedicated service. In our supportive environment, associates have the opportunity to learn and grow. With professional and personal training programs, as well as education for career advancement, we empower associates to explore their interests, feed their passion, and pursue growth opportunities. We invite you to connect with your calling, find purpose in your career, and gain lifelong relationships through the power of human connection by transforming the lives of seniors!

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Director of Facilities Operations to join our growing team of professionals at Benchmark Senior Living. The Director of Facilities Operations is primarily focused on maintaining responsibility for all maintenance and housekeeping functions within an assisted living facility. This person is expected to have a hands-on role in the overall operations of this facility as well as dealing with administrative functions. 

As the Director of Facilities Operations, you will be responsible for utilizing your maintenance skills to perform a variety of hands-on tasks including electrical, carpentry, HVAC and general maintenance. In addition, the Director of Facilities Operations will have a strong emphasis on interacting with the staff and residents and overseeing staff, payroll, operational expenses and supply and capital expenditures.

Other responsibilities for the Director of Facilities Operations will include:

• Communication and coordination of people and tasks to accomplish repairs and alterations to buildings and equipment systems
• Providing technical support, product information, research and quality assurance guidance
• Establishing and monitoring a preventative maintenance program that will promote a sense of well-being and esthetic appeal for residents and staff
• Maintaining OSHA and fire code compliance
• Other maintenance functions as required

Job Requirements

The Director of Facilities Operations must be an experienced maintenance professional with a strong skillset. Candidates must have previous maintenance and housekeeping management experience in a long term care or assisted living facility. In addition, the Director of Facilities Operations must have a strong working knowledge of applicable building systems, including mechanical/electrical/plumbing with a strong emphasis on HVAC.

Other requirements  include:

• Possesses an understanding of all applicable life safety regulations
• Demonstrated ability to run a successful maintenance and housekeeping department
• Experience in facilities management capacity
• Possesses good communication skills
• Previous supervisory experience required
• Possesses diagnostic abilities and skills in completing details
• Possesses the mechanical skills necessary for accomplishing repairs on systems and buildings
• Understands the practices surrounding proper handling of bio hazardous waste
• Must be able to work a Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday work schedule

Benefits
At Benchmark Senior Living, we recognize how hard our employees work in order to provide our resident seniors with the best care possible. Therefore, we are proud to provide great compensation and excellent benefits!

Benefits available include:

• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
• Long-term Disability Insurance
• UNUM
• 401(k) Retirement Planning
• Working Advantage
• Culture Compensation
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Adoption Assistance
• Discounts on MetLife Auto and Home Insurance through payroll deduction
• Paid Membership fees for SitterCity