Director of Facilities Operations (Maintenance / Management) in Fairfield, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living is growing!!!

Sturges Ridge at Fairfield will be opening in August of 2018. Our brand new state of the art assisted living with feature 69 traditional and 21 memory care apartments! 

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. If you meet our background requirements and are looking to grow your career with a great company that stresses a strong work-life balance, this is the ideal opportunity for you!

 

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