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New Life Community Church

Facilities Manager

New Life Community Church
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/07/2017
Categories: Facilities Management
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title:

Facilities Manager

Job Category:




Travel Required:


Reports to:

Senior Pastor

Position Type:

Full Time

Job Summary:    The Facilities Manager is responsible for the function of all systems   and operation of this 84,000 sq. ft. building.  The   manager is responsible for oversight and maintenance of all services needed   to operate the facility to support the building needs of New Life Community   Church and all other building occupants.


The manager is directly responsible for ensuring   that all life safety and structural systems are in place and function in   accordance with all regulatory and jurisdictional requirements.  Such systems include but are not limited   to:

***Electrical***Fire Alarm***Security/Burglar   Systems***Heating/HVAC***Boiler***Façade***

***Roof***Plumbing***All Mechanical Systems***All   Exterior Structures***Building Structure***

Job Duties - The   Facilities Manager job duties are to insure the following:

  •   Work with church leadership and other   occupants to coordinate building usage in support of work and organizational   needs along with managing access to the building.
  •   Work with the church leadership team in the   planning and execution of building maintenance, construction, and improvement   projects.
  •   Supervise the custodial and maintenance team,   volunteers, and other staff as needed.    Oversee the custodial services in providing a clean, presentable, and   functional office space and church space for all attendees and building   users.
  •   Perform minor repairs including, but not   limited to masonry, minor electric, plumbing, mechanical, sprinkler, and   temporary repairs in an emergency.
  •   Ensure upkeep of grounds, including necessary   landscaping, snow removal, exterior structures and related maintenance.
  •   Ensure safety and security of the building via   inspection, identification, and rectification of deficiencies found   compromising the safety, security, and/or proper function of building   systems, closure and lockdown.
  •   Respond expediently to emergency situations   and take necessary actions to address presenting issues in a proactive   manner.
  •   Coordinate and oversee maintenance efforts   with outside contractors and technicians.
  •   As needed, coordinate the work of volunteers   and volunteer work days, and backup volunteer leaders and teams, especially   for after hours and weekend usage.
  •   Be responsible for all occupant needs in the   areas of safety, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and environmental issues   through personal communication and the use of a work order system.
  •   Ensure a work order system is used   consistently and correctly and that it functions as the key tool to track and   communicate building-related needs.    Provide regular building activity reports to church leadership.
  •   Attend regular Midway management meetings and   other meetings as needed regarding policies, needed repairs, significant   projects, and events.
  •   Assist the church office staff as needed with   building and office needs.
  •   Conduct regular and preventive maintenance of   all systems in a proactive manner.
  •   Act as “go-to” person for tenants in respect   to building and maintenance needs.
  •   Oversee the emergency services and education   of the building users for emergency situations, lock-down, safety, and   evacuation.


  •   Must be or become an active member of New Life with strong ties to   our faith, mission, vision, and values
  •   Mature, fully-devoted follower of Christ with a strong love for God’s   people and a commitment to God’s word personally and professionally.
  •   Minimum of High School diploma; 3-5 years of experience in a related   facility management capacity.
  •   Knowledge of boiler maintenance and mechanical functions for a large,   non-residential building.
  •   Proficiency in basic carpentry and mechanical skills.
  •   Strong organizational, project management, and planning skills.  Self-driven.
  •   Demonstrated ability to effectively manage staff and lead volunteers.
  •   Experience negotiating with contractors and vendors for facility   needs.
  •   Regular timely attendance during stated or negotiated hours (M-F;   8AM-4PM).  Ability to have some   flexibility in hours from week-to-week based on church and staff needs.  Available and on-call for emergencies.
  •   Ability to communicate effectively, timely, proactively, and   efficiently with staff, occupants, and volunteers on facility needs and   uses.  Listens to others.  Spanish-speaking a plus.
  •   Basic computer skills required for email correspondence and work   order management system.
  •   Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds and have complete mobility in   building and grounds activities with no physical restrictions.


Reviewed By:

Pastor RA



Approved By:

Mark Jobe



Last Updated By:

Irene Vasquez