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Colonial Church

Facilities Manager

Colonial Church
Edina, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 06/22/2012
Categories: Facilities Management
Denominations: Congregational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Reports to:Director of Finance and Operations
Classification: Full Time, Exempt

Role: To provide leadership, direction and management for the care and use of Colonial Church's Property, Building, Equipment and facilities staff.

1. Supervise Facilities Team including cleaning and maintenance staff and /or contractors.
Manage the hiring, training, scheduling and evaluation of facilities employees.
Supervise tasks, prioritize workloads, ensure building is staffed for events.
Provide a clean, safe, prepared and hospitable environment for all welcomed in the building.

2. Oversee the maintenance of Colonial Church's building and grounds.
Lead vision for short term and long term facility needs
Oversee, operate and/or maintain all mechanical equipment.
Manage preventative maintenance and identify improvements, long term needs.
Manage the budget and planning process to maintain the building and grounds.
Monitor cleaning supplies, energy usage and vendor relationships.

3. Monitor and implement church facility policies
Assist with room reservations, usage and set up procedures.
Monitor access and security issues to ensure a safe environment for employees and visitors
Work with fire, police and insurance officials regarding legal and safety procedures.
Be available to handle all buildings and grounds emergencies.

4. Empower Lay leaders to contribute to the care of the building
Guide the Buildings and Grounds and Building and Design Task Forces.
Initiate, organize and lead volunteer teams as needed for special projects (spring clean up, cutting fire wood, maintaining gardens, painting, etc)

5. Work cross-functionally with other ministry areas
Participate in planning for cabling and wiring for A/V and technology needs
Partner with the Kitchen Coordinator to ensure a safe, clean and appropriately stocked kitchen.
Be available to assist with large events and anticipate needs.

Essential Skills and Experience:
Commitment to follow the Colonial Church Covenant
Team leadership and management skills
Building maintenance, planning and administration experience
Knowledge of construction procedures and terminology
Knowledge of workplace safety, building code requirements
Proven organizational, project management and problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal , communication and customer service skills
Physically capable to navigate the building
Ability to perform maintenance / Boilers ' License (desired)