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Presbyterian Homes and Services Facilities Manager / Environmental Services Director in Clive, Iowa

Presbyterian Homes & Services - Walnut Ridge is seeking a Facilities Manager / Environmental Services Director (ESD) for our team. The Facilities Manager / Environmental Services Director is a hands on, working manager position who is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and ongoing care of the site's building(s) and grounds. This position requires a working knowledge of building maintenance systems with the ability to diagnose and execute tasks.

Qualified candidates will have leadership experience in areas of engineering, grounds, maintenance, floor-care, housekeeping and laundry in order to effectively direct and lead the Environmental Services Staff and programs. This position is responsible to provide a safe and secure environment for all customers consistent with regulations and established best practices.

REPORTING STRUCTURE: The Environmental Services Director reports to the Site Leader. The Environmental Services Director will oversee maintenance technicians, engineer technicians, engineers, housekeepers, laundry and other staff as designated at the site. This position will also oversee the use of contracted services for the building, grounds and equipment maintenance.

ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

Walnut Ridge is a beautiful senior living community conveniently located near I-35/80 and adjacent to the walking trails and aquatic center in Clive, a western suburb of Des Moines. Besides these attractions, Walnut Ridge is located close to physicians and hospitals, abundant retail centers, restaurants and banking.

As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as:

  • Supportive work environment

  • Employee meals at no cost

  • Free Wellness Center access (family members welcome) with warm water swimming pool

  • Great walking paths

  • Access to bus route

The campus is comprised of 116 independent living apartments, 44 assisted living apartments, 18 assisted living memory care apartments, and 60 skilled long term care units. The campus also houses an exceptional wellness center and swimming pool that employees may enjoy.

The Facilities Manager / Environmental Services Director has responsibility as a member of the site leadership team to participate in the planning and implementation of strategies, operating and capital budgets, and Departmental Programming that ensures a safe and secure environment while achieving short and long-term operational goals and objectives for the site. This position is responsible for supervising the housekeeping, laundry, engineering, and maintenance staff as well as directs purchasing for these departments.

Buildings & Grounds

  • Maintain and implement the PHS designed plan for maintenance/engineering services consistent with resident needs, safety issues, operational needs and budget parameters.

  • Participate in completing scheduled plant operations work.

  • Regularly solicit customer feedback and incorporate solutions regarding customer satisfaction with the environmental services.

  • Establish and maintain effective communication systems with all customers.

  • Supervise the work of planned construction projects.

  • Coordinate the work and assist with obtaining, maintaining, and updating of contracted services related to building, grounds, and equipment maintenance.

  • Develop Requests for Proposal for Contracted Services.

  • Coordinate fire and emergency procedure drills according to regulatory requirements.

Housekeeping/Laundry

  • Direct and administer the housekeeping/laundry program to provide services that will create a safe, sanitary, comfortable, and attractive home like environment for residents, staff and visitors.

  • Maintain and implement the PHS designed housekeeping and laundry practices and schedules that are consistent with resident needs, safety, infection control requirements, operational needs, and budget parameters. Hold regular staff meetings.

Equipment

  • Consult with PHS Regional Engineers, Site Leadership, Vendors, Contractors, and Sales Representatives regarding building equipment problems, equipment purchases, service contracts and future expansions.

  • Ensure maintenance of campus equipment (boilers and related auxiliary equipment) is in safe operating conditions at all times.

  • Ensure emergency power systems, life safety systems, HVAC systems, plumbing and electrical systems, security systems, resident call systems, and other building related systems are functional and maintained.

  • Manage the PHS Work Order and Preventive Maintenance Program.

  • 5-7 years of experience in commercial or residential building operations.

  • Must possess valid licensures as required for site operation (site specific).

  • Must be able to fulfill on call requirements as required.

  • Must have strong working knowledge in environmental regulatory compliance related to fire, safety, OSHA.

  • A minimum of three years management experience, specifically in managing two or more staff, managing at a department or supervisor level, direct budget responsibilities, managing oversight of more than one trade discipline, project management responsibilities.

  • Systems view understanding of site operations and managing departments.

  • Computer competency in programs necessary for jobs success including Microsoft Office products.

  • Demonstrated organizational, administrative, leadership and prioritization skills.

  • Must have flexibility, personal integrity and ability to work effectively with residents, coworkers, family members and the general public.

  • Demonstrated ability to create Requests For Proposal, review and standardize bids, insure vendor performance for positive budget and execution outcomes.

  • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

  • Must be able to participate in an after hours emergency on-call rotation consisting of one week on-call at a frequency depending on the size of the on-call group.

Rated #1 employer in Minnesota by Forbes!

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. Over 7,000 employees serve 27,000 older adults through 50 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through OptageĀ® home and community services. PHS is also co-owner of Genevive, a progressive model of primary care, care navigation and value-based services for over 5,300 older adults in Minnesota. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

ID: 2021-15498

External Company Name: Presbyterian Homes & Services

External Company URL: http://www.preshomes.org

Street: 1701 Campus Drive

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