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-$85-90k annual salary
-Monday-Friday Day Shift
-3 weeks vacation + 100 hours mental health/sick leave + 10 paid holidays
-Employer paid premiums for employee medical, dental, vision, life insurance benefits + more!

The Director of Facilities reports to the CEO and is responsible for the maintenance and ongoing care of all rental properties, COTS buildings, vehicles, and grounds. This position requires a working knowledge of building maintenance systems, rental property maintenance, vehicle care, and general repairs with the ability to diagnose and execute tasks while minimizing outsourcing. Requires leadership skills in the areas of contracting, grounds, maintenance, floor-care, vehicle care, and general housekeeping in order to effectively direct and lead the Site Services staff. This position is responsible to provide a safe and secure environment for all staff, clients, and visitors consistent with regulations and established best practices.

The Director of Facilities has responsibility as a member of the operations leadership team to participate in the planning and implementation of strategies and programs that assure a safe and secure environment while achieving short and long-term operational goals and objectives for the sites.
  • Oversees and manages the capital improvements and maintenance projects for all COTS properties.
  • Maintains and evaluates service contracts by reviewing property requirements. Estimates future maintenance needs. Prepare bid specifications, solicits and reviews bids from contractors and negotiates contracts with the assistance of the CEO.
  • Awards contracts related to routine and non-routine projects and oversee the proper completion of projects.
  • Works with Facilities staff to give direction and guidance on technical aspects of repair and maintenance.
  • Assists to develop and maintain budgets for assigned properties, and operates within budget constraints. Reviews and approves maintenance expenses, invoices for payment, and obtains required approval for larger expenditures. Uses knowledge of maintenance costs to recommend budget revisions.
  • Supervises outside contractors by performing on-site visits to ensure work is performed in accordance with company standards and contract requirements.
  • Attends operational leadership meetings and presents to the group a review of all projects and timelines.
  • Demonstrates professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
  • Serves as Safety Officer and ensures compliance with OSHA safety regulations and record keeping.
  • Schedules, assign and perform duties in light carpentry, painting, plumbing, heating / cooling, and ventilation.
  • Inspects buildings, sites and equipment for needed repair / maintenance.
  • Responds to emergency maintenance requests. Troubleshoot issues to determine cause and solution.
  • Assists with repair project management.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports.
  • Coordinates preventive maintenance programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Experience working with outside vendors and contractors.
  • 5-7 years building management and/or maintenance experience.
  • Experience driving large vehicles and trucks, including box trucks, preferred
  • Knowledge of general construction, repair, and maintenance.
  • Must be “hands-on” and assist in completing maintenance work.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable.
  • Team building skills; organizational and staff development skills. Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to interact with vendors and other employees and to relay technical concerns with adequate detail, quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets.
  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Computer skills; spreadsheet and project management software capabilities.
  • Able to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously, and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Familiar with and able to implement OSHA regulations, record keeping, and safety training.
  • Ability to drive to locations throughout Sonoma County.
At least five years of related experience or Degree/Certification in related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to contribute to routine written reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with residents or employees of organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Valid Driver’s License, valid auto insurance, and acceptable motor vehicle report required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/ or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate and occasionally loud.
This position’s primary location is 900 Hopper Street, Petaluma. Telecommuting is not optional in this role.

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We strive for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace. COTS supports full vaccination and booster. COTS requires acceptable background check and if applicable, acceptable Motor Vehicle Report. COTS is a drug and alcohol-free workplace environment. COTS is committed to its mission, principles and values and expects the same dedication from its employees. Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, Celebration and Outcomes are the cornerstone of all that we do and how we measure ourselves as an organization. COTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. DEIB Statement

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