Start Date: July 1, 2020 or earlier if available Salary: Commensurate with experience
Bay Ridge Prep, a progressive, student-centered, K-12 independent school located in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking an experienced Facilities Manager to join our school community and oversee the facility operations in our two buildings. The ideal candidate is a team player with experience ensuring facility safety, cleanliness, functionality, and compliance with local regulations. This position requires performing both the physical work of a facilities team in addition to effectively managing a facilities team.
Establish policies and procedures that meet all required environmental, health, and maintenance standards as required by law and work with the administration to ensure compliance with all regional, state, and federal regulations and laws as they impact the school.
Manage the careful maintenance of buildings and grounds and cleaning programs that keep the school’s appearance in exemplary condition.
Manage a cleaning protocol that supports required hygiene for a safe campus.
Work with school administration to supervise student and staff movement throughout the campus that supports maximum safety at all times.
Maintain inventory for all needed cleaning supplies and any other materials determined necessary for proper hygiene and safety throughout the campus.
Support design adjustments for all classrooms and common spaces on campus to maximize hygiene efficiency
Ensure facility readiness for day-to-day events as well as special events.
Maintain public safety on campus and implementation of the school’s crisis management plan, including supervision of emergency drills.
Supervise staff members within the facilities department.
Oversee the work of all outside contractors to ensure compliance with contractual agreements
Assume responsibility for other projects as assigned by the Head of School
Movement between two buildings and movement via stairs throughout buildings
Must be able to move objects, and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina.
High school diploma with six years of increasingly responsible maintenance and custodial services that includes supervisory experience.
Effective oral and written communication skills
Basic computer and internet skills
Friendly disposition, strong work ethic, self-motivated
Ability to work with children in a school environment
Working knowledge: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, fire systems
FDNY Certificates of Fitness as required once employment begins
How to apply:
Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “ Facilities Manager '. Please label/title file names of all materials and attachments with the applicant's Last Name-First Name-Document Title. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.
We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
About Bay Ridge Prep
Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.