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Facilities Manager

Newtown, PA

The Facility Manager is responsible for the daily preparation and safe operation of the school’s facilities for students and staff. Reporting directly to the Director of Finance and Operations, the Facility Manager will also collaborate with other Administrators. The primary function of this position is the planning and executing of preventative and predictive maintenance for all of the school’s equipment and other resources.

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Creating and executing a formal preventative maintenance program
  • Performing minor corrective/preventative maintenance on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Performing minor carpenter repairs and improvements
  • Maintaining material history records on all equipment and resources
  • Preserving a collection of drawings of the building, its services, systems, and equipment manuals
  • Participating in the selection and the negotiation of contracted maintenance services
  • Supervising contracted maintenance services to ensure all work completed is satisfactory
  • Managing the supplies and equipment budget for the facilities of the school
  • Coordinating with administrators to plan special events and then preparing the school for those events by setting up and breaking down of chairs, tables, tents, signs, etc.
  • Performing housekeeping/janitorial tasks as needed during the normal school day
  • Scheduling and keeping up-to-date all inspections and permits required by outside agencies
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of the school’s safety and security procedures
  • Constantly assessing and recommending new ways of managing the school’s facilities that reduce costs and improve efficiency, productivity and safety
  • Submitting written weekly reports to the Head of School and Director of Finance and Operations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong, positive interpersonal and customer service orientation; ability to interact well with a wide variety of people, including staff, students, and outside contractors
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret technical drawings and service manuals
  • Demonstrated organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Must be self-motivated and able to exercise sound judgment in prioritizing tasks which originate from numerous sources in order to meet various deadlines


Work Requirements

  • Successful completion of a criminal background check and driving record audit
  • Availability to work some weekends and evenings
  • Current CDL Class B or higher license with the “S” and “P” endorsements. At least three years school bus driving experience is required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references via email to: [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

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