Facilities Manager

Onamia, MN

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Posted On: Oct-21-2020
Status: This Job is Closed

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Early Education Facilities Manager oversees, directs and assists in the work of the school-wide maintenance program. This position ensures service is provided in all districts to maintain buildings in a clean and orderly condition, prepares facilities for school and community gatherings, make minor installations and repairs, care for school grounds and performs building and equipment maintenance for the Early Education program.

• High school diploma or GED required.
• Three to five years of prior experience in environmental services work, preventative maintenance, and minor repair to buildings and equipment is required.
• Must have Current Class C Boiler’s license.
• Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in cleaning various types of building surfaces and items of furniture.
• Knowledge of methods, materials, tool, processes and equipment used in maintenance and ground work.
• Knowledge of and experience with safety rules and safe work practices for facilities management as well as OSHA guidelines concerning hazardous chemicals.
• Ability to lift and move heavy objects and equipment, minimum of 75 lbs.
• Prior experience in ordering and working with outside vendors.
• Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, vendors, others.
• Ability to maintain confidential nature of information.
• Ability to maintain schedules providing for regular cleaning of all facilities assigned.
• Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.
• Knowledge of proper disposal techniques for bio-hazardous waste.
• Experience in and sensitivity to Native American culture.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Must pass a background check.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test.

• Supervises the operations and maintenance staff to ensure buildings and grounds are maintained safely and in coordination with the schools schedules.
• Provides and reviews schedules for staff.
• Conducts staff meetings, work direction, performance appraisals and training for staff development.
• Develops and implements safety standards and procedures, OSHA contact as needed.
• Maintain preventative maintenance work records on building and equipment.
• Conduct periodic inspections of equipment and building and reports unsafe and unsanitary conditions.
• Ensures effective schedules for cleaning and arranging of classrooms, cafeterias, gymnasiums and lavatories.
• Implements processes and tools to prevent vandalism.
• Ensures schedule of personnel to open and lock doors and windows.
• Ensures equipment and systems such as plumbing, heating, air conditioning are in safe and working order.
• Arranges for operations and maintenance contract services. Provides process for scheduling installation or arranges installation, maintenance and operation of school machines and teaching aids.
• Ensure that walkways are clean and safe for use by students and staff.
• Ensure that lawns, outdoor plants and trees are maintained.
• Ensure outdoor equipment is maintained in a safe and working manner.
• Assist with the hands-on daily work required of staff at 70% of time and works in the office with administrative responsibilities at 30% of time.
• Reorder cleaning and maintenance supplies, maintain adequate inventory of same.
• Manages the maintenance services budget.
• Arranges for receiving of large shipments of supplies and materials, including verification of shipment, unloading and appropriate in-house placement of items received.
• Maintains an emergency contact process for building problems and alarms and is notified of emergencies.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Work exposes incumbent to conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation.
• Work exposes incumbent to possible bodily injury from moving mechanical parts of equipment, tools, or machinery.
• Work exposes incumbent to hazardous chemicals and bio-hazards.
• Work is performed outdoors and occasionally in hot, cold, or inclement weather.
• Work requires use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
• Hours are set accordingly, possibly with some extra hours.
• Local travel is required to various building sites.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359
Fax # (320) 532-7492
e-mail to hr@millelacsband.com