Facilities Manager

Alexandria, VA
$40,000 +
Apr 30, 2018
Jun 04, 2018
Full Time

Grace Episcopal School has a full-time Facilities Manager staff position available for the 2018-2019 school year to begin in mid-August. This position oversees the upkeep and security of the facility and grounds.  This staff person is expected to work cooperatively and collaboratively with administration, parents, faculty/staff, visitors and church leadership and parishioners. Skills in building maintenance, housekeeping, construction, painting, electrical, HVAC and landscaping are important to this position.  

Job title: Facilities Manager
Hours: 37 ½ to 40 hours per week
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Work Hours: 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday

General Purpose:
Maintain the school building in good working order, clean and safe from hazards.
Qualifications: High School graduate with at least three years of experience in
building maintenance with basic knowledge of repairs & maintenance and cleaning
methods & products. Experienced with hand tools, power tools, floor
buffer/stripper/waxer, carpet cleaner/extractor, chemicals and solutions.
Must be reliable, responsible and a self-starter. Must show initiative and be able to
work with minimal supervision. Must have good communication skills and be able to
work with people of different backgrounds.
Certificates, licenses, registrations: A valid Virginia driver’s license and current
certifications in CPR and First aid.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
 Trouble shoots minor maintenance problems and corrects them.
 Performs routine plumbing repairs (e.g. unstopping toilets, sinks & urinals, fixing
water leaks, leaky faucets and water fountains).
 Performs routine electrical repairs (changing light bulbs & fluorescent lamps and
repairing ballasts & light fixtures).
 Performs other maintenance to include painting, carpet cleaning, etc.
 Assembles furniture, hangs pictures, artwork, bulletin/white boards & shelving.
 Sets up tables and chairs for student lunches, assemblies, meetings & events.
 Repairs door knobs & locks, cabinets & shelves, etc.
 Cleans the building and performs repairs and maintenance to keep the school and
grounds clean, orderly and safe from hazards.
 Replaces air filters according to adopted schedule and ensures proper working air
 Vacuums, sweeps, mops, cleans or polishes railings, door handles, walls, windows
and building fixtures.
 Cleans walkways, steps & parking lot and polices playing field and playgrounds.
 Removes snow from walkways & steps to maintain safe environment.
 Washes windows, dusts furniture, blinds, and other equipment.
 Strips and waxes floors

 Empties trash and restocks bathrooms.
 Orders supplies & materials on an ongoing basis to maintain sufficient stock at all
times (e.g. paper products, light bulbs, air filters, vacuum bags, cleaning solutions,
 Performs other duties as assigned.
 Supports the school and its leadership.

If interested contact Scott Fedder (business@graceschoolalex.org).