Westchester Day School a co-educational elementary school, seeks a talented individual with executive-level skills and a strong business orientation to serve as the School’s Director of Facilities. This is a full time, 12 month position that will report to the Executive Director. The Director of Facilities will be responsible for the smooth operation of the Campus and its buildings. Westchester Day School is situated on 26 acres in Mamaroneck. NY.
Oversee, supervise and schedule the maintenance staff and oversee cleaning of the school and grounds maintenance.
Work with the supervisor of the night crew to develop and maintain short and long term cleaning project schedules
Coordinate responses to all facility requests for maintenance and repairs and for school activities and programs, including set ups, takedowns and cleaning
Participate in the process of soliciting bids for contracted work, prepare requests for proposals.
Oversee the work of contracted trades (including HVAC, electricians, plumbers, carpenters and painters) to ensure timely completion and quality of work
Monitor the HVAC system on a daily basis and be responsive to employee needs
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory requirements, including work safety regulations. Oversee and maintain records of inspections of all building systems as needed for compliance (fire alarms, elevators, heating system, etc.)
Lead the effort to manage snow removal
Oversee after-hours and weekend on-call maintenance service as needed
Coordinate with the Summer Program to assist with its needs and assist scheduling of building and grounds
Respond to emergencies on a 24 hour basis as needed
The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility
On-campus housing provided
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
The successful candidate must possess the ability to remain calm under pressure and react quickly and efficiently in cases of emergency
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to collaborate with various constituencies within the School’s community. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position
College or trade school degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in one of the following disciplines: Industrial Management, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Architecture. A profession license in one or more job related area is preferred
Knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook and task management systems is mandatory as is the knowledge of ADA, OSHA, and EPA safety regulations and codes
Ability to lift and carry objects weighing from 25-50 pounds, work in confined spaces, and climb several flights of stairs
Ability to work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow
About Westchester Day School
Westchester Day School (WDS) is a Modern Orthodox, co-educational, dual-curriculum Jewish Day School in Mamaroneck, NY, serving students 2 years old through eighth grade. Set on an idyllic 26 acres on the Long Island Sound, WDS is an ideal environment for creative and motivated students and professionals alike.