Assistant Borough Operations Manager (Facilities)

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
5 - 7 years experience
Life Sciences & Research
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Principal Responsibilities

Reporting to the Borough Operations Manager, the Assistant Borough Operations Manager:


  • In coordination with the Operations Manager, directs and responds to all aspects of borough maintenance and works closely with Capital Construction on library building projects
  • Provides leadership and direction for the Facilities Cleaning Department for the borough, including evaluation, monitoring performance, and scheduling of shifts
  • Sets up and adjusts schedules; reviews, prioritizes and assigns work orders; visits sites to address problematic or complicated requests; orders materials; and administers and monitors budgets
  • Responds to maintenance and cleaning emergencies during and after regular business hours  
  • Manages outside contractors (noncapital) performing contract repairs, maintenance and minor construction
  • Inspects repair jobs in progress and alerts his staff to potential problems or incorrect installations and provides direction for problem solving
  • Responsible for ensuring safe work environments, manages warranty repairs, and preventive maintenance program and work
  • Performs related duties as required

Managerial/ Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Project Management responsibilities for maintenance and cleaning projects
  • Direct supervision of 3-4 supervisory level staff
  • Responsible for Cleaning supplies and paper products budget
  • Responsible for managing OT budget for cleaning and ensuring costs are accurately allocated

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or successfully demonstrated experience in all phases of building operations, repair or construction, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • 5 plus years of successfully demonstrated progressive experience managing a team
  • Successfully demonstrated working knowledge of building systems and their operations and repair, including plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical power, and lighting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HVAC and boiler controls, plumbing, and electrical systems and ability to read and sketch diagrams
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to deal effectively with all levels of staff
  • Successfully demonstrated ability to prepare reports, purchase requisitions, track inventory, and monitor budgets
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • Valid Driver’s license with good driving record
  • Must pass physical examination

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in scoring Cleaning Quality
  • Knowledge of "green products" and their application
  • Experience managing and leading a large diverse staff in a unionized environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Work Environment

  • Public Library
  • Outside Environment
  • Office
  • 2017-9623
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