Maintenance Director

Five Star Senior Living   •  

Dothan, AL

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Less than 5 years

Posted 54 days ago


  • Maintain the community in the areas of physical plant, equipment, grounds and keep accurate maintenance records. Supervise maintenance staff and maintain physical plant safety.
  • Performs general maintenance work on a daily basis, including replacing light bulbs, repairing electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and appliances.
  • Prepares resident apartments for new occupants by painting, cleaning carpets and general maintenance.
  • Keeps accurate maintenance records of work done, inventory and purchasing. Manages expenses through knowledge of budget. May purchase maintenance supplies, tools and appliances with Executive Director approval.
  • Recommends replacement of major items (such as carpet, appliances, etc.) as well as long and short term maintenance needs.
  • Maintains, plans and implements preventative maintenance program and prepares the Preventative Maintenance Report for Executive Director's review.
  • May maintain inventory of master key system, community maintenance supplies and equipment.
  • Must enjoy working with the elderly and able to accept constructive criticism.
  • Maintain Emergency Call System to ensure resident safety and community security.
  • Delegate and ensure quality of maintenance work orders every morning and prioritize jobs and sign off when work is completed.
  • Track safety inspections and logged verifications which include: emergency lights, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, conduct and document monthly fire drills, and conduct and document semi-annual evacuation drills.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Requires two years of related maintenance experience and some formal training in one or all of the following areas: carpentry, plumbing, painting, HVAC, refurbishing and cleaning.
  • Ability to perform general maintenance repair needs at assigned buildings, problem solve, plan, organize, communicate and cooperate with others.
  • Demonstrated effective supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Ability to drive and operate a van or larger vehicle.
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions, to follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism.
  • Ability to minimize waste of supplies, misuse of equipment, etc.
  • Ability to seek out new methods and participate and be willing to incorporate them into existing maintenance practices.
  • Ability to effectively follow written and oral instructions.
  • As Manager On Duty, must be able to make sound strategic and operational decisions that directly impact the business of the community.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organization & priority management skills.
  • Strong problem solving ability.