ELS is hiring a District Facilities Manager (DFM) to oversee facilities maintenance for a portfolio of resorts and communities in the Lake George, NY area. In this newly created role, the District Facilities Manager will help ensure our properties are well maintained and attractive by overseeing onsite maintenance teams responsible for the day-to-day upkeep of the grounds and buildings. The DFM will also oversee large scale capital projects by identifying engineers and contractors, establishing scope of work, overseeing the bidding process, and managing the vendors and projects.
What will you be doing?
Perform all duties normally associated with a supervisory role including but not limited to interviewing, training, performance reviews, disciplinary actions and termination recommendations if necessary.
Respect and support employees and provide them with the direction and feedback necessary for them to meet the objectives that you set for them.
Consult with and solicit input of regional management, keeping them fully informed through informal communications (telephone and e-mail) as well as accurate written reports.
Participate in the preparation of the annual property budget regarding maintenance projects and capital expenditures.
Work within the approved budget, makes decisions affecting allocation of funds for maintenance department. Work with regional office to ensure budgeted capital improvements are on time, on budget and at a high level of quality.
Larger scale capital projects to include identify engineers/contractors, scope, bidding process, and project management of contractors.
Ensure safe work practices are being followed by all maintenance staff.
Ensure service requests are handled in a prompt, courteous and efficient manner.
Maintain open communication with Community and Resort Managers and staff as well as regional management.
Day-to-day tasks may include:
Oversee, prepare or assist in preparing model homes. Tasks may include painting, carpet cleaning, general repairs, housekeeping, etc.
Perform various preventative maintenance functions and record findings in a maintenance log either by directing a staff member to do so or by directly performing the task.
Complete regular resort and community inspections.
Review resort rental inventory to ensure it's in best standing with painting, flooring, maintenance, etc.
Receive and distribute work orders in a timely manner ensuring that all requests are completed accurately.
Respond to guest and resident concerns in a respectful and courteous manner, ensuring that all required follow-up or maintenance tasks are completed within Company guidelines.
Perform on-call emergency service as required either by directing a staff member to do so or by directly performing the task.
Assist Property Managers with special maintenance projects as necessary either by directing a staff member to do so or by directly performing the task.
Ensure that general maintenance staff is maintaining grounds and common areas and keeping them free from trash and debris.
Monitor maintenance and upkeep of all mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, water heaters and HVAC units in common buildings, lawn mowers, weed eaters, etc.
Work with the managers to encourage residents to have a high pride of ownership, as evidenced by compliance with rules, attention to home maintenance, and attractive home site landscaping.
Work with managers to ensure the condition and appearance of the grounds and common area facilities are at a high level of quality, with attention to detail and with sensitivity to the impression made on residents, guests, visitors and employees.
Your skills include:
High School diploma with 5+ years' experience managing a maintenance department; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organization and project management skills, leadership skills, and the ability to complete multiple tasks concurrently.
Must have the ability to analyze operations and initiate changes to improve property performance.
You enjoy working with the public and provide outstanding customer service.
Ability to balance project loads and daily operations, especially during the camping season.
Capable of quickly learning new computer systems. Knowledge of Excel and Word preferred.
Highly organized and detail oriented.
Technical skills include: HVAC, Groundskeeping, basic electrical and plumbing
Applicable maintenance-related licensing such as CPO (Certified Pool Operator).
Valid Driver's License required.
In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:medical,dental, and vision plans;a generous 401k employer match;and paid vacations,holidays,andsick time.
Equity LifeStyle Properties(NYSE: ELS) is the leading operator of Manufactured Home Communities, RV Resorts, and Campgrounds in North America.ELS consists of more than 400 resorts in 32 states and British Columbia and a team of over 4,000 employees. Our beautiful communities and parks are located in the most desirable regions of the country and we offer a variety of homes and camping options to meet a wide range of customers' needs. Our guests and residents enjoy rich vacation and lifestyle experiences in our various resorts.
We invite you to visit our web site atwww.equitylifestyleproperties.comfor additional information regarding our exceptional resort communities.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and thank all applicants.
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