VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA - Texas
Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.
For 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services. YOU can be part of the passion, mission and tradition!
Manager Facility Maintenance, Construction and Fleet Operations
The Manager of Facility Maintenance, Construction and Fleet Operations is responsible for acquisition, disposition and safe maintenance of all vehicles that are part of the Volunteers of America Texas, Inc. inventory of human service program support vehicles. In addition, this Manager is responsible for the acquisition and disposition of all vehicles, boats and recreational vehicles that are donated to Volunteers of America Texas outside of the Houston Auto Enterprise zone of operations. The incumbent is also responsible for the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, appliances, equipment, and furnishings in the Volunteers of America Texas non-HUD properties through subordinate staff.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience plus two years directly related experience.
Valid Texas drivers' license and clear MVR (ability to be insured)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develops, implements, and maintains an effective maintenance work order system to ensure that routine maintenance as well as repairs and installations are completed in a timely manner based on priority, and that all buildings, equipment, and systems are kept up to standards.
Evaluates electrical, plumbing, structural, painting, installation, equipment, and other maintenance problems for level of expertise required and/or estimated costs of repair. Makes needed repairs either directly or through subordinate staff and contracts with outside vendors only when appropriate due to needed skill sets not available internally.
Maintains vendor relationships relative to vehicle repairs, towing, and vehicle purchasing, as well as building and equipment maintenance. Works with the Finance Department to ensure that all vendors are paid on a timely basis and that accounting records accurately reflect expense activity.
Prepares and submits periodic reports as required to track operations, facility conditions, vehicle maintenance, auto donations, and to help in the preparation of accurate accounting statements for all departments concerned.
Prepares and reviews all contracts/scopes of work/specifications related to repair or construction of facilities to ensure they meet all regulations and building codes as applicable.
Inspects properties quarterly to ensure properties do not have any safety issues and to order repairs, as per the budget. If repairs are needed to address safety issues, they should be brought to the attention of the Program Director who will be responsible to identify funding sources to make critical repairs identified.
Records and plans for all maintenance of all vehicles in the Volunteers of America Texas fleet, to ensure safe operation in a cost effective manner, and works effectively with Volunteers of America Texas staff to ensure they have access to a safe vehicle for use with their clients.
Maintains fleet database, including VIN, and provide periodic on-site inspection of vehicles; manage the fleet gas purchase program.
For all donated vehicles prepares all title work and related correspondence relating to vehicle acquisition and disposition, handles filing of IRS form 8282 for all vehicles appraised at $5000 or above, and maintains all original records relating to all donated and sold vehicles.
Effectively manages all customer service issues, relating to vehicles donated and sold, returning license plates, obtaining duplicate titles, and preparing duplicate receipts.
Presents vehicle maintenance material at required staff meetings.
Coordinates maintenance staff, including participating in all hiring, training, and deployment for large projects. Ensures that all required paperwork is submitted in a timely manner to the appropriate location or individual.
Trains staff in routine duties designed to minimize extensive facility/property repairs.
Upholds the administrative policies, procedures, and principles of the organization
Special Assignments as requested by CPO or CEO.
Produces/presents accurate and timely property related information that may be required by the Volunteers of America Texas Board of Directors or other Executive Team Members.
Manages one or more subordinates. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems up to and including termination.
Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan. VOA TX also provides some benefits for part-time employees.
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Volunteers Of America - Texas