Description Under general direction,plans, organizes, supervises, coordinates,and controls the activities of the plant operations and maintenance functions which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures; HVAC, mechanical, and electrical systems; utilities; and grounds of the Agency in an operative and safe working condition.
The incumbent is accountable to the
Chief Hospital Operations-Professional and
Support Servicesfor planning and maintaining an effective organization, administering labor and material controls, training maintenance personnel in safety, and effective management practices.EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive.Thisincentive may be 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for this classification.BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and the needs of the department.
In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency examination with a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher.AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Health Care Agency
Ventura County Medical Center and Santa Paula HospitalHCA Facilities Manager is a Management classification and is not eligible for overtime.
Incumbents are eligible for benefits at the MB3 level.The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-Term), Intermittent, and Extra-Help vacancies within the Health Care Agency.
There iscurrently one (1) Regularvacancy.TENTATIVE SCHEDULEOPENING DATE: 08/29/18CLOSING DATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.
Please note that applications will be reviewed and processed frequently due to the immediate need to fill vacancies.
Examples Of Duties Duties may include but are not limited to the following:Develops performance improvement measures for the Department;Fosters a safety culture;Oversees the on boarding and training program;Reports to Administration the physical and structural conditions of hospital facilities and the status of work in progress;Monitors departmental personnel matters,including interviewing and hiring new staff, training, evaluating work performance, counseling, and discipline;Develops, evaluates, and implements departmental policies and procedures, goals and objectives, and standards of work for the maintenance and repair of buildings and building systems;Participates in the development and application of standards of quality and productivity for plan operations;Administers and implements the preventive maintenance program to ensure uninterrupted operation of the entire physical plant;monitors its application, assures maximum effectiveness, and provides appropriate documentation of same;Coordinates the repair of equipment or recommends the replacement of, or addition to, equipment or physical plant as necessary;Works closely with other departments and administration; negotiates priorities; plans work schedules; makes job assignments; orders needed materials, supplies, and parts; recommends use of outside specialty contractors as needed;Schedules and supervises maintenance repair work, alterations, remodeling, minor construction, and checkout, installation, and servicing of mechanical and electrical equipment and building systems;Maintains an inventory of parts and supplies to maximize the operational readiness of Agency building systems and equipment with due respect to the limitations of cost, regulation, and relative priorities;Is responsible for the recommendation and coordination of all maintenance service contractors and ensures all contractual provisions are met along with established codes;Oversees the daily performance and grounds care of the campus to assure a uniform and satisfactorily landscaped appearance;Participates as a chairman of the Utilities Committee of the Environment of Care Committee;Co-chairs the Hazardous Material committee;Maintains age-specific safety precautions including:Pediatric: all electrical outlets in pediatric patient care area will have covers;no small or sharp objects or tools that may injure pediatric patients or visitors will be left out.Elderly:maintain adequate lighting for good visibility; keep hallways and pathways clear of debris, equipment, and tools;Meets with regulatory bodies regarding environmental issues;Maintains all environmental and life safety regulatory required paperwork;Ensures the environment of care is in constant state of readiness;Performs other related duties as required.
Typical Qualifications These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCEProgressively responsible equipment and facility maintenance and repair experience which has led to the acquisition of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities which can be demonstrated by possession of an Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school with an engineering emphasis and five (5) years of related experience,three (3) years ofwhich must have included supervisory managerial experience.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTPossess and maintain a valid California driver license.DESIREDBachelor's Degree with an engineering emphasis;Experience working with Joint Commission, OSHA, OSHPD, and NFPA.Hospital Management experience with building systems and contractors/codes.Supervisory/management experience over equipment and facilities maintenance and repair functions.Experience coordinating hospital repair and maintenance services with contractors, ensuring applicable codes are met.Experience with building and safety.Experience with the Freer Manual.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Extensive knowledge of: principles, methods, materials, equipment/tools, and practices used in the construction, installation, maintenance, repair, and operation hospital and healthcare equipment and facilities; troubleshooting techniques; safety principles and practices applicable to mechanical maintenance; work methods, principles, and techniques of carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, and painting; supervisory practices; and training and performance evaluation techniques.Considerable knowledge of: The Joint Commission, OSHA, OSHPD, and NFPA building codes and professional standards related to the construction, modification, maintenance, and repair of hospital and other healthcare facilities and equipment; service/program management and evaluation techniques; and office automation and data processing applicable to facility/equipment management.Skilled in: the use of hand tools and devices utilized in the construction, modification, maintenance, and repair of hospital and other healthcare facilities and equipment; welding; and mechanical maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, and other such devices.Ability to: plan, organize, and manage the maintenance of healthcare facilities/equipment and the operation of the steam generation plant; determine preventative maintenance and capital improvement needs; research, understand, interpret, explain, and develop operational policies to comply with applicable healthcare accreditation standards; comply with safety practices; identify and analyze operational and administrative problems and implement necessary procedural changes; collect and analyze data to establish/identify needs; evaluate program effectiveness, draw logical conclusions, and make appropriate recommendations; make decisions and independent judgments; utilize office automation equipment and software; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; project consequences of decisions; determine the appropriate course of action in emergency or stressful situations; evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of equipment maintained and direct modification, enhancement, and/or replacement; prioritize work assignments; perform routine arithmetical calculations; diagnose electrical or mechanical problems and make repairs; read manufacturer information and mechanical diagrams; read, interpret, and work from blueprints, maps, drawings, schematics, and other technical documents; drive/operate equipment/tools safely; follow oral or written directions; work independently with a minimum of direction; maintain records and prepare narrative/statistical reports; and recognize and respect limit of authority and responsibility.Supplemental Information:This position reports to the Chief Hospital Operations
Professional and Support Services and is responsible for the quality of maintenance and repair work performed under the direction of manager/supervisors subordinate to department heads within the Agency as well asthe skilled trades work performed by the Agency's central staff.
Recruitment Process FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it.
Your application must be received by the County of Ventura Health Care Agency, Human Resources Division, in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m.
on the closing date.To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.NOTE: If presently permanently employed in another "merit" or "civil service" public agency/entity in the same or substantively similar position as is advertised, and if appointed to that position by successful performance in a "merit" or "civil service" style examination, then appointment by "Lateral Transfer" may be possible.
If interested, please click here for additional information.Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications.
A resume and/or other related documents may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application.SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE ? qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this examination AT THE TIME OF FILING.
The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the examination process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications and acceptability for the position.
Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire will result in the application being removed from consideration.APPLICATION EVALUATION ? qualifying: All applications will be reviewed to determine whether or not the stated requirements are met.
Those individuals meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the screening and selection process.NOTE: If there is a high number of qualified applicants, a comparative screening will be conducted to determine which of the applicants will be selected for invitation to the oral examination.
Applications will be evaluated and ranked according to criteria that most closely meets the needs of the department, so it is essential that applicants provide as much detail as possible and answer all parts of the application and supplemental questions.ORAL EXAMINATION ? 100%: A job-related oral examination will be conducted to evaluate and compare participating candidates' knowledge, skills, and abilities in relation to those factors which job analysis has determined to be essential for successful performance of the job.Candidates must earn a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher to qualify for placement on the eligible list.If there are three (3) or fewer qualified applicants, an oral examination will not be conducted.Instead, a score of seventy percent (70%) will be assigned to each application, and each applicant will be placed on the eligible list.Candidates successfully completing the examination process may be placed on an eligible list for a period of one (1) year.BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information, and driving record may be required for this position.For further information about this recruitment, please contact Sam Maynard by e-mail at or by telephone at . YOUR BENEFITS AS A COUNTY OF VENTURA EMPLOYEEMANAGEMENTIn addition to your annual salary, the County of Ventura offers you an extensive benefits package, including:FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PROGRAM:You allocate the County's non-taxable biweekly Credit Allowance of $397.00 among several benefit options.Regular part-time employees (40?59 hours per pay period) hired or promoted to Management on or after April 1, 2001, receive a Credit Allowance of $278.00.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans for you and your dependents.
Current premium amounts can be found on the Benefits website ( Flexible Spending Accounts which increase your spending power by reimbursing you with pre-taxed dollars for IRS approved dependent care and health care expenses.
Pre-tax Salary Reduction available if the costs for the benefit options you select exceed the County's biweekly contribution.
This saves you taxes by lowering your taxable income.
Cash added to your taxable biweekly pay, depending on the selections you have made.EMPLOYEE HEALTH SERVICES CLINIC:Available to you for treatment of minor illness or injury.MEDICAL MAINTENANCE EXAMINATION: You may schedule a medical maintenance examination through Employee Health Services, at no cost to you, at the intervals stated:Once every 36 months if under age 40Once every 24 months if between ages 40-44Once every 12 months if over age 45If you choose to have the examination through your personal physician, your department will reimburse you up to $1,200 for eligible expenses not covered by your medical plan.ANNUAL LEAVE:208 hours earned each year (in lieu of vacation/sick leave), increasing to 288 hours after 5 years of service.
After using a minimum of 80 hours of annual leave during a 12-month period, you may redeem a portion of the accrual annually.
Earned annual leave hours are prorated for permanent part-time employees.MAXIMUM ANNUAL LEAVE ACCRUAL:The maximum number of hours that an employee can accumulate is 880 hours.10PAID HOLIDAYS:New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and one floating holiday.
Paid holiday time is prorated for permanent part-time employees.TEXTBOOK AND TUITION:The County may reimburse you up to a maximum of $2,000 per fiscal year ($1,000 for Confidential Clerical) for tuition and books for educational endeavors when courses have a reasonable potential for resulting in more effective County service.
This benefit is prorated for part-time employees.PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:The County will pay up to a maximum of $200 for membership fees to a job related professional organization.EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE:The County may provide up to a 5% incentive pay for educational attainment if not specifically required for your job.
You may receive only one form of incentive pay or premium pay and will receive that which provides the greatest incentive.MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT:If required to use your personal vehicle on County business, you will receive mileage reimbursement at the standard rate established by the IRS for each mile driven.Some job classifications also receive an automobile allowance.DEFERRED COMPENSATION:You may elect to contribute to one or both of the County's deferred compensation plans (established under