The town of Natick is looking for its next Director of Facilities Management. This key position develops and oversees the proper maintenance of and safety in all public buildings; ensuring cost effective and efficiency operations and strives to protect the longevity of these important community assets.

Working under the day to day supervision of the Deputy Town Administrator for Operations with overall management and direction provided by the Town Administrator and Superintendent of the Schools, this position is responsible for supervising all departmental employees in including contractors in all school and town facilities. He or she directs the work of and supervises maintenance and custodial personnel to ensure that all facilities are adequately maintained.

Some of the essential functions of the job are:
Carries out policies of the Board of Selectmen and the School Committee as directed by the Deputy Town Administrator for Operations, Town Administrator and the Superintendent of Schools.
Develops and maintains a multi-year capital improvement plan and maintenance program for all town buildings; oversees execution of approved projects and implements a system to prioritize maintenance projects.
Oversees all municipal and school construction projects, including any approved new school or repair projects approved by the MSBA. Will attend evening meetings related to any general government or school construction projects and keep Town Administrator and Superintendent apprised of status.
Assumes responsibility for the comprehensive overall planning and scheduling and monitoring of maintenance and repair requirements of the town’s buildings.
Establishes appropriate preventive maintenance plan and schedule, security systems and procedures, and custodial requirements for each building and installation.
Tours buildings and meets regularly with senior custodian and principal or building manager to ensure service level is adequate
Working with the town’s Procurement Officer, determines and establishes detailed bid and quote specifications pertaining to purchase of supplies, materials, equipment, and contract work; oversees the acquisition, storage and issuance of all custodian and maintenance materials, supplies and equipment

The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:

Education and Experience: or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Over 10 years’ experience in facilities management (at least five of which shall be supervisory experience).
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business, or a related field, or equivalent job experience.
Certified Facility Administrator (CFA) and Mass. Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) desirable.
Supplemental courses, training and/or education in a related field are highly desirable.
Must possess a valid Class D State Driver’s License.
The employee must be able to use a phone; personal computer including word processing, spreadsheets, and database software, email, internet; copy machine; fax machine; calculator.

Qualified candidates are requested to apply by emailing a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to by 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8.

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