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Director of Facilities

Full Time
Willow Grove, PA 19090
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Upper Moreland School District

Please apply on our website: https://www.applitrack.com/umtsd/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1

Job Description

Position: Director of Facilities
Department: Facilities, Custodial, Grounds
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer/Board Secretary
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: 12 Months; 225 Days

Oversees maintenance, grounds and custodial functions. Supports the Chief Financial Officer and Superintendent in the design, planning, construction, maintenance, and alteration of buildings. Responsible for maintenance, safety, and cleanliness of all district facilities and property. Works with all district staff to ensure an efficient, safe and clean learning environment.


  • Schedules, coordinates, supervises and evaluates all facilities department personnel including but not limited to: Custodial Supervisor; all Maintenance personnel; all Grounds personnel; all Custodial personnel (supported by Custodial Supervisor).
  • Administers internal and external facilities use of District Facilities with the Facilities and Events Coordinator in accordance with Board Policy and through School Dude.
  • Schedules, coordinates and oversees all outside contractor needs related to facilities construction, upkeep and maintenance.
  • Supports the Chief Financial Officer in the development of annual budget, equipment replacement cycle and capital improvement plan for facilities department and building needs including estimation of maintenance and repairs for the upcoming year and long-term needs.
  • Continuously reports status of all building infrastructure and systems including, but not limited to, HVAC systems, technical wiring, lighting and other building issues to senior management and school board, through on-site inspections and regular communication with building administration and facilities staff members.
  • Oversees facilities and custodial procurement, bids and other vendors utilized to complete facility needs including energy procurement. Ensures cost efficient and effective services.
  • Liaison with District Architects, Engineers and other external agencies including Upper Moreland Township on facilities projects and obtaining approvals.
  • Maintains updated records of facilities improvements and maintenance to include drawings, warranties and projected needs.
  • Updates work order and preventative work order system with requisite information.
  • Completes information in the financial system as needed to process orders and prepare budgets.
  • Acts as a liaison to public utility, environmental and energy agencies.
  • Implements District Committee to reduce Workers Compensation Claims.
  • Oversees all emergency services including but not limited to snow removal, emergency closures and evacuations.
  • Maintains regular communication with the Chief Financial Officer and Superintendent providing information as requested.
  • Availability for 24 hour on call status to respond to building issues.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Minimum of High School Diploma with Bachelors’ degree or equivalent with emphasis in facilities management and/or engineering desirable.
  • Three years’ supervisory experience of multiple employees required.
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible management experience preferably with three years of school district experience.
  • Familiarity with maintenance and grounds, custodial and other terminology associated with these fields.
  • Ability to read and understand building schematics and blueprints.
  • Strong communications skills both oral and written. Ability to communicate with employees, all building administrators, school board and community groups.
  • Ability to perform computing functions such as email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, work order system and financial software functions.
  • Ability to participate in learning opportunities and aptitude to pass certifications such as pesticides and other training the District may identify and require as part of job responsibilities.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Position requires sitting, standing, walking or moving throughout the buildings intermittently throughout the workday.
  • During emergency periods such as snow and other natural disasters the employee must be able to work extended hours onsite.

ADA Statement:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $110,000.00 - $140,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Willow Grove, PA 19090: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Maintenance: 5 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location

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