Buildings & Grounds Director

Blaine County School District No. 61 South Central / Twin Falls Administrator Not Applicable Full Time Posted 7D ago

About this job

TITLE: Buildings and Grounds Director
PAY GRADE: Administrator Salary Schedule
FLSA: Exempt
SUPERVISOR: Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Works on-site according to designated schedule

SUMMARY:
The Buildings and Grounds Director is responsible for planning and allocating resources, preparing budgets, professional development, and managing and overseeing the maintenance and repair of facilities and grounds. The position requires knowledge of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical. Responsible for overseeing work sites for new construction, remodel and repair projects, monitoring progress, and keeping stakeholders informed with project updates. The position oversees and evaluates Buildings and Grounds Department staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma required. Bachelor's degree in related fields preferred. Minimum 7 years of related experience in building maintenance or construction required. Minimum of 5 years of experience in administration, management, or supervision required. Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective skills in communication, both verbally and written, required. Experience in leading and supporting the work of a team. Ability to work flexible hours as the position necessitates. Spanish language skills or bilingual/biliterate preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list of essential duties is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)
* Hires, supervises and provides training for Buildings and Grounds Department employees.
* Assists in land use permits, easements, water rights, annexation agreements, land use agreements, or items of a similar nature.
* Assists in planning for new construction and remodeling projects and assures all disciplines directly involved in the project are in phase with the project goals and objectives.
* Prepares job estimates and bids to be completed by outside contractors.
* Oversees the day-to-day workflow, scheduling, and assignments of the department.
* Proactively identify, mitigate, and track recurring maintenance issues.
* Supervises, mentors, and evaluates department staff.
* Drafts and implements routine maintenance schedules and standards; ensures compliance with these standards.
* Designs and implements evaluative measures for the department's effectiveness as a support to District priorities.
* Designs and oversees effective staff professional development including leading professional development training as necessary.
* Ensure that all safety and health standards and codes as required by local, state, or federal law for public buildings and grounds are met, maintained and proper records kept in pursuit of meeting safety and health safety and health standards and codes.
* Keep the district appraised of new or emerging safety, health or environmental issues, standards or codes.
* Serves on the Superintendent's Executive Cabinet and District Leadership Team.
* Attends School Board meetings and presents to the Board as needed.
* Prepares the department budget and monitors expenditures.
* Manages fiscal resources and vendor contracts/relationships.
* Acts ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Skill in using district technology. Ability to read and interpret documents and instructions furnished in a variety of formats, not limited to safety rules and regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and understand English. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, in one-on-one and small group situations to staff, tenants, building users, and the general public. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure. Ability to safely use power tools and hand tools. Ability to work in a collaborative, professional, and friendly manner with all stakeholders, including staff, administration, trustees and patrons and maintain self-motivation and a positive attitude. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables. Ability to interpret and implement a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to work in a friendly manner and to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the school community. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District requirements, Board of Education policies, and applicable State and Federal laws. Ability to use small office equipment and computers. Ability to meet deadlines with severe time constraints.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The job is performed primarily indoors, though the employee may be required to perform duties outdoors. Indoor exposures include noise from various cleaning machines, odors of paint and cleaning chemicals, and possible exposure to communicable diseases. Outdoor exposures include variable temperatures and weather conditions, dust, pesticides, exhaust fumes, and smoke (seasonally). Exposure to building construction is possible. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb, crawl, balance, stand, and walk; use mental acuity and repetitive motion; use hands to hold, move, feel and manipulate objects; reach with hands and arms; sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Specific speaking and hearing abilities required by this job include expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, shouting in order to be heard, and receiving detailed information through oral communication. Performs heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

Education required

High School diploma required.
Bachelor's degree in related fields preferred.

Experience required

Minimum 7 years of related experience in building maintenance or construction required.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in administration, management, or supervision required.
Experience in leading and supporting the work of a team.

Skills required

Spanish language skills or bilingual/biliterate preferred.
Effective skills in communication, both verbally and written, required.

Benefits

$95,659.20 - $124,356.96 DOE
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Blaine County School District No. 61 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.