CCMC currently has an opening for a full-time Maintenance Director at Babcock Ranch in Fort Myers, Florida
The Maintenance Director will oversee building and grounds maintenance of the property including, but not limited to: parks, recreation center, common grounds and easements, streets, signage, perimeter wall, the fitness center, and pool facilities and trails.
Responsibilities include inspecting facility and properties routinely, but not less than monthly and providing monthly report documenting inspection results to Community Manager; establishing and implementing a preventative maintenance schedule and maintaining records of planned service; directing the work of contractors in maintaining the property; preparing bid specifications and making recommendations for the award of contracts; completing repair work orders in a timely manner using contractors and maintenance staff, as appropriate, as well as ordering equipment, parts and supplies, and maintaining adequate stock of frequently-used items; and training, supervising, and evaluating maintenance staff.
The Maintenance Director will also maintain updated facility records including warranty information, furniture, fixture and equipment lists for health department inquiries, personal property tax and reserve study purposes, building/landscaping plans, etc.; ensure that all grounds and facilities are well-kept and consistently provide a clean, safe, and welcoming environment for residents to recreate; coordinate efforts with the Lifestyle Program to fulfill rental and event service requirements; participate in the development of the operating and capital budgets and provide data for the annual reserve study; develop and maintain Standard Operation Procedures, Maintenance Manuals, and Material Safety Data Sheets, and operate within OSHA (Occupational Safety and health Act) standards and company safety policies; and will provide initial response to calls for service from staff, assess maintenance needs, and take corrective action or route work orders to the appropriate contractor or staff member and will respond to after-hours emergencies.
The successful candidate should be capable and willing to perform the following operational functions: Light Cleaning(sweep, mop, clean mirrors, clean/disinfect commodes and urinals, replenish consumables, etc.), Event, Program, and Rental Set-up (move and set-up chair, tables, trash receptacles, operate AV equipment, remove event trash, etc), and general Building and Grounds Maintenance Duties (repair plumbing, electrical units, HVAC systems, snow removal, concrete, masonry, roofing, fencing, doors, windows, and other property and equipment).
The Maintenance Director must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; present a professional demeanor which is pleasant and polite while working with both staff, residents, and the public; be able to establish and maintain good working relationships with Board, staff, residents, volunteers, and contractors; have extensive knowledge of building and grounds maintenance; and have a good working knowledge of operating policies and procedures and be able to communicate these effectively to staff and residents.
Candidates should have strong supervisory skills to manage the work of full-time, part-time and contract employees, as well as vendors; have strong computer skills, working knowledge of community building maintenance, landscape maintenance, and pool operations including water chemistry and balance, technical specifications, general operating practices. The ideal candidate will have experience in creating maintenance related RFP’s and Contracts.
As work is conducted both indoors and outdoors, candidates must be able to work outdoors in various weather conditions, and to walk long distances to perform physical inspections. Must be able to repetitively lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and perform other physical labor. Evening and weekend work may be required.
Must have at least two years’ experience in facility and grounds maintenance; computer skills with Windows; and must possess valid driver’s license.
Preferred qualifications include skills in carpentry, HVAC, electric, plumbing and other building trades; skills in landscaping, irrigation and grounds maintenance; and experience working for a community association, country club, or municipality in a similar position.
Babcock Ranch is a planned 19,800 home community association near the Southwest gulf coast, in Fort Myers, FL. The community has extensive lifestyle and fitness programming, open space, trail system, pocket parks and a town center supported by residential association management.
All prospective employees must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.