Job: Maintenance Director

Title Maintenance Director
Categories Florida, South Florida
Location Wellington, FL
Job Information

CCMC currently has a full-time Maintenance Director position at Arden, in Wellington, FL.

 

The Maintenance Director will oversee and maintain building and grounds maintenance of the property including, but not limited to: sport courts, pools, community amenities, common grounds and easements, streets, signage, perimeter wall, the fitness center, and trails.

 

Responsibilities include inspecting facility and properties routinely, and providing necessary report documenting inspection results to Community Manager; establishing and implementing a preventative maintenance schedule and maintaining records of planned service; assisting the Community Manager in directing the work of contractors in maintaining the property; assisting with the preparation of bid specifications and making recommendations for the award of contracts; completing repair work orders in a timely manner using contractors as appropriate, as well as ordering equipment, parts and supplies, and maintaining adequate stock of frequently-used items; maintaining the pools, hot tub, and splash pad by completing daily inspections, chemical testing and cleaning.

 

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; coordinate efforts with the Lifestyle Director 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.

 

While we will have dedicated Clubhouse and Event’s Staff and housekeeping, grounds & facilities maintenance contractors, there will be times when the successful candidate will need to perform manual duties including, but not limited to light cleaning (sweep, mop, clean mirrors, clean/disinfect restrooms, replenish consumables, etc.), Event & Program Set-up (move and set-up chair, tables, trash receptacles, operate AV equipment, remove event trash, etc.), and general Building and Grounds Maintenance Duties (basic  plumbing, electrical units, HVAC filters, basic repair work to fencing, doors, windows, and other property, vehicle and equipment maintenance, etc.).

 

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 contract employees, as well as vendors; have basic 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 hold a CPO (Certified Pool Operator) license and have extensive experience with large landscaping and irrigation systems.

 

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.  Occasional evening, weekend and holiday work may be required.  In addition, attendance and participation at special and private events will occasionally 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. Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with the client, staff team members, residents, volunteers and contractors will contribute to the success of this position.

 

Preferred qualifications include skills in carpentry, general HVAC system preventive maintenance, electric, plumbing, pool maintenance, security camera and other IT systems.  Experience in a hospitality environment is a plus: hotel, country club, private community, etc.

 

Located in Palm Beach County, Arden features a 10,000 square-foot clubhouse, two pools, 19 miles of trails, plus an award winning Barn with a five-acre farm all situated around a mile-long central lake.  These amenities combine to offer residents a rich and earthy experience.  Nearly every home will back up to a park, lake, greenway or nature trail.  Here, neighbors can enjoy the simple pleasures of country living, along with the connectivity and conveniences of city life. The community is planned for 2,000 homes.

 

If you are interested, please email your resume to Toni Kanfer, Community Manager, at toni@myardenfl.com.

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