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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue - Facilities Maintenance Manager

Posted: 9/19/2022
Salary: $86,304 - $103,488
Location: Tualatin, OR

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue provides fire protection and emergency medical services to approximately 542,524 residents in one of the fastest growing regions in Oregon. Our 390-square-mile service area includes the cities of Beaverton, Durham, King City, Newberg, North Plains, Rivergrove, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn, and Wilsonville, and unincorporated portions of Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, and Yamhill counties. Our district has 28 fire stations staffed by more than 442 career firefighters, a volunteer fire station, a Command and Business Operations Center, a training facility, a South Operating Center, and a Logistics Service Center. Residents served by TVF&R benefit from the sophistication, economies of scale, and resources of a large fire district with the accessibility and community involvement of a small-town fire department. The Facilities Maintenance Manager directs and oversees the District’s Facilities Maintenance department to ensure efficient and effective preventative maintenance, repair, and projects related to District facilities, including coordinating the day-to-day operations.

Example of Duties:

OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT: Plans, directs, and manages the day-to-day operations of the Facilities Maintenance department including union personnel. Coordinates work assignments, including support of emergency repairs and priorities, and manages overall productivity among the Facilities staff, vendors, and contractors. This function requires immediate, on-site responsiveness to emergency issues requiring management oversight. Ensures the accuracy of the daily work order entries made by personnel.

SCHEDULING WORK: Schedules, coordinates, and assigns all facilities operations activities and department personnel to ensure timely and satisfactory service as well as budgeted facilities projects which align with strategic objectives.

SOLUTIONS ANALYSIS AND IMPLEMENTATION: Analyzes data related to facilities operations, identifies opportunities to improve operational processes, and develops and implements solutions using standard needs analysis and project management practices.

ASSET MANAGEMENT: Monitors and tracks current conditions of District facilities and forecasts short- and long-term facility-related needs.

CAPITAL PROJECTS: Evaluates proposed District facilities standards for capital projects related to manageability and sustainability. Makes timely recommendations as warranted and proposes alternatives for consideration.

COMPLIANCE: Ensures that local, state and federal laws, and other regulatory agency standards associated with facilities operations inform District guidelines and business practices, including investigating potential risks for active and future maintenance activities and projects. Interprets District and department policies for assigned personnel and enforces safety regulations and adherence to proper codes and standards. Details on what the ideal candidate brings to the team and our benefits package can be found in the Recruitment Flyer. Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE: Five years of experience in a wide range of facilities operations, preferably across the fields of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, carpentry, hydraulic, troubleshooting, repair, and construction. Experience using software solutions to manage facilities, conduct analysis, and manage assets. Experience supporting the implementation of a new software to manage facilities preferred. Experience managing an array of facilities both in size and function preferred. Three years of supervisory experience strongly preferred. Project management experience preferred.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or a closely related field.

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of effective facilities management. Extensive knowledge of contracting and purchasing procedures and laws; warehousing and inventory record keeping and control methods; and supplies, parts, and equipment. Demonstrated ability to apply organization and planning competencies to analyze data related to facilities operations, identify opportunities to improve operational processes, and develop solutions that consider physical and human resources. Ability to read and interpret manuals, work orders, and blueprints to organize and direct complex maintenance and service. Demonstrated understanding of project management principles, processes, systems and techniques; understanding of construction techniques, equipment and materials; and understanding of construction planning and scheduling. Understanding of principles and reasoning associated with mechanical systems, procedures, and tasks. Strong written communication. For additional information on the requirements for this position, we invite you to review the Job Description. Supplemental Information: Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and position may close without notice when a sufficient number of qualified candidates are received.

COMPENSATION: The monthly salary range within a step system for this position is $7,192 - $9,729 per month. The starting pay assignment, based on a candidate’s bona fide factor analysis in accordance with the District’s pay equity system and the Oregon Equal Pay Act, would be no higher than $8,624 per month. TVF&R evaluates each applicant in regard to meeting minimum qualifications as well as preferred qualifications based exclusively on information provided on the job application, including work history and responses to supplemental questions. This information is important for selection as well as starting pay assignment. Please be sure to thoroughly complete the application to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience and other qualifications.

WORK LOCATION: The location for this position is on-site at our Logistics Service Center (LSC) located at 9991 SW Avery Street. Tualatin, OR 97062. Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue strives to provide exceptional internal and external customer service. To ensure a collaborative and supportive environment with both the public we serve and our co-workers, employees perform their work on-site at the assigned work location.

VETERANS PREFERENCE: It is the District's policy to provide eligible veterans with preference as required by law. Applicants must provide certification of eligibility for entitlement to the preference (e.g. DD-214 long-form clearly showing discharge status). TVF&R is an equal employment opportunity employer and seeks to attract a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve in order to deliver safe, professional, and high-performance service.

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