Job Description
Job Title Facilities Manager - South
Job ID 816698
Location HOUSTON,,  TX 77098
Other Location
Imagine joining a group of individuals—each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose.
Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts!

Founded in 1922 and located in Houston, TX, the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, a United Way agency is a community-based organization dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. We have more than 65,000 girl members and 17,000 adult members serving 26 counties in Southeast Texas.

We are seeking career professionals committed to making a difference. Working with the Girl Scouts—an organization with a solid history and a growing future—means working to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment.
Facilities Manager
Summary:      Under limited supervision, the Facilities Manager provides for on-site direction of the implementation of operations, security and maintenance of assigned Council-owned camp properties and service centers within the framework of Council policies, standards, goals, objectives and budget. The Facilities Manager - South  is responsible for Camps Casa Mare, Wind-A-Mere, Myra S. Pryor, the Galveston Boat Club, and the Lake Jackson Service Center.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties as assigned.
  • Provide direct daily leadership to the maiotenance,  development,  stewardship,  safety  and security programs for the Council's portfolio of properties and facilities.
  • Supervise and manage the property management staff, as assigned, by providing direction, traioiog and establishing performance expectations. Promote teamwork and a commitment to excellence in providing consistent and high quality customer service.
  • Develop systems and processes io managiog the Council's natural and other resources (i.e. forest management, wildlife/fisheries management, recycliog, sustainability programs, etc,).
  • Contribute to the development of both capital and operatiog budgets and facility operational and maintenance plans and monitor expenditures.
  • Supervise facility maiotenance and development plans for all assigned properties to ensure that facilities, ground, furnishings, fixtures and equipment meet health, safety, regulatory, ACA (as appropriate) and council standards and track maiotenance or set-up requests to completion.
  • Manage local construction and other projects, securing bids and negotiating with contractors or vendors as needed within assigned parameters. Inspect work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and adheres to construction schedules and deadlines.
  • Maintain accurate property inventory records of Council assets.
  • Maintain current maps and drawiogs for assigned properties and facilities, required signage, maiotenance records, licensing, and space planning records.
  • Develop and implement appropriate written maintenance standards and procedures.
  • Develop and maintaio accurate maintenance and usage records.
  • Develop and maiotain appropriate activity reports for management review.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships  with  volunteers,  staff,  neighbors,  community groups, government agencies, and the busioess community to facilitate smooth  property operations and support program activities effectively.
  • Partner with appropriate volunteer committees such as reserve rangers, scout house managers and  campus hosts. Partner with other Council-departments' volunteers and staff to provide strong, unified customer service to all members and guests at all Council properties.
  • Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Planning & Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Safety and  Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions;  Uses  equipment  and  materials properly.
Qualifications: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret  general  business  periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Math Ability: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and  statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills: Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and as well as printing and retrieving reports. Experience using Lodgepole and related Council systems, navigating Intranet and Internet is also required.
License/Certification: Valid Texas driver's license and proof of insurance. Must be First Aid/AED/CPR certified and maintain a First Aid/AED/CPR Instructor certification.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described  here  are representative  of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations  may  be  made  to  enable  individuals  with  disabilities  to  perform  the  essential functions.

Pluralism Statement: Embracing and promoting pluralism is an integral part of every activity and plan of Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, not disconnected or separate projects. Only individuals willing to accept and be educated about the basic tenet that Girl Scouts is for all girls, may serve in volunteer leadership or staff positions.
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