The Facilities Director plays a key role in supporting the mission and the ministries of TheMET Church through the stewardship and management of operational resources and related vendors and service providers to ensure facilities, infrastructure, and environments are safe, clean, well-maintained, attractive, fully operational, and free from distractions that would keep guests from worshiping, learning, or hearing from God and carrying out the mission of the church.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- If a member or attending TheMET; Lives out and models the virtues and mission of TheMET Church, as directed by senior leadership. Actively participates in TheMET’s discipleship process (leads a group or is in a group). Disciples others and is being discipled using the methods of Jesus Christ. Ensures the facilities team understands their role in helping to create atmospheres and environments where people can experience the presence of God.
- Responsible for ensuring the safe, effective, and efficient operation of church facilities including custodial care and maintenance, landscaping and grounds, access & security, HVAC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Ensures all golf-carts and facilities vehicles/equipment is properly serviced and maintained.
- Creates and manages a plan to maintain all facilities equipment (including golf-carts and vehicles) and related systems. Ensures storage facilities are organized and properly secured.
- Leverages processes and technology to achieve operational goals and efficiencies. Keeps stakeholders informed of projects/work orders that affect their ministry. Establishes clear annual goals and measures of success; monitors and communicates progress to team and stakeholders.
- Schedules and performs periodic reviews of key vendor relationships to ensure that performance standards are clear, and results are meeting or exceeding expectations. Proactively monitors vendor spend and obtains competitive bids to keep costs down without sacrificing service. Coordinates competitive bidding of key services as needed.
- Manages the room reservation system (ServiceU) ensuring facilities are prepped and ready for ministry use in the scheduled areas.
- Point of contact responsible for all requests for facility rentals & usage to maintain healthy community partnerships. Ensures all required insurance and hold harmless agreements are in place prior to events to minimize liability to TheMET. Maintains and communicates a schedule of facility rental fees.
- Responsible for development and management of the annual facilities budgets. Reviews monthly financial metrics with leadership as required to ensure budget/spending targets are met or exceeded as directed by leadership.
- Provides supervision, coaching, and feedback to facilities/maintenance team members. Completes timely and meaningful performance reviews for facilities staff.
- Oversees proper security scheduling for events to ensure the safety of attendees. Creates, distributes and maintains emergency evacuation and active shooter plans to ensure ministry leaders are equipped to act in such an event.
|Qualifications: Education & Experience
- High School Diploma
- 5 years of related facilities/operations experience including at least 1 year of experience leading and developing a team. Church/ministry experience is strongly preferred. Spanish speaking is a plus.
- Must be a fully committed follower of Jesus Christ. Membership at TheMET Church preferred.
- Working knowledge of basic carpentry, electrical, mechanical/ plumbing and HVAC functions of large non-residential/commercial buildings. Able to read and evaluate vendor agreements and related contracts.
- Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook. Working knowledge of facilities scheduling and commercial energy management system software is strongly preferred.
- Solution oriented thinker with a positive can-do attitude, strong follow-up, and a servant’s heart.
- Strong project and vendor management skills.
- Able to build relationships at all levels.
- Agrees with and acts in accordance with TheMET Church beliefs.
- Detail oriented and highly responsive to needs of ministry those served.
- Able to work with minimal supervision, self-motivated, and shows initiative.
- Serving: You have a heart to serve, you anticipate needs and meet them with humility and compassion.
- Communication: You speak and write effectively, using appropriate convention and communication channels based on the situation; you actively listen to others, ask questions to verify understanding, and you use tact and consideration when delivering feedback to others.
- Flexibility: You respond positively and adapt to change initiatives. You demonstrate ongoing support for change efforts.
- Collaboration and Partnership: You encourage and embrace dialogue from team members while anticipating and resolving conflicting differences by exploring mutually agreeable solutions. You share key information with others involved in a project or effort. You follow the biblical model for resolving conflict in accordance with Matthew 18.
- Managing Work: You are methodical and efficient in structuring and completing tasks. You are able to work with minimal supervision, self-motivated, and show initiative.
- Quality: You set high standards for your work and ensure quality and accuracy in every aspect of work performed.
- Coachable: You receive constructive feedback and coaching from leaders and peers without being defensive. You promptly modify behavior to meet expectations.
- Maturity: You are able to separate emotional feelings from the real issues at hand. You are able to put the needs of the ministry above your personal needs.
- Accountability: You take personal responsibility and ownership for adhering to all policies and procedures while also completing work timely and in accordance with performance expectations. You take responsibility and ownership for your own personal spiritual development.
- Responsibility: You are able to independently make and meet commitments made to yourself and others, keeping the promises you make, and acknowledging and accepting the choices you have made, the actions you have taken, and the results.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
Ability to push, pull, or lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and to have complete mobility (climbing, crawling, bending, stooping, etc.) in building and grounds activities, event set up/tear down, and light construction. Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation. Often required to be outdoors and occasionally on building rooftops as well. Typical schedule is Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm, as well as other times as required by the ministry workload and as directed by leadership. Punctual attendance during stated or negotiated work hours. Must be available and on-call for emergencies or after-hours ministry needs, alarms, etc.