ABOUT US: The Animal Foundation provides a number of services to care for the lost, unwanted, abandoned, neglected and other homeless animals in the Las Vegas community. We encourage candidates who demonstrate outstanding inter-personal communication and the ability to work in a team environment or independently, with a high degree of integrity and accountability. The Animal Foundation offers a robust benefits package for eligible full-time employees, including health insurance, vacation pay, sick pay, holiday pay, pre-tax retirement savings, and more. For more information about us, visit animalfoundation.com/about
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Location: near Mojave & Bonanza
Compensation: Competitive pay and benefits, depending on qualifications and business needs.
The Animal Foundation is a non-profit organization.
ABOUT THE POSITION: The Facilities and Safety Manager will implement, and manage all activities associated with facilities maintenance and safety programs, emergency incident command, and construction operations. This includes a number of buildings for processing, housing and caring for up to 1200 animals, eight acres of buildings and grounds, including approximately three acres of pavement. Additionally, he/she will ensure adherence to applicable laws and government regulation and mitigate risk exposure.
Duties include planning and managing the department budget; identifying and prioritizing repairs
and maintenance projects; managing outside contractors to complete maintenance projects; and negotiating for needed services prior to review and upper management approval. Manages volunteers assigned to maintenance department.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs a variety of managerial functions including:
1. Responsible for planning, assigning, and directing the work of the Maintenance Technicians
2. Directly responsible for the preparation of an annual budget, and operating within that budget
with regard to the expenses for labor, materials, supplies, electricity, gas, water and sewer. This
includes contractor and supplier services expenses.
3. Responsible for a preventive maintenance program within the restrictions of an annual budget.
This includes all heating, ventilating, and air conditioning, as well as maintenance and repair of
buildings and equipment.
4. Responsible for the company wide recycling and energy conservation program.
5. Monitor work performance and prepare performance evaluations for assigned personnel and
provide on-going feedback regarding worker ability and areas for improvement. Page 1
6. Communicate operational expectations/goals to employees and provide tools and support to achieve assigned goals.
7. Assist in new and existing training on management techniques, company culture, and contract requirements.
8. Fulfill any staff position during an absence or when needed.
9. Process payroll in Paychex system, including PTO schedules for staff.
10. Resolve complaints and discipline employees as required.
11. Interview applicants and hire qualified individuals within the scope of the Facilities and Safety
1. Area of focus to include accuracy, completeness and the adherence of contract requirements through review of work order progress, preventative maintenance efforts, inspections and related reporting requirements.
2. Review, evaluate and recommend approval of plans for construction.
3. Provide input concerning structural changes, additions and/or modifications to buildings.
4. Provide information about the facility to architects, upper management and consultants when
5. Submit bids and recommendations to upper management for consideration and/or approval.
6. Serve as liaison with contractors, architects, engineers, and material and equipment suppliers.
7. Negotiate with outside vendors for preferred agreements.
1. Monitor the facility to ensure that it remains safe, secure and well maintained.
2. Responsible for operating and maintaining an asset repair work order control and management
3. Assume the lead position for the company’s Emergency Preparedness Program, including
ongoing updates, training and drills.
4. Conduct accident investigations, maintain related records, and comply with all worker
5. Responsible for grounds care and maintenance.
6. Responsible for housekeeping and janitorial work in all common areas such as public restrooms
and lobbies; exterior spaces such as walls, sidewalks and parking lots; windows and glass walls throughout all facilities; all interior spaces higher than six feet above the floor; office and meeting space; employee breakrooms, etc. This includes closely coordinating and monitoring any such work performed by all types of volunteers, such as community service workers, individual and group volunteers, and special programs such as the Clark County School District - Opportunity Village Job Discovery Program, as applicable.
7. Responsible for in-house Safety Committee.
8. Ensure safety compliance by overseeing OSHA and other compliance related activities.
9. Coordinate on-site worker and supervisory safety training programs with the insurance carrier,
broker and other outside vendors.
10. Run Respirator Certification Program, maintain records, coordinate appointments, work with Kennel Manager and others to identify candidates etc.
1. Assist with the coordination of construction and renovation projects as required.
2. Review, evaluate and revise existing programs, services, policies and procedures when
3. Develop, recommend and implement or guide implementation of new and/or modified
programs, services, policies and/or procedures.
4. Meet with executive, medical, administrative and supervisory staff, as well as community
groups, agencies, contractors, architects and engineers to plan, organize, coordinate, and/or
communicate programs, services, policies and/or procedures.
5. Monitor flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload
6. Ensure adequate inventory of supplies and approved requisitions for equipment, supplies, etc.
7. Prepare and maintain a variety of departmental records and reports.
8. Maintain up to date records for compliance with all related government inspections, audits, and
regulations. This includes the Written Workplace Safety and Health Plan, and the Employee's
Right To Know program, among others.
9. Perform other services and duties, as delegated, and serve on a variety of facility committees as
10. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Physical Demands:
Candidates must be able to strategically support the Foundation’s mission and vision, and lead a positive, customer-oriented, high-quality service organization. Candidates must possess exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills.
1. Bachelor’s degree in related area (can substitute relevant work experience for education).
2. Five years of work experience in a related field with at least two years in a supervisory capacity.
3. Ability to meet deadlines and make sound decisions, sometimes under stress.
4. Work whatever hours are necessary to maintain facility in a safe manner including nights and
5. Ability to receive, comprehend and transmit complicated detailed instructions verbally and in
writing, in English.
6. Proficiency in Excel and Word required; familiarity with google, google.drive and is competent
using an inventory control or asset life cycle and maintenance management system.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
● Mechanical ability
● Carpentry skills
● Plumbing skills
● Electrical skills
● Ability to troubleshoot
● Ability to analyze projects
The employee is continually exposed to animals, animal waste, high noise, and potentially harmful cleaning chemicals, potentially hazardous conditions, including working outdoors for extended periods of time during cold and extremely hot weather.