Manager, Facilities Mechanical

Camden City Board of Education | Camden, NJ


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Posted Date 3/28/2023
Expiration Date6/17/2023


Facilities Manager, Mechanical Services

In our District, we put students first. Our vision: all Camden students will attend a high quality school where they are valued, challenged, and prepared for college and careers that positively impact their community and the world. High quality schools have a great teacher in every classroom, are housed in safe, clean buildings equipped to meet the needs of 21st century learners, with the support of an efficient and effective Central Office. All this is possible only with the right team members in place, working together with partners and the community to provide all students the academic, social, and emotional supports needed to succeed in school and beyond. Read more here.


The Facilities Manager, Mechanical Services is responsible for the day to day management of all maintenance employees. He/she will assign all work orders and review all completed work orders related to maintenance division. This position will consist of day and evening shifts, as assigned by the District.


  • High-school diploma or equivalent required
  • At least 10 years of full-time work experience
  • 3 years of management experience, preferably in building trades in a multi-site facilities operation in a school district
  • 10 years of maintenance work experience, preferably in school facilities
  • Practical knowledge of and/or competence in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, roofing, HVAC, and various key areas of school maintenance
  • ?Niagra BAS Sysytem knowledge (preferred)
  • Black Seal Boiler License required or to be obtained within 2 years
  • A valid driver’s license as well as current insurance and vehicle with valid registration
  • Required criminal history background check, physical, and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status
  • Shall meet all physical requirements for the position and be able to perform all essential functions of this position


Major responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Advise Senior Director, Facilities on all maintenance needs
  • Liaison between Facilities Department leadership and school leaders to ensure all maintenance needs are performed
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of all Maintenance personnel
  • Evaluate performance of all maintenance staff and make recommendations to the Senior Director, Facilities in areas of personnel
  • Direct all maintenance staff during weather-related and other emergency operations
  • Will be required to report on-site during weather-related and other closings, emergencies during any part of the day or night, and on the weekends, as necessary
  • Prepare Maintenance staff for summer work and special assignments
  • Provide daily oral and monthly reports of general maintenance operations to the Senior Manager, Facilities
  • Assist the Senior Director, Facilities in the Maintenance Division budget development that aligns with the district goals
  • Monitor the time records, attendance and other such personnel records as needed and submit this information to the Senior Manager, Facilities
  • Liaison to all State and Local Inspectors for all required inspections and reports
  • Act as on-site evening contact person between administration, night maintenance staff, emergency personnel and community in all district, charter and renaissance schools
  • Provide coverage in the event of absence of Maintenance staff
  • Facilities Manager, Maintenance Services – Night: supervise and manage a portion of night Custodian C staff
  • Supports projects and initiatives in other divisions and departments throughout CCSD on an as-needed basis
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Supervisor’s designee


  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) as well as School-Dude preferred
  • Familiarity with New Jersey law and policy relevant to providing custodial services in school districts
    • Effective communication skills
    • Assign all work orders to Maintenance staff thru School-Dude
    • Ensure all work order assignments are accomplished
    • Develop and submit weekly reports on all work orders thru School-Dude
    • Conduct bi-weekly meetings with Maintenance staff
    • Create reports and review with Senior Facilities Manager on all life safety systems including but not limited to fire alarms, elevators, intercoms, burglar alarms, emergency generators and sprinkler systems
    • Recommend supplies and equipment for purchase and assist the Senior Facilities Manager in preparation of maintenance supplies and equipment specifications for bids
    • Order and maintain all maintenance materials for day to day operations
    • Ability to train all maintenance personnel on all required State and Federal mandatory trainings
    • Perform all duties and assignments in a courteous and cooperative manner, while adhering to high standards of workmanship, cleanliness and safety
    • Direct contact person for all maintenance vendors: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting and general repairs
    • Available for all alarm calls, emergencies as required and responds according to established district procedure
    • Exceptional customer service orientation, including ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with the educational community; maintains confidentially as required and appropriate


We are seeking individuals who will exemplify the district’s core values:

Respect and Humility

We serve our community by recognizing the strengths, experiences, and perspectives of others. We humbly recognize our own limitations and incorporate lessons we gain from our reflective practice.


We use evidence to inform decisions and to ensure that we are accountable to our students and families.

Communication & Collaboration

We communicate openly and work collaboratively, recognizing that getting to the best possible decisions requires input from others. Honest communications build trust and establish a community that assumes best intentions.


With respect for the complexity of this work and the history that precedes us, we focus on persistence, resourcefulness, and inclusiveness to drive toward solutions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations, including ability to push, pull, carry, and lift up to 75 lbs., and the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel, and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear


  • Senior Director, Facilities and/or designee


Salary Range:

  • Competitive based on qualifications and previous experience

Employment Period

  • Twelve-month, non-tenureable position

Union Affiliation

  • Non-affiliated

Pending availability of funds and Superintendent’s approval


Type of Job (K-12 or Higher Ed.)

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