Director of Facilties

Elmwood Park Board of Education | Elmwood Park, NJ


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Posted Date 6/08/2021
Expiration Date6/25/2021
Director of Facilties

The Director of Facilities is to maintain district physical plant and grounds in safe, clean, neat, and aesthetically attractive condition.  District physical plant and grounds are to be maintained in order to maximize educational use.  The position supervises custodial and maintenance staffs. 
The Director of Facilities shall:
  1. Hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. Have a minimum of five (5) years of custodial and/or maintenance experience.
  3. Have a minimum of three (3) years supervision experience.
  4. Have experience with a public school district.
  5. Hold a Black Seal Fireman’s License and Educational Facilities Manager Certificate.
  6. Hold a valid driver’s license with no serious violations.
  7. Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character.
  8. Exhibit a personality that demonstrates interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community.
  9. Demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak, understand and/or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
  10. Demonstrate the ability to use electronic equipment for word processing, data management, information retrieval, visual presentations, and telecommunications.
  11. Provide proof of US citizenship or legal resident alien status by completing Federal Form I-9 in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
  12. Provide evidence that a criminal record history check has been conducted and clearance has been given by the Department of Education.  During the initial six month period, provide a sworn statement that the individual has not been convicted of a crime or a disorderly persons offense in accordance with 18A:6-7.1.
  13. Provide evidence that health is adequate to fulfill the job functions and responsibilities with reasonable accommodation pursuant to 42 U.S.C.12101 and in accordance with the N.J.A.C. 6:3-4A.4.
  14. Pass the state required Mantoux Intradermal Tuberculin Test as required by N.J.A.C.6:3-4A.4.
  15. Meet such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may deem appropriate, acceptable and legal.
            1.         District application and resume.
            2.         Required documentation outlined in the qualifications above.
            3.         A minimum of three references from former employers, teachers, professors or other professional sources.
            4.         Employment Interview.
            5.         Official college transcripts.
The Director of Facilities shall be employed under the following terms:
            1.         Work year of twelve months.
            2.         Salary, benefits, leave time and conditions as negotiated.
            3.         Conditions established by laws and codes of the State, and policies, rules, and regulations  established by the Board of Education (N.J.S.A. 18A;27-4 et. Seq.).
The Director of Facilities shall:
  1. Manage, coordinate, and integrate custodial and maintenance work. 
  2. Promote effective communication, coordination and cooperation.  
  3. Make regular inspections of custodial operations and maintenance activities. 
  4. Create, implement and monitor standard operating procedures.  
  5. Provide leadership for effective custodial operations and maintenance activities. 
  6. Create, implement, and supervise staff orientation, training and professional development for all custodial and maintenance personnel. 
  7. Develop and maintain a strong team work ethic as it related to both custodial and maintenance tasks and responsibilities. 
  8. Maintain personnel records and perform employee evaluations in accordance with school district requirements. 
  9. Review day to day custodial and maintenance activities and make recommendations for cost savings methods. 
  10. Recommend, implement, and supervise necessary maintenance projects that are consistent with district goals and objectives. 
  11. Recommend, implement, and supervise plant operations and maintenance services from outside vendors consistent with district goals and objectives. 
  12. Recommend, implement, and supervise capital facility projects that are consistent with district goals and objectives. 
  13. Prepare plant operation and maintenance financial records to assist with the department budget and to monitor expenditures. 
  14. Assist in maintaining financial and statistical records used for the district budget in regard to custodial and maintenance activities. 
  15. Compile and prepare various financial or facility reports for district management purposes. 
  16. Attends public meetings as requires. 
  17. Attends committee and conference meetings of the Board of Education as requested. 
  18. Prepare detailed reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations. 
  19. Apply and adhere to New Jersey laws and regulations for bidding and accounting in school district. 
  20. Use computers and/or electronic equipment to fulfill job functions. 
  21. Display the highest ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school. 
  22. Serve as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and grooming, and an effective work ethic. 
  23. Participate in appropriate in-service and workshop programs. 
  24. Protect confidentiality of records and information about staff, and use discretion when sharing any such information within legal confines. 
  25. Adhere to federal statutes and regulations, New Jersey school law, construction codes, State Board of Education rules and regulations, Board of Education policies and procedures, and contractual obligations. 
  26. Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by their supervisor, and not otherwise prohibited by law or regulation.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.
Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:
            1.         Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job.
            2.         Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time.
            3.         Speak and hear.
            4.         Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
            5.         Communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary.  American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
            6.         Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.
The environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive.
            1.         Exposure to a variety of childhood and adult diseases and illnesses.
            2.         Occasional exposure to a variety of weather conditions.
            3.         Exposure to heated/air conditioned and ventilated facilities.
            4.         Exposure to a building in which a variety of chemical substances are used for cleaning, instruction, and/or operation of equipment.
            5.         Function in a workplace that is usually moderately quiet but that can be noisy at times.

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