Job Posting Details

Director of Facilities Management

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Open Date:August 30, 2019
Close Date:September 27, 2019
Salary Range:$88,524.80 to $136,572.80 annually (salary commensurate with qualifications and experience).
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Full-Time

This is an appointed, at-will position under the administration of the Davis County Commission.

Job Description

General Purpose

Under the general guidance and direction of the County Commission the Director, Facilities Management provides stewardship, leadership and effective administration for Davis County facilities - both existing and proposed. The position directs, supervises and administers the efforts and objectives of County facilities management at multiple locations (over 700,000 square feet total).

This is an appointed (at-will) position under the administration of the Davis County Commission.

Example of Duties

1. Responsible for the management of the facilities of various Davis County departments at multiple locations.  Provides the administration leadership and oversight required to proactively direct, plan, implement, and schedule building and grounds maintenance operations; ensures effective space planning and building utilization.  Maintenance and improvement responsibilities include: HVAC repairs, electrical and mechanical equipment maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, grounds and landscaping efforts as well as the planning and implementation of a preventative maintenance program.

2. In collaboration with Administrative Officers, prepares and determines bid specifications in accordance with state and county requirements related to construction projects, remodeling efforts, requests for proposals, materials, service contracts and other aspects of construction design.   

  • Prepares construction and maintenance estimates from blue prints, specifications and diagrams; reviews construction documents for accuracy, feasibility, and compliance with standards and building codes. 
  • Directs and works with architects, engineers, outside contractor service providers, vendors, and other construction professionals on various projects to ensure necessary construction requirements are met, including: building permits, compliance to building codes, compliance with ADA and OSHA regulations in facilities issues, adherence to design specifications, quality and timely completion of projects and budget compliance.

3. Provides annual and long- ¬range planning for County facilities to include construction, renovation and renewal projects. Develops a schedule of general maintenance and upkeep programs in accordance with County strategic development planning. Maintains the safety, ADA accessibility and security of County facilities, patrons, and employees. Ensures security of doors and windows after business and special activities.  Supervises and coordinates signage for County buildings.

4. Responsible for the hiring, training and supervision of employees; assigns and monitors work efforts; conducts performance appraisals; disciplines employees as necessary; ensures projects, tasks, and services are completed in a timely manner and with satisfactory results and quality.

5. Prepares and presents department budget; monitors expenditures to ensure allocated resources are not exceeded; manages budget to collect revenue in compliance with all policies, procedures and practices.  Oversight for processing of personnel actions, requests to hire, purchase orders, and expenditure vouchers in accordance with policies.

6. Administers contracts and has oversight for custodial services, outside contractors and vendors, volunteers, community service workers, and temporary laborers. 

Education and Experience
Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in construction or business management, public administration, architecture, engineering, or a closely related field, plus five (5) years of full-time experience in facilities management or closely related field, two (2) years of which must have been in a related supervisory/management capacity. An acceptable combination of educational background and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement.
Special Qualifications
Must pass a criminal history background investigation.

Must possess a valid driver license; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents).   

Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of:  the standard methods, practices, tools, and materials used in a variety of facilities management operations, building construction, remodeling, and maintenance functions; blue prints, building codes, zoning, and construction principles, methods, codes, and specifications; hazards and safety precautions common to building maintenance and construction.  Thorough knowledge of:  budget preparation and management and government accounting and finance principles and techniques; cost estimations; County and departmental policies and procedures; practices and principles of effective personnel management and evaluation, supervisory techniques.  Working knowledge of:  cleaning methods, materials, and equipment, heating and cooling systems, grounds maintenance, carpentry, signage, plumbing and electrical, maintenance and repair techniques, construction project management.

Skill in public relations, public speaking, and sound decision making in stressful situations.

This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations.

Ability to:  direct, supervise and assign the work of others; interpret, read, and work from sketches, diagrams, and blueprints; make cost estimates of time and materials needed for construction; analyze, interpret, prepare and report financial data; analyze and solve complex problems;  work well under pressure; compose correspondence, reports, contracts, and other documents; work for sustained periods of time maintaining concentrated attention to detail; respond to emergency situations before and after regular work hours; operate computer hardware and all applicable software; follow written and oral instructions; communicate effectively and professionally (orally and in writing); establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, other agencies and the general public.
Important Information
Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.

Contact Information

Physical Address
Davis County Admin Building
61 South Main Street, Suite 305
Farmington, Utah 84025

Mailing Address
Davis County Human Resources
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah 84025

Phone Numbers
(801) 451-3415 :: Main
(801) 451-3228 :: TDD

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(except legal holidays)

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