Facilities Manager

Posted by
Center for Court Innovation
New York City, NY
Published 25 days ago

The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and internationally. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities.

The Business Administration department is seeking a Facilities Manager. Reporting to the Manager of Real Estate and Facilities Planning, the Facilities Manager is responsible for all aspects of facilities management including preventative and routine maintenance and repairs at designated operating sites in New York City -- specifically in Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten Island and Brooklyn.

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Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee all office and building repairs and maintenance at designated operating sites;
  • Regularly inspect, maintain and provide or coordinate repairs, as needed;
  • Effectively communicate facilities needs, maintenance and repairs with direct supervisor, office managers and project site directors;
  • Exercise independent judgment and evaluation of facilities needs, consider all reasonable options and associated costs and decide on the optimum course of action;
  • Manage all facilities contracts and oversee operating systems (HVAC, security, electrical, plumbing, construction contractors) and ongoing maintenance;
  • Negotiate and evaluate contracts for facilities infrastructure including building-wide systems and equipment;
  • Work with operating sites to coordinate special maintenance and improvement projects with assistance from community service supervisors and crews;
  • Maintain good business relations with vendors;
  • Coordinate and supervise office moves, and the delivery of equipment and furniture at designated operating sites, as needed;
  • Coordinate setup for special events, trainings and large meetings at designated operating sites;
  • Regularly inspect and identify any workplace safety hazards, address safety concerns, and ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws, codes, permits, and standards;
  • Act as liaison for external relations with NYC departments (police, fire, sanitation, and building inspectors);
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma and at least 5 years' experience in facilities management, maintenance and renovations; or a trade license and 3+ years' experience (e.g. electrician, plumbing, HVAC). Knowledge of all aspects of building systems, contractual maintenance, construction and related services. Excellent organizational and problem solving skills and meticulous attention to detail required. Must be able to effectively meet deadlines. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of management. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, coaching and administrative skills. A valid New York drivers’ license and fewer than three points on the driving record is required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Physical demands include the ability to lift 25 pounds frequently and up to 75 pounds occasionally; standing; walking; reaching; climbing a ladder; and pulling and pushing.

Compensation: Salary range starts at $52,000 and is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match.

The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and…

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  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Entry level


New York City, NY , US

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