Facility Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $55,000.00
Maximum: $60,000.00



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



611 N Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


Job Title:                               Facility Manager


Date Developed:               February 2018


Division:                                Operations


Program:                               New Transitions and New Journeys


Classification:                     Exempt Full Time



PURPOSE OF POSITION:     The incumbent is responsible for managing facility operations support to the programs located at 611 N Street Facility


RESPONSIBLE TO:                 Executive Director


SUMMARY OF DUTIES:         Responsibilities to include but not limited to the following:


·        Manages and oversees the operations and maintenance of the building, building systems and equipment.

·        Supervises and evaluates the performance of the housekeeping staff, cleaning contractor, receptionists and food service food service coordinator.

·        Manages front desk reception and ensures incoming calls are handled and routed appropriately.

·        Oversees security measures to ensure accurate resident check in, check out so staff are aware of who is in the facility.

·        Works with vendors, ensures the facility is well maintained, remains in good repair, and operates in accordance with government regulations.

·        Reports maintenance concerns to the Department of General Services (DGS) and provides follow up as necessary until concern is satisfactorily addressed.

·        Conducts weekly building inspections to check for repair needs.

·        Ensures building is cleaned daily and maintained in a clean and sanitary fashion.

·        Ensures routine building maintenance is performed as required.

·        Responds to emergency building maintenance concerns and ensures appropriate personnel within DGS is contacted.

·        Conducts fire drills, completes and submits required documentation in a timely manner

·        Ensures equipment owned and operated by NEBW is maintained in good condition, under warranty/service contract as appropriate, and plans for timely replacements. 

·        Maintains inventories of equipment, food and food service supplies, office supplies and cleaning agents.

·        Ensures an adequate inventory of food and household supplies is maintained at all times, including food and supply requirements for emergencies.

·        Orders and distributes supplies for all NEBW offices.

·        Maintains a Food Handler Certification and ensures the Food Service Coordinator’s certification remains current.

·        Ensures food is prepared according to food handling safety protocols.

·        Ensures food served is nutritious and follows dietary guidelines.  

·        Ensures kitchen is maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary fashion.

·        Coordinates with IT contractor to ensure systems and equipment are maintained and operate efficiently. Orders new equipment when necessary.

·        Attends all required meetings and training.

·        Has on call responsibilities for maintenance and other facility emergencies.

·        Serves as a role model for residents by demonstrating good work ethics. 

·        Perform other duties as assigned.


SUPERVISORY DUTIES:          Supervises the Housekeeper, Food Service Coordinator, Receptionists


WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Regular internal contact with NEBW staff well as regular contact with other agencies, contractors, and vendors.





Education:                  Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred


Experience:                Minimum of three years management


Knowledge/Skills:       Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills


                                   Food Handlers Certificate and have a general knowledge of proper nutrition


                                   Types 40-45 WPM


                                   General knowledge of household cleaning agents



Work Environment/

Physical Demands:


·        Sustained concentration

·        Frequent interruptions

·        Ability to navigate steps

·        Moderate noise level

·        Occasional travel between sites and for outside meetings

·        Considerable sitting, very light lifting, bending, walking

·        Moderate eye strain



New Endeavors by Women offers a competitive salary and generous benefits, including: health insurance; fully paid life insurance; a 403b retirement savings program; supplemental insurance; staff training and a collegial work environment. NEBW is conveniently located with access to several bus lines, and Metro within three blocks.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply



Please email cover letter and resume to: wsteptoe@nebw.org