Facilities Manager

June 2024

Since 1965, Capstone Community Action has supported individuals and families in Central Vermont in achieving stability and rising out of poverty. Guided by Capstone’s mission to create resilient households and communities and to advance justice in social, economic, and environmental policy, our programs and services focus on supporting individuals and families in making ends meet, building stronger families, creating warm and healthy homes, and opening doors to economic opportunity.

Position: Capstone Community Action is seeking a Facilities Manager to lead, coordinate, and perform the multiple and various tasks and projects necessary for the maintenance and safety of Capstone’s facilities. Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Facilities Manager has broad responsibility for all aspects of facilities operations, including construction, maintenance, repairs and general upkeep of buildings, grounds, and systems, as well as management of budgets, leases, and contracts. This position represents an excellent opportunity for a dynamic facility operations leader who enjoys and has skills in both hands-on maintenance work and administrative management.

Qualifications: The Facilities Manager must have experience with performing and managing various maintenance tasks and projects (commercial properties experience preferred), and experience performing administrative tasks related to facilities management, preferably in a multi-program, nonprofit organization. The Facilities Manager must also be able to regularly perform tasks involving moderate to moderately strenuous physical activity and which require climbing ladders and stairs, bending, crouching, kneeling, and reaching, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of facilities maintenance operations.
  • Knowledge of basic carpentry, plumbing, and electrical systems, and the ability to perform basic repairs.
  • Ability to use a variety of power and manual tools and equipment.
  • Basic math and budgeting skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to work according to instructions, protocols, rules, and policies.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as it relates to public accommodations; The Davis Bacon Act; and OSHA/VOSHA standards.
  • Expertise in relevant safety protocols, standards, and procedures, and the ability to maintain and promote a safe work environment.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and recordkeeping skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Excel.
  • Understanding of and positive regard for people with low incomes and accessing income-based services, and motivation to work in support of Capstone’s mission.

Compensation & Benefits: This is a full-time position, offering a competitive salary of $70,000 (annualized) and generous paid time off, insurance, and retirement plan benefits.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter by email to jobs@capstonevt.org; applications may also be mailed via USPS mail to Capstone Community Action Human Resources, 20 Gable Place, Barre, VT 05641. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. If you need assistance or an accommodation in the application process, please contact us at jobs@capstonevt.org or at 802-479-1053.

Capstone Community Action is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to equity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and consider applications for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Location: Barre, VT

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