Director of Facilities – Sharon Public Schools

  • April 30, 2019 at 12:05 pm #35541
    I’m done working two part-time jobs and going to focus on MFAA! They are looking for a highly qualified candidate, and know that I’m only a phone call away to help with historical reference when you take the job. Good luck,
    Ken Wertz
    MFAA Exec.Director
    POSITION: Director of Facilities

    The Director of Facilities will be responsible for supporting the academic mission of Sharon Public Schools by overseeing the planning, operation and maintenance of Districts facilities. This individual will also be providing leadership in ensuring each school’s facilities meet the changing needs of its academic programs, faculty and students. The Director of Facilities will be managing the upkeep of existing facilities including capital projects; proactively managing utility costs and energy conservation; ensuring a safe and secure campus environment. The Director of Facilities maintains and oversees the buildings, mechanical and electrical systems, buildings and grounds, custodian, maintenance, groundskeeper staff, and other related services for the District.

    Job Description

    • Assist in the development and implementation of a detailed, Capital Improvement Plan to improve the overall facilities.
    • Interface with local town departments and members of the community’s fire and police departments.
    • Facilitate solicitation of service contracts, design and construction services and other as needed consultants.
    • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work and participate in the selection of new personnel as assigned; recommend and participate in disciplinary action as needed.
    • Conduct inspections and recommend the removal of fire, safety or health hazardous items and assist in coordinating asbestos-related issues; lead, chemicals and mold-related issues; oversee the safekeeping and proper disposal of waste; instruct staff in safe and proper work practices.
    • Facilitate in the coordination of large projects including deferred maintenance, preventive maintenance, energy conservation, asbestos removal, mold removal and capital projects.
    • Read and interpret building plans, blueprints and specifications and assure conformance with building and safety codes, regulations and requirements
    • Responsible for directing snow plowing and removal on school property
    • Coordinate purchase of supplies, equipment & contracted services utilizing local, state & federal procurement procedures
    • Regularly review utility trends and consumption and offer ideas for energy conservation opportunities and efficiency improvements.
    • Manage energy audits / technical analyses for improving O&M, enhancing building automation and energy management systems through software programming ensuring accurate energy metering.
    • Monitor all project work in school buildings and act as liaison between the staff and contractors, ensuring continuity of information sharing.
    • Regularly tour buildings to ensure facilities are maintained safely and efficiently and in conformance with the highest standards
    • Performs other such duties as may be assigned by the Superintendent of School


    • Plan, organize, coordinate and supervise the operating budgets; operation and maintenance, repair, alteration and construction of school assets and systems.
    • Knowledge of State Procurement Laws, Bid Specification Preparation, Prevailing Wage Laws, Right to Know and CommBuys process.
    • Manage service contract providers to coordinate and prioritize day-to-day support services activities and work projects;
    • Oversee custodial, maintenance and trades personnel, assign, review and evaluate the work of in-house personnel and service providers involved in each of their assignments.
    • Conduct continuing staff training and retraining including but not limited to OSHA, EPA compliance, asbestos and MSDS.
    • Plan, organize, coordinate and oversee day-to-day maintenance activities in the operation, maintenance department including H.V.A.C., plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, buildings and grounds, locksmith, fire protection and fire alarm to assure the proper and efficient management of schools,
    • Facilities Troubleshooting: Analyze technical and operational problems and devise technical solutions or processes to address those problems.


    • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum of 7 years of related/progressive work experience
    • Prior supervisory experience required
    • MCPPO certified
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Construction License and/or trade licenses is preferred as is a minimum of three years’ supervisory experience.
    • Prior experience working with union contracts
    • Must possess knowledge of facilities, building systems, construction, IT terminology, OSHA regulations, building codes, environmental agency requirements, life safety standards, financial and asset management, and capital planning and management. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to perform the essential job functions is qualifying.
    • Position Type: Full-time

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