Town of Bedford Facilities Director

  • July 10, 2023 at 9:34 am #41570

    Facilities Director  

    The Town of Bedford seeks candidates for the position of Facilities Director.  The Facilities Director reports to the Town Manager and Superintendent of Schools and performs duties related to directing programs that maintain public buildings consisting of 800,000+ square feet. This position is responsible for supervising 32.4 departmental staff members, including administrative supervision of the work of subcontractors and the maintenance and custodial force.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, directing the comprehensive overall planning and scheduling of maintenance and repair requirements of the Town’s buildings; developing and maintaining a multi-year capital improvement plan and maintenance program for all town buildings; overseeing the execution of approved projects; establishing bid specifications pertaining to supplies, materials, equipment, and local contract work; and establishing environmental compliance programs for asbestos abatement, radon control, lead paint control, hazardous waste disposal, air quality standards, fuel tank testing and other local, state and federal environmental compliance regulations.

    Ideal candidates should have knowledge of the following: public procurement laws and regulations, building and fire code, construction and design services contract administration procedures, methods and materials used in the care and maintenance of buildings, hazards and safety precautions common to facility maintenance/repair activities, local government practices and procedures, and report writing and preparation. Provide leadership and management in maintaining a safe, healthy and sustainable environment for all building users the school community. Ability to support and collaborate with other Town departments.

    Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineer, architecture, business or construction management. Advanced degree or certificate in construction management, engineering or Facilities management is desirable. A minimum of ten years’ experience in facilities management (five at the director or department head level); or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must also possess, or be able to obtain by hire, a valid Class D State Driver’s License.

    FY24 salary range for this position is $111,138.62 to $155,594.50; initial compensation based on experience and education of finalist. The Town of Bedford offers a comprehensive benefits package.

    The application deadline is Monday July 31, 2023.

    The Town Application for employment is required along with a resume. Cover Letter preferred. The Town application may be completed at:

    Questions may be directed to:
    Colleen Doyle, human
    Assistant Town Manager for HR and Administration

    The Town of Bedford is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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