Job Title:  Facilities & Safety SupervisorPrepared By: Human Resources
Reports To: Director of FinancePrepared Date: September 2019
Department:  AdministrativeFLSA Status: Exempt


This position is responsible for coordinating the maintenance and care of St. Vincent de Paul’s (SVdP) buildings, their surrounding grounds and for the overall safety protocols that the organization must follow in the normal course of its operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following.

  • Review and manage the system that allows for the collection, scheduling and prioritizing of projects needed to maintain the premises.
  • Responsible for developing the safety program, create, implement and lead the necessary changes and drive the subsequent ongoing training and awareness to all staff.
  • Develop and lead a Safety Committee.
  • Organize, document and lead safety training workshops, including training staff in the proper use, maintenance, inspection, testing, and retirement of necessary safety and personal protective equipment.
  • In coordination with our Director of Operations, this position will oversee maintenance and janitorial staff.
  • Routinely negotiate with outside vendors for services, repairs and other needs while adhering to Budget Management guidelines.
  • Identify, document and collaborate with immediate managers and peers areas of concern, malfunctioning equipment, and other adverse circumstances associated with the use of SVdP premises and equipment.
  • Coordinate building and grounds maintenance of all SVdP properties. Maintain records of contracts, equipment inventory and seasonal maintenance schedules that take into account Seattle weather environment.
  • Oversee the supply inventory needed by the janitorial and maintenance staff.
  • Work with Maintenance staff in repairs and renovation projects.
  • Perform field inspections and coordinate set-ups in support of various SVdP programs functions.
  • Oversee the investigation, documentation, and proper follow-through of accidents or safety related incidents.
  • Must address all safety regulations and reporting required by outside agencies that regulate SVdP’s operations model.
  • Assist in SVdP’s continued efforts to reduce and manage the waste caused by operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work with the proper attitude that exemplifies the Society’s Statement of Values.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma or GED required. At least 5 years of experience in maintenance and repairs of facilities, strong knowledge of standard safety requirements and ability to train. Must be familiar with safety procedures and protocols. Must demonstrate managerial experience abilities, knowledge of purchasing and tracking of supplies.

Language Ability

Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ease in addressing large groups and communicating with diverse workgroups.

Ability to read, analyze, and understand Society Guidelines. Excellent communication and organizational/planning skills preferred.

Bilingual English/Spanish speaking ability preferred.

Math Ability

Basic math skills.

Reasoning Ability

Must have the ability to decipher information to make decisions based on business priorities.

Computer Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Word and Excel.

Certificates and Licenses


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position supervises Facilities and Janitorial staff.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift and carry objects weighing 50-75 lbs. for short distances and pull or push objects using a palette jack with 50 pounds of force.

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