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Facilities Manager in Milwaukee, WI at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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    Milwaukee, WI
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Job Description


Title: Facilities Manager

Job Category: Operations Management

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Facilities Manager.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Facilities Manager you will: 

Manages and oversees all facility management needs, including overseeing vendors.

  • Provide weekly briefings and reports to the project director
  • Manage vendors used for facility services
  • Work with other members of management team to ensure that all reported issues are addressed in a timely manner
  • Develop and implement the Facilities Management process
  • Develop and monitor metrics to assure the organization is operating efficiently and effectively serving client needs while meeting budgetary parameters
  • Additional duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in facility management services.
  • Demonstrated managerial experience and abilities, as well as knowledge of purchasing, supplies, grounds keeping, and equipment repair.
  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of project management and business administration;
  • Working knowledge of procurement and contracts; sound knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations;
  • Experience in construction, maintenance and all facets of facility operations;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Solid computer and systems knowledge.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills

Additional Information

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES• Maintain communication with building management and ensure that staff is notified of concerns as appropriate• Identify and resolve facility-related problems reported by employees• Point of contact and management support for leases and vendor agreements related to Building Operations• Manage inventory• Oversee the facility security system, maintain the office key inventory and manage access to the facility• Interact with management in coordinating major purchases• Act as focal point for office purchasing requirements, including furniture, general office supplies and non-computer related equipment• Work with Human Resources to ensure accuracy of information in HRIS• Serve as the focal point for general communications to employees at the operations.• Point of contact with landlords and vendors regarding site specific projects, issues, and concerns• Provide input to the Project Director for capital budget• Other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION• Bachelor degree in Business or related field from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience• At least two years of management experience• Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively work with both internal and external customers• Ability to critically think to solve a range of problems• Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook• Excellent mechanical aptitude• Strong written and oral communication skills• Must possess and maintain a good driving record and meet company driving requirementsTRAVEL REQUIREMENTSModerate Travel. Must have valid Driver’s License, Auto Insurance, and must meet company driving standards.WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSExtensive standing, sitting, computer/data entry, phone and deskwork required; work primarily in a defined office environment.Able to lift and move office equipment. Lifting >25lbs


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.