As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.
At the Red Cross, there is no such thing as a small disaster. In every single case it is the Red Cross' mission to help people affected by disaster meet their emergency needs that include shelter, food, clothing, and health and mental health services. As a paid staff member, you will support our loyal Red Cross disaster volunteers who serve selflessly to provide a bridge of assistance until individuals and families can resume a normal life.
Our disaster volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission to respond to emergencies and provide relief to victims of disasters. They serve in a number of capacities, including Disaster Action Team Member, Disaster Assessment, Caseworker, Mass Care Feeding, Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) Driver, Shelter Manager/Staff, Disaster Health Services and Disaster Mental Health.
We are currently seeking a Regional Facility Supervisor (St. Louis, MO) to work in our ST. Louis, MO office. This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to #% of the time.
Supervise management of American Red Cross properties and facilities. Direct the maintenance and repair of buildings, labs, offices and grounds. May supervise receipt, inventory and distribution of equipment/materials, and security functions. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.
Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations.
1: Responsible for the supervision of staff including, but not limited to, hiring, training, coaching, counseling, evaluating performance, and disciplining to ensure a well-qualified team and to enhance operational success. Develop and set individual and team goals and manage/drive change.
2: Direct the work of staff involved with the maintenance, repair and upkeep of buildings, grounds, labs, and facilities equipment. May supervise purchasing, receipt, inventory, and distribution of materials, and security. Ensure facilities are maintained for optimal performance by assisting staff with scheduling preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance along with documentation of records.
3: Ensure that all goods and services are received within the terms and conditions of the contract. May develop multiple sources of supply consistent with the needs of the user to ensure the most favorable price or contract, and establishes a competitive bid process through three or more vendors when necessary.
4: Supervise work performed by outside contractors and administration of contracted services. Develop and maintain vendor relations.
5: Ensure compliance with all organizational policies and practices in adherence to regulatory requirements as needed. Maintain necessary files, logs and documentation in an organized and updated manner for retrieval in a timely manner.
6: May assist in writing, organizing and maintaining department policies and procedures.
7: May develop and manage department budget, to include contractor and vendor services.
Scope: Direct daily operations of work unit.
Education: Bachelor's required.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Related experience includes practical and technical skill and knowledge of building maintenance, material management, and developing and managing a budget.
Management Experience: 1 year lead or supervisory experience.
Skills & Abilities: Ability to manage multiple priorities with strong skills in planning and problem-solving. Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills to develop creative processes for continuous program or service improvements and skills in project management, practical skills and knowledge of building and material management. Excellent communication and organizational skills required with ability to relate well and effectively with diverse groups and individuals and develop strategies to achieve organizational goals. Intermediate proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with federal, state and local employment laws. Ability to work on a team.
Travel: May involve some travel.
* Combination of candidate's education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description's minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).
Physical Requirements: Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Regularly lift and/or move objects 10 -50 pounds. Occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus. The work environment will consist of moderate noise. Must have the ability to use a variety of hand and power tools and work with a variety of chemicals and solvents.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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