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Company: Mather Telephone Topics
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page:We are looking for a Director of Building Services to join our team to assure that all community buildings and associated computerized, mechanized and manual equipment and operating systems, as well as the campus grounds are consistently maintained in good; safe, operational condition and working order through timely preventive maintenance and proactive follow-up.Full Time working flexible schedule; must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed.Required: Must have good organization, interpersonal, communication and fiscal management skills; with 3-5 years of progressive supervisory experience, practical knowledge of Life Safety Codes; HVAC, building construction, plumbing, electrical, and refrigeration systems; and preventive maintenance systems and software programs.Preferred: College degree or equivalent work experience; or equivalent in trade certifications or trade school diploma.Responsible for but not limited to:

  • Selects staff and provides on-going training and performance management.
  • Manages timely completion of all resident and staff maintenance requests and work orders.
  • Oversees and performs routine preventive maintenance of all community buildings, equipment and operating systems.
  • Oversees the scheduling of apartment renovations.
  • Prepares and manages departmental operating budget and reports; community Capital budgets and reports; establishes and maintains necessary departmental historical records.
  • Coordinates and conducts periodic fire drills and oversees regular testing of fire and life safety systems in accordance with regulatory requirements and company standards.
  • Provides expertise and assistance for all emergency repairs and complex system problems.
  • Maintains sufficient inventories of all necessary operating supplies, materials, and equipment.
  • Leads safety committeeAbout The Mather:The Mather is a Life Plan Community for those age 62 and better. Our staff of professionals is committed to providing excellent service and a warm atmosphere for residents, visitors, and staff. The Mather is in Evanston, Illinois, close to downtown and public transportation. The Mather includes 240 independent living apartment homes, as well as assisted living, memory care, long-term care, and rehabilitation services, along with multiple restaurants, a fitness center, art studio, gardens, and more.The Mather is located at 425 Davis Street in Evanston.What We Offer:Mather offers a benefits package* that goes above and beyond.All employees are eligible for:
    • Generous paid-time off (PTO) program including vacation days, sick days, personal days, and holidays. Earn-as-you-go plan that rolls over year to year, offering flexibility
    • 401(k) program with strong employer match and annual contribution (Age 21 or better)
    • Convenient subsidized parking or public transportation for certain locations
    • Learning to Age Well Program - employees can be reimbursed up to $130 per year for completion of classes such as music lessons, yoga, or foreign language classesBenefits-eligible employees can take advantage of:
      • Medical, dental, and vision plans
      • Extended illness benefits
      • Tuition reimbursement promoting lifelong learning
      • Employee wellness programs, including free annual wellness screening
      • Short- and long-term disability insurance
      • Life insurance - 100% coverage by Mather - -*Benefits are subject to change without notice. Benefits details dependent on employment status.Expectations of Mather Employees:
        • The ability to work well in a team environment
        • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
        • The ability to establish and maintain relationships with residents, customers, and coworkers
        • The ability to learn new tasks and information and apply to serving others
        • A commitment to delivering on responsibilities
        • Reliability, professionalism, and a strong work ethic -About Mather:Based in Evanston, Illinois, Mather is a unique, non-denominational not-for-profit organization founded in 1941. Dedicated to developing and implementing Ways to Age Well, we create programs, places, and residences for today's young-at-heart older adults. These include senior living residences (The Mather, Mather Place, and Splendido); a variety of community-based initiatives; and Mather Institute, a resource for research and information about aging, trends and innovations in aging services, and more.Mather values employees and is serious about supporting their health and professional development. We've been named one of "Chicago's Top Workplaces" by the Chicago Tribune for four years in a row and have been recognized as Illinois' Healthiest Midsize Employer.Mather 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.Mather is a drug-free workplace. Mather requires all employees be fully vaccinated and has granted accommodations for health and religious reasons.If this sounds like you, then please apply for this position. When applying, please include all work history. List your employers, starting with the most current/recent, including self-employment. Please do not state "Refer to resume."

Keywords: Mather Telephone Topics, Evanston , DIRECTOR OF BUILDING SERVICES, Executive , Evanston, Illinois

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