Assistant Director of Facility Operations

28 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Job Type
Hotel Management, CEO
Job Level
Assistant Director of Facility Operations Primary Location :   Bermuda-Southampton-The Fairmont Southampton Employee Status :   Regular    




Assistant Director of Facility Operations

Immaculate public areas, attractive grounds and efficient operational systems combine to make Fairmont Hotels & Resorts places of unrivalled presence. Apply your exceptional standards as Assistant Director of Facility Operations, to implement preventative maintenance and resource management programs in support of a safe and welcoming hotel for all Colleagues, guests and visitors.   Hotel Overview:   Reigning from Bermuda's highest point, over a majestic 100 acre estate, The Fairmont Southampton is located on the southern shore of Bermuda. The Fairmont Southampton has been the island's premier luxury resort since its opening in 1972 and is regarded as a leader in the hospitality industry on the island.
  Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Facility Operations , responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Assisting in the daily management, planning, organization and scheduling the work of the Maintenance Department 
  • Coordinating and overseeing ongoing all preventative maintenance programs and improving efficiency, profitability and service levels 
  • Promptly responding to all maintenance requests
  • Ensuring efficient management of materials and equipment inventory
  • Monitoring, updating and implementing the fire safety plan, building evacuation and disaster recovery plan
  • Assisting with preparation and adherence to the annual maintenance budget
  • Assisting in monitoring the energy and water management programs 
  • Recruiting, training, developing, conducting performance reviews and scheduling of engineering colleagues
  • Assisting with selection, supervision, performance monitoring of sub-contractors as required
  • Ensuring effective management and maintenance of vehicle fleet
  • Conducting and attending various meetings as required
  • Preparing various reports as required 
  • Building and maintaining cohesive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Acting responsibilities in the absence of the Director of Facility Operations
  • Adhering to all departmental standards, policies and procedures and all safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minium of five (5) years relevant experience, to include three (3) years as an Assistant Director of Engineering or equivalent in a large luxury hotel or large multi facility building required
  • 4th Class Power Engineer Certificate or higher required
  • Proven leadership, team management and development skills
  • Proven ability to supervise multiple complex projects with a focus on results
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Must be accountable, reliable with exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to work cohesively as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required

Physical Demands/Environment:

  • Frequent walking, standing
  • Occasional reaching, bending, crouching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, climbing
  • Exposure to precarious places, fumes, loud noises, airborne particles, prevailing weather conditions


Visa Requirements:  Non-Bermudian candidates will need to qualify for a Bermuda Department of Immigration work permit applied for by the Fairmont Southampton Hotel.   APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!   ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!                                                                               Job Level :   Management / Supervisory Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Day Job Closing Date :   08.Dec.2016, 3:59:00 AM Job Number:   SHP01507