Facilities Director – 5 Star resort Caribbean

Nick Metcalfe
Salary 60,000 US$ net annually plus housing, flights, medical and an incentive bonus
21 Dec 2016
18 Jan 2017
Job Level

Our client a small regional resort company in the Caribbean require a Facilities Director.  

The Facilities Director will oversee the functioning of building systems including mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, and elevators. He will manage the maintenance of buildings and grounds. Oversee contractors for facility renovation projects entailing HVAC, electrical systems, and production floor arrangement.  Familiar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures as these pertain to the hospitality industry.

The position reports to the Managing Director and is a member of the company’s Executive Team.

Duties include but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Assess the current condition of electrical, air conditioning, plumbing and other essential facilities and equipment.
  • Maintain accurate records of the condition of the equipment and other systems in the building.
  • Create a schedule of regular evaluation of the facilities.
  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures that affect the use of supplies and facilities.
  • Ensure that all the equipment and other facilities are working properly.
  • Create monitoring systems or programs in the institution to detect problems as early as possible.
  • Initiate interventions to solve problems in the facilities.
  • Develop a system for cleaning, repair and maintenance of facilities.
  • Develop back-up or alternative systems for common problems such as power shortage.
  • Ensure the safety of the building or establishment from fire, flood and other hazards.
  • Initiate an active campaign on safety measures in the building.
  • Prepare pertinent records and reports for the safety service division of the institution.
  • Recruiting facilities service staff and training them appropriately to ensure competent work output.
  • Put in place staff development programs such as skills enhancement trainings and sessions.
  • Maintaining the efficiency and good working conditions of the facilities.
  • Evaluate the work quality of his staff and other subordinates.
  • Coordinate with other offices and units for things that are not within the scope of the facilities service team.
  • Participate in preparing the budget and so that the facilities maintenance team will have adequate funds for its operation.
  • Educate the workers of the establishment on the proper use and care of its equipment and other facilities.
  • Coordinate with the upper management on work issues.

Candidates should be Bachelor Degree educated or equivalent and should have at least 10 years of working experience in the hospitality industry.