Facility Manager

University City UMC, located in Charlotte NC, is seeking a full-time Facility Manager.

UCUMC is a dynamic Christ centered and Biblically based congregation and our mission is to make disciples by Loving God, Growing in Christ, and Reaching Out to others.

A suitable candidate must be able to perform duties and to keep deadlines. The requirements listed in the job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

A high school diploma or General Education degree (GED) and a minimum of 5 years related experience is required.

Interested applicants should submit their application with references and a resume to rholtzhausen@ucumc.org by May 26th.

Position Title:  Facilities Manager

Employment Status:  Full Time, Exempt Hire Date:  TBD

Reports to:

For Daily Direction and Administration

– Director of Administration

For Performance Evaluation

– Staff Parish Relations Committee, Director of Administration,

– Staff Parish Relations Committee Liaison

Key Relationships:

  • Director of Administration
  • Pastor
  • Associate Pastor
  • Staff
  • Team Members, church organizations, and outreach program volunteers

Purpose of the Position:

To provide a well maintained, safe and secure facility, adequate to meet the mission, vision and purpose for spiritual ministry of the University City United Methodist Church.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate, program and maintain security door system, schedule doors to lock/unlock according to facility use.
  • Operate and secure maintenance for HVAC systems – schedule heat/air according to room usage.
  • Conduct routine maintenance operations as deemed necessary and as requested.
  • Provide support for set-up and breakdown of scheduled church functions and paid for events throughout the entire UCUMC facility.
  • Maintain Church vehicles and plan scheduled maintenance.
  • Monitor church security and report any problems, suggestions or corrections to the Director Administration.
  • Maintain facility keys – and provide keys as necessary – using the Key Sign Out Request form.  Coordinate all key requests with Director of Administration.  Monitor locks – schedule repair when needed.
  • Obtain and maintain signs, both interior and exterior, as needed and maintain signage in keeping with the decorum of religious activities and church surroundings.
  • Maintain liaison with all contractors and vendors servicing the facility of UCUMC. Obtain Certificates of Insurance/Hold Harmless Agreements. Maintain file with certificates.
  • Attend scheduled Trustee meetings.
  • Inspections – Keep record of all required inspections (Boiler, elevators, fire extinguishers, FC kitchen fire suppressions system, fire alarms.
  • On call for after hour alarm activation.
  • Oversee Designated Van Driving training (church events) and maintain records.
  • Schedule Facility room usage for all events, generate appropriate invoicing. Secure Certificate if Insurance /Hold Harmless agreements from outside groups.
  • Clear snow/ice/debris from walkways, put down ice-melting crystals when necessary.
  • This list is not inclusive and other duties may be assigned as needed.

Key Skills Required:

  • Should display adequate physical health and strength to carry out maintenance activities and moving furniture and equipment.
  • Must have valid North Carolina drivers license
  • Must be able to work well with members, staff, guests and Committee and Lay leaders
  • Knowledge of computer functions, knowledge of Trane HVAC and ACS Facility Scheduler recommended.
  • Maintain a Christian commitment to Jesus Christ, the Church and the community.
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