Full-time, 12 months, Exempt (Salaried)
Sandy Spring Friends School is seeking a Facilities and Transportation Manager responsible for overall management of the school's transportation program as well as the maintenance, safety, comfort, and cleanliness of all school facilities. Areas of oversight include all buildings, workshops, grounds, equipment and vehicles. Additionally, the Facilities & Transportation Manager ensures that required support services are fully executed for school and auxiliary programs. The work of the Facilities & Transportation Manager fully supports the changing needs of staff, faculty, students, visitors and other users.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred (High School diploma at a minimum) with at least 5 years of experience in a facilities management/supervisor position, preferably in a K-12 school setting. An effective communicator with the ability to read, write, and speak English sufficiently to perform all duties of the position is essential along with knowledge and understanding of applicable Federal, State and County laws, regulations and codes relative to buildings, vehicles and grounds. Candidates must be highly organized and demonstrate proficiency using MS Office suite and other similar business applications. Weekend and evening hours are sometimes necessary.
Required Licenses: Valid Maryland driver’s license and valid Maryland Commercial Driver’s License for School Bus (Class B, P-Passenger and S-School Bus Endorsements) and current Medical Examiner’s Certificate (in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations 49 CFR 391.41-391.49.
Essential Physical Requirements: This is a highly physical position requiring but not limited to the following:
Ability to navigate a large campus with uneven pavement, sitting 3-5 hours per day, standing 1-3 hours per day, walking 1-3 hours per day, ability to lift/carry up to 75 pounds, push/pull greater than 75 pounds, climbing stairs/ladders at a low and high level such as rooftops, moderate bending, squatting and frequent twisting, kneeling, and reaching. Vehicle driving is a requirement and prior to being hired, the candidate must pass a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical.
Also required is normal vision including distance, peripheral, and depth perception, normal visual color discrimination, normal hearing, and speaking/reading/writing English proficiently. Exposure to chemicals, noise levels above 85dB, dust, fumes, odors, humidity, as well as slippery and uneven surfaces should be expected.
Sandy Spring Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring and other school-administered programs.
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