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Director of Operations
The Rescue Mission Alliance (RMA) is a Christian non profit organization that has been serving the less fortunate in Southern California through emergency and long-term rehabilitation services since 1972. RMA partners with local churches to meet the spiritual needs of the people we serve.
The Director of Operations is responsible to provide leadership to all facilities and operations projects including new construction, facilities maintenance and improvements, vendor management, and governmental compliance related to the operations of Rescue Mission Alliance. The Director works closely with the CEO and CFO to carry out the planning, budgeting, decision making, goal setting, resource development, and facility improvements needed. The Director will model a commitment to servant leadership and collaborate with RMA thrift stores and ministries to develop and maintain facilities and equipment that will be used to meet the needs across the organization.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Develop project scope of work, schedule and budget for all major projects.
Coordinate bidding processes; manage contractors, materials, and equipment as required.
Track construction/maintenance schedules and associated costs to achieve completion of projects on schedule and within budget.
Obtain any permits and licenses required for construction/maintenance projects.
Provide leadership and recommendations on all capital projects.
Supervise planned and work order generated facilities maintenance activities.
Review, prioritize, and direct work order help desk and planned maintenance activities.
Assure all plant and equipment assets are maintained to assure reliability.
Work with Directors to ensure facilities needs are well defined and understood.
Manage and maintain department and project tools, equipment and resources.
Develop monthly reports outlining plans, objectives and results.
Keep CEO and Directors apprised of important programs and projects.
Maintain positive communication and relationships with internal customers.
Be an advocate and expert in facilities operations. Provide consulting to others.
Responsible for leading the Injury & Illness Prevention Plan across all RMA operations.
Promote RMA Safety Program and ensure compliance, model safe work practices, provide safety training, and recognition for safe behaviors/practices.
Serves as the subject matter expert in safe facilities and champions our efforts in safe operations, employee safety, and individual responsibility.
Develop and maintain relationships with insurers, Cal/OSHA, Citygate, etc. to assure full compliance with organizational EHS objectives.
Maintains full regulatory compliance.
Responsible for the recruiting, development and training of staff.
Conduct staff evaluations providing feedback on strengths and development needs.
Maintain a highest level of integrity, camaraderie, and professional relationships.
Foster and encourage teamwork across departments and ministries.
Oversee the development, documentation, and administration of policies and procedures that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of RMA.
Work with RMA ministries to develop an effective vocational training component of the recovery program related to housekeeping, security, food safety, etc.
Qualifications (Must Haves)
Personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be active in a local church.
Compatible theology with RMA core values and Statement of Faith.
Commitment to serving God and the body of Christ.
Sincere desire to be a "Servant Leader" in living out faith.
Teachable spirit and be committed to team participation.
Results oriented, self motivated, and able to work with limited direct supervision
Strong leadership skills with proven ability to motivate staff, clients, and volunteers.
Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Public Health, Engineering, or Applied Sciences or equivalent years of experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of risk management, and all phases of facilities operations.
Excellent Organizational skills with attention to detail
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Minimum 5 years of experience in project management or facilities maintenance.
PC knowledge including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Project, etc.
This position requires extended times of work in an office environment in meetings and working at a desk and computer. In addition, the hands-on nature of the position at times may lend itself to moving boxes of food, clothing, and set-up/tear down of special events, such as tables, chairs, etc. Able to lift up to 30 lbs.
Basic office equipment, such as computers, copiers, and printers.
Cars and light trucks.
This position will function to a large degree in an office environment. As a part of normal duties this position will also be in facilities with an at-risk population where errant behavior and disease may be present, as well as commercial settings where medium duty equipment may be in use, such as forklifts and bailers. Appropriate safety considerations will be required to avoid illness or injury.
Category: Facility Management
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