Facilities Manager

  • arlincs
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • 06/11/2020
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description

The Facilities Manager reports to the General Manager and is responsible for ensuring the physical and mechanical upkeep of the property.

  • Maintenance of painting and cleaning of the property (internal and external)
  • Maintenance work (including mechanical work), code work, fire alarm check, capital improvement projects completed in-house
  • Schedule any capital improvement projects and apartment work
  • Set the scope, get bids, check contractors and submit for approval when improvements are done with outside contractors
  • Repair all appliances (refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, etc.); obtain prices and quotes for appliances when necessary
  • Repair and ensure all boiler machinery is kept in good working condition; includes completion of monthly inspection reports
  • Snow removal where applicable
  • Order pool supplies and ensure that they are maintained properly where applicable
  • Maintain good tenant relations and inform General Manager of any potential or existing problems
  • Manage the night and weekend maintenance staff; includes bus drivers where applicable
  • Ensure that maintenance staff completes all work orders in a timely, professional and courteous manner
  • Hire and terminate maintenance staff in cooperation with General Manager; includes cleaners, painters, grounds people, courtesy officers, etc.
  • Ensure that payroll is submitted accurately and in a timely fashion for the maintenance staff
  • Work with General Manager on a daily basis for scheduling, budgeting, etc.


  • High school diploma
  • Additional education preferred
  • HVAC certification
  • Certification in electrical (commercial and residential)
  • Universal certification to be obtained within one year of hire
  • Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance
  • Licensed pool operator if the community maintains a pool
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate instructions accurately