Director of Environmental Services

Director of Environmental Services

April 28, 2020

The Director of Environmental Services is responsible for the overall maintenance of our 10-acre property and structures known as the Washington Odd Fellows Home in Walla Walla, Washington. Will direct the Maintenance, Renovations, Environmental Services, Grounds Keeping, and Fire Safety programs. Responsible for leadership of staff (40 full-time and part-time employees).

The Odd Fellows Home is a not-for-profit senior living community for 300 residents, 240 employees, a vibrant team of volunteers. Our community includes two apartment complexes for independent living, two nursing care centers, and assisted living accommodations. Amenities include four dining rooms, fitness center, indoor pool and hot tub, activity centers, ceramic center and kiln, salon, and café. We have been “a nice place to call home” in Walla Walla since 1897, and we are the Valley’s only continuing care retirement center (CCRC).

QUALIFICATIONS
Prior experience as Director of Environmental Services in a hospital or senior living community is preferred but not required.
General knowledge of the skills required for the department.
Ability to work with others.
Must become proficient using the TELS building maintenance system.
Ability to be open, available, and demonstrate empathy to staff, resident, and families.
Must be willing and able to respond to emergent situations while off-duty.
Must comply with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements to maintain a safe workplace.
Must be able to delegate effectively.

JOB SUMMARY
In addition to the core duties described in the basic position job description, the Director of Environmental Services is expected to be responsible for the following additional duties:

Manages and directs the Departments and Supervisors for:
Maintenance
Housekeeping
Laundry
Grounds

Participates in facility disaster planning efforts including and ensuring staff participation in regular fire drills as required by state statute, maintaining emergency supplies, and performing all staff training.

Directs general and preventive maintenance and repairs for:
Fire prevention system (including fire extinguishers, sprinklers systems, fire alarm panels)
Electrical systems (including all lighting and the emergency generation systems)
HVAC systems
Telephone system
Computer network
Swimming pool and hot tub

Arranges and directs various contract services for improvements and repairs.

Hires, evaluates and disciplines Environmental Services staff in conjunction with Supervisors and Human Resources.

BENEFITS Include:

Four Weeks of Vacation
Sick Leave
8 Paid Holidays
Direct Deposit
401(k) Retirement Plan
Insurance

Our not-for-profit community has been serving residents since 1897. We welcome you to join a team that celebrates the dignity of life at each of its stages with joy, respect, kindness and love. Our employees truly make a positive difference in the lives of our residents!

Pre-employment drug screen conducted. Background check process.

Company Info

Company Name
Washington Odd Fellows Home

Company URL
http://www.oddfellows.com

Contact Name
Lisa Whited

Email
lwhited@oddfellows.com

Phone
5095266822

Fax
5095266883

Location

534 BOYER AVE
WALLA WALLA, WA 99362