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Douglass Facilities Assistant in Hannibal, Missouri

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/7356615 JOB SUMMARY:Responsible for the safety of children, families, and staff by ensuring proper maintenance and repair of program facilities and vehicles. Assists the Facilities Specialist in ensuring all current and proposed facilities and vehicles are in compliance with all state and federal laws, Head Start Performance Standards and state licensing mandates. Makes or oversees repairs as requested and takes care of general maintenance of program properties as needed. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists the Facilities Specialist to manage the ongoing maintenance and repair of program facilities. Assists the Facilities Specialist in managing the ongoing maintenance and repair of program fleet vehicles and administrative vehicles ensuring routine and customary maintenance is ongoing, vehicles are rotated as needed, vehicles are aged-out as needed, etc. Assists in ensuring all vehicles are inspected, licensed and insured on time. Works with the management team to research, locate and recommend maintenance supplies and services as needed, vehicle repair services for ongoing maintenance and needed repair as identified through on-sight inspections of facilities, vehicles or other DCS Head Start property or as is reported by the DCS Head Start Management Team (both Central Office and Field Management staff). Under the direction of the Facilities Specialist, serves as a liaison between Head Start Management and contracted services providers and landlord to ensure needed repairs, and other concerns, are addressed and resolved. Participates in the development of, and implementation of, policies and procedures for the use and/or rental of program facilities. Under supervisor's direction, prepares proposal requests for construction, renovation and maintenance projects, and vehicle maintenance. Assists with the development of facility projects, vehicle purchases, etc. This may include seeking bids for needed items, providing data regarding need, and anticipated benefits. EDUCATION AND SKILLS:A high school diploma or GED equivalency is required. Experience in building maintenance and fleet vehicle management is preferred, as is knowledge of OSHA requirements and daycare licensing. The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and the aptitude to organize and prioritize work are necessary. The skill to foster leadership throughout the organization by empowering and supporting others and applying a proactive approach to problem solving is needed. Knowledge of good record-keeping techniques is also highly desired.