The Salvation Army - Central Territory


    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army Chicago Central Administration (based on Chicago's north side) is seeking a full-time FACILITY MANAGER to begin work as soon as possible.  Details of the position are as follows:


    • Reports to Administrator
    • Salary Position: $40,000
    • 40 plus hours per week.
    • Supervises: Maintenance Team
    • Present Assets –
    • 22 Stores - 12 Owned 10 Leased
    • 1 Condo – Owned
    • 2 Resident Buildings – Owned
    • 3 Warehouse – 2 Owned 1 leased


    Job Overview


    Summary of job duties


    • Manage day to day operations of commercial real estate
    • Perform property site inspections
    • Receives, Generates and Prioritizes
    • Emergency Calls
    • Maintenance Needs
    • Repairs
    • Incidental Upgrades
    • Capital Improvements
    • Negotiates lease obligations with Landlords
    • Works with Property to obtain proposals for work
    • Assist in budget preparation
    • Approves and departmentalizes Invoices for payment
    • Supervise vendors and maintenance employees;
    • review work performed
    • verifies billing for time
    • Other duties as assigned




    Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, be organized and detail-oriented, have a working knowledge of construction and have the ability to multi-task. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with Managers, Landlords and Administration both written and verbally. Software Knowledge to include: Microsoft Office. Candidate must have a driver’s license. At least two years of property management experience required.




    Benefits provided are; competitive pay, paid time off, excellent health insurance coverage, dental insurance, life insurance, 401(k)


    Job Type: Full-time

    Required experience: Property Management: 2 years

    Responsible for:

    • Human Safety Issues
    • Compliance
    • Preventive Maintenance
    • Systems
    • Electrical
    • Mechanical
    • HVAC
    • Plumbing
    • Ventilation
    • Building Assessment:
    • Parking
    • Facilities
    • Landscaping
    • Roofing
    • Structure
    • Interior
    • Walls
    • Floors
    • Offices
    • Bathrooms
    • Kitchen
    • Document Review
    • Lease Awareness
    • Landlord’s Accountability
    • C.O.I.
    • Appraisals
    • Plans
    • Surveys
    • Citations
    • Permits
    • Maintenance Records
    • Evacuation Plans
    • Floor Plans
    • Environmental Studies
    • Seasonal Preparedness
    • Upkeep & Repair
    • Liaison with HQ
    • Capital Project
    • New Store Proposals
    • Preferred Vendor list
    • Emergency Response
    • Life expectancies & Replacement Schedules
    • Ensure Janitorial Standards
    • Oversee the delivery of maintenance and repair services while evaluating vendors and suppliers on a regular basis with regard to quality and competitive pricing
    • Manage third-party contractors/vendors engaged in operating and maintaining properties
    • Coordinate discussions with selected vendors or suppliers regarding goal setting, performance criteria, and performance review
    • Perform site inspections to develop recommendations for improvements and to perform facility planning, budgeting, and equipment replacement.
    • Prepare and submit purchase order requests
    • Develop monthly/quarterly variance reports on all operating budgets for each property on a timely basis.
    • Achieve cost savings through maximizing utilization of suppliers, preferred vendors/contractors and identifying additional efficiency opportunities.
    • Maintain employee work schedules, training, vacations and paid time off, coverage for absenteeism, and overtime scheduling.
    • Accountable for the accuracy and timely updates to all systems data utilized for the account processes, procedures and metrics.
    • Regularly attend and/or participate in training opportunities to maintain high technical, administrative and managerial competency levels.
    • Coordinates with building operations for utility, facility, or other shut-down activity that can affect operations.
    • Perform additional job duties as required to support client and account initiatives
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Facilities Management
    • Management/financial expertise.
    • Minimum of 7 years of facilities experience in the corporate environment, third party service provider, or as a consultant.
    • Proven record of success managing large portfolio and/or multiple sites.
    • Experience managing and mentoring teams to meet and exceed client and account objectives.
    • Facilities Management Skills
    • Able to develop good working relationships with a wide range of people
    • Well organized with excellent spoken and written communication skills, as well as customer and client management skills
    • Ability to manage a varied and complex workload
    • Working technical knowledge of building services
    • Problem-solving is an essential skill
    • Project Management Skills a plus


    Interviewing begins the week of 06/04/18.  Interested parties, please submit an application and resume by going to:



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    The Salvation Army has been a resource on many levels worldwide for nearly 150 years, providing hope for the poor and those in need through: shelter assistance, feeding programs, addiction recovery, spiritual encouragement and nurturing, among many other programs.



    Posted by Peter Alexander -- Recruiter

    Chicago Central ARC -- Clybourn


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