Deputy Director of Buildings & Grounds

West Fargo Public Schools   West Fargo, ND   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on November 18, 2022
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West Fargo Public Schools is looking for a Deputy Director to join our team! We are looking for a candidate that is driven by a service mindset to support completion of projects that improve functionality and aesthetic of buildings and grounds, humility to learn, grow and develop others as a part of a dynamic organization, and has a collaborative focus on supporting and nurturing a team atmosphere!

POSITION: Deputy Director of Buildings and Grounds - West Fargo Public Schools

TERM: Year-round exempt position

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director of Buildings and Grounds, the Deputy Director of Buildings and Grounds will assist in the leadership of daily operations of the Buildings and Grounds team of West Fargo Public Schools (WFPS). Responsibilities include overseeing daily operations of mechanical, electrical, and building maintenance teams while supporting grounds maintenance and custodial services, as appropriate.

Present in buildings to monitor progress, supporting team members to ensure timely and effective completion of job duties through appropriate communication and delegation
Lead response to unforeseen issues as they arise during regular operations
Possess working knowledge of building systems, particularly HVAC, to support buildings teams as necessary in identifying needed repairs to district infrastructure
Advocates for improvements or repairs that are cost-effective long term and essential to the successful functioning of the district's facilities, including preventative maintenance
Assists with technical skill development, providing or identifying training opportunities as appropriate
Assists with the management of external contractors conducting work at district facilities
Shares responsibly for after-hour emergency response
Coordinates food and general deliveries to district facilities
Performs other comparable duties of a like or similar nature as assigned.

Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Facilities Management, or related field
Minimum of 5 years of related work experience
Essential knowledge and specialized subject knowledge related to:
Principles, practices, and methods of building operations.
Building and grounds maintenance procedures.
Mechanical, electrical, HVAC, electronic, pneumatic, and climate control energy systems.
Building maintenance vendors/service providers and their functions.
Possesses valid class D driver's license

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience, a minimum starting salary of $29.83/hour - $35.05/hour, following the 2022-2023 Classified Salary Schedule. (C431)
In addition, WFPS offers a competitive salary and benefits package!

DEADLINE: Until filled

The West Fargo Public School District is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment free from discrimination and harassment in all employment and educational programs, activities, and facilities. The District prohibits discrimination and harassment based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, or other status protected by law. External applicants are eligible for ND Veteran's Preference: North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a form DD214, and if claiming disabled veteran's status, a current letter of disability. West Fargo Public Schools is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusivity in all hiring and employment practices. Applicants who incorporate a holistic perspective and a commitment to inclusion are encouraged to apply.