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Facility Manager - NYC Shelter $65-70K

JOB TITLE:                           Facility Manager  

FLSA:                                    Exempt

DIVISON:                              Services - Facilities                              

REPORTS TO:                      Director of Facilities

LOCATION:                           Manhattan, NY


SUMMARY: The Facility Manager is responsible for all facility related operations including the administrative and technical aspects of the maintenance and custodial departments for a 140 bed men’s homeless shelter. This role will also ensure proper purchasing and inventory control procedures for the entire facility.


  • Train, schedule, supervise and evaluate all maintenance and custodial staff.
  • Conduct regular full building inspections (interior, exterior, and grounds) and take corrective action as needed.
  • Coordinate regular floor inspections.
  • Prepare scope of service and job specifications.
  • Oversee facility purchases and contracts and ensure verification of invoices for proper billing.
  • Repair or secure arrangements for the repairs of all appropriate items / areas as needed.
  • Develop and implement facility plan to accomplish work both on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Conduct fire drills with security to ensure safe, swift exit.
  • Perform all related duties as assigned.


Bachelor or Associates degree preferred, High School Diploma required and 5-8 years of progressive experience in Facility Management and/or Building Maintenance required. Candidates should have supervisory experience and experience managing work-crews.  The ideal candidate will be able to handle multiple tasks and work unsupervised.  This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as some computer skills. Candidates must be flexible to work evenings and weekends as needed.


Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)

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