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Senior Lifestyle Director of Plant Operations in River Forest, Illinois

The Plant Operations Director is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the physical plant including, building, grounds and all Maintenance. Coordinates and performs housekeeping services to assure a high standard of cleanliness both inside and outside the building. Supervises the engineers and housekeepers and may be required to supervise other staff positions. This position is a working director and reports to the Executive Director.

  • In consultation with the Executive Director, hires, trains, disciplines and terminates department staff in accordance with Senior Lifestyle Corporation human resources policies.

  • Implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs. (TELS and daily checklist)

  • Coordinates compliance with local, state, and federal building codes and guidelines, MSDS, OSHA, EPA regulations, fire codes and other relevant rules and regulations.

  • Coordinates with contractors and venders making sure insurance and licenses are current.

  • Conducts regular inspections of all Life Safety Systems including fire extinguishers, sprinkler and alarm systems.

  • Works closely with Executive Director in creating, scheduling capital budgets.

  • Establishes and obtains bids for all capital projects.

  • Coordinates annual maintenance and deep cleaning programs for apartments and common areas.

  • Coordinates necessary repairs and maintenance in apartments and common areas including refurbishment for move-ins.

  • Ensures that the outside of the property is maintained including landscaping and snow removal.

  • Coordinates the removal of garbage and trash for the property.

  • Coordinates Staffing schedules to ensure the proper maintenance and cleaning of office public spaces, residential apartments and grounds.

  • Prepares and follows approved budget.

  • Maintains utility consumption and expense files.

  • Maintains inventory control for all general supplies parts and equipment.

  • Maintains all required Maintenance and housekeeping files.

  • Schedules and conducts training sessions and department meetings.

  • Informs Executive Director of any resident issues or concerns.

  • Prepares resident charges/billing for extra services when applicable.

  • Understand and implements the role of the departments safety and disaster plan.

  • Participate in the Manager on Duty program.

  • Obtain a Certified Pool Operators license.

  • Attends all required training, in-service and staff meetings.

  • Ensure that all company uniform and grooming standards for the department are followed.

  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the preservation of equipment and the achievement of safe working practices.

  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor towards residents, visitors, families and co-workers.

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • An Associate‚Äôs Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school: or Two years related experience and/or training equivalent combination of education and applicable experience.

Requisition ID: 2021-17287

External Company Name: The Senior Lifestyle Company, LLC

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Street: 800 North Harlem Avenue