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Posted: 06/04/2016

Employer
Greenbelt Homes Inc.

Greenbelt Homes, Inc. is a cooperative that provides quality homes for our members and fosters opportunities for community. We will accomplish this by celebrating and respecting the historical legacy and ideals of the original Greenbelt plan. We will maintain, protect and enhance the assets of our cooperative including the buildings, architectural design, open space plan (woods, walkways, playgrounds), while preserving the financial stability and sustainability of our cooperative community. We will promote member diversity, member and community involvement, and education regarding our rights and responsibilities as co-op members. We are the keepers of our property, and we have the right to expect that all of us will act responsibly to protect and care for that which each own and treasure together. Greenbelt Homes is a planned community that offers a sense of community, tree-lined streets, sidewalks, walking/biking trails and many recreational opportunities. Enjoy life away from the hustle and bustle of urban living, while remaining in close proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Annapolis. Greenbelt Homes is an established neighborhood that includes: 1600 Homes 1-4 bedroom townhouses and detached homes Inner-walkways and Underpasses Common Areas and Woodlands Playgrounds Most of Greenbelt Homes is conveniently located within walking distance of: Historic Greenbelt town center Neighborhood schools Neighborhood stores and restaurants Prince George's County Library City-operated recreational facilities Public transportation


Position
Director, Technical Services Department
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Greenbelt, MD
Details
 

FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Classification: Admin-H

Responsible to: General Manager

Summary Description: Responsible for leading the Technical Services Department to maintain the highest possible standards; achieve planned goals and ensure good public relations with all GHI stakeholders.


Essential Job Functions:

Screen applicants for job vacancies to develop a stable, competent workforce. Foster personal growth of departments staff through periodic evaluation and review.

Maintain an excellent quality standard for services provided by the Technical Services Department, through professional supervision of staff, demonstrating personal enthusiasm and team spirit, and sustaining a climate that instills a feeling of trust and satisfaction. This includes handling service requests and complaints quickly and thoroughly and turning problems into opportunities.

Administer the permit review process for improvements and alterations, ensuring that permit approvals are in compliance with County codes and GHI rules.

Develop budget for department annually.

Plan and supervise the execution of capital improvement programs. Control costs in accordance with budgets.

Serve as GHIs contracting officer: prepares specifications; negotiates and evaluates proposals and processes payments. Monitors contract work.

Undertake engineering and architectural studies and administers contracts for studies that require specialized expertise.

Supervise Reserves Specialists hired to revise GHIs Replacement Reserves and Addition Maintenance Reserves plans. Responsible for maintaining a tracking system to record the replacement dates for specific components that are included in the reserves plans.

Administer unit resale inspection program.

Review and process insurance claims for property damages and/or losses.

Serve as Staff Liaison to Architectural & Review Committee and Yard-line Committee.

Serve as Corporations Safety Officer

a)  Develop annual company safety goals.

b)  Identify company safety training needs and develop and coordinate safety training programs.

c)  Conduct safety training or education programs to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.

d)  Prepare written safety programs and policies.

e)  Plan emergency response drills.

Maintain all controls records, procedures and systems in accordance with the companys directives.

Communicate with stakeholders, including preparing reports and content on behalf of manager supporting areas of responsibility (i.e. Architectural Review Committee, Yardline Committee, and Contract Administration) for Board presentation, review, and acceptance.

Any other duties assigned by General Manager.

Qualifications

Possess a Bachelors Degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering, with five or more years of experience in the building construction and/or maintenance field. The Director, Technical Services should possess the following abilities:

  •  Knowledge of the building trades such as electricity, carpentry and plumbing.

  •  Ability to undertake engineering economic analyses.

  •  Able to read and interpret blueprints and building codes.

  •  Strong leadership and management skills.

  •  Understands federal and state occupational safety and health regulations.

  •  Must be computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

  •  Must have prior working experience supervising contractors and a thorough understanding of the contracting process.

  •  Must possess excelle

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How to apply
Pre-Employment Requirements: Must submit to drug testing and criminal background check Qualified candidates should submit their resume to: mmcneill@ghi.coop Greenbelt Homes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status. GHI offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package. Drug free workplace
Ms. McNeill
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