CVETS is searching for a qualified facilities manager to work alongside security and maintenance staff to ensure our buildings and grounds are clean and safe. The facilities manager oversees all aspects of building functions and guarantees the safety and functionality of all facilities. Duties include running routine safety inspections, corresponding with contractors, planning maintenance work, maintaining records, and supervising facilities staff. Our ideal candidate is well-versed in facilities management processes and exhibits high multitasking and organizational abilities.
Objectives of this role
Ensure all building facilities adhere to proper safety standards and cleaning procedures
Maintain equipment and building provisions to meet health and safety requirements
Organize and plan building installments and refurbishments
Supervise facilities staff and communicate with external contractors and vendors
Handle insurance contracts
Keep building and all facilities up to code and accurately follow maintenance protocol
Delegate cleaning and maintenance responsibilities to team members
Run routine maintenance inspections
Monitor interior and exterior areas of building for cleanliness and general conservation
Prepare and implement project budgets and timeframes
Comply with all health and safety policies and procedures
Support maintenance and installment work as needed
Skills and qualifications
Advanced mechanical and plumbing skills
Knowledge of HVAC and other building systems
Ability to lift heavy objects and do other labor-intensive tasks
Excellent time management and multitasking skills
Basic understanding of accounting and finance principles
Great leadership and problem-solving skills
Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credential, or equivalent
Experience planning and maintaining facility budgets
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional leadership experience
Contract handling experience
Strong attention to detail
About the Columbia Area
Prime Location: CVETS is in Columbia, SC which is South Carolina’s capital city. Columbia was ranked in the “Top 50 Best Places to Live” by US News and World Report for good reason. Columbia is home to many fabulous local restaurants, breweries, museums, and nightlife. Go kayaking on the rapids of the Saluda River, check out local artwork at the world-class Columbia Museum of Art, and try out the craft beer at some of Columbia’s breweries to get the full experience.
Features of Columbia, SC:
Affordable Cost of Living
Trendy Restaurants and Breweries
Excellent Schools and Universities
Day Trips for Days: Columbia is only a 1.5 hour drive from the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston, known as The Holy City, is known for its history, seafood restaurants, shopping, and romantic appeal. If you’re thinking about a mountain weekend, Lexington/West Columbia is only a 2.5 hour drive away from Asheville, NC. There you can check out the beautiful blue ridge mountains, see the Biltmore Estate, and enjoy lots of craft beer at Asheville’s famous breweries.
Your Schedule: Our hospital and its staff have been designed with a culture aimed at exceptional client services and personal job fulfillment. Your schedule would be Monday-Friday with some flexibility.
CVETS, Columbia Veterinary Emergency Trauma and Specialty, is a new Specialty/ER hospital looking to add to our team. Our hospital opened in May of 2018 and is growing rapidly. We are just finishing adding another 20,000 square feet to our hospital. The facility includes dedicated suites for Critical Care, ER, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Neurology, Rehab, Cardiology, and Imaging, including both MRI and CT along with a Hyperbaric Chamber as well as a conference room that will hold 40-60 people. Our team is dedicated to teaching making our Internship and Residency programs successful. The hospital is located on the northeast side of Columbia, South Carolina - an area that is rapidly growing and was not previously serviced by specialty care. The hospital and its staff have been designed with a culture aimed at exceptional client services and personal job fulfillment. We have also opened a separate free-standing Urgent Care Facility in West Columbia.