Facilities Director

Taking Care of God’s House

Position Overview

Our church building is just one of the many ways God has blessed Gateway and is an important resource we use for ministry! We are seeking a Facilities Director who will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations to ensure that all mechanical and electrical operations and maintenance services are up to date. This role is responsible for ensuring the building systems and the facility work together harmoniously so that spaces for worship and work are safe, comfortable, productive, and sustainable.

Position Responsibilities

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the facility to ensure that all mechanical and electrical operations and maintenance services are effective
  • Supervise maintenance, repairs, and alterations of buildings, grounds, and equipment
  • Maintain a regular schedule of inspections
  • Maintain proper heat, cooling, water, power, plumbing, elevator services, etc. at all times
  • Ensure buildings, structures, and equipment meet legal requirements as well as health and safety standards; ensure annual inspections are completed as required
  • Oversee vendor, contractor, and supplier contracts and serve as the primary contact for all service providers and inspectors
  • Obtain bids, generate purchase orders, and arrange for repair and supply contracts within approved limits
  • Establish and maintain updated lists of alternate vendors and continually evaluate vendors/suppliers
  • Train other employees and volunteers on the appropriate use and care of equipment and systems; recruit and care for volunteer team members
  • Maintain a working knowledge of materials, systems, and code requirements related to maintenance of building facilities
  • Oversee, coordinate, and prioritize maintenance activities; may provide occasional custodial care when needed (restocking bathrooms, cleaning up critical spills, etc.)
  • Interact with staff and volunteers to meet needs, solve problems, and cultivate stewardship of our facility

Required Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Facilities Management; experience may be substituted for certifications
    • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Basic computer skills to maintain logs and inventories; respond to service requests and emails; access maintenance management information and access automated control systems
    • Strong planning & problem-solving skills
    • Solid communication & negotiation abilities
    • Understanding of building maintenance, repairs, and construction procedures
    • Agree to affirm and abide by Gateway Community Church’s belief statement
    • Ability to work on-site at our South Riding location and manage resources and budgets
    • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds and deliver items throughout the buildings
    • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization


To apply, email us at careers@gatewaychurch.org with your resume and let us know why you’d be a great fit!