Mundo Verde PCS (learn more)

Washington, District of Columbia (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3757898
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: July 1, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Facility Manager




Job Overview: The Facilities Manager is a member of the Operations and Facilities Teams who support the daily operations of Mundo Verde Bilingual PCS. They are responsible for ensuring effective and efficient day-to-day facility operations, running preventative maintenance, overseeing buildings, handling vendors to provide critical building services, and monitoring facility budgets.The Facilities Manager position is critical to the operation of the school and the duties are many and varied. Each of Mundo Verde’s campuses have a dedicated Facilities Manager, however each should have a working knowledge of both campuses and building systems to provide coverage and support as needed. 


Reports to and Supervises: This position currently reports directly to the Director of Operational Strategy & Effectiveness or his/her designee


The Facilities Manager does not currently have any direct reports but may manage custodial staff in the future and is responsible for managing facility related vendors.


Responsibilities and Duties

School Safety

  • Maintain a safe, clean and inviting school for students, faculty and staff
  • Conducts and documents inspections of school facilities to evaluate the physical condition of buildings, equipment and grounds
  • Ensure proper operation of building systems including (not limited to) HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Life Safety Systems, hardware, security (including arming and disarming the building as needed), etc.
  • Responsible for scheduling annual inspections for all relevant equipment with contracted vendors
  • Support school safety by assisting with student arrival and dismissal procedures
  • Ensures security and serves in designated role for school emergency procedures as directed by supervisor
  • Attends to emergencies outside of regular school hours 
  • Maintain knowledge regarding methods of industrial cleaning, safety practices and procedures, and health standards and hazards
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with regulations; maintain up-to-date building documentation and certifications


Vendor Management 

  • As appropriate, solicit and analyze proposals from contractors to perform various repairs and special maintenance for recommendation to supervisor 
  • Checks and verifies completion of vendors work aligned with original quotations and executed contracts
  • Assists in maintaining an up-to-date facility vendor contact list
  • Operates, maintains or supervises custodial functions for either vended or in-house staff as directed by supervisor 
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with local regulations regarding vendor procurement
  • Direct vendors as necessary onsite to manage repair and maintenance of building mechanical systems


Facilities and Supplies

  • Oversees building and grounds maintenance
  • Hands on day-to-day operation of building systems with electrical and plumbing troubleshooting and minor repairs and maintenance
  • Maintain and organize equipment and related building supplies
  • Responsible for maintaining preventative maintenance schedules for all equipment and building systems in line with the school’s facilities plan
  • Provides input on recommended maintenance, mechanical, electrical, and facility design modifications
  • Assist in moving furniture and items as needed for staff and special events
  • Works with supervisor to determine priorities of action required for repairs and preventative maintenance, sanitation standards and installations
  • Track and communicate status of project requests to requestors and other interested parties to ensure timely feedback and accountability
  • Maintain manual and electronic documents, files and records (inspection records, time sheet, work orders and requisitions, supplies, chemical storage, crisis management data, security controls) for the purpose of documenting activities and ensuring an up-to-date reference
  • Ability to work overhead and climb ladders, crouched positions, basic carpentry skills, walk stairwells and lift up to 75lbs



  • Attend and participate in Operations team meetings
  • Be available for on-call facility issues on evenings, weekends and as needed
  • Meet with supervisor to evaluate progress, growth and performance using Mundo Verde's evaluation process


Other duties as assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Values


  • Candidates must have an associate’s degree, vocational training, or equivalent experience. 
  • Safety procedures and OSHA certification preferred. 
  • Must be comfortable using a computer and other technology. 
  • Hand and power tool knowledge and use required as well as an ability to adjust to unexpected tasks and schedule to the updated priorities.  
  • Must be fluent in English, bilingual in Spanish preferred. 
  • Experience in a school setting is preferred. 

Skills and Values

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills and high detail orientation and strict adherence to deadlines and deliverables
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated ability to be an independent solutions-oriented problem-solver
  • Commitment to demonstrate love and joy towards students, colleagues, and the work
  • Willing, hard-working attitude with a growth mindset toward self, students, and colleagues
  • Ability to take ownership of personal work and the school mission
  • Capacity to embody the characteristics of a Community Steward by practicing six community building virtues and values every day: 1) Empathy, 2) Speak your truth, 3) Perseverance, 4) Inquiry, 5) Collaboration, and 6) Appreciation
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work on a team
  • Flexibility, professionalism, creativity and a willingness to learn
  • Versatility and willingness to learn new skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated commitment to Mundo Verde’s mission


Other Job Details


  • Schedule: 8 hour day starting at 7:50am (may be required to attend meetings after student dismissal)
  • Location: Calle 8 Campus, 4401 8th St. NE, Washington DC 
  • Position Type (STAFF): This is a 12-month salaried position which is exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. 
  • Employment subject to TB test, fingerprinting and background check


What we offer

Mundo Verde cares for and values our phenomenal staff and provides the following:  

  • A competitive salary based on one’s education and experience 
  • A Tier 1 school home in which to inspire children in a progressive environment
  • An opportunity to be a part of developing compassionate global stewards and life-long biliterate learners
  • Colleagues who are devoted to their practice, their students, and the school mission
  • A leadership team dedicated to supporting professional growth by providing feedback and support 
  • Professional development opportunities as available
  • FT salary: A benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, short/long-term and life insurance, employer contributions to a 401(k), a transportation stipend, and paid time off (25 days of PTO: 5 Sick, 20 Personal), off on  holidays scheduled in the school calendar. 

Check out our Virtual Open House on February 17th!


MVBPCS is an equal opportunity employer


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Facilities
    Support Staff > Maintenance
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Michelle Sinkgraven
    • 3220 16th St. NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20010

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