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Director of Operations

Company: Department of General Services
Location: Annapolis
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

IntroductionThe Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) supports State and local government agencies, as well as local non-profit organizations and the citizens of Maryland, by providing facilities management, real estate and surplus property services, as well as security and law enforcement for State buildings. DGS is also responsible for a full spectrum of facilities engineering, design and construction services, almost $1 billion in annual contract administration, and overseeing the State procurement process. Here at DGS, we truly Do Great Service... Consider joining our team!This is a Management Service position which serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority ("at-will").GRADE24LOCATION OF POSITIONThis position is available with the Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Facilities Management, located at 29 St. Johns Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. Main Purpose Of JobThe Director of Operations will provide executive level leadership and oversight of DGS Facilities Management staff who are directly involved in the daily work of operating and maintaining DGS buildings. This position ensures projects are completed and the priorities of the office and the department are met.POSITION DUTIESDuties for this position include but are not limited to: - Provide leadership, guidance and instruction for the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Unit and Superintendents to ensure buildings are fully operational and CMMS is operating at full capability to monitor building conditions and predict maintenance needs. Develop strategic plans, standard operating procedures and detailed work plans. Recommend policies and identify ways to promote more efficient operations.- Resolve departmental issues and interpret policies. Function as liaison between senior management and subordinate staff. Coordinate with Assistant Secretary to identify and act on priorities. Work with the Office of Design, Construction & Energy on maintenance and capital projects. Ensure operations stay within budget.- Represent the Office of Facilities Management at internal and external meetings, including meetings with other agencies, officials and the general public. Communicate goals and priorities effectively. Stand in for the Assistant Secretary as directed and present a positive image for the office.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.Experience: At least five (5) years of professional experience as a senior level manager of commercial or government office building management, operations and maintenance. At least five (5) years of professional experience performing maintenance on building mechanical systems (such as but not limited to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, etc.) At least two (2) years of experience developing strategic plans and standard operating procedures.DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSStrong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualifications. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.- Strong written and verbal communication skills for dealing with executive level leadership team, agency management, staff, vendors and building tenants.PDN-993d6105-6249-46f1-8f93-57cb517cac5b

Keywords: Department of General Services, Baltimore , Director of Operations, Professions , Annapolis, Maryland

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