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Maintenance Director

Company: Avalon Health Care Group
Location: Salem
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


Avalon Care Center - Keizer is seeking an organized and dedicated Maintenance Director to join our growing team!

The Maintenance Director will ensure the building(s), equipment and utilities are maintained in good working order and facility grounds are properly maintained in accordance with facility policies and State and Federal Regulations. Experience in a health care setting is required; long term care experience preferred.

We are looking for individuals who embrace a reverence for life and a heart for healing. With enthusiasm and compassion, our Avalon family works with our patients and their families as well as with our communities to celebrate life every day! If you have a love for the elderly and great leadership skills, we want you!

Come join our team! We offer a rewarding career and opportunities for advancement!


  • Perform minor repairs and supervise the day-to-day repair, improvement and preventative maintenance of the building, equipment, lawn and grounds; arrange for and manage outside repair, maintenance and construction services according to procedures; and may perform and supervise floor care.
  • Supervise maintenance staff in the day-to-day facility operations of assigned areas. Make job assignments and set priorities. Orient new staff and participate in recruitment and selection. Communicate policies, assist and coach as needed.
  • Monitor work assignments, provide feedback, evaluate performance and discipline as needed.
  • Maintain record manage budgets and supplies, and fulfill department head responsibilities.
  • Ensure equipment and work areas are clean, safe and orderly; and strict adherence to procedures regarding cleaners or hazardous materials or objects; ensure Universal Precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures are followed; and promptly address any hazardous conditions and equipment.
  • Comply with Company policies involving all safety and infection control procedures to include the proper use of mechanical lifts, gait belts and personal protective back supports.
  • Comply with standard Lock Out/Tag Out procedures for electrical repairs.
  • Attend and participate in educational activities, in-service training, and staff meetings; assist in orientation and training other staff.
  • Participate in Quality Improvement activities as assigned.

    • Must have minimum 5 years' experience in plumbing, electrical, HVAC, painting, and carpentry repairs or equivalent technical knowledge or licensing.
    • Must have the ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions in English.
    • Must have strong working knowledge of Life Safety code regulations applicable to the health care industry.
    • Must be familiar with State and local building code regulations.
    • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other associates.
    • Basic understanding of computer technology.
    • Must meet all local health regulations, and pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation and reference inquiry.
    • Must be responsive to after hour and weekend calls (24/7).
    • Must provide proof of COVID Vaccination/exemption upon hire.

Keywords: Avalon Health Care Group, Salem , Maintenance Director, Executive , Salem, Oregon

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