Facilities Manager is responsible for the oversight of all physical operations
for Boston Center for the Arts (BCA). The Manager must demonstrate effective
written and oral communication skills necessary for regular contact with
professional peers, staff, patrons, contractors and city officials. The Manager
works collaboratively to develop and implement all site policies, procedures,
programs and systems. This position also requires that the Manager work with
the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Venue Operations to develop long
and short-range maintenance planning.
Facilities Manager is responsible for supervising the Associate Maintenance
Technician and cleaning staff, including the assignment of work and follow
through on the completion of work, routine inspection of common areas,
scheduling of special projects, coordinating event needs, performing preventive
maintenance work orders and scheduling these repairs. This individual must show
exceptional maturity and leadership and an ability to effectively communicate
and follow the mission of BCA and the policies of the President and Board of
Duties and Responsibilities
duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Manage and complete work order
requests from. This includes ensuring that all maintenance and cleaning in
the building and grounds is completed. Completion of work orders
involves lifting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching,
grasping, pushing, and pulling.
- Keep accurate records for work
performed and equipment purchased for the property utilizing the Yardi
- Fulfill and coordinate emergency
on-call responsibilities. Must have a current valid driver’s license
and have a reliable method of transportation to respond to such
- Provide technical support to BCA staff
- Maintain records of utility usage
and investigate any inconsistencies in usage. Make energy saving
recommendations whenever necessary.
- Maintain inventory of all
maintenance equipment and parts belonging to the property.
- Perform seasonal grounds work that
includes raking, sweeping, shoveling and trimming. Tasks involve
lifting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, grasping,
pushing, and pulling.
- Ensure safe maintenance of all
- Attend meetings and serve on teams,
- Any other duties as assigned.
Significant professional experience related to position tasks required;
Associate’s degree or related experience preferred.
The successful candidate will have: ability to work independently
and creatively; basic skills in painting, carpentry, HVAC, electrical and
plumbing; familiarity with construction practices and laws governing the
construction, maintenance, and repair of historic and public buildings; strong
oral and written communication skills; experience managing a staff; experience
working in a collaborative environment; ability to multi-task successfully;
experience working with the Microsoft Office Suite; excellent organizational
skills; and an ability to maintain the highest professional ethics at all
performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk,
sit, bend and stoop; use hands to operate objects, tools, and/or controls;
reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and/or
crawl; talk and/or hear; taste and/or smell. The employee must occasionally
lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and the ability to adjust focus. Employee must have ability to work
in outdoor and indoor work environments.
How To Apply:
send a cover letter, resume/CV and the names of three (3) relevant references,
electronic submissions preferred, to:
Kristi Keefe, Chief Operating Officer
Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116
will not be contacted without permission of the applicant.
Center for the Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BCA prohibits
discrimination based upon an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship, color,
creed, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected
by applicable federal, state or local law.
August 30, 2019
Salary is commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package is available to all full-time employees.
About this Organization:
Boston Center for the Arts is an historic nonprofit performing and visual arts complex that supports working artists to create, perform and exhibit new work; builds new audiences and connects art to community.
BCA is located in Boston's South End, the largest landmark district in the United States. BCA is a four acre complex that includes: The Cyclorama, built in 1884 to display a panorama painting, is on the National Register of Historic Places. The 23,000 square foot Cyclorama rotunda is now the site of exhibitions, performances and community events and houses the Community Music Center of Boston, the Art Connection, the Boston Ballet Costume Shop, three small theaters and a rehearsal studio. The Tremont Estates Building, originally an organ factory built in 1850, now houses over 50 artist studios, the Mills Gallery, two rehearsal spaces and Banyan Bar + Refuge. Boston Ballet's headquarters, a 1991 building designed by noted architect Graham Gund, houses rehearsal and administrative spaces, and a ballet school. For more information, please visit, www.bcaonline.org