Director of Buildings and Grounds

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18 Degrees
480 West Street
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
Phone:(413)448-8281
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Company Description:
18 Degrees is where the sun stands just below the horizon at daybreak. It’s more dark than light in that moment, and hard to see the way forward. At 18 Degrees – formerly Berkshire Children and Families – it’s our mission and privilege to meet people at that point, with the promise that for them, for all of us, the light will grow from the start of each new day.

18 Degrees promotes the well-being and strengths of children, youth, and families to build better communities in Western Massachusetts. We provide education, parenting skills and support, prevention and intervention, advocacy, and life skills across a spectrum of programs serving children, young people, individuals and families in four areas: early education and care; foster care and adoption; child and family well-being; youth and community development.

Our approach with folks is to start with questions about their goals – their dreams. Our work is to guide them to the resources, skills, and support that will help them reach their goals. This is not a typical conversation for social service agencies, but it is one that is central to our mission of Every child in a family. Every family in a community. Focusing on hopes and dreams helps those we serve to see that new beginnings are possible.
Director of Buildings and Grounds
48,750 - 51,145 Per Year
Pittsfield
Full Time
Maintenance
Grounds Maintenance
Associate Degree
Preferred
5+
Required

18 Degrees is where new beginnings come to light for children and families – and could be where your new career does the same!   At 18 Degrees, we cultivate teams and leaders to embrace the principles of diversity, equity and inclusiveness to support the needs of our community. The Director of Buildings and Grounds will create a warm and welcoming environment for the people we serve. 

  • Multi-site facilities and vendor management for operational safety of our staff and participants
  • Plan and project manage property improvements using our capital needs assessment.
  • Learn compliance and code for childcare classrooms and playgrounds.
  • Responsible for department budget and managing agency savings.
  • Work with municipal and licensing authorities for regulatory compliance

Associate’s degree or Technical Institute Certification plus 5 year’s experience required; preference of property management or licensed general contractor background.

You’ll receive a competitive salary and multiple benefit and learning opportunities. Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, 18 Degrees, Inc., 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email pmcdermott@18degreesma.org.  Visit our website at www.18degreesma.org.  AA/EOE