Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council
  • 11-Sep-2017 to 28-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Full Time


The Facility Superintendent will report directly to the Executive Director of the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center.  This position's primary responsibilities include planning, organizing and directing the maintenance, repair and alteration of the buildings and grounds; serving as the lead for developing facilities and capital projects; ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently and within regulatory guidelines and projected deadlines; preparing and managing the annual budgets for the maintenance, grounds and janitorial departments; and ensuring optimal utilization of personnel and other resources. This position will also serve as staff adviser to the facilities sub-committee of the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center Advisory board. The Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center is owned and operated by the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Direct projects (e.g. site repairs/construction, preventive maintenance, etc.) to ensure completion within established time frames, project design and budget, utilizing staff and/or vendors, as appropriate.
  • Participate in the development of goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures; make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures; participate in the implementation of approved policies and procedures; monitor work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures. Insure safety by enforcing American Camp Association standards, The Guide to Safe Scouting standards, OSHA, and Hazardous Materials regulations, train employees and volunteers in these standards and maintain appropriate safety record sheets. 
  • Participate in the preparation and administration of the facility maintenance budget; submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures; prepare cost estimates; submit justifications for equipment; monitor budget expenditures.
  • Develop long and short range maintenance plans/programs (e.g. emergency response plans, preventive maintenance plans, annual budget, etc.) to ensure that resources are effectively utilized.
  • Ensure that all physical property and equipment, including pools, motor vehicles and machinery, are kept in safe, clean and reliable operating condition.
  • Ensure that fire protection equipment is in good working order. Enforce fire regulations, fire drills, transportation, parking, communication and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • Maintain water lines, irrigation systems, electrical systems, septic and sewer systems on a regular basis for safety and good repair.
  • Monitor and control supplies and equipment; order supplies and tools as necessary; prepare documents for equipment procurement; prepare specifications and contracts for contract services.
  • Coordinate construction projects, remodels, and other special projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of various contracts, requests for proposals, and reports.
  • Perform the more technical and complex tasks of the work unit.
  • Coordinate with contractors in providing contract services.
  • Answer questions; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Make regular inspections of property to determine essential repairs and corrective action required.

 In relations with the staff:

Establish schedules and methods for providing facility maintenance and janitorial services; identify resource needs; review needs with appropriate management staff; allocate resources accordingly.

  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for facility maintenance and janitorial. Perform personnel functions (e.g. interviewing, evaluating, supervising, etc.) to maintain adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel and achieving objectives within budget.
  • Provide and encourage staff development, education, evaluations, and feedback.
  • Train or coordinate training in facility maintenance and safety methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Establish relationships and work with Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center Advisory board.
  • Work closely with the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center team, and Orange County Boy Scouts of America staff to support overall operation.

Education and Qualifications:

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a

short period in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

  • Operations, services, and activities of a building maintenance, repair, and construction program.
  • Materials, methods, terminology, equipment and tools used in the maintenance, repair, and construction of building structures and systems including those used in performing rough and finished carpentry, plumbing, heating, electrical, mechanical, and painting work.
  • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
  • Basic principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
  • Equipment, tools and materials used in facility maintenance activities.
  • Construction and project management principles.
  • Principles and practices of safety management.
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Pertinent local, state and federal laws, ordinances, codes, and rules.

Ability to:

  • Read and understand construction drawings, plans and specifications.
  • Organize, implement and direct facility maintenance operations and activities.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Interpret and explain pertinent department policies and procedures.
  • Develop cost estimates for supplies and equipment.
  • Perform the most complex maintenance duties and operate related equipment.
  • Demonstrate tact and diplomacy with the public.
  • Develop and recommend systems and procedures related to assigned operations.
  • Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely

provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


  • Two to four years of college level course work in business, management, engineering, or a related field.


  • 5-10 years of increasingly responsible facility maintenance experience including lead supervisory experience.

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC and pool maintenance preferred
  • Ability to perform a variety of basic maintenance skills, including plumbing, electrical, and carpentry, with specialized capability in at least one technical skill. Has experience in using hand tools.
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