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Facilities Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512450-643401
    • Job Location: Wayzata, MN
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Date Updated: August 16, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

The Hotel Landing is actively searching for a proactive, experienced and organized problem solver to join our team as the Facilities Manager. Located only 15 minutes west of Minneapolis Hotel Landing is the premiere boutique hotel on the shores of Lake Minnetonka. Managed by Hay Creek Hotels, this luxury 92 room boutique hotel, includes an upscale restaurant/bar, patio, state of the art meeting facilities and spa.

This position is responsible for maintaining the building, grounds and mechanical equipment with particular attention towards safety and security. Complete various daily maintenance duties requiring technical labor skills including but not limited to, HVAC repairs and adjustment, electrical work, plumbing, light carpentry/construction and appliance repair critical to providing an exceptional experience for guests and staff alike. Manage the daily operations of the Maintenance/Engineering department while providing direction to a small maintenance team of two. Work cross departmentally to proactively tackle issues and concerns. Act with a high sense or urgency on all maintenance related issues while independently solving low level issues as they arise while deciphering, escalating and communicating the large issues appropriately.

Job Summary:

·         Manage customer needs by responding promptly to all guest issues, maintain a responsive complaint program and address all work orders in an efficient and effective manner.

·         Responsible for the proper operations and upkeep of all; electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, tile work, laundry, kitchen, refrigeration, lighting systems, and all specialized equipment. Ensure compliance with city, state and /or federal code ordnances and maintain all required permits and licenses for entire facility.

·         Cost effective management of equipment purchases or leasing, service contracts, repair and maintenance agreements, out-sourcing local 3rd party tradesmen, management and achievement of budgeted capital and repair and maintenance operating costs.

·         Responsible for management of engineering/maintenance staff including; scheduling, employee relations, effective communication venues, coaching, evaluating and reviewing, hiring & training, and leading the team through delegation and accountability.

·         Maintain department expenses within budget. Evaluate third party bids, code invoices, mange direct accounts, and ensure monthly checkbook accounting is complete and accurate.

·         Develop & maintain preventive maintenance programs for all equipment, guest rooms, restaurant, public areas, parking garage and all other facilities located on property

·         Leadership role in curb appeal, landscaping, and grounds maintenance in all weather conditions.

·         Manage the hotels safety, security and health programs with local fire department, other emergency respondents and vendors to educate staff in areas related to; Energy conservation, Security protection, Safety awareness, loss prevention, safety manual, OSHA regulations, Right to Understand Law, safety committee, emergency processes and fire alarm procedures

·         Adheres to all; health, sanitation, safety and security, laws, policies and procedures in the department/hotel.

·         Monitors and ensures departmental compliance with all state and federal wage and hour employment laws

Hay Creek offers an extensive benefit and incentive package, including;

·         Insurance Benefit package, to include Company-funded Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Accident, and Critical Illness

·         Competitive Salary/Wages

·         Competitive Paid Time Off Structure including Vacation, Sick, Holiday Pay, Jury Duty Leave, and Bereavement Leave

·         Standard Annual Performance/Salary Reviews

·         Merit and Cost of Living Adjustments

·         Complimentary Meals Daily

·         Free Parking

·         Employee and Friends & Family Lodging Discounts as low as forty-nine dollars per night at all HCH Properties

·         Discounts at specific property partners (NEIRA, Historic Hotels of America)

·         50% Discount when Dining at any HCH Property

·         Industry Discounts through Working Advantage (Entertainment Tickets, Hotels, Rental Cars, Outdoor Activities, Restaurants, etc.)

·         Discounts at each of our Spas, Golf Courses, Fitness rooms/programs and other featured amenities

·         Supportive, open-door policy work environment

·         Work Culture that is fun, energetic and motivating

·         Employee Recognition Program - 'Delight and Surprise Dollars'

·         Accelerated Career Advancement to include professional enrichment, conferences & classes, and manager in training programs.


Experience and Skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1year previous maintenance/engineering or broad construction experience required; previous maintenance experience in a hotel environment a plus
  • Extensive HVAC knowledge and experience required
  • Ability to communicate well with others both verbally and in written form
  • Must be very skilled with technology and a quick learner. Working knowledge of a Property Management System preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite; Outlook, Excel and Word required.
  • Ability to work in a constructive, team working environment with a positive, upbeat and customer-focused attitude.
  • Ability to operate smoothly under pressure and stress.

Hay Creek Hotels ensures all candidates are able to apply for employment. If you require a reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing an online application, please contact the local Human Resource office at the hotel in which you are applying.