Myers Park Presbyterian Church Facilities Manager

Department:                Operations
Reports To:                    Operations Director,, 704.376.3695 x243
FLSA Status:                   Salaried / FT/ Exempt
Revised Date:               July 2019
Funding Source:           GF – Personnel


Cares for the church facilities by providing leadership and personal work ethic that fosters a culture of positive customer service, excellent operations and proactive maintenance. Provides supervision and direction to sexton staff; ensures Church building and grounds are clean and in orderly condition; performs and manages tasks related to building maintenance; develops vendor relationships and performs project work as assigned.


Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field (preferred) and five years of applicable experience; or equivalent combination or education, certifications and experience.


  • Provides supervision and creates work schedules for sexton staff
  • Works a flexible schedule for supervision and event support
  • Available on-call for emergencies, fire alarms, security alarms, and major equipment failures
  • Invests in staff through supervision, training, safety, and by example to achieve desired outcomes
  • Assigns work orders to appropriate staff to ensure set-ups, maintenance projects, and general cleaning duties are completed with a high degree of quality
  • Performs setups, general maintenance and housekeeping duties alongside staff as needed
  • Performs basic repairs related to plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting and landscape maintenance
  • Notifies management concerning need for major repairs or additions to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, security, safety, and critical operating equipment
  • Responsible for ordering janitorial supplies and equipment required for cleanliness, safety, efficiency and within budget limits
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with various trade contractors to ensure quality, timeliness, and performance; manages contracts and contractors as assigned by Operations Director
  • Performs project related work as assigned by Operations Director
  • Conducts weekly review of building and grounds to maintain, discover and improve cleanliness, maintenance, safety, and security concerns
  • Provides support in building automation systems (BAS); audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems; security systems; event calendar and work order systems
  • Assists with vehicle fleet upkeep and routine maintenance scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned by Operations Director


  • Fosters an attitude of caring customer service that supports the congregation, staff, and guests
  • Provides good communication with staff, congregation, and guests
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships and cooperative work-environment.
  • Supports church mission and culture
  • Displays knowledge and understanding required to work with the complexities of ministry in a large church
  • Demonstrates administrative and organizational skills, with an attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments at one time
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team to assess needs and produce results
  • Exhibits an ownership of responsibility and follow-through on commitments.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk/hear
  • The employee frequently is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • The employee occasionally will need to work on a ladder and walk on a roof within safety guidelines


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and extreme heat
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate