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Facilities Operations Coordinator

Denver Botanic Gardens

Full Time
Posted July 20, 2022
About Denver Botanic Gardens: Green inside and out, Denver Botanic Gardens was founded in 1951 and is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, The Gardens has a robust living plant collection, natural history collection and art collection along with temporary art exhibitions. The Gardens is a dynamic, 24-acre urban oasis in the heart of the city, offering unforgettable opportunities to flourish with unique garden experiences for the whole family – as well as world-class exhibitions, education, and plant conservation research programs. 
For more information, visit us online at www.botanicgardens.org.
Denver Botanic Gardens is currently hiring for a Full Time Facilities Operations Coordinator  in our Operations Department! Read below to see if the requirements might be a good fit for you:
Job Summary:
This position acts as customer-oriented liaison between the Operations department and other DBG departments, collaborating to ensure a positive and pleasant visitor experience as well as the safety, cleanliness, functionality and visual appeal of the Denver Botanic Gardens. 
Responsibilities include: coordination amongst departments for both public and private events to ensure timeliness and accuracy of event setup and breakdown; assigning and tracking work orders, completing the feedback loop and preparing reports; 
High School Diploma or GED and six months facilities management experience with managing staff and vendors. 
Must possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken, 
excellent human relations skills; 
strong organizational and computer skills and abilities. 
Must possess valid Colorado Driver’s License. 
Additional experience includes a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Manager Plus (or other CMMS) and standard office equipment. 
  • Language Skills: Ability to ready, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or board of directors.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with basic mathematical accounting and budgeting concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Essential Job Duties:
  • Communicates closely with Operations Staff and all other Department event coordination leads; Oversees event setup including generating diagrams within the software, tracking inventory, verifying setup information ensuring accurate, timely completion of setups.
  • Takes the lead in event setups.
  • Responsible for prioritizing, scheduling, assigning and tracking work orders and communicating with requestors and operations staff.
  • Responsible for vendor and contractor coordination to include contract administration, access and escort coordination, communication loop with DBG departments, scheduling and invoice processing.
  • Performs regular property inspections for cleanliness, repair issues and overall property maintenance.
  • Serves as daily lead to ensure accurate and timely completion of Facility Custodial Technician duties.
  • Provides daily report of accomplishments/issues.
  • Operate pressure washer to ensure all exterior hardscape is clean and free of debris, including mechanical power blower.
  • Ensure tripping, or other safety hazards are immediately reported to supervisor.
  • Ensures all trash is picked up on the external grounds daily.
  • Performs quality checks on all custodial and event tasks to ensure satisfactory completion by Facility Custodial Technicians.
  • Participates in recommending capital repairs, equipment repair and replacement. 
  • Responds to issues on assigned projects and advises pertinent issues to Manager.
  • Assists with inventory maintenance, supplies purchases and routine preventive maintenance schedules as directed.
  • Continuously works to innovate and create improved systems and processes.
Other Job Duties:
  • Assists with the creation/implementation and coordination of assigned projects utilizing contractors, vendors and staff to apply timely repairs to facility components.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution orientated demeanor when interacting with staff, members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.
  • Participates in the development of an operational policy for onsite caterers and events other vendors.
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, skills required of personnel so classified.
· Effective immediately, Denver Botanic Gardens will require new employees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or request a variance for medical or religious reasons (please contact Human Resources for the necessary forms if you wish to apply for an exemption).  Please provide proof of your vaccination to orientation.
Denver Botanic Gardens has an incredible benefits package for eligible employees!
Our major benefits include a choice of Medical Plans, a Dental and Vision Plan and Life Insurance Plan. We have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and a Healthcare Spending Account (HSA).
The Gardens offers a generous Retirement Savings Plan with Company contribution of 6% after one year of service for eligible participants.
The Gardens also offers paid holidays, vacation, sick time and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and an RTD ECO pass.
For eligible employees, The Gardens employment also includes a complimentary Denver Botanic Gardens Membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets. 
Come work for a place that offers you SO much more than just a paycheck!

Compensation: $20.19 to $26.40 per hour

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