Facilities Manager

Full Time
EXPIRES 24 Mar, 2021

Job Location

Georgetown, Guyana


Job Description: Facilities Manager

Position Overview
Georgetown International Academy Inc. (GIA) is seeking a Facilities Manager to manage
the School’s physical plant and to conduct maintenance of staff apartments and facilities.
GIA is seeking candidates with a strong character, a passion for excellence and the
capacity to work expeditiously to support the School’s mission and vision.


- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering management or related field is desired;
- 5 years working experience in similar field and/or managing projects;
- Excellent computer, interpersonal, organizational, time management &
prioritization skills;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Thorough knowledge of school policies and procedures and experience in project
management will be an asset;


Reports to and is Evaluated by : Head of School and Business Manager
Interfaces with : Principal, Faculty, Administrative and general staff

Job Responsibility: As the Head of Facilities:
- Coordinate general facilities maintenance activities on school campus and
teachers’ apartments;
- Responsible for managing the school’s physical plant and coordination of
construction projects on school campus;

General Performance Responsibilities includes:
Maintenance of Facilities:

○ Ensure that the school’s facilities are functional each day and has a
planned preventative maintenance program;
○ Establish a maintenance routine and checkup cycle for each system;
○ Provide estimated replacement dates for equipment;
○ Make recommendations to Head of School for improvements in buildings
and grounds;
○ Execute decisions pertaining to buildings and grounds and maintenance;
○ Address maintenance matters at the teachers’ apartments and act as
liaison between school personnel and the landlord;
○ Represent GIA’s best interest at all times when working with contractors
and other stakeholders;
○ Supervise and manage all construction and capital projects;

Supervisory Responsibilities:
○ Supervision of all facilities department staff and their respective functions;
○ Maintain records of their attendance, job performance and conduct their
job evaluations;
○ Schedule regular maintenance staff team meetings;
○ Inform maintenance staff members of expectations, policies, regulations
and procedures;
○ Prepare work schedules for maintenance staff to support school wide

Leadership Responsibilities:
○ Attend weekly leadership meetings and Buildings and Grounds committee
meetings when requested;
○ Prepare written monthly reports for the Facilities department

Apply now

Please submit resumes, police clearance and contact information for at least two
references to: joinourteam@giagy.org or 9-10 Delhi Street, Prashad Nagar, Georgetown,
no later than March 12, 2021.

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