Willamette View
  • Administration CORP
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Dependent on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurances, Flexible Spending, 401k with up to 3%match, Paid Time Off, 6 Paid Holidays, 24/7 Fitness Center, Swimming Pool and free meal available at each shift.

Unique Position - Director of Plant Operations
Portland, Oregon

Willamette View's Director of Plant Operations is a unique position due to the multiple skill sets required to be successful. The individual that fills this position must be able to work strategically as they lead, manage and develop campus facility and maintenance operations for multiple buildings on this 27 acre site. In addition, the position requires the ability to play a lead role in supporting master site development and emergency management systems as well as traditional campus-wide maintenance services. Hands on management skills are essential for the oversight of Environmental Services, Grounds and Security, Maintenance, transportation and general resident service programs, general purchasing,  capital repair and improvement projects for Willamette View and all personnel supporting these areas.

The strategic focus of this position requires an individual committed to Willamette View's mission/vision/values; with exceptional leadership skills; a proven track record of successful team building; fiscal management, including the ability to engage and negotiate contracts; outstanding communication skills and a "hands on" approach working with residents and staff.

Willamette View's campus is located on beautifully landscaped acreage overlooking the Willamette River, minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon, and includes, in part, more than 450 residential units, three dining venues and corporate offices. We are a nationally accredited Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) with our mission being to "Inspire the Art of Living Well." Through our wellness initiatives we develop personalized programs to promote all aspects of wellness for residents and staff.

If you have a passion for working with seniors and possess the ability to move from strategic to tactical thinking and from collaborative decision making to implementation, this is a position you need to consider.


Educational/Licensure Certification Requirements:

  • Must possess a four-year college degree in maintenance, engineering, construction management or a related field. (Seven years of experience beyond minimum may be substituted for degree).
  • Prefer certification in electrical or HVAC systems
  • Valid Driver's License

Work Experience:

  • Must possess a minimum of five to seven years of demonstrated knowledge of facilities management/physical plant operations experience; 10 years preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:    

  • Must possess strong leadership abilities and the ability to communicate tactfully and relate well with staff, residents, family members, guests, government agencies, vendors and general public.
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop and implement tactical and strategic goals and objectives as assigned.
  • Must be receptive and responsive to changes in workload and/or focus of work, as well as seek out new methods, principles and opportunities and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices and modify actions to suit business needs.
  • Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and have the ability to apply current industry specific technology.
  • Must have the ability to effectively exercise individual discretion in the interpretation and implementation of company policies and procedures.
  • Must have an inclusive management approach that cultivates an atmosphere of mutual respect and act with integrity in all matters of business processes and relationships and apply ethical standards when making decisions.        
  • Must be able to work long hours including weekends and holidays.


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