Society for Human Resource Management

  • Specialist, Facility

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Job ID 2018-1235
    Administrative Services
  • Overview

    The Role:


    The Facility Specialist performs high-level, specialized facilities support function in one or more areas, including but not limited to: mailroom, audio visual, meeting room support, furniture mods, and light maintenance functions. Under general to limited supervision, performs routine and nonroutine duties of a complex nature that requires manual and nonmanual efforts.


    Your Day:


    Responsible for meeting room set-up including coordinating with requestor and other Administrative Service’s employees as needed.


    Manage the work of various facilities vendors and contractors.


    Plan, perform and coordinate basic building repairs including but not limited to hanging pictures and furniture modifications.


    Coordinate employee space needs including setting up new employees or managing work space changes.


    Monitor janitorial service provider.


    Responsible for monitoring Break Rooms and Lunch Rooms to ensure cleanliness and supplies are restocked.


    Conduct daily interior and exterior building inspections and report issues via the JIRA work order system.


    Manage department projects which may require supervision of other Administrative Services employees and various vendors.


    Performs other duties as assigned.


    Must Haves:

    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • 5 years experience working Facility Services in a Class A Facility.
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
    • Strong attention to details.
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
    • Working knowledge of office equipment.

    Let us know if you also have:

    • Facility Management Professional Certification from an accredited institution preferred.
    • 7 years of progressive experience working in Facility Services and Property  Management.
    • Basic knowledge of HVAC.
    • Project and Construction Management.
    • Ability to read and understand construction drawings.

    Physical Demands


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    May require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk, lift, carry and move light to medium weight. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and learn technical information.


    Moderate lifting is required. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to constantly move objects.


    Work Environment


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment. This job requires occasional travel 0-10%.


    The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).


    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or TDD (703) 548-6990.


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