Facilities Manager

Breckendale Flower Farm   Breckenridge, MN   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on January 4, 2022
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Facilities Manager

Breckendale Flower Farm in Breckenridge, MN

$35,000 - $50,000

Objective: To manage and direct the maintenance and repair of the facilities, equipment, and grounds in accordance with the highest standard of functionality, safety, and aesthetics.

Requirements:
Positive attitude, strong communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to work independently and stay on task. Punctuality and consistency with schedule obligations. This is being offered as full-time year-round position, but hourly candidates should still apply. Schedule will be dependent on season with workload expected to require up to 60 hrs/week in April and May, Fall and Winter requiring less hours. Flexibility in scheduling and weekend availability required.

Responsibilities:
* Leadership
* Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work
* Develop safety policies and procedures
* Provide training on safety policies and procedures
* Keep Facilities organized and clean, keeping shop area accessible and organized
* Assist Manager with day-to-day duties as needed
* Opening/Closing Duties

Facilities
* Unit Heater annual maintenance, daily checks
* Emergency generator
* Drip System yearly maintenance
* Water system - Installing/Maintaining and removing backflow valves and pump
* Grounds - mowing, weed control and algae, raking, snow removal, clean-up
* Vehicle maintenance - oil changes, repair
* Greenhouse poly repair and replacement
* Vent and fan maintenance
* Lights and ballasts
* Parking Lot Management including snow removal and gravel upkeep
* Safety training and review
* Stacking and sorting of recycled greenhouse plastics

Production
* Un-pack/un-load plant material off trucks and semis
* Run Bobcat - complete safety training and follow all safety procedures
* Unload plant deliveries using greenhouse bedding carts and trolleys
* Push and pull carts of plants
* Re-stock and consolidate plants
* Maintain clean and tidy work areas
* Put away or return all plastic, tools cardboard carts or other supplies at the end of each shift or when work is complete

Driver
* Adhere to all traffic laws
* Perform deliveries and pick-ups
* Maintain current and valid Driver's License
* Maintain valid DOT health card
* Maintain Driver's Daily Log
* Re-fuel vehicles
* Complete 100-mile roundtrip with cargo van and 26-foot cargo trailer

Pest Management
* Willingness to obtain pesticide applicator license
* Must follow all state guideline when working with chemicals
* Apply pesticides and plant growth regulators
* Be available after business hours to apply pesticides

Other
* Assist in other store duties such as cleaning projects, pricing, painting etc.
* All other duties as assigned or needed

Benefits:
* Healthcare and Dental Insurance
* 401K Plan
* Cell Phone reimbursement plan

Position Reports to:
General Manager

Knowledge and Skills
This position requires relevant job experience in a greenhouse setting or in a similar or related field OR desirable attributes that support the objective and requirements of this position. Appreciation for plants and gardening. Basic plant knowledge is desirable, but not required. Familiarity with technology and facilities repairs.

Physical Requirements
This is a physical job that requires you to be on your feet for the duration of your shift. Must have the ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as lifting, bending, reaching, walking, pushing, and pulling carts and handling and sorting of materials. Must be able to lift 10-20 lbs. repetitively. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to tolerate hot and humid conditions in the greenhouse and various weather conditions outside. Must hydrate as needed.


Breckendale Flower Farm

Breckenridge , MN