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Facility Services Manager - City of Bellevue ( Job # 13-0111)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $6,889.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $9,505.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Civic Services
Closes: September 10, 2014 at 3:05 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


* Pleas note Closing date has been extended to December 9th at 5pm.

This position is responsible for managing all facility activities for the Civic Services department including City Hall, the Bellevue Service Center (BSC) and other general government facilities along with nine Fire Stations and the Public Safety Training Center.  This position plans, directs, organizes, coordinates and manages a broad range of facility management services for the City of Bellevue with primary emphasis in the areas of: facility maintenance, facility operations, budget development, monitoring of expenses and budget and working with the fiscal manager, developing facility rates.


  • Oversees the preparation and presentation of options and proposals for short and long-range planning efforts.
  • Oversees the operations of Facility Planning, (both long and short range), project development, project management and construction management functions of Facilities Management.
  • Performs short and long range planning; oversees the development and monitoring of a strategic maintenance plan for general government buildings.
  • Develops, manages the $6.5 million annual Facility Fund budget and approved expenditures for the fund.
  • Ensure efficient, safe and effective operations of 13 facilities encompassing over 640,000 square feet of building space for the City of Bellevue.
  • Develops and reviews department and divisional policies as necessary.
  • Develops and maintains a culture of excellent customer service for the departments, staff and public that use our buildings.
  • Tracks performance measures related to the division operations.
  • Manages divisional resources including 16 facilities staff, consultants and contractors.
  • Oversees the department’s emergency preparedness response and building security program.
  • Participates in City wide committees.
  • Recruits, selects, supervises and evaluates professional and technical staff; provides direction to staff; ensures resolution of problems; sets priorities, establishes workloads and provides support in decision-making.
  • Establishes and maintains a working environment conducive to positive morale, individual style, quality, creativity, and teamwork.
  • Ensure that business practices are reflective of direction governed by City policy, ordinances and applicable laws.
  • Serve as an integral member of the department’s management team.


  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business or public administration, project/construction management, architecture, civil engineering or related field.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.
  • Certified Facility Manager preferred.


  • Seven or more years of progressively responsible related experience in management of facilities, as well as supervisory experience.
  • ATC-20 Building Damage Assessment certification required or must be attained within 6 months of hire.
  • Experience in developing and monitoring facility operating and capital budgets, monitoring and rate development, preferably for a large public entity.
  • Ability to deal effectively with politically sensitive projects and information.
  • Ability to provide leadership, counsel, motivation and constructive performance reviews to staff, securing their respective commitments to the project’s goals.
  • Ability to lead high visibility or politically sensitive projects.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and elicit cooperation in a team environment.
  • Ability to supervise professional and paraprofessional employees engaged in a wide variety of projects, programs and systems.
  • Knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building maintenance
  • Considerable knowledge of project management principles and construction techniques.
  • Ability to organize, analyze, interpret and evaluate problems and provide practical, cost effective solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, co-workers, contractors and the general public, both orally and in writing.


The physical demands and work environment 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.

Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 20 pounds.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.


For further information about the job, you may contact Frank Pinney at 425.452.6049. For questions or issues regarding the on-line applications system, contact the IT Help Desk at 425.452.4340.

Payroll Title: Facility Services Manager –  Position # 0775

This position is a full-time exempt non-union position




Bellevue City Hall
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004