Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast Job Posting

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					Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast
Job Posting

TITLE:                            Property Director (Chesapeake office)
REPORTS TO:                       Chief Operations Officer
CLASSIFICATION:                   Exempt, Full-Time
COMPENSATION:                     Negotiable Based on Experience ($40,000 Minimum)
POSTED:                           November 2, 2009 (position vacant on 1/1/2010)
CLOSING:                          Open until filled


SUMMARY
Responsible for ensuring the council’s program and service facilities/sites are operational, participates in strategic
planning for future property development, and develops the tactical plan for the maintenance of the council’s
facilities/sites in conformity with Council goals, policies and standards as established by Girl Scouts of the USA,
Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast and other licensing agencies as appropriate.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Serves as a member of the Council’s leadership team, bringing expertise from the department and
  participating in the development and implementation of strategic and tactical plans. Stay updated regarding
  new GSUSA Program models and initiatives.
• Positions sites to support program needs, takes advantage of natural attributes, and serves as wide an
  audience as possible while maintaining fiscal efficiency and safety of members.
• Actively participates in the environmental movement through environmental stewardship and community
  advocacy.
• Provides leadership in the development of safety and risk management policies and protocols related to
  properties’ and facilities’ development, management and usage.
• Ensures that all buildings, facilities and equipment are maintained in accordance with all regulatory and
  accreditation standards. Provides assistance in maintaining certification.
• Develops a safety inspection schedule for all camps and facilities.
• Utilizes a Master Planning Process with regard to properties and equipment. Develops a tactical plan for the
  maintenance of the council’s facilities/sites.
• Provides analytical and staffing support to Board and Board committees regarding capital improvements,
  expansion, acquisition decisions, and short and long range operational and capital improvement plans. Works
  with volunteer task group in the creation and ongoing review of the Long Range Property Plan.
• Develops and administers the operating and capital budgets for site maintenance and property development
  ensuring expenditures do not exceed approved amounts.
• Recruits, hires, trains and supervises property staff. Ensures staff maintain required certifications.
• Develops contract specifications for major projects, solicits bids and selects outside contractors for
  maintenance on council owned/leased facilities/sites.
• Maintains an accurate inventory of all council equipment.
• Oversees maintenance and training for council’s security and safety systems. Distributes key cards and
  alarm codes to staff and volunteers.
• Oversees the use/rental of properties to Girl Scouts and outside groups as permitted by council guidelines
  and procedures.
• Promotes a climate of partnership and collaboration with volunteers, staff, neighbors, community groups,
  government agencies, and the business community to optimize capacity, increase efficiency and ensure
  delivery on objectives.
• Assists in the smooth functioning of the council by performing other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree with five years of successful experience managing property, construction projects and
    development and implementation of maintenance programs; or equivalent combinations of education and
    experience.
• Supervisory experience including strong leadership skills to motivate and retain a high performing staff.
• Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and Internet applications and research. Ability to learn additional
    software as necessary.
• Working knowledge of various machinery and equipment.
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•   Knowledge of health and safety standards and laws, building codes and other federal, state and local
    regulations regarding camp properties.
•   Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials, articulate
    goals and action plans.
•   Demonstrated commitment and ability to interact with diverse populations.
•   Demonstrated experience in the development and administration of budgets.
•   Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evening and weekends. Ability to travel as job requires.
•   Must have reliable, personal transportation, possess a valid driver’s license and insurance, and maintain a
    driving record that meets the council’s insurance requirement for coverage.
•   Ability to work independently and prioritize work while managing multiple deadlines.
•   Ability to analyze data and produce required statistical reports.
•   Ability to occasionally perform heavy lifting (over 50 lbs.) and strenuous work.
•   While performing duties of this job, employee will regularly work near moving mechanical parts, electricity,
    chemicals, and be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
•   Subscribe to the principles of the Girl Scout Movement and become a registered member of GSUSA.
•   Successfully pass criminal background investigation.


HOW TO APPLY             Visit http://www.gsccc.org/Adults_Job.asp for application instructions or send resume,
                         cover letter, and salary history to:
                         Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast, Human Resources
                         912 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322
                         Phone 757-547-4405 Fax 757-547-1872
                         Email: hr@gsccc.org
                         Equal Opportunity Employer




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