Head of Maintenance & Facilities - Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

October 04, 2017

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Washington, District of Columbia 20008
http://www.hillwoodmuseum.org

From the captivating life of Marjorie Post to the exquisitely maintained mansion and gardens, the Hillwood experience outshines even the Fabergé Eggs!  We are a passionate organization, proud of our reputation as one of Washington’s top cultural destinations.  Advancing our mission of preserving and interpreting Marjorie’s life story, her magnificent collection of fine and decorative arts, and her beautifully landscaped estate, requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly engaged group of people. 

Hillwood is seeking a Head of Maintenance and Facilities due to a recently announced retirement.  This is a terrific opportunity for someone ready to step-up and “run their own show” or someone looking to apply their talents in a one of a kind environment.    In this highly visible role, you will oversee all facilities maintenance operations and initiatives leading an in-house maintenance team supported by a cadre of top-notch specialty contractors.   The scope of your activities will  encompass facility repairs, custodial maintenance and logistical support, in addition to financial management of the operation and capital planning. 

The successful candidate will have 8+ years of facilities maintenance experience with a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory/management role.  Must hold at least a high-school degree, with a Certified Facilities Maintenance designation.  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred.   Work in a museum environment, historic property and/or a cultural institution is also a plus.

We are a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply.   So, come work “Where Fabulous Lives!”    You will find detailed information related to responsibilities and requirements along with instructions on how to submit your cover letter and resume under the “Jobs & volunteering” tab on our website which can be accessed using the link below.  Submissions will be considered on a rolling basis, and decisions will be made as soon as the appropriate candidate is identified.