Director - Facilities




Under direction of the General Manager, directs and performs a program of facility maintenance, custodial, construction, remodeling and security in a manner that will protect the company’s investment and support the operational objectives. Provide overall direction and supervision of the Facilities Department. Supervise managerial employees such as Maintenance Shift Managers and Environmental Shift Managers. Recommends projects necessary to maintain and improve buildings. mechanical/electrical systems, parking, equipment and vehicles. Create and maintain annual facilities budget.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide exceptional guest service to all customers.
  • Maintains mechanical, electrical and controls systems. Coordinates and orders contracted services as needed to accomplish repairs not practical to be done by facility staff.
  • Using manufacturers’ recommendations and job knowledge, establishes and carries out a preventive maintenance program for the physical plant and equipment for which the department has responsibility for.
  • Serves as project director, assuring federal and state compliance, timely completion of tasks and satisfactory sub-contractor performance of any construction or remodeling projects.
  • Stays alert to all facility safety hazards and ensures that they are corrected in a timely manner.
  • Acts as a liaison with city, county and state, as it relates to fire and fire detection/prevention systems.
  • Maintains a system of facilities supplies, assets inventory and accounting.
  • Purchase supplies and equipment within the purchasing guidelines.
  • Prepares plans, material lists and estimates for new or renovation projects
  • Maintains and enforces all applicable OSHA programs within the facility department.
  • On-call twenty-four hours for problems related to buildings, equipment and fire.
  • Responsible for identifying and overseeing all contractual services related to the facility (e.g. snow removal, fire services, elevators, maintenance contracts, janitorial services, trash removal, etc.).
  • Develops and presents recommendations for the improvement of the facility and oversees implementation of approved projects.
  • Develops and recommends capital improvement budget requests regarding the buildings and equipment within the facility.
  • Hires and directs Maintenance and Environmental Managers; establishes work rules for departmental employees; oversees and, as department head, participates in personnel matters pertaining to departmental staff, including hiring, firing and disciplinary action.
  • Accomplish other tasks as may be required and assigned by the General Manager.


  • Associates Degree in Facilities Management or other post-secondary education in a related field preferred or 10 years equivalent experience related to facilities management.
  • Five years experience related to the management of facilities or comparable experience with the operation of heating, cooling and ventilation systems, electrical, plumbing and other aspects of facility maintenance.
  • Must possess leadership and management skills as well as the ability to know when to use them.
  • Team building and team membership skills.
  • Strong communication abilities, able to collaborate and be a team player.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and good judgment in matters of Iowa racing and Gaming Commission policy and procedures.
  • Demonstrates core values of respect for the individual, Community Focus, Integrity, Excellence and Commitment to Learning.
  • Possesses good communication skills (writing, spelling, listening and speaking).
  • Possesses problem solving and decision making, abilities.
  • Proficiency in computer applications- Demonstrate proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and databases.
  • Ability to utilize good management techniques.


Full-time to include: Days, Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays


$85,000 - $100,000/yr (Depending on Experience)

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