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Colorado State Facilities Manager in Denver County, Colorado

Facilities Manager

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Facilities Manager


$72,750.00 - $81,125.00 Annually


Denver County, CO

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number

GJD-415950 05/23


Community College of Denver

Opening Date


Closing Date



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Community College of Denver 1111 West Colfax Avenue Denver, CO 80217-3363

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GJD-415950 05/23: Administrative Services – Facility Services

Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Our campus is located in downtown Denver, adjacent to two light rail stations, and just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and event venues. When you visit our campus, it will be immediately evident that our faculty, staff, and instructors are passionate about serving our diverse student population. At CCD our passion is to help others, and we offer career pathways that will make a difference in the lives of our students.

If you are interested in sharing our passion for student success, CCD offers generous medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement options. We also offer the opportunity to expand your education, and those of your dependents, through our tuition reimbursement program.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For a complete review of the benefits we offer, please click on the following link:


Description of Job


The Facilities Manager reports to the Director of Facilities and Construction Management. This position manages facilities at all CCD campus locations, including Auraria, Lowry, and the Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC). The Facilities Manager supervises facilities personnel, and assists the Director in the advising, operation, and maintenance of college’s operating systems. The Facilities Manager assists with the planning, management, and inspection of construction projects as assigned, and conducts quality assurance inspections of services provided by vendors, and make corrections when not in compliance. This position records, tracks, and controls inventory of all non-real property at the college and is responsible for the annual hazardous material inventory and disposal. All of these duties will require professional communications with customers, contractors and vendors.


Custodial Vendor Oversight

Assist in the oversight of CCD’s contracted cleaning staff in facilities on the Auraria, Lowry and AMC campuses. This includes performing routine inspections of their work, coordination of conference room and college function activities and managing custodial supply inventories at both sites. This position will also be responsible for the supervision, performance reviews, and payroll functions of the remaining CCD custodial staff.

Mechanical (HVAC) Operations and Maintenance

Provide college wide support to the controlled and preventative maintenance of the building’s mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems including HVAC, hydronic, refrigeration, chillers, boilers, compressed air lab vacuum systems, electrical systems, emergency generators, lighting, and other physical plant systems.

Construction Project Support

Assist in the planning, design, management, and inspection of construction projects to assure that they comply with developed quality (plans and specifications), budget, and schedule.

Vendor Quality Assurance

Meet with vendors to obtain quotes for service agreement. Once service agreements are entered into this position is responsible for performing quality assurance inspections on the performance of service providers according to service contracts entered into by CCD. If any issues are discovered, coordinate work with the appropriate vendor(s) to address. When invoices are received for said work, confirm work has been completed satisfactorily and charges are appropriate.

Facility Work Orders

Respond to facility work orders and concern calls. Either address the concern personally or contact the appropriate vendor to address/repair. Complete all follow up with staff.

Fleet Pool Management and Inventory Control

Assures that all motor vehicles operated by the college are maintained for operational efficiency and safety. It is also the responsibility of this position to assure that the college is in compliance with the policies of the State Fleet Management. Record, track and control inventory of all building and grounds equipment parts and supplies. Maintains the fixed assets inventory as required by the state of Colorado.

Fire Safety and Security Inspections

Provide adequate fire protection by inspection of water and chemical fire extinguishers, all exits for proper operation/egress, exit signs and emergency lighting. Performs routine check of fire system. Inspects AED. Is on a “call back” status for fire/security alarms on a 24/7 basis. Will respond to after-hours emergencies as required. Maintains all necessary records, SDS and life safety records.

Hazardous Waste Control and Disposal

Assure that the hazardous waste that is produced by the college is controlled and disposed of according to federal and state laws and regulations.


Other work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


Education: (required/minimum)

Must have an associate degree in construction, maintenance, engineering, HVAC/R, Industrial Control & Instrumentation Technology, Building Technologies, Industrial Controls and Automation, Controls Technology, Energy Management, Sustainability, Green Building, or similar.


Have the ability to obtain an associate degree within the first three years of hire. Please note, CCD offers tuition reimbursement for classes taken as part of its benefits package. The current rate is outlined by CCCS and does not include fees or other sources of funding.

Licensure/Certification: (required/minimum)

  • HVAC Certification:

There are four paths to meet the minimum qualification in HVAC:

Completed a HVAC associate degree from an accredited college or university.

Completed an industry accredited HVAC program recognized by PHARA and have passed all three Industry Competency Exams (ICE).

Successfully passed the NATE CORE exam and one specialty exam.

Successfully passed the HVAC Excellence, Employment Ready and one Professional Technician exam.

Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver's license.

Must complete the Colorado Department of Health and Environment hazardous waste regulations training within one year of being hired.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: (required/minimum)

• Knowledge of the repair, maintenance, and operation of buildings and/or electrical systems.

• Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

• Ability to identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information and use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and to make recommendations.

• Strong customer service skills.

• Ability to plan, assign, delegate, and supervise the work of others.

• Ability to respond calmly and quickly in emergencies.

• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

• Commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment and demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

• Strong organizational skills.

• Ability to work a flexible schedule and be available after hours for building emergencies.

• Ability to coordinate and negotiate.

Physical Demands:

• Ability to walk distances across campus.

• Ability to operate computers, tools, and controls.

• Ability to climb and work from ladders.

• Ability to operate machinery and vehicles.

• Ability to move, lift, and position equipment, up to 50 lbs.


Experience: (preferred)

One (1) year experience in traditional trades.

Licensure/Certification: (preferred)

• Facility Management Professional (FMP) by IFMA

• Certified Facility Management Professional (CFM) by IFMA

• Certificate in HVAC Digital Controls

• Active Universal Refrigerant License or EPA 608 Certification

• Colorado Department of Health hazardous waste regulations training

Equipment Used: Computer, copier, scanner, phone, printer; cleaning/maintenance materials & equipment.

Other Considerations: Call-back status and responds to after-hours emergencies.

Supplemental Information


Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application packet submitted by candidate. Completed application packet includes: a letter of interest of no more than five pages, addressing in general the items under "Primary Duties" and specifically each item under “Minimum Qualifications”; an online application; resume; and transcripts. All candidates, including current Community College of Denver

employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above.

Only completed application packets will move forward for screening. Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. Selected applicants will be invited by the screening committee for interviews. All application materials become the property of Community College of Denver and cannot be copied.


Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/ccd which includes:

  • Electronic Application, Click ‘New Resume’ at the bottom of this page

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • References - Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references

  • Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred

  • Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable

**All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

*Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered. Part-time experience is ½ the equivalent of full-time experience. Example: Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency.