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Facility Manager

Parish Positions
Facility Manager
Raleigh, NC

Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral, the new seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, seeks a Facility Manager.

This position requires substantial hands-on-work as well as management, planning and administration skills.


  • Immediately responds to urgent maintenance calls and resolves maintenance issues
  • Coordinates report efforts with vendors for more complex maintenance situations
  • Maintains a preventative maintenance programs within the confines of an annual budget which includes all heating, air conditioning, as well as maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment
  • Prepare and submit to the Finance Manager an annual operating budget for anticipated maintenance and pre-approved new projects. Provide necessary management to stay within budget and make recommendations to re-allocate funds to cover unforeseen events through  the fiscal year
  • Responsible for defining scope of work, selection, hiring and managing for all sub-contractors including, but not limited to landscaping, electrical, plumbing, HVAC,  cleaning, security, network, sound, alarm and telephone systems
  • Assist with, and sometimes lead in the preparation and oversight of special events
  • Identifies problems with the facility in terms of function and appearance, analyzes potential solutions to ensure that the physical space supports the needs of the parish
  • Responsible for specifying and purchasing all materials to be used for either maintaining existing facilities or in the remodeling and construction of new spaces within the facilities outlined above
  • Responsible for the general upkeep of the grounds
  • Responsible for snow removal and de-icing as necessary of all parking lots, driveways, sidewalks and building entrances
  • Serves as facility Emergency Response Coordinator.  Maintains plan for fire evacuation and disaster response
  • Responsible for waste disposal and recycling programs
  • Administer the building security system
  • Ensure that all required annual inspections are performed as required by local authorities and any deficiencies noted are corrected as soon as possible
  • Must be able to interpret and comply with all Municipal rules (Codes) and regulations

In addition to the above duties and responsibilities, the Facility Manager will be called upon frequently to assist with tasks such as providing labor to setup and breakdown for events, weddings, funerals, funeral luncheons, cleaning up after apostolate group activities, repairing damaged furniture and vandalism, first line of support for network and phone issues, investigating security issues, coordinating with outside groups that want to use the facilities, special projects for the Bishop and/or Rector, provide labor and facility setup for large parish events


  • Five to seven years of experience working in facilities management, project management, or property management
  • General carpentry, plumbing, HVAC and electrical skills required
  • Possess the skills and ability to successfully resolve small to mid-sized issues directly and to prioritize, schedule and coordinate more complex work which must be outsourced
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate professionally, verbally and in written form with internal and external customers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Work independently without regular direct supervision and provide excellent customer service
  • Some periodic night, weekend and holiday hours required
  • Attendance at weekly staff meeting
  • Reports to Rector
  • Proficient in Microsoft  Suite including Excel,  Outlook and Word and other computer programs associated with equipment that is computerized
  • Spanish proficiency is a plus
  • Practicing Catholic desired


  • Extensive walking lifting and bending throughout the work day
  • Interrupted sleep
  • Ability to make crucial decisions and change priorities at a moment’s notice

Qualified candidates should send resume and letter of interest to Gary Rosia, HR Director, at