Sidwell Friends, a coeducational, PK-12 Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD, seeks a full-time Lower School Maintenance Supervisor. This position is responsible for the daily physical plant operation and maintenance of the Bethesda, MD campus. In this role, the LS Maintenance Supervisor will monitor all aspects of the physical plant, identifying and repairing problems as they arise and will serve as the on-site Buildings and Grounds department point of contact.
Other key responsibilities include daily checking of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems as well as performing routine maintenance service (change filters, clean coils, lube moving parts, etc.) on these systems and make repairs as necessary. Will be responsible for constructing, repairing and/or replace items specified by the faculty and staff for improving their educational programs. This may include shelving, play/theater props, physical education equipment, etc. Will also make preparations for the many events held on the campus, including set up and break downs.
This position has direct supervisory oversight of two team members. A minimum of 5 year of hands on experience in the building trades is required. Must also have familiarity with the computerized digital controls used in modern HVAC systems. At least two years of supervisory experience is strongly preferred.
This 12-month, full-time position begins in June 2020. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references via our online application.
About Sidwell Friends School
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
A Sidwell Friends education aims to help students become the leaders of the future. To that end, the School seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.
Sidwell Friends maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports and rewards our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.
For teaching positions, a master’s degree and teaching experience in the field are preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. For staff positions, we seek candidates with relevant experience, a commitment to excellence, and an enthusiasm for being a member of our vibrant and diverse community.