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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Escondido, CA

Under the general direction of the Ashram Administrator, organizes, prioritizes, monitors, and supervises facilities maintenance operations.


Creates the Facilities Maintenance Department budget and submits for approval.

Oversees the execution of all authorized and budgeted maintenance work to ensure that the facility is kept in a safe and well maintained condition.

Not only oversees the departmental tasks, but also actively performs work in all areas.

Provides support for all mechanical equipment, related systems (i.e. HVAC, refrigeration, electrical, plumbing, structural, etc.), and all general building/facilities both interior and exterior (i.e. carpentry, drywall, painting, etc.) through delegation of responsibilities to others, as well as individually performing work.

Performs routine and miscellaneous inspections regarding new installations, repairs, preventative maintenance, procedures, etc.

Coaches others toward continued development and overall improvements.

Monitors parts and inventory to maintain adequate supply of necessary parts while avoiding excess or obsolete inventory items.

The above provides an overview of the position only, and is not all-inclusive.

Other position-related tasks, as assigned.


Must be conscientious with financial resources, with an objective toward cost saving measures.

Must have a proven track record and experience with direct supervision.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to represent our organization well when dealing with the public.

Ability to function effectively and efficiently in a multi-task environment.

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Basic plumbing, electrical, and carpentry skills.

Ability to honor and maintain a strict level of confidentiality.

Some knowledge of commercial and residential HVAC.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

Ability to bend, stoop, squat and stretch.

Ability to walk, stand and sit for periods of time. Must be able to lift, carry and/or move objects up to 30 pounds

This is a 40 hour per week position, Monday through Friday. 

Salary commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package that features a variety of insurance coverage choices, including group medical, dental, life insurance, a retirement plan and much more.  We also provide paid sick, vacation and holiday time.

Please email your resume and salary requirements to Manolo Alvaro at resumes@yogananda-srf.org.  You may also reply via fax to (323) 276-5623.  No phone calls please.

Local candidates only please.  No reimbursement for relocation costs offered for this position.

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