Assistant Director of Facility Operations

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Riderwood Village by Erickson Senior Living, 3140 Gracefield Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904
Facilities Management


Riderwood Village by Erickson Senior Living

Situated on 120 beautiful acres in Silver Spring, Maryland, Riderwood is the largest continuing care retirement community in the United States. We’re part of a growing network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states—and growing. 

We are currently seeking to hire an Assistant Director of Facility Operations. This person will be responsible for planning, providing, and maintaining a high-quality living and working environment for residents and staff. This includes ensuring the interior and exterior of the buildings, roads, grounds, tools, and equipment are safe, sanitary, and healthy. Additionally, the Assistant Director will provide residents with transportation, security, communication, and facility services.

We are looking for an Assistant Director of Facility Operations who has aspirations of obtaining a Director of Facility Operations role within the Erickson Senior Living enterprise. As opportunities arise with the opening of new communities, the Assistant Director may need to relocate after a couple of years


  • Commensurate with experience starting at $102,000 annually.

The Erickson Senior Living Culture you will join:

  • A "career for life" approach to professional and personal development for our greatest asset; our employees. 
  • A team of 15,000 employees in 20 communities, partnering and delivering quality care and an exceptional lifestyle to our 25,000+ residents.
  • A culture of diversity and inclusion, which builds on our values, vision, and mission.
  • Excellence in all we do, making us accountable to our team members and the residents we serve to consistently deliver financial and operational results.

How you will impact our mission and growth:

  • Ensure the community and department goals in the areas of finance, satisfaction, and engagement are met by using the system, process, and control measures.
  • Management of the departments included in the scope of the job are Transportation, Security, Project management, Maintenance & Engineering, Communications, Housekeeping, and Grounds.
  • Respond to emergencies at the community as required.
  • Fill in for the Director of Facility Operations in their absence.
  • Implement system and controls to achieve financial performance as established by the departmental budget. Assist in the budget process for both operating and capital plans.
  • Ensure that requests for the purchase of assets and services are made and in accordance with Erickson Senior Living Communities Purchasing policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Ensure all the required training by managers is completed and documented.

What we offer:

  • Competitive benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, and PTO in accordance with applicable state law.
  • 401k for all employees 18 and over. Company contribution up to 3% once eligible.
  • Education assistance, certification reimbursement, and student loan refinancing partnership programs are available.
  • Onsite medical centers, providing wellness visits and sick care for all employees over 18 years of age.
  • Free onsite parking at all of our communities and corporate offices
  • Compensation and total rewards aligned to executive leadership performance, with long-term financial growth incentives
  • State-of-the-art campuses, ongoing expansion plans, upgrades, and design enhancements to ensure Erickson Senior Living continues to set the standard for senior living excellence.
  • Award-winning "Best Places to Work" and "5-Star" industry recognition

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred. 
  • 5 years or more of business experience in General Services / Facilities Operations required.
  • Ability to initiate and implement necessary plans to assure proper maintenance of facilities
  • Experience with CMMS is preferred.
  • Licensing/certification to be obtained if required by State.
  • A valid driver’s license is required if operating Community vehicles and must adhere to policies and procedures of Erickson Senior Living Management.  
  • Minimum 10 Hour OSHA training required within 1 year of hire.

Erickson Senior Living, its affiliates, and managed communities are Equal Opportunity Employers and are committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state or local law

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