The Director of Facilities is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all buildings and grounds owned or operated by the company. This includes ensuring that all safety and security standards are met, coordinating with outside vendors for repairs and renovations, and managing a staff of maintenance workers. The Director of Facilities must have excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as experience in facilities management.

Director of Facilities Job Responsibilities

  • The Director of Facilities is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of the facilities department. They are also responsible for ensuring that all facilityrelated equipment and systems are properly maintained and operated. Additionally, the Director of Facilities may be responsible for overseeing the construction and renovation of facility-related projects.


  • Develop and implement plans for the efficient use of physical resources in an organization
  • Direct the construction, maintenance, and renovation of buildings and other structures
  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a facility
  • Manage the custodial staff and ensure that facilities are clean and wellmaintained
  • Coordinate the activities of outside contractors who provide services to a facility
  • Plan and prepare budgets for capital improvements and routine operations
  • Evaluate space utilization in a facility and make recommendations for changes

Director of Facilities Job Skills & Qualifications Needed

  • A director of facilities is responsible for the physical plant of an organization, including the maintenance and upkeep of all buildings and grounds. They may also be responsible for security, transportation, and other services. A director of facilities should have a bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field, as well as experience in facility management.