Facilities Supervisor - Little Caesars Arena - Olympia Entertainment (Detroit · MI)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
Job Summary:  
The position is responsible for supervising operations maintenance, and housekeeping staff for a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise colleagues (maintenance, housekeeping and conversion team), ensuring business needs are met in a timely, accurate manner. 
  • Perform supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the policies, procedures and applicable laws.  Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and disciplining of colleagues. Handles colleague inquiries, and resolves issues. 
  • Maintain a safe work environment; ensuring staff is well informed, punctual, and adhering to all policies and procedures. 
  • Supervise building configurations based on the event schedules.  Ensure facility set up for all events inside and outside of venue is done in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of department policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain department and colleague records and reports.  Produce payroll, revenue and other requested reports. 
  • Assist with managing inventory of assets and supplies.  Assist in the development and adherence to internal controls. 
  • Assist with executing supply orders. 
  • Responsible for preparing incident and damage reports. 
  • Act as a liaison to other departments to achieve business results. 
  • May act as department representative with external vendors in construction, repair and preventative maintenance projects. 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Associate's degree in related area.
  • 2 years’ experience involving operations services or facility maintenance, of which one year must have been in a supervisory/management capacity; OR any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been achieved.
  • Experience supervising a union staff, preferred.
  • Working knowledge of safety requirements, public facility/venue standards, building systems and infrastructure.
  • Supervisory skills with the ability to coach, mentor and motivate a diverse workforce.  Experience working with skilled trades, unions and the like.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrate professional demeanor in all situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a focus on accuracy and productivity.
  • Ability to effectively supervise a team to achieve results.
  • Approachable management style.
  • Knowledge of ice installation and maintenance.  Extensive knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.  Knowledge of HVAC, lighting, audio visual, computer energy management systems and related codes and regulations for each.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with Federal and State OSHA regulations, safety practices, including first aid and all applicable safety standards for public facilities. Knowledge with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Supplemental Job Functions:
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of Auto Cad.
  • Knowledge of practices related to event set-up and conversion, methods and techniques for maintaining the facility and proper use and care of equipment and tools.

Working Conditions:
  • Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Exposure to high noise level.
  • Frequent visual/auditory attention.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the colleague is regularly exposed to a facility environment, outside weather conditions, extreme cold/heat, chemicals, electricity, moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places; and fumes or airborne particles. 
  • Required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The colleague frequently is required to sit. The colleague is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The colleague must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Requires long periods of time on feet.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.