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Open Position

Facilities Manager

Would you like to be a part of Delaware’s Historic and Premier Performing Arts Venues? Are you passionate about preserving and taking care of facilities? Do you have strong skills in HVAC, plumbing, electrical and carpentry? Are you a self-starter, team player and have a positive can-do attitude? Do you have attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills? 

If you answered yes, we want to hear from you!

The Grand Opera House and The Playhouse on Rodney Square are looking for a Facilities Manager to become part of our family.

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. We offer a competitive compensation package which includes medical, dental, and vision benefits as well as PTO and Holidays.

Position Description: The Facilities Manager provides facilities management for multiple venues and properties, including oversight for maintenance, emergency and safety management, space planning, and event set-up and take down. Other responsibilities include:

Routine inspections to determine repair, maintenance and replacement needs

Performing repairs and/or maintenance as appropriate

Managing custodial staff, general contractors, subcontractors, and other service vendors

Enforcing safety, “green” and other facilities policies

The position is Full-Time and requires a 24/7 on-call availability for emergencies. The schedule is flexible and is dependent on our events, which requires working evenings and weekends. 

Incidental Duties: The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Skills and Requirements: 

Minimum of High School Diploma

Education, experience or training in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and management required. BAS knowledge a plus.

Minimum of 3 years’ facilities management experience

Must have computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and general experience with computer systems

Must have experience with building codes, permits, and life safety codes

Able to demonstrate good interpersonal relations, computer, communication, and leadership skills

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Work is generally performed in a variety of environments: office, interior operational settings, and outdoors, with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Frequent walking, standing, climbing, lifting, stooping, or carrying of equipment and materials may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Incumbent may be exposed to extreme temperatures, close quarter situations, high and precarious places, moving mechanical parts, and vibrations. Incumbents are frequently required to travel between venues and properties.

The Facilities Manager reports directly to the Director of Operations.

Application Process

Please submit a cover letter and resume as one document. 

Please send required information to

You will be contacted if an interview is considered appropriate.

Application materials for a specific position are kept on file for one year; Due to the volume of applications and resumes received, we are unable to acknowledge each that is received.

All candidates must provide a minimum of two professional supervisory references including reference’s contact information. 

Applicants must be willing to complete a Criminal Background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Open Position

Facility Manager
Dover, Delaware, USA

Job Title

Facility Manager

Job Description Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide management/leadership for the facilities organization at a specific facility, set of buildings, or campus environment. The Facility Manager is charged with the day-to-day implementation of policies, procedures and programs that will assure a well-managed, well-maintained building, placing maximum emphasis on positive response to the concerns and needs of the tenants, environmental health and safety, and quality programs, in coordination and conjunction with the Owner's goals and objectives. The position coordinates the activities, financials, vendors and manpower required for current and future needs of the building and operations.

Job Description Responsibilities


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Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmat?ive? Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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