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Facility Engineer + Manager
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Principal Responsibilities:

The SJCC is seeking a motivated, team-oriented, skilled professional to oversee the advanced maintenance and repair needs of our 92,000 s.f. building and to ensure a safe and efficient environment for all employees, members, and guests. Performing a balance of hands-on and office work, the Facility Engineer + Manager plays an important role in the strategic growth of the SJCC by tending to large and small details that make the building feel "like home" to so many.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Minimum Qualifications:


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.


Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; and five or more years of experience in facilities management; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Prior experience and/or current skills must include: working knowledge of plumbing, electrical, landscaping, aquatics, and fitness center operations; strong vendor network and ability to leverage vendors and negotiate fees for best possible outcome for the SJCC; experience in creating and managing budgets; ability to work successfully with staff, members, and the community at large.

Certificates and Licenses:

No specific certificates or licenses required.

Computer Skills:

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to think logically and apply common sense understanding to carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to recognize and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Agency Information:

Stroum Jewish Community Center Vision

The Stroum Jewish Community Center will inspire connections that build community and ensure Jewish continuity.

Stroum Jewish Community Center Mission

Together we create outstanding programs, partnerships and spaces that welcome everyone to learn, grow and celebrate Jewish life and culture.

Stroum Jewish Community Center Values

K'lal Yisrael - Jewish Peoplehood
Hachnasat Orchim - Welcoming Everyone
Limud - Learning
Simcha - Joy
Derech Eretz - Respect and Common Courtesy
Shmirat haNefesh v'haGuf - Taking Care of Oneself, Body and Soul
Kehillah shel Chaverim - A Community of Friends

The Stroum Jewish Community Center has been serving the greater Seattle Jewish and general community since 1949. With our 92,000 square foot main campus located on Mercer Island, the SJCC offers a wide range of programs and services throughout the greater Seattle area, serving infants to older adults, including a highly acclaimed Early Childhood School with nearly 200 children , summer day camp welcoming over 1100 kids, youth and family programs, recreational leagues, aquatics and much more. The SJCC is a warm and welcoming community center open to everyone, and a place where lifelong friendships are forged.