Building Operations and Administrative Manager

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Detroit, MI, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of ChicagoManage the building operations including mechanical, electrical, housekeeping, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, water, elevators, and other systems to ensure safe and efficient operations 24 hours by 7 days a week. The level of work is considered advanced, and staff work under minimal supervision. This position has direct reports.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for emergency and security operations in a contingency situation. Oversee technical staff engaged in the operations, maintenance, construction, repair and housekeeping of the facility, operating equipment, and perimeter.
  • Make hiring decisions/recommendations. Oversee technical staff engaged in the operation, maintenance and housekeeping of the facility, operating equipment, and perimeter; provide technical expertise to the Crises Management Team.
  • Prepare and monitor department budget and short/long range strategy for building.
  • Review plans and specifications for building systems for the entire facility.
  • Negotiate contracts with service providers to ensure compliance to work requirements.
  • Oversee preventive maintenance program for building systems. Oversee department training program to ensure appropriate certification and safety requirements.
  • Oversee Construction and MEFP installation.
  • Monitor and insure code and fire ordinances for the facility.
  • Develop performance goals for employees. Conduct performance/development discussions with employees throughout the year and at a minimum conducts a mid-year review.
  • In December/January completes the annual personnel assessment process for each employee supervised.
  • Use Performance Ratings Definitions to assess overall performance of each employee.
  • Contribute to staff skill development; create development plans for staff.
  • Contribute to teamwork within responsibilities and across the department. Model leadership and teamwork and act in a manner that expresses the Bank's vision, values, and desired culture, demonstrating respect for everyone; foster an environment which provides an opportunity for everyone to grow and excel; build and sustain productive relationships; address conflict respectively and constructively; and work in partnership within workgroups; and provide both peer and staff level mentoring.
  • Manage the Operations area budget, monitor expenses, approve payments and invoices.
  • Process reports and the department's input and status on projects and system plans.
  • Oversee the department files, audit, information security and business continuity.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, other facilities management related degree, or equivalent experience 5 to 7 years of experience.
  • 7 to 10 years of experience may serve in lieu of educational requirement.
  • Knowledge of union labor and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of related building systems.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations during off hours and weekends if needed.

Additional Requirements:

  • As a condition of employment, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must comply with the Bank’s ethics rules, which generally prohibit employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and minor children from owning securities, such as stock, of banks or savings associations or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. If you or your spouse/domestic partner or minor child own such securities and would not be willing or able to divest them if you accepted an offer of Bank employment, you should raise this issue with the recruiter for this posting, who can provide you contact information for our ethics official if necessary.
  • This document indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. An employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties might differ from those outlined in the job description, and other duties, as assigned, are a part of the job. The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reserves the right to modify the elements of this job description, as business needs require.

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, 401k savings plan, retirement plan, paid time off and transit benefit.
  • A continuous learning environment with opportunities to gain new skills and grow your career.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Building Services/Facilities

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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