Elmcroft Support Center

Maintenance Director I

Job ID
Full-Time (FT)
# of Openings
Facilities Management
Lebanon - TN
Maintenance & Facilites Management


Our mission at Elmcroft Senior Living is a dedication to enriching the lives of the individuals who live and work with us by responding to their unique needs and universal desire for dignity and respect.


Our values are grounded in respect, creativity, humility, accountability, compassion and kindness, integrity, and the passionate pursuit of excellence.


If you believe in this mission and honor our values, please consider joining our team.


We are currently seeking a Maintenance Director to supervise, coordinate and perform maintenance and repairs of the physical structures of buildings and grounds.  This individual performs preventive maintenance according to Elmcroft Senior Living Policy and Procedure Manual and the Total Equipment Lifecycle System (TELS) program.  Directly supervises fewer than two (2) full-time employees in the Housekeeping and/or the Maintenance Departments. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  Includes overseeing the supervision of contractors.


This position:


  • Maintains required TELs program, Life/Safety and Preventive Maintenance Binders.
  • Abides by all State and Federal safety regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and National Fire Prevention Association (NEPA), as well as State Regulations.
  • Performs preventive maintenance according to Elmcroft policies and procedures in order to assure the building and its contents remain operable and in good condition.  Turns in the maintenance calendar to the Executive Director on a monthly basis to ensure compliance, making note of any exceptions.
  • Paints and performs structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishings of buildings, or oversees the work of contractors to maintain an attractive and safe building, inside and out.
  • Assists residents and family members  with move-ins and move-outs, with moving boxes and furniture, hanging pictures, and whatever it takes to make the resident feel at home and comfortable.
  • Performs Fire, Tornado, and other disaster drills as necessary to prepare staff and residents for an emergency and to satisfy the requirements of State Regulations. Maintains an emergency kit for the community to include flashlights, batteries, etc.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the locations of shutoff valves for water, gas, electric and sprinkler systems.  All such items are to be properly marked and identified with signage.
  • Performs or oversees the performance of grounds maintenance activities, such as mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing weeds, and raking and disposing of leaves and refuse to keep outside areas of building attractive, safe, and clutter-free.
  • Performs or oversees the performance of general cleaning and up keep of buildings, including buffing, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, carpet cleaning, and washing windows.
  • Inspects repairs and services HVAC and environmental control systems or oversees the work of contractors.
  • Inspects, repairs and services wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment or oversees the work of contractors.
  • Inspects repairs and services plumbing systems and installations for conformance to governmental codes, sanitation standards, and construction specifications or oversees the work of contractors.
  • Performs general repair and repainting of all areas of the building or oversees the work of contractors.
  • Assists other departments as requested, including moving furniture and unloading and storing supplies.
  • Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Maintains condition and repairs, repaints, and re-carpets as necessary all unoccupied rooms in order to make them attractive for rental within 7 days of vacancy unless needed earlier as a priority, or oversees the work of contractors.
  • Is available to residents to assist with or perform periodic maintenance needs they may have.  Completes all work orders within 24 hours of the request.
  • Meets with residents upon move-in to examine all electrical appliances and devices for safety.
  • Participates in the 100 hours/100 days program as required by position to assist residents in adjusting to their new home.
  • Handles all chemicals according to manufacturer’s directions.  Keeps all chemicals under lock and key when not in use for safety of residents.
  • Is available to the community for on-call emergency situations outside of regular business hours.
  • Manages expenses within given budget parameters utilizing spend-down sheets.
  • Is fully knowledgeable of the fire evacuation and disaster policy of the community and participates as assigned in fire and disaster drills.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent personal or health information concerning residents and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned and which relate to the success of Elmcroft Senior Living and the care, comfort, and happiness of our residents.

 Equal Opportunity Employer


High school diploma and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Licenses/Certifications:  HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing preferred


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