NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Director of Medical and Laboratory Facilities in New York, New York

Job Description

The core values of the OCME are to put the mission of the agency first, to be truly dedicated and to have integrity in every aspect of our professional life. The Office of Chief Medical Examiner operates a number of medical/laboratory type facilities that operate 24/7 throughout the five boroughs. These facilities have complex mechanical heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Our laboratories and medical buildings use computerized building management/control systems and have mandated environmental conditions that must be maintained for efficient and safe operations. The Director of Facilities is overseen by the executive deputy commissioner and reports daily to the task supervisor; the executive director of facilities.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Operationalize the Chief Medical Examiner’s goals and strategic objectives as directed and coordinate implementation with the executive divisional leaders

  • Manage the facility team to accomplish infrastructure planning and maintenance of all OCME buildings throughout the five boroughs with up to 900,000 square feet.

  • Manage resolutions to emergencies 24/7 as needed

  • With oversight from the Executive Deputy Commissioner and direction from the Executive Director of Facilities, manage policy and procedure log, including health and safety, FDNY, DOB and DEP violations reactive program and new programs and requirements as assigned .

  • Directly supervise staff including Senior Stationary Engineers.

  • Manage Engineering/Facilities Staff including Stationary Engineers, Oilers, Maintenance workers, Carpenter, Electrician, and Institutional Aides.

  • Manage the Administration staff including but not limited to Architect, Staff Analyst, PAA, Auditor, and Stock Worker.

  • Oversee the operation of all HVAC equipment and the citywide preventative maintenance program

  • Oversee all agency construction projects.

  • Manage all citywide contracts, service agreements and purchase orders for all facilities

  • Manage, evaluate and approve all relevant administrative requirements for contracts, scope of work documentation and contract specifications.

  • Authorize payments to contractors and vendors

  • Manage and evaluate logs on daily events and work performances.

  • Serve on the Fire Safety Committee and other agency committees as directed and executes relevant tasks

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. Eight years of full-time experience in construction, repair, alteration and/or rehabilitation of multiple dwellings, commercial, industrial or public buildings in the capacity of general contractor, superintendent of construction, procurement specialist, evaluator responsible for cost estimation, or as a field supervisor or as an inspector, at least 18 months of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity involving responsibility for a large number of buildings; or
  2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above. Education in an accredited college leading toward a baccalaureate degree in engineering, architecture, engineering technology or a closely related field will be accepted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years. However, all candidates must possess at least 18 months of the specialized supervisory or administrative experience described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

Selected candidates should possess demonstrated facility management experience in a medical facility or laboratory setting and experience with City administrative processes including contract specification development and/or experience with HVAC or mechanical engineering. Familiarity with AutoCAD , Microsoft Office with Excel proficiency and computerized BMS/BCM a plus. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Additional Information

  1. Selected candidates will be required to provide a DNA sample by swabbing.
  2. This is an essential staff position

To Apply


Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position

Job ID: 346600

# of Positions: 1

Business Title: Director of Medical and Laboratory Facilities


Title Classification: Competitive

Job Category: Building Operations & Maintenance

Career Level: Manager

Work Location: 421 East 26th Street NY NY

Division/Work Unit: OCME-Admin

Title Code No: 10035M3

Level: M3

Proposed Salary Range: $ 67,060.00 - $178,873.00 (Annual)

POSTING DATE: 05/17/2018

POST UNTIL: Until Filled