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State of Massachusetts Director of Core Services in Waltham, Massachusetts

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Metro Region is seeking a Program Manager with strong attributes to work with Metro Residential Services. The successful candidate for this position will work primarily with Property Management, Capital Expenses, Repairs, Operations and Oversight of Contracted Services. _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_ * Manages the maintenance operation of 29 State Operated group homes in the Metro Region. * Manages all communication with Department of Developmental Services Central Office, housing authorities, Department of Capital Asset Management, and private landlords related to housing issues. * Oversees vehicle needs, procurement, distribution, and maintenance for the agency. * Maintains ADA compliance within the homes (lifts, doors, ramps, paving, alarms). * Assists the Director in all aspects of new program development, including property search, design, site feasibility, floor plans and related construction. * Regular interface with Housing Authorities, federal/state/local/municipal employees, contracts specialists, Office of Vehicle Management, Regional Operations Manager and Metro Region office manager, and law enforcement. * Oversight of all contracted employees work and cost. * Oversight and scheduling of day-to-day maintenance of the 20 locations. * Reports to the Associate Director of Metro Residential Services. * Provides supervision to at least 4 trades workers. * Manage operations to meet OQE standards, Human Rights regulations, behavioral treatment plans and allocation of resources to ensure people are living in safe and secure locations through on-going monitoring of physical plant, and making recommendations for structural and other design changes. _Preferred Qualifications:_ * Property maintenance experience * Full understanding building code, MA. AAB code, MA. Procurement Laws * Fleet management knowledge * Knowledge and experience with residential leases * Knowledge and Experience with DCAMM’s CAMIS system * Experience working with Housing Authorities to resolve maintenance issues _About the Agency: _ The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members. _Agency Requirements:_ * Possess current and valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License _Please Note:_ * Schedule: 8:30AM – 5:00PM Monday through Friday. Days Off: Saturday and Sunday. * This position is located out of Waltham. * *_Benefits and Compensation:_ As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program _Pre-Hire Process:_ * A criminal background check (CORI) will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. In addition, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, An Act Requiring National Background Checks, requires the Department of Developmental Services to conduct fingerprint-based check of the state and national criminal history databases on the recommended candidate. For more information please visit:http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori and http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dds/fingerprint-background-checks.html * Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Human Resources at 781-788-5211. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) five (5) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least one (1) year must have been in a project management, supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A) experience. II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A) experience. III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A) experience. IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required (A) experience. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Developmental Services *Title: *Director of Core Services Location: Massachusetts-Waltham - 465 Waverly Oaks Rd Requisition ID: 210002J1

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