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VACANCY ANN. #:          STOI-24-034

TITLE:                                  FACILITIES MANAGER


STATUS:                             FULL-TIME, NON-EXEMPT

LOCATION:                       WELLPINIT, WA

SALARY / GRADE:         $29.29 – $33.70 / PER HOUR

OPENING DATE:             MAY 15, 2024

CLOSING DATE:              MAY 29, 2024



Within the Public Utilities Division, the Facilities Manager is responsible for the recommendations, implementation and working on the services that maintain, preserve, and protect the Tribal buildings and assets associated with the Tribe overall. The Facilities Manager will supervise the Facilities staff, manage facilities projects, and oversee day-to-day operations.
·       Advanced mechanical skills, knowledge of plumbing, HVAC and other building systems

·       Proficiency with repair tools and techniques

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with other tribal staff, employees, guests, vendors and team members.

·       Great time management, organization, and prioriton abilities

·       Keen attention to detail and efficient problem-solving skills

·       Ability to lift, be comfortable standing or walking for long periods of time.

·       Prove previous leadership experience.



  • The Facilities Manager will maintain and oversee the Spokane Tribe’s grounds, buildings and equipment to ensure that the workspace is safe and functional.
  • Duties include negotiating contracts with service providers, inspecting facilities to meet safety regulations and coordinating renovations and updates.
  • Monitoring the safety and cleanliness of interior and exterior areas, such as offices, conference rooms, parking lots and outdoor recreation spaces
  • Performing routine maintenance on facilities and making repairs as needed
  • Scheduling routine inspections and emergency repairs with outside vendors
  • Ensuring proper security measures for the workplace, including collaborating with security system vendors or a team of security professionals
  • Maintaining day-to-day operations of facilities, such as delegating or completing maintenance/housekeeping work orders
  • Develop reports on maintenance, repairs, safety and other occurrences for supervisors and other relevant staff.
  • Preparing facilities for changing weather conditions
  • Collaborating with building owners and upper management on budgeting for facilities and project needs
  • Must be able to create SOW’s, Contracts, RFP’s, RFQ’s, program budgets, fiscal budgets, manage/monitor required reporting with funding agencies, contractors and vendors.




·       Ten years or more on-the-job experience in related field

·       General knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and facilities management

·       Journeyman-level skills, training, and experience in one or more of the building trades (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc.)

·       Must have a high school degree, some college/trade school preferred

·       Experience operating heavy equipment and numerous tools and equipment of the trade(s)

·       Basic computer skills for record-keeping, daily reports, and correspondence

·       Must know measurements and main concepts of as-builts, definitions, and understanding of technical trades

·       Must have demonstrated knowledge in project management, communication, sustainability and operations management.

·       Valid Driver’s License and tribally insurable.




Tribal Preference applies- It is the policy of the Spokane Tribe of Indians to grant preference in employment to qualified Indians and to provide special consideration to qualified Spokane Tribal Citizens.






Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Empero Corral

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

(509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527

E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com

All Applications Must Be Received in the HR Department No Later Than 4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe of Indians Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A-90 Day Orientation