General Summary

The Assistant Facility Manager is responsible for the daily maintenance and upkeep of our building, cooking equipment and also our partner school cafeterias.

Ideal candidates possess plumbing, electrical and building maintenance skills and are able to repair and troubleshoot a variety of kitchen-related equipment. Experience working in a commercial kitchen or other food service facility is a plus.

Additionally, the role assists in supervising a team of 10-12 porters in their day-to-day tasks overseeing all building related activities, including sanitation and food safety, trash management, and light construction projects.

The Asst Facility Manager provides support to the Building Operations Manager, working together to create effective strategies that keep the facility and all its equipment running smoothly. If you are a reliable, energetic and hard-working maintenance professional, with a can-do attitude, this may be the perfect role for you.

Job Functions

  • Ensure kitchen and facility equipment are consistently functioning at optimal levels
  • Maintain and repair plumbing, electrical and basic building functions
  • Supervise the daily duties of 10-12 facility porters
  • Oversee the daily deep-cleaning of facility to DOH standards and beyond
  • Consult with school partners to provide expert advice on kitchen equipment needs and school facility repairs
  • Act as the point person on all facility maintenance needs and emergencies
  • Successfully supervise various construction projects from vision to execution
  • Manage facility maintenance inventory
  • Work with senior team to create systems to increase facility and equipment efficiency
  • Model core job functions, including exceptional attendance, keen attention to detail and uncompromising work ethic
  • Comply with OSHA and Health Department

Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of facility maintenance experience is a must
  • 1+ years of supervisory experience is a must
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Hands on experience troubleshooting a variety of kitchen facility and equipment repairs
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • NYC Food Handlers certificate required (or must be obtained within 60 days of start date)
  • Experience with NYC DOH inspections a plus
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis
  • Spanish/English proficiency preferred

Job Type: Full time.
Typical hours: Monday - Friday 6am - 2pm
Location: Harlem, NY
Reports to: General Manager
Compensation: $45K - $55K (plus benefits)

About The Company

Red Rabbit is growing fast - together we are changing the way an entire generation approaches food, through our whimsical menus, sustainable business practices and a focus on doing work that matters. If this sounds like the kind of company you want to be a part of, you may be the perfect fit!

Pro tip: When applying to this job, note we value creativity in thinking and real problem-solving skills. Tell us how you’ve added value to a team in the past and why you want to join Red Rabbit.

Red Rabbit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, or sexual orientation.