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As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The American Red Cross is the foremost volunteer emergency service organization in the United States with more than 590 chapters nationwide.
We are currently seeking a Part-Time Facilities/Operations Specialist to work in our Santa Ana, CA, location. The position is 20 hours/week.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer the Facilities/Operations Specialist provides support to the Fleet and Facilities department to provide maintenance. Duties include, transactional support for the finance, operational and administrative functions of the Region, including local vendor relationships, facilities management, fleet management, and records/reports.
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD (Key Responsibilities):
1.Facilities/Asset Management Support: Ensures repairs are completed within budget and appropriate system is used to pay vendors. Develops and maintains relationships with vendors supporting each physical location. Obtains proposals for potential new vendors. Is liaison with other sectors for shared facilities/assets.
2. Fleet Management Support: Maintains fleet inventory records. Ensures appropriate and timely maintenance. Files and maintains insurance claims and follow up with estimates/repairs. Is liaison with Fleet Management in other sectors.
3. Supports monthly preventative maintenance requirements in our BIO MED facilities.
4. Volunteer Coordination: May coordinate and train volunteers to assist with fleet and facilities minor maintenance.
5. Events: Participates in planning events meetings. Help set up an office for an internal event whether its putting chairs and tables in the rooms, technology works and the right number of people are in the rooms.(Covid protocol)
Pay Information: The hourly range for this position is (CA): $18.68/hr. - $19.05/hr.
Note that American Red Cross salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in which the work is primarily performed. Other factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Minimum Qualifications):
Education: High school diploma or higher
Experience: Minimum 2 years’ dealing with facilities maintenance support. Experience working effectively with volunteers.
Skills and Abilities: Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create and maintain collaborative work relationships within the organization and with external stakeholders. A plus+ experience with working with a fleet of vehicles
Other: Proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Travel: Travel is required throughout the Region.
BENEFITS FOR YOU:
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.
• Medical, Dental Vision plans
• Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
• PTO + Holidays
• 401K with 4% match
• Paid Family Leave
• Employee Assistance
• Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
• Service Awards and recognition
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Interested in Volunteering?
Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.
Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.
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