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Job Description

Job ID: 1218221
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Role Purpose

Manages the strategic and daily operations of the Facility Operations and Horticulture departments. Serves and the conduit between the BJC Planning, Design & Construction department and general contractors by serving as the owner’s representative for all base capital projects occurring in, or impacting SLCH. Accountable for ensuring the hospital’s compliance with The Joint Commission, CMS and NFPA requirements.


  • Manages the strategic operations of the hospital’s Design & Construction, Facility Operations and Horticulture departments while providing leadership support to the Manager of Engineering, Manager of Building Finishes and Supervisor of Horticulture in their responsibilities of managing the daily operations of their respective staffs.
  • Manages the activities of the Facility Services Project Manager who serves as the owner’s representative on all base capital construction projects through coordination of the planning, design & construction activities within SLCH including operational and utility interruptions, house-wide communications regarding those impacts, and reviewing and signing of risk assessments.
  • Manages the Life Safety Specialist and programs intended to ensure the hospital’s compliance with The Joint Commission, Center for Medicaid & Medicare Services and the National Fire Protection Association. Provides direction on regulatory assessment, identification of deficiencies, and development of plans for improvement.
  • Serves as the point of contact for hospital staff requesting construction services by reviewing their requests and presenting recommendations to the Administrative Planning Committee. Manages the allocation and authorization of both base and infrastructure capital projects to ensure project and overall capital budgets are met or beat.
  • Coordinates the assembly and update of the department’s facility condition assessment form, identification of projects to be included in the hospital’s multi-year model to ensure appropriate allocation of capital dollars for base and infrastructure replacements/upgrades.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/Engineering/related



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer