Honor. Community. Jewish Values.

Kavod is a rewarding place to work. It’s an organization where ability and compassion combine to create unmatched service. We truly value our employees and have built an organization that embraces diversity, supports team members and encourages growth. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Through our commitment to hiring well-qualified candidates and maintaining a safe working environment Kavod conducts preemployment screening on all prospective employees.

Kavod team members provide quality care, services and support to our residents and the broader community. In turn, it is Kavod’s philosophy to provide a rich compensation and benefits package with flexibility, affordability and ease of use in mind.

Kavod Senior Life was recognized with a 2019 Top Workplaces Award by The Denver Post. This annual contest measures employee satisfaction and results in a list of 100 of the state’s top workplaces for the calendar year. Read more.

Highlights include:

  • 100% employer paid medical premium
  • Shared dental and vision premium
  • Up to 240 hours of vacation plus separate accrued hours for sick leave, personal time and floating holidays to support team diversity
  • 403(b) match plus nonelective deferral
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Free yoga class on-site
  • Free on-site meal per shift worked
  • Interest-free employee loans
  • Educational opportunities and tuition reimbursement
  • Staff parties, contests and opportunities to engage with our residents in creative ways, including the occasional Wii Bowling Tournament!

Career Opportunities at Kavod Senior Life

Kavod is always seeking qualified, passionate team members for Dining Services positions, including cooks and servers. Please email Human Resources for current openings.

We are currently seeking a FT Director of Facilities to join our team!

SUMMARY: The director supports and represents the goals of Kavod Senior Life, working to support organizational policies and procedures through direction and management of staff. The director is responsible for the overall physical environment of the complex, including the mechanical and physical operation of the buildings, the physical appearance and grounds, apartment readiness, special projects and customer service.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide oversight and support to facilities manager in the organization, scheduling, and supervisory work needed for all facilities technicians, housekeeping, and landscaping tasks necessary to accomplish the proper management of the plant. Perform individual and staff meetings with regularity.

Maintain a routine, a preventative, an inspection, and an emergency maintenance housekeeping program.

Develop and maintain a schedule for the proper upkeep of the facility and keep records that systematically show work performed, including work performed in each apartment.

Provide scheduling, supervision, and/or performing of snow removal, and bridge/ice removal.

Develop and maintain a procedure manual for each and all maintenance programs.

Organize and maintain accountability procedures including work orders, service orders, billing of residents, apartment readiness, and monthly reports of work completed.

Oversee apartment preparations and work with leasing department as appropriate.

Establish annual budget for department in partnership with the director of operations. Review normal purchases and expenditures for routine requirements of housekeeping and maintenance, staying within allotted budget.

Control, purchase, and maintain supplies and inventory; perform and account for inventory, implement cost consciousness measures where needed.

Hire and approve payment of contractors, as required for special projects following proper review and approval process.

Work on specific property projects; prepare specifications, accept bids, and review contracts. Work closely with construction management as special projects require.

Oversee short and long-term maintenance of facilities major systems (HVAC, chillers, boilers, etc.).

Be on‑call for overseeing and/or performing response to building emergencies when needed.

Keep in a safe and complete condition all building, architectural, mechanical, and other operational drawings, as‑builts, plans and other building information that might be needed at any time.

Evaluate and make recommendation for process enhancement within the department (updating procedures, use of technology, etc.).

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides overall direction and oversight of the facilities department, including the facilities manager, technicians and housekeepers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training/coaching employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; providing ongoing support and addressing complaints and resolving problems. Monitors time and attendance and provides timely feedback relative to employee performance as well as addressing corrective actions and performance coaching as appropriate.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires a strong background of building knowledge with five to seven years in “hands‑on”, as well as supervisory experience. Experience and knowledge in job‑related areas, e.g., HVAC boilers, roof‑top units, air handlers, appliances, pumps, motors, plumbing, electricity, blue print reading, structural, and codes for older buildings are necessary. Organizational and management abilities are necessary for planning and scheduling work on the property. Awareness an application of safety and security requirements is essential. Knowledge and understanding of ADA and Fair Housing is preferred. At least a high school diploma, or equivalent, the ability to read, write, and understand English is required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: A valid driver’s license is necessary. Industry-specific certifications are preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Close work with electrical components repairs; color selection in painting; electrical wiring, plumbing.

Compensation for this position is DOE. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume for immediate consideration. Only local candidates will be considered.

You are welcome submit cover letter and resume for future consideration by email or to Human Resources, Kavod Senior Life, 22 S. Adams St., Denver, CO 80209.