Facilities Manager

Maine Audubon

Opening posted: 06/10/2024 | Expires: 07/19/2024

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Maine Audubon is a widely respected conservation organization with headquarters located in Falmouth, Maine, and influence statewide. Our mission is to conserve Maine’s wildlife and habitat through conservation, education, and advocacy. We are seeking a full-time Facilities Manager at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth, Maine. This is a hands-on skilled position that assists with a variety of property maintenance needs.

Requirements of the Facilities Manager:

  • Facilities Maintenance: Utilize a broad skillset to maintain building infrastructure, enhance environmental health & safety, and maintain professional appearance of our facilities including preventative maintenance at multiple buildings at our Gilsland Farm center.
  • Groundskeeping: Promote the ecological integrity, functional use, and aesthetic appeal of the maintained grounds and meadows at Gilsland Farm.
  • Database Management: Assist in the development of a facilities management database that inventories and tracks annual, preventative, and reactive maintenance.

Essential Duties

  • Maintain the Gilsland Farm sanctuary buildings by performing routine repairs, light renovations and maintenance.
  • Assist with set-up of events and programs which utilize our Gilsland Farm buildings and grounds
  • Maintain and enhance the managed landscape with mowing, string trimming, and weeding


  • Prior experience in a grounds or facilities management role with demonstrated experience and understanding in carpentry, drywall, painting, basic plumbing and/or electrical skills a plus.
  • Knowledge and work experience in use of hand tools, power hand tools, and basic knowledge of maintenance of these tools
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to follow through on job responsibilities
  • Effectively creates an inclusive work environment in which team members feel welcomed and valued. Able to work with others and enjoy the collaborative process.

Benefits of the Job

  • Hourly Rate $20 – $24 / hour
  • 15 accrued vacation days annually, 9 sick days, 3 personal days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 403b plan with 4% employer contribution – no match required
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability and Life Insurance paid by employer
  • Health Insurance (HPI with HSA) Paid by employer for employee only
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Child Care Account available
  • Getting to work at some of the most beautiful places in Maine and helping to ensure that Maine’s wildlife and wildlife habitat flourishes!

How to Apply

More information, including a complete job description, is available at Please send a resume and cover letter highlighting your expertise and interest in the position to Noah Gleason-Hart at . We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet 100% of the requirements but believe that you’d be great at this role. We will begin reviewing applications immediately. Resumes are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Maine Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other aspect of identity protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.