Facility Operations Unit (FO)
General Description of Functions/Services
- Security Management
Manage both in-house and contract security personnel to maintain the highest level of security at all facilities. Survey, recommend and
implement strategies to ensure all facilities are maintained at a high level of security at all times. Develop criteria and implement
contracts for 3rd party security personnel where DHSS personnel are not available for this task.
- Housekeeping Management
Manage the Department's Housekeeping effort at all Facilities. Ensure that facilities are maintained at the highest standards of
cleanliness at all times.
- Capital Programs Management
Plan, manage and monitor the Department's major and minor Capital Improvement Projects. Develop a Department-wide Capital Budget
and submit to Budget Office. Serve as key interface (Single Point of Contact) between DHSS and Division of Facilities Management for
all phases of projects, keeping DHSS clients in the loop. Develop and maintain a cost tracking and reporting system. Maintain a project
tracking and reporting system to manage and report on the status of each capital project. Manage the Department's Maintenance &
Restoration funds. Develop, manage and implement the Department's Facility Assessment Plan to correct deficiencies to buildings and
- Administrative Management
Provide all necessary accounting functions to support Facility Operations. Manage all leases for the Department. In conjunction with
Human Resources, manage all personnel functions for those in Facility Operations.
- Maintenance Management
Plan, and manage all maintenance functions for DHSS facilities statewide. Ensure that DHSS resources are used effectively and
efficiently to maintain facilities. Recommend and implement maintenance strategies to ensure that DHSS facilities are maintained at
optimal level. Provide timely reports to DHSS management on the status of facilities.