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Facilities Administrator

Facilities Administrator

The Facilities Administrator is responsible for planning, directing, and monitoring the activities and operations of all of the McKenzie County buildings; including grounds maintenance, facility constructions, and facility repair or renovation.


·         Assess the current condition of electrical, heating/air conditioning, plumbing, security, and other essential facilities and equipment to ensure all equipment is working properly and all building codes are in order.

·         Assist in developing a system for repair and maintenance and maintain accurate records of the condition of the equipment and other systems of the buildings.

·         Coordinates with outside contractors for those items that are not within the scope of the building maintenance team. Coordinate with Department Heads to maintain County vehicles, machinery, and other equipment.

·         Supervise office support staff including scheduling, work assignments/ special projects, training, counseling, and evaluating. Develop and/or implement policies and procedures, forms, work methods, schedules, job priorities to be followed, and coordinate all Departmental work. Develop staff development programs such as skills enhancement training's and sessions.

·         Assist in educating County employees and initiate interventions to solve problems and on the proper use and care of equipment and other facilities.


·         County government organization, rules, regulations, and processes

·         ND law as it pertains to County facilities, construction contracts, and property control

·         Principles of effective administration including planning, directing, evaluation, and coordinating

·         Working knowledge of ND Building Codes

·         Mathematical concepts

·         Strong organizational and communication skills.

·         Experience with a variety of electrical systems, mechanical equipment, and controls.

·         Extensive knowledge of computers, computer programs, scanning equipment and various office machines.


·         Prioritizing and assigning work;

·         The ability to analyze and trouble shoot

·         Using a computer and applicable software applications;

·         Superior communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.



A Bachelor’s Degree in Construction, or related field with ten (10) years of experience of high-level management in a related position; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Project Management is preferred, but not required.


Salary $95,648 per year

McKenzie County offers an excellent benefit package including:
Health Insurance – Health & Child Care Flexible Spending Program Group Life 
Insurance – Retirement – Optional Deferred Comp Plan
Vacation – Sick Leave – Paid Holidays


Job Description & Employment Application available online at An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’ preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines available at  and submit any documentation with an otherwise complete application.  

Submit resume and/or application by mail, email, or hand deliver to:

McKenzie County Human Resources 
201 5th Street NW, Suite 700 
Watford City, ND 58854
Equal Opportunity Employer

McKenzie County

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