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Next Step Health Care Maintenance Director in West Newton, Massachusetts

Maintenance Director for West Newton Healthcare

Full Time Position

If you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.

At Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job – it’s a way of life reserved for the most compassionate, caring, and hard-working individuals. We are privileged to work alongside people who believe, like we do, that locally owned and operated healthcare facilities should go beyond simply “meeting the needs” of its residents.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Maintenance Director, will supervise the facility’s day-to-day functions as it relates to the facility’s interior and grounds to include staffing, supply ordering and supervision to ensure facility policy and standards are met. Maintenance of facility and equipment, including preventive maintenance and urgent repair needs. The Maintenance Director will provide counsel to management regarding facility issues.


  • Responsible for Preventative Maintenance program and ensures compliance according to local, state and federal regulations. Maintains all facility equipment in a safe and functioning manner. Maintains furnishings and grounds, plumbing and electrical fixtures.

  • Responsible for budget, reports and required documentation.

  • Responds to requests for repairs by building staff; promptly address any hazardous conditions and equipment. Assist other as requested and function as a working supervisor in all areas of responsibilities.

  • Responsible for fire safety. Conducts monthly fire drills in accordance with Life Safety and Federal regulations. Participates in general orientation on fire safety.

  • Chair of Safety Committee. Responsible for safety on the grounds.

  • Participates in Quality Improvement, OSHA Compliance, staff education and Department Head meetings.

  • Handles and/or supervises snow removal and landscaping.

  • Has on-call responsibility to respond to off-hours facility emergencies.

  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct.

  • Reports to the appropriate managers any known or suspected violations of policy and procedures, regulations or standards of conduct.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Minimum three (3) years related experience at a level necessary to accomplish the job.

  • Experience in long term healthcare setting, preferred

  • Must have knowledge of general maintenance and functions of all equipment.

  • Must be able to read, write and follow oral directions; and have basic understanding of computer technology.

  • Must be knowledgeable of Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire & Disaster Plan, and follow policies and procedures.

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information.

    Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)

  • Medical through BCBS

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

    Next Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees. At the core of our business, we aim to support, inspire and empower all of our employees so that we can offer the best care to our residents. In order to provide the best care, we must provide the best work environment, and that starts with a diverse staff. Next Step Healthcare does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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