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Director of Facilities

Posted February 18, 2021

Little Creek Casino Resort
Shelton, WA

About This Job


The Director of Facilities oversees the Facilities and functionality of Little Creek Casino Resort’s built environment, including both maintenance and operations.  Directs and coordinates the design, planning, construction, and alteration of equipment, machinery and buildings while promoting safety of the environment for Guests and Team Members by performing the following duties. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees Managers, Supervisors and Employees within the Facilities Department.
  • Assists the CEO in achieving and promoting company goals.
  • Prepare bids specifications and/or coordinates capital projects requiring construction, maintenance services, projects or installment of equipment.
  • Formulates and administers a departmental budget and monthly financials to ensure expenditures are within the approved budget and takes decisive action to correct expenses that exceed established guidelines in order to achieve company objectives.
  • Issue service agreements for all contracted services and ensure that all work is completed on schedule and in accordance with the fully executed agreements
  • Serves on a variety of committees such as the Executive, Safety, and others as assigned.
  • Trains and directs activities of departmental employees, supervisors and managers in Service Standards and Facility related items such as safety and machinery and the proper use of equipment.
  • Maintains an active preventative maintenance program by inspecting, monitoring and documenting equipment and systems, included but not limited to HVAC, electrical, water, refrigeration, LOSS System and other integrated systems involved in operations.
  • Ensures that equipment meets current Federal, State and local code standards.
  • Monitor utilities programs for water, sewer, garbage, gas and electrical and others as needed to achieve beneficial results for the enterprise.
  • Monitor inventories for required replacement of items to maintain functionality of systems and equipment in the buildings, providing a safe work environment for all Casino Resort employees.
  • Requisitions and orders the necessary departmental and company supplies and equipment.  Maintains accountability of all supplies ordered and stocked.
  • Plans, budgets, and schedules Casino Resort modifications including cost estimates, bids and contracting for construction and acquisitions.
  • Review and approve all invoices for Facilities related expenses
  • Inspects construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established codes and specifications.
  • Coordinates scheduling and interacts with internal and external department managers regarding facility related issues.
  • Reviews real estate contracts for compliance with government specifications and suitability for occupancy.
  • Effectively presents information and responds to questions from management, staff, vendors, customers and the general public
  • Oversees the coordination of building space allocations, layout and communication services.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems Proficiency in the use of the energy management computer system.
  • Solve problems and interpret a variety of printed instructions, drawings (architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural), specifications, manuals, schematic diagrams and schedules.
  • Identify system or structure related problems. Develop a cost-effective solution to identified problems and carry out a well-organized action plan.
  • Other duties may be assigned by the CEO

S.I.G.E. Tribal-State Compact & Accounting & Internal Control Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Train staff to follow established control procedures both internally and externally related to TGA, Surveillance and the Security departments.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directs the activities of Managers, Supervisors and employees.  
  • This position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these units. 
  • Carries out supervisory responsibility in accordance with the policies and applicable laws. 
  • The responsibility includes interviewing, hiring and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work; also includes appraising performance, coaching and developing others, promoting teamwork, rewarding and disciplining employees. 
  • Also includes addressing complaints and resolving conflict and problems.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, Construction Management, or other industry related field required; advanced degree preferred
  • Ten years of experience in a Senior Executive Facilities position with supervisory and operational management experience.  
  • Ten years of directly related facilities experience in multi-use commercial buildings of 50,000 sq. ft. or larger; work experience must be primarily HVAC, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, but may also include some grounds keeping.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Mandatory Class III Gaming License issued by the Washington State Gambling Commission
  • Gaming License issued from the National Indian Gaming Commission. 
  • Recommended CPE (Certified Plant Engineer).
  • Recommended PE (Professional Engineer).
  • Must have a Valid Washington State Driver License and an acceptable driving record.  Copy of your Driving Abstract Required.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 
  • The ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Possess the skills to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. 
  • The ability to effectively present information to Management or employees, public groups, and/or Boards of Directors.

Mathematical Skills

  • The ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • The ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. 
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to tobacco fumes. 
  • The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; tobacco fumes and airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. 
  • The noise level in the work environment will vary from moderate to loud.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Requires a comprehensive understanding of building systems and operations management.
  • The ability to determine operational needs and requirements for a variety of building related equipment and systems.
  • Requires excellent mechanical aptitude.
  • May be requested to assist other Department Managers with their budgetary requirements related to building and equipment.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Must be able to uphold the highest level of confidentiality
  • Skilled in strategic and long range planning
  • Project management skills for Capital Projects
  • Ability to work various shifts, possibly including weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Ability to use Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for work prioritization and measurement

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.


About this Employer

Little Creek Casino Resort

91 West State Route 108
Shelton, WA 98584

(800) 667-7711

190 Room Casino

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Little Creek Casino Resort is where the South Sound goes to play.

Our newly remodeled gaming floor is designed to excite the senses. Little Creek sets the standard for gaming fun in the Pacific Northwest. Whether you’re simply indulging your playful side or are out to enjoy some ambitious gaming, you are sure to find everything you need to get your game on! Not sure how to play a game? Ask one of our helpful employees, we are always ready to teach you how to play, but more importantly how to WIN!

Little Creek Casino Resort boasts the areas best amenities such as the beautiful Salish Cliffs Golf Club, Seven Inlets Spa and Skookum Creek Cigar Lounge this ultimate destination resort offers exciting casino gaming, concerts, spa services, seven restaurants and much more.