Director of Physical Plant

40 Hours, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
South Shore Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center - Rockland, MA
Posted 5 months ago

We are hiring for Director of Physical Plant Services (Maintenance) to join our team!

Please contact the Administrator at 781-878-3308 for more information.

Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.

  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities

Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work.


  • Must be able to read, write, and comprehend the English language.
  • Must be licensed in accordance with current applicable standards, codes, labor laws, etc.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of maintenance practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing maintenance functions in the long-term care facility.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and to supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., of the maintenance department.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of maintenance areas, must perform regular inspections of resident rooms/units for order, safety and proper performance of equipment.
  • Must maintain regular inspections of resident and non-resident areas for sanitation, order, safety, and employees proper performance duties.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to plan and carry out programs in repair, new construction, and equipment installation.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Possess sufficient mechanical abilities to handle facility maintenance needs with little outside contract use.


  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in a supervisory capacity, in maintenance/plant related position preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable of boilers, compressors, generators, etc., as well as various mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Must have ability to read and interpret blueprints and be knowledgeable in building codes and safety regulations.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategoryMaintenance, Physical Plant
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