Environmental Services Director, Medina

  • Cassia
  • medina, mn
  • Nov 20, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

Are you an experienced maintenance leader looking for a new opportunity? If so, we have a wonderful opportunity for you in our brand new building as a Full-Time Environmental Services Director!

Okalee of Medina, a new 82-unit senior living community that opened in January in Medina, MN, is seeking an experienced Full-Time Environmental Services Director to join our team. In this role, you will lead employees in maintenance, housekeeping, and laundry departments to maintain our community. You will also have the opportunity to bond with our residents and make a difference in their lives. Our ideal candidate is a strong leader with excellent customer service and time management skills.

Here at Okalee of Medina, we value unity and collaboration. We are always willing to pitch in and support our staff. Staff and residents love our beautiful and peaceful grounds. Plus, it's an easy commute from the cities. You don't want to miss this opportunity to join our team!

This is a Full-Time, benefit eligible position.


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Healthcare, Dental benefits for Full-Time employees
  • Supplemental Benefits (vision, life, disability, and more) for Full-Time employees
  • Flex Spending Accounts for Full-Time employees
  • On-site Parking
  • Retirement with employer match
  • Competitive wages with credit for experience!
  • Tuition Discount Opportunities
  • Work with an amazing team with decades of experience!

Environmental Services Director responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance repairs and projects as needed.
  • Respond to maintenance requests by residents and staff.
  • Supervise and coach staff in the housekeeping department.
  • Schedule preventative maintenance programs for major equipment and make sure it is in good operating condition.
  • Communicate and build relationships with outside vendors to ensure contracted services are performed.
  • Serve as Director of Safety by conducting safety meetings, managing records, and reviewing surveys. 
  • Interact with health and safety inspectors to ensure the safety of all residents and staff.
  • Respond to emergencies on an on-call basis.
  • Complete heavy janitorial/ maintenance work as needed.
  • Perform other tasks as needed.

Environmental Services Director skills and requirements:

  • 1-2 years' of maintenance and housekeeping experience required.
  • Must have previous experience in health care, multiple housing, or related facility.
  • Ability to work effectively with others within an interdisciplinary team and professionally interact with residents, family members, staff, corporate leadership, and outside contractors.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, able to work as a team member and independently.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests throughout the day.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Other activities include frequent kneeling, bending/ stooping, and pushing/ pulling to complete tasks throughout the day.

About Us:

Okalee of Medina is a senior living community providing independent living, assisted living, care suites and memory care options allowing our residents the ability to age in place. An amenity-rich, wellness-focused lifestyle community for older adults, Okalee of Medina is located in a serene, natural setting, yet with easy access to Highway 55.

Our community is located just west of Plymouth off Highway 55 in the quaint town of Medina. We are just 10 miles from Maple Grove, 13 miles from Golden Valley, 18 miles from Brooklyn Park/Center and Buffalo. 

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

Cassia is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran