Facilities Technician II

    • Job Tracking ID: 512912-612665
    • Job Location: San Francisco, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 15, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Campus Location: Mission & Pacific Heights
    • Status: Regular Full-Time
    • Department: Header: Facilities
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The Facilities Technician II performs and supervises construction and repair projects of SF/SPCA facilities and mechanical equipment. This position assists the Facilities Systems Manager with selecting, scheduling and overseeing contractual laborers and supervising staff and volunteers.

Essential Duties and Functions:

Repair and Maintenance

  • Respond to requests for facility maintenance and improvement projects
  • Perform maintenance of interior and exterior of buildings including painting, minor construction, repairs, equipment/furniture installation
  • Actively monitor facility and equipment conditions, make recommendations for maintenance or improvement
  • Maintain all building equipment, supplies, tools, and keep an inventory of Society property.
  • Troubleshoot and perform repair on mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems
  • Perform the duties and functions of Technician I as assigned


  • Supervise Facility Technicians I and volunteers when on assigned projects
  • Act as liaison to vendors as assigned by manager
  • Conduct and record regular facility safety walk through inspections to identify and address workplace safety hazards.
  • Take control of situations that could be unsafe or potentially damaging to the professional image of the Society.
  • Participate in Emergency Response Plan readiness; takes active role in disaster response
  • Inform the Facility Manager of developments that may affect the Society or the department including security, departmental progress, client concerns, and personnel issues.

Client Service

  • Ensure quality service is provided to both people and animal clients by the staff of the Facilities Department
  • Respond to requests for assistance and repairs in a timely manner in order to ensure quality client service as well as effective operations
  • Assist all departments in situations requiring immediate problem solving
  • Promote good public relations in accordance with Society practices
  • Practice and encourage the humane treatment of animals
  • Work cooperatively with all volunteers, recognizing the talent and commitment they bring to the Society

Safety & Security

  • Upkeep of fire extinguishers; facilities fire department visits and other safety-related inspections as required.
  • Follows OSHA regulations for all projects, equipment operation, and chemical usage including labeling, storage, disposal, and the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Ensure a safe work environment; following all safety guidelines and modeling safe work practices.
  • Follows all safety guidelines. Takes immediate action to correct any safety noncompliance that could put an employee, volunteer, client, animal, or the organization at risk.


  • Works cooperatively with all volunteers and recognizes the talent and commitment they bring to the Society

Diversity and Inclusiveness

  • Work effectively with individuals and colleagues from diverse communities and cultures

Open Communication

  • Facilitate open, direct communication throughout the Society.
  • Embrace and promote the Society’s BLISS direct communication program.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in a garage, kennel/shelter setting, outdoors, and occasionally on rooftop
  • Frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, climbing stairs, walking and, standing on feet 8-10 hours per day while performing job functions
  • Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning
  • Exposure to various weather conditions when working outdoors
  • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament
  • Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodations
  • Tetanus and rabies (pre-exposure) inoculations are required or must be waived
  • Consistently exposed to animals and animal allergens under conditions with limited alterations available

Reporting Relationship:

  • Reports to the Facilities Systems Manager
  • Reports with a dotted line to the Facilities Operations Manager when needed 


Qualifications (Required):

  • Associates Degree or Trade School Certification in electrical, construction, or facility operations, or equivalent related experience preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in facilities maintenance and/or building trades
  • Valid California Driver’s License and insurable driving record

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, values, goals, and success of The San Francisco SPCA
  • Knowledge of general facility and equipment repairs and maintenance, vehicle, equipment, HVAC, basic construction, and appliance maintenance and repair
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, train and motivate staff
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex projects to delivery
  • Knowledge of safety and cost containment programs
  • Basic computer skills in a Windows environment
  • Compassion for animals, comfortable in the animal shelter environment, and willing to accommodate animals in the work place


  • The starting salary for this position depends on the depth and breadth of experience. Eligible for full benefits package including: vacation and holiday pay, paid sick time, medical, dental & vision insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, tax-deferred retirement plan with matching, pre-tax commute expense deductions, discounted veterinary care, employee discount on retail, pet supplies, and dog training classes.