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Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager

Regular Full-Time
Human Resources
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In 1897 C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available. Filson recognizes that it takes a world-class team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.


Are you excited about working with people and problem solving? Do you have mad project managment skills? We are looking for the next member of our Human Resources group as a Facilities Manager.  


Facilities Manager

The primary responsibility of the Facilities Manager is to support Filson Seattle facilities in the day-to-day operations, ensuring an efficient, safe, clean and orderly work environment.

The Facilities Manager reports to the Director of Human Resources. This position will provide support duties to the entire organization as needed. The individual will have frequent contact with staff at all levels, vendors and other individuals outside the company



  • Oversee and manage multiple buildings (1st Ave, 4th, DC, Seatac), layout, space planning and building systems including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety, janitorial and elevators.
  • Administer building security systems with various vendors.
  • Manage all vendors related to facilities management.
  • Manage space and furniture needs for individual departments. This will include working with vendors to design workspace needs, office build-outs, coordinating moves and ordering necessary materials.
  • Responsible for creating and managing Facilities budget.
  • Ensure all locations remain compliant with city, state and federal regulations.
  • Oversees the parking program.
  • Coordinate with HR to meet ergonomics requests.
  • Partner with HR to ensure resources are made available to maintain facilities in a safe and orderly manner.
  • Coordinate with IT on technical issues related to employees’ workspace and conference rooms.
  • Ad hoc facilities and administrative projects.


Office Management

  • Responsible for managing the general office appearance to the Filson standard. Provide notice to departments who are out of compliance.
  • Coordinate special office arrangements for clients, vendors, guests and visiting staff.
  • Manage inventory and order office supplies, including cleaning supplies, first aid material, refreshments for kitchenettes and conference rooms.
  • Oversee of logistics of deliveries, courier deliveries and collections and internal circulations.
  • Manage catering needs for departments which include delivery and setup of goods.
  • Assist in setting up resources for business meetings for the Executive team including: conference room book, identify technical requirements and submit requests for setup, catering needs.


  • This position manages the receptionist and various contractors, including janitors and building maintenance personnel.


  • 5+ years’ experience in Corporate Facilities management role
  • 5+ years’ experience managing building remodels and employee relocations
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Proven ability to triage and resolve issues independently and within budget
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Proven ability to manage facilities to a standard of excellence
  • Proven project management skills
  • Service oriented with willing and pleasant demeanor
  • Experience managing and creating a department budget
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office


  • Requires overnight on-call duty for building and security emergencies
  • Able to work during nonstandard business hours for building maintenance projects.
  • Must have a vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Able to lift 35 pounds
  • Role requires individual to stand for a large portion of the day
  • Must be able to sit and work a computer
  • Must be able to bend, climb, reach overhead, and crouch


Filson is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings which are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.  Discrimina­tion and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally incon­sistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job.



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