Facilities Project Coordinator

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


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Established in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a green leader among public gardens with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate our historic glasshouse.

Phipps is seeking a full-time Facilities Project Coordinator to assist with projects related to facilities and operations, coordinating project resources to ensure quality standards and completion dates are met. The Phipps campus encompasses internationally recognized glass houses and extraordinary buildings that demonstrate the most energy-efficient and healthy built environments in the world. The Facilities Project Coordinator will assist the facilities department in maintaining timelines and budgets with project teams, including contractors and other departments within Phipps; maintaining utility logs; preparing reports related to Living Building Challenge, LEED, SITES and WELL certifications; and closing out projects, including processing purchase orders and invoices. Projects may include, but are not limited to construction, mechanical, engineering and plumbing systems.

The qualified candidate must have project experience in a construction and maintenance environment and the ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere. Familiarity with sustainability principles, including the Living Building Challenge, LEED, WELL, and SITES is required, along with exceptional administrative and organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field and 2-5 years of experience is required; experience with building systems and in an office setting is preferred; a valid driver’s license is required.

Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere.  Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume and salary history to hr@phipps.conservatory.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  No telephone calls, please.  Phipps is an equal opportunity employer.


For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org.


Phipps Conservatory is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@phipps.conservatory.org