Senior Facilities Assistant

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Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Please visit to view our Statement of Faith and Doctrinal Distinctives.

Senior Facilities Assistant

Alliance Defending Freedom is looking for a highly reliable Senior Facilities Assistant to join us in our Lansdowne, VA Office. As the Senior Facilities Assistant, you are a vital part of the Facilities Team. In this position, you will report to Facilities Manager, ADF Lansdowne, and will play a key role in the management of the ADF Lansdowne campus which includes the office building, Guest House, and grounds.  The Senior Facilities Assistant will provide direct support to the Facilities Manager in vendor and contract management, key building systems, space planning, operations asset management, building mail operations, general and preventative maintenance, and new team member facility orientations. This position will also provide support for all event and meeting set-up, inspections/projects associated with the annual maintenance plan, and fulfill facility requests in a timely manner. We have a joy-filled, servant-oriented Facilities team that looks to delight our fellow team members working in the office by maintaining excellent standards and paying attention to the details.

Your Essential Responsibilities:

In this position, you will:

  • Serve as the primary assistant to the Facilities Manager and provide backup support in the management of the ADF Lansdowne campus.
  • Handle routine facility maintenance related tasks such as loading/unloading supplies, replacing light bulbs, adjusting door closers, moving furniture, etc.
  • Run errands to pick up needed supplies that support grounds and facility maintenance efforts.
  • Confirm packages signed for at the loading dock match delivery ticket order.
  • Lead mail operations: date, stamp, and sort all incoming mail addressed to individual team members. and tenants and distribute to appropriate mailbox.  Utilize efficient and secure processes for US Mail.
  • Process all outgoing mail and packages to ensure they are picked up by the appropriate mail vendor.
  • Undergo security training for mail handling and mail receiving room features.
  • Order and maintain all attic stock to support building operations.
  • Organize storage rooms containing attic stock – paints, lightbulbs, tile, plumbing, and assorted building supplies.
  • Complete required annual training regarding OSHA and other facilities/security related training.
  • Understand basic operations of all key building systems including security software, video surveillance, irrigation controls,  HVAC controls, fire and burglary alarm controls, electrical room, and main sprinkler valve room to provide backup support to Operations Manager.
  • Coordinate and set up for all meetings and conferences associated with ADF.  This includes moving tables and chairs within conference spaces.  Support building tenants on occasion in building meeting spaces with room furniture arrangement.
  • Support Facilities Manager with assigned vendors and coordinate services.
  • Schedule and supervise work based upon building operation failures, facility requests, or as directed by Facilities Manager.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for all deliveries and shipments. Deliver packages too large for mail bins. Ensure loading dock is organized and cleared daily.
  • Complete projects assigned through Annual Maintenance Plan such as changing out guest house HVAC filters, replacing light bulbs, inspecting/signing for monthly fire extinguisher evaluation, etc. Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Order and maintain all attic stock to support building operations.
  • Organize storage rooms containing attic stock – paints, lightbulbs, tile, plumbing, and assorted building supplies.

Other Responsibilities (Non-Essential):

  • You will be asked to perform related duties or special projects as assigned.
  • Some duties require driving (requires valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record).

Skills you need to succeed:

Demonstrated proficiency in:

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated handyman skills, general knowledge of standard mail procedures, package handling, and maintaining adequate supplies or ability to quickly learn through classes or other instructions.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft software including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Excellent follow-through.
  • Strong team player.
  • Reliable.

Ability to:

  • Strong ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong ability to work independently.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and direction.

Education and/or experience:

  • 3 years as a facility assistant or other relevant maintenance knowledge/experience.
  • Customer service and administrative experience desired.


We have it! Alliance Defending Freedom offers team members a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes major medical insurance, dental care, medical and dependent care reimbursement, paid disability, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Work and life balance is important to the well-being of our team members. You will receive paid time off (PTO) that starts accruing from your hire date and 11 paid holidays per year.

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