Sports Facility Operations Manager

  Aviator Sports and Events Center
  Brooklyn, NY
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 01/19/22

Job Summary

Sports Facility/Operations Manager:

Aviator Sports and Events Center located at Floyd Bennett Field, Gateway National Park in Brooklyn, New York is currently searching for a Facility/Operations Manager to join our growing team.  A successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the general and overall cleanliness and repairs for the sports facility and outside grounds.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to the following):

Ø  Lead a team of facility non-exempt employees and oversee training, staffing and scheduling for the entire facility/operations department.

Ø  Manage the cleaning of locker rooms, public bathrooms and all public areas.

Ø  Responsible for creating training programs standards of cleanliness, materials handling and OSHA standards. 

Ø  Oversee and held accountable for creating and maintaining the department budget, ordering, purchasing, tracking supplies and maintaining the inventory in the supply storage area.  

Ø  Organize all facility supply storage room areas to be neat and fully stocked.

Ø  Responsible for operating a small and large equipment used at a recreational facility.

Ø  Ensure proper building standards are maintained and the interior and exterior of the facility is properly maintained on a continuous proactive basis.

Ø  Shovel snow away from exit doors and walkways during the winter months.

Ø  Responsible for ensuring that the assembly and disassembly of the facility are properly executed as dictated by programs and events.

Ø  Compliance with Health and Safety Regulations.

Ø  Assist with annual maintenance projects.

Ø  Maintain all facility event/sports equipment (basketball, hockey, football, soccer, gymnastics etc.)

Ø  Perform other duties as required from time to time at the request of the Operations Director.


M Minimum 5-7 years previous experience with maintenance/facility management.   Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and/or equivalent work experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree. 

Ø  Must possess a valid New York State driver’s license.   Must be physically able to do heavy lifting and comfortable working at heights.  Possess knowledge of materials, equipment, and methods used in cleaning.  Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety precautions; familiar with tools and maintenance equipment.

Ø  Prior ice rink maintenance experience and sports arena/facility management experience are highly desired qualifications.  This is an on-call position that requires full availability, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Please forward all resume/cover letters to [email protected] with Facility Manager in subject line or mail directly to Aviator Sports & Events Center, Cheri Peters, Human Resources Director, Hangar 5, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York 11234






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