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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $55,000 - $65,000
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

St. Louis Area Foodbank

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St. Louis Area Foodbank (SLAFB)


Job Title: Facilities Supervisor

Immediate Supervisor: Facilities Manager

Employees Supervised: Facilities Coordinator

FLSA: Exempt

General Description/Position Summary:

As the St. Louis Area Foodbank’s Facilities Supervisor, you will play a critical role in supporting and maintaining the organization’s physical infrastructure to ensure safety and maximize functionality. Your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of tasks related to building and ground maintenance, safety, and operational efficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises facilities team members, relevant vendors, and contractors performing repairs.
  • Assist with maintenance of the entire St. Louis Area Foodbank facility (warehouse, partner agency dock, volunteer repackaging center, and offices), including regular schedule of maintenance and repairs on all equipment and grounds to ensure that the Foodbank is compliant for all inspections.
  • Monitor implementation of organizational safety program for staff; make recommendations for training and help develop and implement training efforts.
  • Coordinate maintenance of the facility to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations, Feeding America, AIB, USDA, and local and state regulatory agencies, as necessary.
  • Monitor building and equipment; repair or report problems as necessary.
  • Perform basic construction tasks in the warehouse and office areas.
  • Work with staff to ensure food safety.
  • Responsible for following safe workplace policies.
  • Take an active role in reinforcing, modeling, and championing safe work practices.
  • Review all maintenance logs daily and report any discrepancies to management.
  • Oversee the organization’s Pest Management Program.
  • Assist in maintaining sanitary conditions in the facility to include collection and disposal of all warehouse and facility trash or debris daily and clean up all spills.
  • Operate material handling equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks in a safe and orderly manner to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Provide coverage for the Facilities Manager when necessary.
  • Support all members of the Facilities department and the Operations team as a whole.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.


  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of prior maintenance experience required
  • Prior people management/direct supervisory experience required
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Experience in two or more trades: electrical, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, painting, preferred
  • Prior non-profit experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and other web-based applications preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, handle interruptions, maintain focus on tasks and produce high quality work
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Passion for the Foodbank’s mission and the ability to demonstrate SLAFB’s Core Values (Stewardship, Teamwork, Agility, and Respect)
  • Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in warehouse with a significant amount of walking on concrete surfaces. Entrances may be open and work conditions during the summer months can be hot and cold during the winter. Employee may be going in and out of freezers and coolers with extreme variations in temperature. Workspace could be dusty and on occasions can be noisy due to the traffic of motorized vehicles operated in the building.

Periodically may work outside and be exposed to the elements. Employee may be exposed to spoiled food and sharp objects due to working with damaged product. Employee must lift, bend, stoop, pick up and move objects up to 75 pounds. Work involves using manual pallet jacks and therefore requires an ability to push and pull pallets over 2,000 pounds.

Work Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday onsite at the SLAFB facility and in the community as needed
  • However, flexibility will be granted as appropriate in accordance with the SLAFB’s Remote Work/Working From Home Policy
  • Occasional weekend (Saturday/Sunday) or evening hours may be required
  • Meeting attendance may require overnight travel

The impact you’ll make:

At the St. Louis Area Foodbank, we are working to build a stronger bi-state region by nourishing people, empowering communities, and transforming systems. With the dedicated partnership of nearly 600 hunger-relief programs and local agencies – including soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and residential programs – we are responding to hunger in communities across 26 counties in Missouri and Illinois by distributing food to more than 400,000 people every year.

Since opening in 1975, and with the tremendous support and generosity of this community, the St. Louis Area Foodbank has grown to become our region’s largest food distribution charity dedicated to feeding those in need. Together, we are feeding people and working to address the root causes of hunger for lasting impact every day.

About the St. Louis Area Foodbank:

The St. Louis Area Foodbank (SLAFB) is a member of Feeding America, which is a national network of 200 food banks all working together for the common goal of ensuring equitable access to nutritious food.
This nationwide network offers us a variety of resources, like food, funds, best practices, and gives our work a much bigger, louder voice than we could hope to have on our own.

The St. Louis Area Foodbank supports 26 counties – 14 in Missouri and 12 in Illinois – thus serves, supports and stewards a diverse group of stakeholders across our region, as well as serves as a member of Feeding Missouri (the 6 Feeding America Food Banks in Missouri) and Feeding Illinois (the 7 Feeding America Food Banks in Illinois).
As a food bank, we collect food from a variety of sources, such as manufacturers, retail stores, farmers, and individual donors.
We then store, sort, and repackage that food at the highest safety standards and finally distribute that food to our network of agencies and programs, which work directly with people in the community.
We facilitate the movement of food safely and efficiently and offer the kinds of resources and support to our partner agencies that a single food pantry or shelter could not hope to access on its own.

    • VISION: A nutritionally secure Missouri and Illinois.
    • MISSION: Building a stronger bi-state region by nourishing people, empowering communities, and transforming systems.

What we can offer you:

Beyond a great mission, dedicated team members, and an incredible opportunity to truly make a difference in our community, you will be generously rewarded for your contributions including:

  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan
  • 403b plan with robust company match
  • Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, group company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and more!)

We work hard, play hard and change lives – so apply to join our Foodbank Family!

SLAFB Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement:

You are welcome at the St. Louis Area Foodbank (SLAFB) for who you are. At the SLAFB, we strive to empower our team to embrace and celebrate who they are by cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment. Doing so strengthens our organization, cultivates a culture where everyone feels valued and can bring their best selves to the SLAFB and enables us to nourish people, empower communities, and transform systems. At the SLAFB, we champion diversity, equity, and inclusivity to create a respectful and fulfilling workplace representing a broad range of lived experiences and viewpoints. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team that reflects the neighbors and communities we serve in the bi-state region to enhance engagement and connectivity with all key stakeholders.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. Performance of other duties may be requested. Evaluations will be in part based upon performance of the tasks listed in this job description. St. Louis Area Foodbank has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment.

Revised May 2024