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Facility Operations Assistant Manager

Become a part of the team behind the team.

As employees of the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Quarter, we do more than basketball. We are blazing trails toward winning championships on and off the court.

We are pioneers and innovators. We look for people who push boundaries, who dream, who are committed to inclusivity – who want to contribute to Rip City!

As our Facility Operations Assistant Manager, you will play a lead role in supporting the Facility Operations Manager. In this role, you will guide, schedule, and lead a subset of Facility Operations team members. We’re looking for someone who possesses great communication skills and is comfortable with facility maintenance and repair.


  • Oversee and promote technical support of the facility across shifts.

  • Troubleshoot maintenance concerns of the building which can include electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and painting.

  • Coordinate the work of external contractors and vendors where needed.

  • Partner with the Operations Manager on any facility concerns related to internal and external structural integrity.

  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems, read blueprints, pneumatic systems, and HVAC system.

  • Partner and coordinate with external vendors to support larger scope maintenance concerns.

  • Manage the development process of direct reports as well as provide mentorship.

  • Oversee the scheduling process of direct reports.

  • Partner with the Housekeeping Assistant Manager to ensure that all chemicals are being handled properly and stored correctly. As well as ordering needs for the facility that include sanitization products or equipment.

  • Partner with the Operations Manager on special projects that enhance the work environment for both staff and players.

  • Oversee scheduling and deadline of projects in partnership with the Operations Manager.

  • Committed to developing a diverse and inclusive environment.


  • At least three (3) years of experience providing technical and repair support within a facility.

  • Two years of experience leading and training staff.

  • Ability to take a lead role in communicating schedules and work that must be performed to operate the facility in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Ability to assess the cleanliness and efficiencies of the facility and communicate needs accordingly.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proven ability to lead and motivate staff to achieve results

  • Ability to move, lift at least 50 pounds frequently.

Offers of employment are conditional upon proof of COVID-19 vaccination or approval of a medical or religious exemption and accommodation from the company along with the successful results of an individual background check. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories and review results on an individual basis.

The Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Quarter embraces diversity and inclusion. We celebrate individual expression and uniqueness on our campus. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination. We are committed to hiring individuals that reflect the community we serve without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other legally protected characteristics. We are an equal opportunity employer.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

PERKS: We invest in our employees inside and outside of work. Our benefits package for full-time teammates includes:

  • Competitive Healthcare Coverage

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid Maternal & Parental Leave

  • Flexible Time Off (3 weeks + 11 holidays)

  • Wellness Perks

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Free Parking + Discounted Mass Transit Passes

  • Discounted & Complimentary Tickets

  • Ongoing Learning & Development

  • Daily Free Lunch