Regional Director of Facilities; REC NO: KCH 22-195

DATE POSTED: 10/12/2022

JOB TITLE: Regional Director of Facilities



SALARY RANGE: Negotiable (BU00, Exempt)

JOB DUTIES: The Regional Director of Facilities for the West Hawaii Region of HHSC administers all programs for the West Hawaii Region that relate to environmental services, construction (renovations/retrofit/upgrade facilities), land beautification, land use issues, maintenance, capital improvement, the acquisition of permits, the development and administration of policies and procedures to meet environmental needs, and the solicitation and coordination of all major bids for equipment or construction for both facilities in the West Hawaii Region. The Regional Director is responsible for the planning, organizing, development, implementation and finalization of all facility projects related or assigned to the West Hawaii Region. Serves as an advisor to the Regional CEO as well as the Senior Leadership Team.  The position exercises control over line management by reviewing requests for conformance with principles of sound facilities management as well as to ensure that regulations are complied with and that approval or disapproval of authority is readily exercised.  Responsibilities include ensuring that all standards and requirements are met for Federal, State, and private accrediting bodies. i.e., Medicare/Medicaid, ADA, The Joint Commission, OSHA, etc.  This position may be required to work shifts, weekends, and holidays.


THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS ARE: Applicants must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated; the required education and experiences may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experiences are based on a 40-hour work week.

EDUCATION: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university.  Relevant substitutions allowed.

EXPERIENCE: Specialized Experience:  Five (5) years of specialized experience which included experience in one or a combination of the following types of work:

  • Experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings, structures, or utilities which required the preparation and/or interpretation of plans, drawings and specifications and the proper observance of safety measures, which demonstrated an intimate knowledge of practices, methods, techniques, material, cost equipment and tools used in construction and maintenance projects;
  • Professional, technical, administrative, investigative or other responsible work experience which required the ability to deal effectively with fellow workers, business contracts and/ or general public;
  • Dealing with procurement protocols as set forth by the Revised Statutes State of Hawaii referencing construction, equipment purchases, leases, and etc.

Supervisory Experience:  Three (3) years minimum supervisory experience, two (2) of which have been spent at the middle management level in the general building construction and/or maintenance services department of a multi-building facility.

CERTIFICATION: None required.

Licensure:  A valid State of Hawaii driver’s license is preferred.


Operations knowledge of construction contracts and engineering composition of a healthcare; comprehensive knowledge to interpret laws, professional practice acts, The Joint Commission, rules and regulations such as Uniform Building Code, OSHA, ADA, National Fire Protection Agency, HRS, etc. and policies and procedures; secure and analyze facts and data to make administrative decisions; dynamic, success-oriented, promoter, negotiator, and team builder who delivers solutions based upon vision and proactive risk taking; proven success in reducing costs, improving processes, motivating personnel, and achieving goals; well-developed operational skills coupled with strategic vision; ability to manage organization change; and a highly effective interpersonal style.
Familiarity with common office equipment and supplies.  Familiarity with the use of a personal computer and common business software programs.  Familiarity with common tradesman tools and equipment, grounds keeping tools and equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.  Disabilities in these or other areas will not automatically result in disqualification.  Those applicants who demonstrate that they are capable of performing the essential functions of the position will not be disqualified under this section.

Any condition which would cause applicants to be a hazard to themselves or others is cause for disqualification.

Occasional prolonged standing/walking

Occasional lifts supplies or Equipment

Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

Occasional required to work in hot or humid conditions

May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases

Exposure to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards

May be exposed to Hazardous or Toxic chemicals

Required Forms & Documentation: Evidence of the appropriate training (e.g., official transcript or degree) to be given credit for education and/or experience. A legible photocopy will be accepted; however, Kona Community Hospital reserves the right to request an official copy.

All West Hawaii Health Care Facilities are Nicotine Free

An Equal Opportunity Employer


For an application packet, click on the links below. For additional information, call (808) 322-4458 or e-mail Recruiting/Employment.

Applications are also available at:

Kona Community Hospital Human Resources Office 79-1019 Haukapila Street Kealakekua, HI 96750

Phn:  (808) 322-4458
Fax:  (808) 322-5870

Kohala Hospital Human Resources Office P. O. Box 10 Kapaau, HI 96755

Phn:  (808) 322-4458
Fax:  (808) 322-5870

Kona Community Hospital is a 94-bed full-service acute care hospital with 24-hour emergency services, proudly serving the West Hawaii community. For nearly 100 years we have been caring for the people of West Hawaii. Adding more and more services, we have constantly improved our abilities to serve our residents and visitors whenever they are in need. We are your friends and neighbors, here to help through trying times and happy moments, through crisis and celebrations. As your community hospital, you can count on us. We take pride that every patient that comes through our door is treated like “ohana.”


Application hours are: Monday to Friday (except holidays) 8:00 – 10:00 am and 1:00- 3:00 pm at which time applicants are able to complete an application and have their application reviewed by the facility Human Resources Office.  Only applicants that have been through a Human Resources (HR) applicant screening process will be considered for an interview with a hiring manager.  Applications for announcements with a deadline date must be on file no later than the last day to file applications.  Applications for announcements with “Continuous Recruitment until Needs are Met” will be accepted as long as there are vacancies.  Inactive/filled announcements will be taken off the HHSC website.

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must have been of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of this position. Provide a detailed description of your duties and responsibilities. If you worked on a part-time basis, indicate the average number of hours worked per week. Please note that experience will be based on a 40-hour workweek.

Note: We will not postpone the recruitment process because of your failure to provide accurate and complete information concerning your qualifications.

MERIT OR CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM: Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirements, including education, experience, other public employment requirements for State Civil Service employment, and HHSC Standards of Fitness. Only those applicants that are scheduled for an interview with the hiring manager will be contacted. Applications will be kept active for six (6) months.

CITIZENSHIP AND RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT: Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and at the time of appointment intend to reside in the State of Hawaii during the course of employment with the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: If you are claiming Veteran’s Preference, you must submit a copy of your DD214 and/or other substantiating documents specifying the periods of your service.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be able to physically and mentally perform efficiently the duties of the position. Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.

MEDICAL/PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIREMENT: Offers of employment will be contingent on successfully passing a pre-employment physical examination, which includes drug screen and other regulatory medical requirements such as, but not limited to, two-step tuberculosis (TB) screen.  The cost for physical examinations, except the cost for drug screening, shall be borne by the applicant and not the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:  COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.  After receiving a conditional offer of employment, all prospective new HHSC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  New employees are required to provide confirmation

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIREMENT: Offers of employment will be conditioned on the results of a complete physical examination, which includes a drug screening. For certain job categories, applicants may be referred to an HHSC-designated physician, rather than the applicant’s personal physician of choice. The cost for all physical examinations, except the cost for the drug screening, shall be borne by the applicant and not the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation shall bear the cost of the drug screening.

CRIMINAL/BACKGROUND, CREDENTIALING CHECKS: Applicable checks will be conducted periodically and any associated costs may be borne by the applicant. If a job offer is made or employment is begun prior to completion of all applicable checks, any offer of employment or continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory return of all required checks.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications are available at the Kona Community Hospital, Human Resources Office, 79-1019 Haukapila Street, Kealakekua, HI 96750 or Kohala Hospital, P. O. Box 10, Kapaau, HI 96755. You can call (808) 733-4162, (Voice/TT), e-mail: or visit our website at Application hours are: Monday to Friday (except holidays) 8:00 – 10:00 am to 1:00 – 3:00 pm at which time applicants are able to complete an application and have their application reviewed by the facility Human Resources Office. Only applicants that have been through a Human Resources (HR) applicant screening process will be considered for an interview with a hiring manager. Applications for announcements with a deadline date must be on file no later than the last day to file applications. Applications for announcements with “Continuous Recruitment Until Needs are Met” will be accepted as long as there are vacancies. Inactive/filled announcements will be taken off the HHSC website.

 STEPS TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW, SUBSEQUENT APPEALS: If you do not agree with a decision made by the Employment Office as to your non-qualification or non-selection for a position, you may complete a Request for Administrative Review form (available on the HHSC website) or you may submit a written request within twenty (20) days from the date of your sent notice to the Regional Chief Executive Officer/Designee. Your letter requesting the Administrative Review must include 1. The job title(s) and recruitment number(s), 2. the specific reason(s) you are requesting the review noting if there is a statute or rule violation, and 3. any additional information you want to submit to substantiate your request. If you do not submit your request within the twenty (20) days deadline, no Administrative Review will be conducted. Since the Administrative Review is a prerequisite to subsequent steps, failure to utilize this process will make you ineligible for subsequent appeals. The administrative review, formal complaint and/or appeals hearing will not necessarily postpone the recruitment process and/or rescind a selection.

If you do not agree with the Administrative Review, you may file a Formal Complaint and then, if you are still not satisfied, you can appeal to the HHSC Merit Appeals Board.


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