The Director of Facilities plans, organizes, directs and controls all aspects of town and school facility needs. Develops and recommends to the Superintendent of Schools, Town Manager, and Permanent Building Committee plans and policies affecting the schools, community, and the general public. Implements such plans and policies upon approval, assesses their effectiveness, and recommends modifications as required. Maintains long-range plan establishing priorities for facilities maintenance, repairs and improvements. Develops and defends the comprehensive five-year capital improvement plan for municipal and school buildings. Prepares specifications for various maintenance functions and coordinates the activities of private contractors. Establishes town-wide contracts for various maintenance services and functions where doing so will result in economies of scale and cost savings.