Facilities Coordinator

Workplace Experience | Durham, NC, United States

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Avalara is seeking a Facilities Coordinator whom will be responsible for ensuring a safe, secure, clean and functional working environment for Avalara employees and guests.  The Facilities Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in management and maintenance of our Durham office and will work in conjunction with the Facilities Manager on special projects related to our company facilities.

Job Duties:

  1. Assists with maintaining daily operations of the physical facility.
  2. Supports maintenance, mechanics and facilities staff by performing “handyman” maintenance duties such as furniture moves, simple electrical projects, spot painting and/or cleaning, light construction and/or exterior cleanup.
  3. May perform other activities such as audio-visual (AV) set up for meetings or conferences, inter-office mail deliveries, paper recycling, compost and stocking of employee break areas.
  4. Responsible for assisting with space-planning, reorganizations to accommodate our growing business
  5. Assist build-out of new office space
  6. Work with contractors and external vendors as needed
  7. Provide maintenance/facilities support for remote offices as needed if requested by Director, Facilities
  8. General office clean-up; upkeep
  9. Pick-up/drop-offs of specials guests/visitors/employees
  10. Special projects as directed by supervisor
  11. Miscellaneous errands for company


  1. 1-3 years facilities experience
  2. Experience managing projects from start to finish
  3. Working knowledge of general building maintenance
  4. Strong communication skills and customer service focus
  5. Ability to work in a self-directed environment to resolve problems
  6. Ability to meet deadlines
  7. Clean driving record
  8. Reliable vehicle which may be utilized for local travel
  9. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  10. Ability to use power tools
  11. Ability to travel by airplane if needed

Avalara employees wear orange. We’re optimistic. Curious. Adaptable. We are intensely committed to making the difficult simple for our customers – which is really hard, but really rewarding. Some say we’re a little quirky, but that’s a good thing, right? We welcome and value unique people and insights, and we believe our winning culture sets us apart. We recognize, cherish, and hire to that conviction every day.

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world.

Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents.

Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at www.avalara.com

The perks of working at Avalara go beyond amazing physical spaces and a Tiki Bar. We’re committed to continued progress in diversity and inclusion. As an employee at Avalara, you’ll have the opportunity to join resource groups focused on diversity of thought, engage with your local or global community about topics that matter to you and the organization and receive continued education around inclusion and development. As Avalara grows, so do the voices within it. It’s time to hear your voice.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, gender, nation of origin, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law. We thrive on diversity and encourage people from all walks of life to apply to Avalara’s open positions.

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