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Southern Company General Services Facilities Specialist in Gulfport, Mississippi

General Services Facilities Specialist


General Services Facilities Specialist


This position is responsible and accountable for providing mail services, freight delivery/receipt, meeting space arrangements, building maintenance, light grounds maintenance, completing monthly preventive maintenance (PM’s), and reporting/ensuring the MPC Operations Center is maintained to first class standards. This includes duties such as, but not limited to:

  • Efficient handling of all mail services, freight receipt/delivery responsibilities for employees located at the Operations Center.

  • This position will act as the on-site Facility Response Coordinator working in coordination with Environmental Affairs.This position will ensure monthly and annual SPCC documentation for SPCC (Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasures) reporting is completed and maintained for all spills for the Operations Center. Must be able to produce paperwork for Audit purposes. Respond and report any spill accordingly.

  • Coordinate with meeting organizers to ensure space setups for Ops Center meetings, and provide AV assistance.

  • Gain working knowledge/understanding of Audio-Visual equipment in Assembly Rooms A & B and Ops Lobby Conference Rooms. Provide general AV assistance to meeting organizers and be able to trouble shoot for AV issues. Escalate major issues to IT to ensure meeting success.Monitoring, reporting issues and purchasing supplies as needed.

  • Perform miscellaneous building maintenance which could include but is not limited to climbing / balancing on ladders 6 - 12 feet to replace light bulbs, ballasts, ceiling tiles, and hang pictures. Also including light janitorial and building maintenance, light ground maintenance and the ability to report escalated issues into the Archibus system.

  • This position is considered critical during storm events. This position is required to make ready the Storm Director’s Center and shelter in place during the event.

  • This position will support General Services in other MPC locations, as needed.

  • Serve as back-up for the GS Facilities Specialists at the Covey Center, General Office, Mail Services (Corporate Headquarters) and perform other duties as assigned.


Experience & Education

  • High School Diploma

  • Conference/meeting services desired.

  • Light building/janitorial maintenance experience desired

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to interact with all levels of employees, management, and widely varied external publics.

  • Must possess strong, proven customer service skills.

  • Strong personal computer and audio-visual equipment skills ( Outlook , Excel, & Word)

  • Ability to provide and manage basic building and grounds maintenance.

  • Basic knowledge of the USPS and commercial courier regulations

  • Sorts and delivers outgoing and incoming mail for operations center and serves as back-up for Mail Services

  • Federal Express and United Parcel Services, keep track of all incoming and outgoing packages and schedule pick-up and delivery.

  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects.

  • Must be able to adapt quickly to change.

  • Self-motivated and able to work with little to no daily direction.

  • Able to multi-task various job assignments

  • Must be available for weekend and evening work.


  • Responsible for meeting space arrangement of tables and chairs for each meeting.Includes contacting meeting organizer to determine needs, make recommendations, ensure meeting success and safety standards are followed.

  • Responsible for ensuring all incoming and outgoing mail is delivered to Operations Center departments.

  • Ensure that all federal guidelines are followed when handling mail.

  • Ensure beverages, ice, AV are provided for the duration of all meetings.

  • Responsible for monitoring and troubleshooting audio visual equipment in corporate conference rooms arealways operational for corporate meeting room.Escalate to appropriate business units.

  • Responsible for and help ensure the general maintenance of building and grounds which may include janitorial duties to ensure first class facility is maintained.

  • Provide back up support for the Building Services Supervisor which includes scheduling, ordering supplies, and assisting Building Services Technicians, and contractor’s, as needed.

  • Responsible for backing-up the Mail Courier position (all MPC mail routes), and General Facilities Specialists for the Covey Center and General Office. Must learn positions responsibilities and be able to perform all duties at each location.

  • Responsible for aiding guests, caterers, and others based on meeting needs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Mississippi Power a subsidiary of Southern Company, serves southeast Mississippi. We have a history of customer and community service, economic development leadership, environmental stewardship and employee involvement.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Facilities & Building Services

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Mississippi-Coastal Area-Gulfport

Operating Company: Mississippi Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

MPC Operations Center (16006gulfport)

16006 Vick Road

Gulfport, 39503

Req ID: MPC2002336