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Building Maintenance Supervisor


Graduation from high school or vocational school and three years journeyman level experience in one or more phases of building/facility maintenance including carpentry, painting, hvac, electrical, and plumbing experience; or any equivalent combination of directly related training or experience. A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment. If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and requires the successful completion of a  criminal history background investigation prior to employment including finger printing and compliance with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) requirements throughout the term of employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience may be considered for trainee status.
 Position Summary: This is responsible supervisory work in the skilled and semi-skilled maintenance of County buildings, facilities, and grounds in the Critical Facilities division of Public Works Department.

This is an emergency essential classification. Upon declaration of a disaster and/or emergency, all employees in this classification are required to work.

An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for working with and supervising semi-skilled and skilled journeyman level workers in all phases of building and grounds maintenance.

Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.
 Examples of Duties: Exudes a positive customer service focus.
Advocates building organizational culture through aligning decisions with Department mission and core values including: integrity, honesty, respect, diversity, innovation, accountability and communication.
Supervises and coordinates the activities of subordinate employees including determining work procedures and schedules; issuing instructions and assigning duties; reviewing work; recommending personnel actions; conducting performance reviews; and conducting departmental training and orientation.
Assists management with formulation of policies, procedures, and plans for Critical Facilities.
Performs skilled journeyman level work in one or more areas including HVAC, electrical, painting, plumbing and carpentry.
May estimate and procure maintenance and repair supplies on phone and by requisition.

Instructs employees in maintenance and repair methods and maintains accurate records of work performed, costs of repair, and pending projects.

Maintains a stock of repair parts and maintenance supplies.

Prepares budget information associated with projects and facilities.

Receives and inventories materials and supplies.
Drives a County and/or personal vehicle to perform job duties to various site locations regularly as required.
Performs the duties listed, as well as those assigned, with professionalism and a sense of urgency.
NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Considerable knowledge of the operating and repair characteristics of a variety of equipment associated with the maintenance and construction of public facilities.

Considerable knowledge of methods, materials, tools and standard practices of the construction and maintenance trades.
Considerable knowledge of the operation and maintenance requirements of grounds maintenance vehicles and equipment.

Knowledge of occupational hazards of the maintenance and construction trades and necessary safety precautions.

Knowledge of inventory procedures.

Ability to effectively supervise and coordinate the activities of subordinate employees.

Ability to diagnose defects in a wide variety of maintenance equipment.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Ability to schedule employees to ensure repairs are completed in an efficient and timely manner.

Ability to effectively express ideas, both in written and verbal communications.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet, humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather); work with explosives, and risk of radiation.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.