Facilities Maintenance Supervisor Job Description

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Under the general direction of the Facilities Maintenance Superintendent, performs supervisory work in the maintenance of various City buildings and facilities. Work assignments are received orally and in writing. Work is performed with considerable independence in judgment and decision making within established rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences, reports, periodic inspections, and for results obtained. Available for 24-hour on-call duty in emergency situations. Performs other work as required.



Supervises the performance of carpentry, masonry, painting, custodial services, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, refrigeration, street light maintenance repair, roofing repair, and preventative maintenance on City buildings.

Plans, assigns, coordinates, directs and evaluates the work of subordinates.

Prepares cost estimates of repair tasks; prepares monthly status reports on work tasks accomplished. Assists in yearly Division budget preparation and bi-weekly payroll.

Inspects buildings, facilities and street lights for identification of necessary repair and maintenance work, and takes appropriate action as required.

Requisitions, purchases, and inspects materials ordered for compliance with specifications; reviews job progress; inspects work to determine if quality standards are met.

Inspect leaking roofs and make temporary repairs.


Move and distribute Christmas decorations to be installed on light poles.

Assist with assembly of raft and Christmas tree for Wells Park Lake.
Maintain inventory on trucks for emergency and other repairs.



High school diploma, GED, or other certificate of competency, some college preferred; supplemented with considerable work experience in all phases of building maintenance and repair, with some prior supervisory experience of skilled trades personnel, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires Florida Commercial Driver License Class “B”.


Knowledge of the tools, methods, and materials used in maintenance repair jobs.

Knowledge of MC2 HVAC Software.

Knowledge of the appropriate codes, ordinances, and regulations dealing with building/facility maintenance, repair and safety.

Knowledge of 480v Electric Power.

Knowledge of modern management methods and practices.

Ability to operate computers and have a working knowledge of computer spreadsheets and word processing programs such as EXCEL, Word and WordPerfect.

Ability to plan, assign, coordinate, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinates.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Ability to read and follow blueprints, drawings, and schematics.

Ability to maintain a budgeted schedule of material inventory required for normal and emergency maintenance.

Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.

Knowledge of street lighting requirements.

Ability to work regularly scheduled hours without modifications.

Ability to operate City vehicles and equipment and tools, including pick-up trucks and small and large bucket trucks.
Ability to work closely and get along with other employees during emergency situations.


Ability to hear, speak and understand conversation in English that is spoken in various tones of voice.

Ability to see, read and comprehend letters, number, words, characters and symbols of various sizes.

Ability to print or write cursively letters, numbers, words, characters and symbols that are legible and understood by others.

Ability to learn and remember simple and complex tasks with little assistance once trained.

Ability to walk, stand, and sit for periods not to exceed 8 hours consecutively.

Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders.

Ability to lift, carry push and pull items which weigh up to 50 lbs; possibly at various inclines or declines.

Ability to work at heights up to 100 feet.

Ability to kneel, bend, or squat for periods up to 10 minutes throughout the working day.

Ability to go from standing or sitting position to a bending, kneeling or squatting position, or vice-versa throughout the working day.
Ability to move back and forth and sideways while bending, kneeling and squatting.

Ability to work in undesirable conditions such as dirt, dust, heat, cold, fumes, odors, excessive noise, wetness, humidity, and around chemicals.

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Revision Date - 9/30/11