DEFINITION: Under general direction, plans, organizes and manages
the overall maintenance, repair and physical operation of County
facilities; and performs related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is a single-position class. The
incumbent is responsible for managing the ongoing maintenance and
repair of County facilities through subordinate supervisory staff.
This class is distinguished from the Facilities Supervisor in that
the latter is responsible for directing the day-to-day building
maintenance activities in a geographical area.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Plans, directs and, through subordinates, supervises facility
management services including building and facility operating
systems maintenance, repair and improvement, custodial services and
security operations; reviews and evaluates current operating
procedures and personnel practices and establishes procedures,
practice and priorities in keeping with effective operations and
cost factors; coordinates building and maintenance activities within
the division and with other divisions and departments to obtain
optimum production and utilization of personnel and equipment.
2. Confers with specialists on energy conservation programs and
techniques for County operations; recommends operating methods and
equipment to maximize cost savings, service quality and safety.
3. Supervises, trains and evaluates staff directly and through
subordinate supervisors/lead workers; establishes and enforces
operating and safety standards and procedures for maintenance
services and repair; gives direction, resolves problems, prepares
work schedules and sets deadlines to ensure completion of services.
4. Coordinates preparation of the division's budget; monitors budget
expenditures; analyzes staffing and expenditures requests; reviews
requests for additional services; prepares contract specifications
and negotiates and administers service and construction agreements
for maintenance and alteration services; directs reallocation of
funding to cover unprojected costs.
1. Four years of facilities maintenance and operations experience
that included some project/program budget preparation and
monitoring, and contract administration; or,
2. two years as a Facilities Supervisor with Santa Barbara County,
supplemented with training or experience in budget preparation and
3. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that
provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C
Driver's License may be required.
Knowledge of: maintenance and preventative methods and procedures
used in keeping buildings in clean and orderly condition and in
maintaining and repairing utility systems and physical structures of
buildings; budgeting and fiscal management; business practices
followed to prepare bid specification, negotiate agreements and
administer contracts; program planning and scheduling; building
construction methods and materials; estimating practices, safety
Ability to: plan, organize and manage building operational services;
develop, implement and evaluate a variety of building and operation
systems and preventative maintenance programs; develop and implement
operational and administrative goals, objectives and procedures;
research regulations, procedures or technical reference materials
relating to building maintenance; collect and analyze data to
identify needs and evaluate program/product effectiveness; identify
and analyze administrative problem and implement operational
changes; understand, interpret and explain laws, regulations and
policies governing building operations; make decisions and
independent judgments; communicate effectively both verbally and in
writing; negotiate; supervise the work of others; delegate
responsibility and authority to others; establish and maintain
effective working relationships with public officials, department
heads, managers, contractors and staff.