The Department of Facilities Management is committed to provide the best service to our students and employees at Bridgewater State University. Our mission is to create, maintain, and manage a physical environment that enhances teaching, learning, and living; and serves to support our campus constituents and our region through responsible stewardship of resources.
Building Maintenance Supervisor I This is a full-time, 12 month, non-unit position.
TOUR OF DUTY: Saturday and Sunday, 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Monday – Wednesday, 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. DAYSOFF: Thursday and Friday* LOCATION: Campus Wide This is an essential position.
Incumbents of this position supervise the maintenance and repair of University buildings, the cleaning of building interiors and the upkeep of grounds; ensure that standards of security and cleanliness are maintained; and perform related work as required.
*Initial assignment only. Subject to change according to institutional needs.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate employment eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
1.Schedules, assigns and supervises maintenance personnel and the work performed by external vendors/contractors. 2.Schedules, assigns and supervises cleaning functions of all State buildings. 3.Makes quality control inspection tours to ensure that buildings and appurtenances are properly secured and that the standards of safety, sanitation and cleanliness are properly maintained. 4.Determines training needs and provides and/or arranges for such training. 5.May write specification for and estimate the costs of repairs, remodeling or alterations. 6.Acts as a liaison to University staff, external personnel vendors and contractors engaged in activities related to buildings. 7.Performs related duties such as requisitioning supplies and equipment, maintains paper and electronic records and preparing reports. 8.Processes all time and attendance paper and electronic records. 9.Other duties as assigned.
1.Must have at least two years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in building maintenance or building custodial services; 2.Knowledge of and skill in the uses of handheld power tools and small measuring devices; 3.Knowledge of the safety precautions and procedures followed in building maintenance; 4.Knowledge of the equipment, materials and methods used in building custodial work; 5.Knowledge of the proper uses of cleaning supplies and materials; 6.Knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the security of buildings and property; 7.Ability to understand, explain and apply the provision of the laws, rules, regulations, procedures, guidelines, specifications, policies and standards governing assigned unit activities; 8.Ability to read and interpret documents; 9.Ability to follow oral and written instructions; 10.Ability to communicate effectively in oral expression; 11.Ability to give written and oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner; 12.Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others; 13.Ability to assemble items of information in accordance with established procedures; 14.Ability to maintain accurate records; 15.Ability to write clearly, concisely and effectively; 16.Ability to maintain a calm manner in a stressful and emergency situation; 17.Ability to work independently; 18.Ability to exercise sound judgment; 19.Ability to supervise, including planning and assigning work according to the nature of the job to be accomplished, the capabilities of subordinates and available resources; controlling work through periodic reviews and/or evaluations; determining subordinate’s training needs and providing or arranging for such training; motivating subordinates to work effectively; determining the need for disciplinary action and either recommending or initiating disciplinary action; 20.Physical stamina and endurance; 21.Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity.
State Job Specifications are available in the Human Resources Office or on the Human Resources website.
Current and valid Massachusetts Drivers’ License. Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook). Experience evaluating employees. Experience working in a unionized organization. Experience working in an educational facility. Experience working with vendors. Willingness to carry University cell phone 24/7.
Bridgewater State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employee with disabilities.
This position requires physical stamina and endurance. Building Maintenance Supervisors work out-of-doors in all types of weather, work varied shifts, weekends, holidays or nights and are subject to a 24 hour on-call work status.
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:
*a minimum of one (1) employment history entry.
*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.
Internal Number: 14123
About Bridgewater State University
Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.