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Date: Nov 28, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 24349 

Agency: Management Services


Position Number: 72000374 

Salary:  $25,000 - $35,000 

Posting Closing Date: 12/12/2017 

Maintenance Supervisor II

Real Estate Development & Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee

The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. The Department of Management Services is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government.  The Department of Management Services facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees. Learn more about the business and workforce arm of Florida government here:

Position responsibilities:

This is a highly responsible position, assisting and supervising a variety of maintenance and repair functions in Tallahassee. The incumbent occupying this position must have an understanding of all building maintenance and operation, such as plumbing, electrical, wall repair, locks and other door hardware repair, furniture repair, and janitorial work.

This position will be supervising Maintenance Mechanics, Maintenance Support Technicians and Laborers.

General Responsibilities:

Supervising a staff of skilled tradesmen and support technicians as they perform their daily responsibilities.  Responsible for employee safety/health practices for all required tasks.  Coordinate proper training and instruction to identify hazardous conditions and analyze the circumstances to prevent injury to themselves and others.  Maintains interaction between workers and supervisory on safety/health issues on job related matters.  Effectively uses Total Quality Management methods and techniques in managing operations and training staff.  Communicates on a regular basis with employees, both individually and in staff meetings.  Assigns and inspects the work of journeyman, tradesmen and maintenance repairmen of the Department of Management Services or vendors in the maintenance and repair of buildings. 

Interviews, makes recommendations for hire on incoming personnel and processes requiring paperwork for the candidate selection analysis.  Evaluates employees through established criteria and reponsibilities.  Evaluates employees on work performance. Performs other personnel related duties.  Maintains necessary work records, inspection reports, etc., and prepares reports as requested.  Purchases necessary tools, equipment and materials essential to the proper repairs of buildings and work projects.  Conducts MSDS and Safety Training sessions and maintains records of such.  Maintains MSDS materials on site and reviews with personnel on a regular basis.  Keeps abreast of new products and techniques in the maintenance field and transfers these techniques where applicable, into actual operation within the buidling. 

Responsible for procuring labor & materials using State VISA Purchasing Card.  Responsible for insuring proper quotes for project services and materials.  Must follow appropriate state and internal guidelines.  Responsible for proper approval and funding prior to purchasing and making card purchases.

Supervises, directs and performs preventative maintenance and recurring maintenance, inspects, studies and analyzes unsatisfactory characteristics of the facility and their systems.  Determines and evaluates possible approaches in terms of attainment of objectives and makes recommendations for changes needed to overcome deficiencies.  Responsible for supervising and maintaining the mechanical operations of facilities under the direct supervision of the Facilities Manager.  Maintains daily operations of computerized HVAC systems, security system and operates emergency generator and UPS system.  Supervises interior and exterior painting, carpentry, masonry, electrical and plumbing repairs completed by DMS personnel or contracted vendors.

Maintains contact with tenants housed in the buildings so that open lines of communication are maintained at all times for their convenience and for a more efficient operation of the building.  Maintains good working relationships with subordinates and supervision.  Any problems should be addressed with the Facilities Manager.

Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the skilled building trades or mechanical repair work.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures required in maintenance and repair work.
  • Skill in using tools and equipment in maintenance and repair work.
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled trades functions.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to install, maintain and repair electric motors, generators and other mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to take accurate measurements.
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to be on call and available for callbacks after normal working hours.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum three years' experience in building maintenance or related field.
  • Minimum one year supervisory experience.
  • This position requires prolonged periods of time walking, standing, bending, lifting and the use of all types of ladders and occasional use of personnel lift.
  • Valid and applicable driver’s license
  • Ability to be on-call and available for call-backs

Preferred qualifications:

Certifications in HVAC, Maintenance, Real Estate or other trades.

The Department of Management Services is committed to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and improving employment outcomes.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

DMS appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members.  Further, DMS recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.

Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee