Date:  Sep 15, 2023


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Requisition No: 812457 

Agency: Management Services

Working Title: MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR I - SES - 72000246

Position Number: 72000246 

Salary:  $44,269.52 

Posting Closing Date: 10/06/2023 

Maintenance Supervisor I

Division of Real Estate Development and Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, FL


Position Overview and Responsibilities:

This is a highly responsible position, assisting and supervising a variety of maintenance and repair functions within a DMS Building and serves as the Maintenance Supervisor I am assisting the Facilities Manager. The selected candidate must understand 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.


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 under direct supervision of the Facility 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.


Oversee 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 supervisors on safety/health issues on job related matters. 

Excellent public relations skills are required because this position is in frequent contact with both tenants and the public. Maintains a good rapport with tenants, co-workers, and supervisors in buildings; keeping them informed of any unusual situations and available to answer questions and requests. It is required that courteous and respectful behavior is always displayed. A professional image is needed as this position represents the department to both the public and tenants.This position is responsible for managing emergency response during and after scheduled work hours and participate in emergency response as required.


The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:
State of Florida employees enjoy top-tier benefits offerings including comprehensive health coverage to meet the needs of you and your family while maintaining low deductibles and low monthly out-of-pocket contributions. State employees also enjoy the option of selecting between the FRS Pension Plan and the FRS Investment Plan for retirement.  As an additional benefit, state employment affords you the opportunity to take part in the tuition waiver program within the state university and community college systems. For a more complete list of benefits, visit


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the procedures and methods used in physical plant maintenance and repair, building construction or maintenance or grounds maintenance.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures.
  • Skilled in using tools appropriate to the assigned areas.
  • Ability to utilize problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to manage a maintenance and construction program.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct program activities.
  • Ability to supervise the application of newly marketed building products.
  • Ability to research and understand new technology pertaining to building construction. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively (orally & in writing). 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Accountability, Communication, Empowerment, Flexibility, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in facilities management, maintenance, and construction or a related field.
  • Must be available after hours for call backs after hours, weekends and state holidays when necessary.
  • Must be physically able to climb multiple flights of stairs, climb a ladder, reach overhead, work from heights, bend at the waist, kneel and crouch, be able to work near loud noises and electrical equipment, work in basements, tight spaces, on rooftop. Prolonged periods of time walking, standing, bending, climbing, and exerting up to 30 pounds of force frequently.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience managing service contracts; custodial services a plus.
  • Previous experience with asset management software.


Our Organization and Mission:

DMS is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing the various business and workforce-related functions of state government. Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, technology, telecommunications, private prisons, fleet, and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government.  It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its mission, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Pedro Allende, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: lead by example, serve with excellence, create efficiencies, and challenge the status quo.


Special Notes:

DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience, and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce.  Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses:
An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. 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.
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