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Date: Jun 25, 2020

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Requisition No: 196101 

Agency: Management Services

Working Title: MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR II - SES - 72000374

Position Number: 72000374 

Salary:  $35,000.00 to $36,400.00 

Posting Closing Date: 07/17/2020 

Maintenance Supervisor II – Pepper Group

Real Estate Development and Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, FL

The Florida Department of Management Services (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, private prisons, fleet, and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. DMS is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government.  DMS 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 Jonathan Satter, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: lead by example, serve with excellence, create efficiencies, and challenge the status quo.

Position responsibilities:

This is a highly responsible position, supervising the performance of a variety of maintenance and repair functions in the Pepper Group and serves as the assistant Building Manager to a Facilities Manager.

The incumbent occupying this position must have an understanding of all building maintenance and operations, such as plumbing, electrical, wall repair, locks and other door hardware repair, furniture repair, and janitorial work.

This position will be supervising a minimum of 15 employees, including Maintenance Mechanics, Maintenance Support Technicians, Custodial Supervisor, and Custodial Workers.

Specific Duties:

Incumbent inspects buildings for maintenance repairs and cleanliness.  Assigns work duties to personnel, supervises the work and keeps Facilities Manager informed of all discrepancies found.  This position will be responsible for evaluating employees on how well they perform in their tasks, using  established evaluation criteria and responsibilities and meeting with them regularly to ensure that pre-established criteria is being met.

Directs skilled tradesmen in the general maintenance of the Capitol Complex Buildings to include door hardware, light/ballast replacement, and plumbing repairs.  Keeps up-to-date machinery records and inspects preventative maintenance cards that the Maintenance Mechanics are responsible for completing.  When questions arise, performs on-site inspections of building locations to include motors, fire pumps, hot water heaters and pumps, domestic water pumps, sewage pumps, grease traps, etc.

Maintains necessary work records, inspection reports, etc., and prepares reports as requested.  Provide appropriate personnel, paper work, and documentation to Bureau office, Personnel office, and other agency offices as required.  Incumbent requisitions tools, equipment, and materials for proper repairs of building and work projects.  Also included is time sheets, checks, planning of employees’ vacation time, and consulting with Facilities Manager.  Responsible for inputting and monitoring all agency computer base programs.

Incumbent performs other related tasks and maintains a good public relation with tenants in the buildings and may be required to fill in at other buildings when Facilities Manager is out.

Incumbent performs various aspects of project monitoring.  Ensure effective notification and scheduling with all agencies and tenants in the affected buildings, ensures contactors complies with security clearances, handles parking issues and helps ensure compliance with contract specifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:  

•   Knowledge of the procedures and methods used in physical plant maintenance and repair, building construction or maintenance or grounds maintenance.

•   Skill 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 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 research and understand new technology pertaining to building construction.

•   Ability to follow instructions.

•   Ability to model behaviors of Accountability, Communication, Empowerment, Flexibility, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years' experience in building maintenance or related field.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Must be available afterhours for callbacks at night, on weekends and state holidays when necessary.
  • Valid and applicable driver’s license.

This position requires:

  • 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, and be able to work near loud noises and electrical equipment, and work in basements, tight spaces, and on rooftops.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with asset management software.
  • Experience managing service contracts.

Additional background screening may be required by tenant agencies based on position assignments or access requirements.

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