In a state agency this class is accountable for directing staff in the management, operation and/or maintenance programs of state buildings and grounds or directing facilities management staff in the oversight of property portfolios including contractors and vendors performing property management services.
Receives administrative direction from an administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations in the areas of building services and contract compliance;
Coordinates, plans and manages section activities;
Formulates goals and objectives;
Develops or assists in development of related policy;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
Assists in preparation of section budget;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of section who might impact on program activities;
Prepares reports, correspondence and procedural manuals;
Administers a quality control and compliance program;
Prepares and reviews plans and specifications for building renovations and/or alterations;
Selects and supervises service contractors;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
May direct staff and operations of trade shops and grounds sections;
May develop and maintain a preventive maintenance program;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
relevant agency policies and procedures;
state of the art security systems, building operations and maintenance procedures and techniques;
trades including building, custodial and grounds;
energy conservation methods and techniques;
budget preparation and control;
contract preparation and administration;
tenant agency requirements;
oral and written communication skills;
Skill in prevention of deterioration, obsolescence and destruction of buildings and operating equipment;
Considerable ability to prepare plans, specifications and cost estimates for equipment, services and repairs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of professional experience in the repair and maintenance of large buildings, leasing, acquisition or management of property or building contract administration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
NOTE: For state employees supervisory capacity is interpreted at the level of a Maintenance Supervisor 2.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in architecture, business or construction management, engineering or public administration may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
For state employees two (2) years of experience as a Property Management Liaison may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Director of Facilities Operations in Salary Group MP 65 approved effective May 2, 2014. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 22-007