In a state agency this class is accountable for supervising remedial and custodial services, minor maintenance, building operations as a shift or functional area supervisor; may be in complete charge of such functions in a small institution (considering size, numbers supervised, and complexity).
In the Department of Administrative Services, in a leased building or building with less complex equipment this class is accountable for supervising custodial staff and related services.
Receives general direction from an employee of higher grade.
Supervises custodial and maintenance staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff;
Provides staff training and assistance;
Conducts performance evaluations;
Determines priorities and plans building maintenance work;
Establishes and maintains building maintenance procedures;
Develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards;
Acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
Prepares reports and correspondence;
Conducts regular and special inspections to ensure compliance with standards
Inspects properties for defective lighting, plumbing, heating, ventilating and similar facilities and equipment and assigns staff to remedy same or reports to superior;
Maintains inventory of furniture and equipment and requisitions replacements and supplies;
Ensures that room(s) are properly set up for special events;
Investigates reports of willful or malicious damage to state property;
Supervises minor repair work not requiring services of trades workers;
In a small institution may be in complete charge of physical plant, mechanical equipment and grounds;
Ensures proper temperatures maintained;
Responds to emergencies on twenty-four hour basis;
May conduct new product and equipment testing;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
building custodial care, minor maintenance and operations;
relevant agency policies and procedures;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
oral and written communication skills;
inspect and diagnose repair and improvements needs and to recommend and follow through on solutions;
handle problems in one or more areas such as security, transportation, or stores;
utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years of experience in building management or in the operation or maintenance of buildings.
NOTE: Experience performing technical duties within the maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a lead capacity in either the maintenance of buildings or the military experience referenced above.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Lead Custodian.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
Appointment to unclassified positions within the Connecticut Marketing Authority will be in accordance with Section 22-63a(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility, visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents may be required to lift and may be exposed to some risk of injury from equipment.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
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 Building Superintendent 1 (Unclassified) in Salary Group FM 19 approved effective November 29, 2013. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-185