Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Building Superintendent 2 (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #191029-1300TC-001


Located in Willimantic, CT, Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) is one of the State of Connecticut institutions of higher learning and the state’s designated public liberal arts university.  Our mission is to provide high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs to a diverse population of talented students. 

We are recruiting for a Building Superintendent 2.  Refill is needed to ensure managerial oversight of approximately 19 custodial staff, building sanitation and cleanliness, and campus event setups.  Position is M-F; 7am to 3pm - 37.5 hours/week.

Selection Plan

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission.  Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact the hiring agency's human resources office:  LaShawn McBride,, (860) 465-5220. 


This class is accountable for supervising the remedial and custodial services, minor maintenance, building operations and related services in medium sized State institutions (considering size, numbers supervised, and complexity).


Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the 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 the 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 insure compliance with standards; inspects property for defective lighting, plumbing, heating, ventilating, and similar facilities and equipment and assigns staff to remedy same or reports to supervisor; maintains inventory of furniture and equipment and requisitions replacements and supplies; ensures that rooms are properly set up for special events; investigates reports of willful or malicious damage to State property; supervises minor repair work not requiring the services of tradesworkers; insures that proper temperatures are maintained; reviews work completed by contract employees; prepares bid specifications and cost estimates; may supervise building security, transportation, mail, stores, parking areas, and/or grounds; responds to emergencies on twenty-four hour basis; may conduct new product and equipment testing; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of building custodial care, minor maintenance and operations; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to inspect and diagnose repair and improvement needs and to recommend and follow through on solutions; ability to handle problems in one or more areas such as security, transportation, or stores; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.


Five (5) 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.


Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity in either the maintenance of buildings or the military experience referenced above.

Note: For State Employees this is interpreted at or above the level of Supervising Custodian.


Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.


At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.


  1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
  2. A physical examination may be required.


Incumbents may be required to lift; may be exposed to some risk of injury from equipment.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.