Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Building Superintendent 1 (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #210113-1299TC-001


The State of Connecticut Military Department is a unique dual-status agency, having both federal and state missions.  The Military Department is committed to conducting military operations in an environmentally-friendly manner and will continue to perform its mission while looking for new ways to reduce pollution-generating activities and to preserve and enhance all of its valuable training lands. 

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Building Superintendent 1 (1299TC) for the Army National Guard Aviation Facility, located at 139 Tower Ave, Groton, CT 06340.  The hours of this position is first shift, Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. (37.5 hours per week). 

The Aviation Facility located on the Groton-New London Airport and is home to the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Group (TASMG). Only four TASMGs exist in the nation. Connecticut’s 1109th TASMG is responsible for providing technical and mechanical support to the Army’s rotary-wing assets located throughout 14 northeastern states. The primary role of the TASMG is to provide aviation logistics and maintenance support for the units it serves. Because aviation assets are critical to military operations, the TASMG aims to improve and sustain the readiness of the Army National Guard and Army Aviation units and aircraft for a variety of missions.  The 1109th is a well-trained, highly skilled Army National Guard unit that is continually recruiting and training members, who serve in the Army National Guard as Reservists of the United States Army. 

NOTE: 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 permanent appointment.

Selection Plan

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission. During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s). These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college or trade school transcripts, etc., at the discretion of the agency.                                                                 

Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut. Applicants who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. 

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Anthony Lewis at or at (860) 548-3248.


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.


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 insure 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.


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 improvements 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.


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.


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 is interpreted at or above the level of Lead Custodian.


The preferred candidate will possess:

  • Experience (one or more years) with building mechanical, electrical and HVAC maintenance;
  • Experience (one or more years) supervising and evaluating the performance of contracted personnel in the cleaning and maintenance of facilities or grounds;
  • Experience (one or more years) with Microsoft office Suite, including Outlook, Excel and Word;
  • Experience (one or more years) providing written and oral instructions.


  1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
  2. Appointment to unclassified positions within the Connecticut Marketing Authority will be in accordance with Section 22-63a(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.


  1. 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.
  2. A physical examination may be required.


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



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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