Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Maintenance Supervisor 2 (General) (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #220511-5507TC-002


Are you a current State of CT employee looking to advance your career? If so, read below and apply today!

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Property and Facilities Services seeks a qualified individual for the position of Maintenance Supervisor 2 (General) in East Lyme. This is a Monday through Friday first shift position from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (37.5 hours per week).

As a Maintenance Supervisor 2 (General), you will be responsible for:
  • Supervising highly skilled facility maintenance personnel covering more than 125 structures throughout the eastern third of the state;
  • Overseeing mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems remain in a state of good repair while ensuring all life and fire safety codes are followed;
  • Responding to emergency calls such as repair of frozen or broken pipes, “no-heat” calls, securing facilities due to broken overhead doors or vandalism, and treating backed-up systems;
  • Monitoring building automation systems;
  • Acting as the region liaison for the Plant Facilities Engineer 2, Facilities Management manager, and Property and Facilities Services’ director for ongoing projects such as site improvements and building-related issues at the District headquarters, highway maintenance facilities, and welcome centers/rest areas;
  • Scheduling work assignments for employees and contracted labor;
  • Researching cost estimates for preventative maintenance, repair work, and equipment procurement;
  • Preparing budgetary and project progress reports;
  • Processing vendor payments and seeking agency reimbursements; and
  • Conducting employee performance evaluations and safety training.
Note:  Applicants invited to interview will be required to supply a copy of their driver’s license. 

Selection Plan

To Apply:
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
  • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee, who has worked for the state for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Important Information After You Apply:

  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
  • Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at
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Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Hayley Newhouse at or 860-986-6918.


In a state agency this class is accountable for supervising a large crew (6 or more) of highly-skilled trade workers and lower-level employees.


Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans crew work; establishes and maintains crew 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; performs some of the more skilled duties involved; may make plans and cost estimates of work to be done; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of modern methods and equipment involved in the trade indicated by the parenthetical of the class; considerable knowledge of relevant State and national codes and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; skill in performing technical duties of the class; considerable ability to read and interpret specifications, blueprints, and sketches; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.


Six (6) years of experience in the maintenance and repair 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.


Four (4) years of the General Experience must have included performing skilled tasks in either the maintenance and repair of buildings or the military experience referenced above.

Note: For State Employees the Special Experience is interpreted at or above the level of Skilled Maintainer.


  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and enterprise financial systems such as PeopleSoft, Core-CT, and inventory management 
  • Experience in disciplines associated with facility management including multiple trade functions
  • Experience concurrently managing many diverse projects of varying scale and complexity such as troubleshooting repairs and performing upgrades on facility heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical systems and overseeing fleet maintenance
  • Experience in Department of Administrative Services’ contract administration including procurement of equipment and services
  • Experience in construction project management including bidding, material procurement, and renovation and remodeling work
  • Experience with administrative responsibilities including providing employee training, scheduling work assignments, and handling personnel matters such as performance evaluations, disciplinary reports, and refilling vacancies


1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

2. 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 in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions and to risk of injury from equipment.

The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.



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

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