Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Maintenance Supervisor 2 (General) (37.5 Hour)


Recruitment #220623-5507TC-001


Are you a DDS employee ready to take the next step in your career?
 If so, consider applying!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Developmental Services (DDS) - North Region has one (1) current full-time job opportunity for a Maintenance Supervisor 2 (General). This role is part of the Facilities Operations Division and is based out of the Hartford Regional Center in Newington, CT. This is a full-time, 37.5 hours per week position. The work schedule is Monday through Friday and the first shift hours are 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. However, must be flexible in order to meet the needs of the agency. Statewide travel may be expected.

About the Role:
  • Responsible for overseeing the general building maintenance of all of these homes, the Hartford Regional Center and other office areas. 
  • Schedules and supervises snow removal teams as needed. 
  • Mandatory snow removal duties required during routine and non-routine work hours. 
  • Must respond to all facility emergencies required during and after hours. 
  • Provide staff training and assistance, conduct performance evaluations, determine priorities and plan crew work. 
  • Act as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare report and correspondence. 
  • Perform some of the highly skilled trade duties and perform other related duties as required. 
  • Will be expected to wear a mask and possibly other personal protective equipment (PPE), may repair residential homes of individuals who have previously had or have been exposed to COVID-19.
What we offer:
*The salary range shall increase effective 7/1/22. We offer the same competitive benefits you are accustomed to, including health and dental insurance, a retirement plan, group life insurance, and other supplemental benefits. Paid time off is also offered, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year, in addition to vacation, sick and personal leave accruals. We encourage a healthy work/life balance to all employees.

Selection Plan

If you require an accommodation to participate fully and fairly under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Jennifer Borenski, EEO Specialist 2 at (860) 418-6143 or

In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above 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.

To apply:
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meets the preferred qualifications, so please ensure that your application is complete and details your experience as outlined in this job posting. Please note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.

Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.

Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:
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.

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 question'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.

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. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.

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

If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Jasmyn Raymond at and reference the recruitment number.


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.


Preference will be given to candidates with the following experience:
  • In a wide variety of trades.
  • Supervising skilled employees.
  • With the maintenance of facility records and the Preventive Maintenance Systems.
  • With the maintenance of multiple work sites.
  • Working in facilities occupied by persons with intellectual disabilities.


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.

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