Maintenance Supervisor 2 (General) (37.5 Hour)


Recruitment #230124-5507TC-001


Are you a current State of Connecticut, Department of Developmental Services (DDS) employee looking to take that next step in your career into a supervisory role? If this sounds like you, we invite you to read more about this exciting opportunity as Maintenance Supervisor 2!

DDS employees participate would participate in the same competitive benefits plan you are accustomed to that includes: 
  • Excellent health and dental coverage 
  • A generous retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • 13 paid holidays
  • A healthy work/life balance
Your role as a Maintenance Supervisor 2
In this role, we would entrust you to supervise a large crew of highly-skilled trade workers and lower-level employees. Along with other duties as needed, we would have you:
  • Schedule, assign, and oversee all work pf staff
  • Provide training, guidance, and assistance to staff
  • Perform maintained work as/when needed
Position Highlights
  • Full-time, first shift, 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday - Friday, 7:15 am - 3:15 pm schedule 
  • Located at Southbury Training School
  • PCN 018218
  • You must hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Please list your license number, class, expiration date, and issuing state in the "Licenses and Professional Certificates" section on your application.
  • Work schedule flexibility is required as a part of this role
We hope you take this chance to join our team and continue your career with DDS!

Selection Plan

To Apply:

  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. We are no longer accepting resumes in accordance with PA 21-69. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Incumbents in this position will be expected to travel statewide.  
  • You must hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Please list your license number, class, expiration date, and issuing state in the "Licenses and Professional Certificates" section on your application.
  • 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. 
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 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.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • These positions will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules
  • 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.
  • 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
Connect With Us:
  • 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.
  • If you require an accommodation to participate fully and fairly under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Jennifer Borenski, Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist 2 at 860-418-6143 or   
  • Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Ethan Ives via email at


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.


Incumbents of this classification should have full proficiency in the technical aspects of their trade area and should have on-going full-time supervisory responsibilities to include such things as completing or providing input for completing service ratings, training and motivating workers, delegating work, setting job priorities, scheduling work, inspecting work for quality and consistency with standards, handling disciplinary action. 
  • 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
  • Additional information here


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.


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.