State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $44,106.00-$70,201.00 Yearly






A Maintenance Supervisor I is the managerial level of stationary engineering and building maintenance work.  Employees in this classification supervise Maintenance Chiefs, lower-level building maintenance supervisors and skilled and semi-skilled building maintenance employees.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a higher-level Maintenance Supervisor or an administrator.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the Supplemental Standards for Physical Plant Supervisors and In-Charge Maintenance Chiefs Point Factors which includes factors which consider education and experience, number of employees, gross square feet, total acreage, resident population, water filtration, budget and staff.


Licensed Option

Supervises the work of stationary engineers in the operation of gas or oil-fueled boilers;

Supervises the operation of central air-conditioning plants and equipment;

Conducts safety inspections of the boiler vessel and equipment;

Supervises the cleaning, repair, and maintenance of furnace and boilers;

Reviews fuel consumption records and prepares operating efficiency reports.

Both Options

Organizes, schedules, and coordinates the technical building maintenance work and installation services rendered by employees assigned to the trades and general services sections;

Prepares contractual specifications for construction or overhaul work to be done by private vendor firms;

Assists in the preparation and administration of the building maintenance budget;

Develops and revises internal operating procedures;

Inspects completed job assignments for adherence to trades standards or contract specifications;

Compares cost of completed jobs with original cost estimates;

Supervises and provides on-the-job training to employees;

Adjusts, maintains, and makes minor repairs to refrigeration and cooling equipment, and to other control devices;

Prepares specifications for the requisition of equipment, tools, parts, and supplies;

Inspects equipment, tools, parts and supplies for adherence to specifications;

Inspects shop and work areas for adherence to safety, sanitary, and security regulations;

Secures tools and equipment;

May conduct inventories;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Employees in this classification are eligible to receive overtime compensation.  An employee who works more than the normal workweek is entitled to be compensated for that overtime, as provided by the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 8-305.

Date Revised

September 27, 2019

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006552; EST: ; REV: 9/27/2019;

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