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Maintenance Supervisor I, Non-Licensed

Recruitment #24-001977-0002


The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) supports State and local government agencies, as well as local non-profit organizations and the citizens of Maryland, by providing facilities management, real estate and surplus property services, as well as security and law enforcement for State buildings. DGS is also responsible for a full spectrum of facilities engineering, design and construction services, almost $1 billion in annual contract administration, and overseeing the State procurement process. Here at DGS, we truly Do Great Service… Consider joining our team! 





7500 Ritchie Highway

Glen Burnie, MD  21061

Main Purpose of Job

This position functions as the facilities Building Manager for an assigned building within the region. The Building Manager will assist the Regional Manager in implementing of budgetary items to be purchased, oversee building maintenance contracts, preparing various reports/documents, monitoring the building maintenance operations, assisting in the interviewing and hiring procedures, supervising lower-level maintenance and administrative employees, evaluating employee’s performance and establishing new operating methods for maintenance. 

This is an Emergency Essential position subject to emergency release procedures. Employees in this position must be willing and available for duty at all hours, day or night, and are required to remain or report for duty at all hours as needed to maintain the continuous operation of this agency. 

If you are the selected candidate for this position, you will be required to complete a Pre-Employment Physical, which will assess your ability to safely perform the essential functions of this position.


Duties for this position include but are not limited to:


- Organize, schedule and coordinate the technical maintenance work and installation service rendered by skilled, semi-skilled and un-skilled employees. Prepare performance appraisals for employees in a timely manner.


- Respond to routine requests, concerns or problems regarding building tenants. Assist and supervise DGS maintenance staff. Assist tenants, judges, and emergency personnel when emergencies occur during normal operating hours. Respond to after-hour emergency services, such as waterline breaks, building equipment failures or breakdowns, snow removal, etc.


- Monitor gauges and panels for HVAC system and various equipment; make temperature checks and adjust thermostats accordingly. Start, operate, and make necessary output adjustments, to chiller, boilers and other electronic equipment. 


- Assist in the preparation of contractual specifications for construction projects, or repairs, interior/exterior throughout the facility that are performed by contractors and State employees. - Enforce all building operations policies, procedures, and regulations to promote an effective building operation.

- Drive state vehicles to pick up and deliver materials as needed. 

- Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, that enable DGS to fulfill its mission of providing and maintaining buildings that are safe, secure and operationally efficient.


Education:   Eighth grade.

Experience: Six years experience in building maintenance or building construction trades including five years of responsibility assigning, reviewing and approving the work of others and disciplining, evaluating the performance of, and recommending the hiring, firing and promoting of others.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a non-commissioned officer in utilities classifications or mechanical maintenance specialty codes in the utility systems repair field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Strong preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding all qualifications.

- Experience in building management, with direct responsibility for overseeing building operations and maintenance of a commercial building.


- Experience purchasing budgetary items and preparing maintenance contract specifications.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please include all experience and education that is related to this position.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date; information submitted after the closing date will not be considered. Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary or volunteer experience based on the number of hours worked per week; you must include the time spent on such activities on your application. 

Note that for any position requiring a college degree or college credit, you will be required to submit a college transcript prior to being offered a position.  You may submit your transcript as part of the application process. 


The examination for this position will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position.  Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligibility list categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED, or QUALIFIED.  The eligibility list will be valid for one year and may be extended.  The list will be used by the hiring authority to select employees for interviews.  Eligible lists may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. 


Please note, selected candidates may be required to complete and successfully pass a State and Federal fingerprint background check prior to being hired. 

You must be legally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act to be hired in the position for which you apply.


The State of Maryland offers a generous benefits package that includes:
- Tuition reimbursement for those who qualify
- Flexible work schedules and telework opportunities for many positions
- Free mass transit in Baltimore & Annapolis
- Generous paid leave that increases with years of service
- Paid holidays
- Health coverage with low out-of-pocket costs
- Employee & employer contributory pension plan 
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Contact or call 410-767-4986 with questions about this recruitment.  The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred. Apply online at – click on Employment on the left side of the screen. If you are unable to submit your application online, please send your paper application to: Human Resources, Dept. of General Services, 301 W. Preston St., Suite 1311, Baltimore, MD  21201 by the closing date and time. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay


As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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