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Facility Manager

Recruitment #24-002812-0001


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This is a Special Appointment position. The incumbent serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.




Carroll County, at the below address:

MPCTC, Administration Support Services
6852 - 4th Street
Sykesville, MD 21784

Main Purpose of Job

Responsible for supervising facility management personnel while performing various maintenance and housekeeping tasks within the physical plant of the Public Safety Education Training Center (PSETC), including landscaping operations and responsible for general administrative correspondence required for procurement, vendor contracts and annual reporting requirements.


  • Supervises the work of Maintenance and Janitorial Personnel;
  • Performs repairs and preventive maintenance as necessary;
  • Responds to emergencies while fulfilling on call schedule;
  • Supervises the operation of central air conditioning plants and equipment;
  • Organizes, schedules, and coordinates the technical building maintenance work and installation services  of employees assigned to the various trades sections and general services sections;
  • Prepares contractual specifications for construction or repairs via state solicitation process;
  • 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 devices;
  • Prepares specifications for the requisition of equipment, tools, parts, and supplies;
  • Inspects and secure tools and equipment in the shop and work areas for adherence to safety, sanitary, and security regulations;
  • Performs other related duties.


Education:   Eighth grade.

Experience: Eight years of experience in stationary engineering, building maintenance or building construction trades including seven 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.


  • Knowledge of the practical application of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and mechanics as used in building maintenance work;
  • Knowledge of the principles of supervision in the building maintenance trades;
  • Knowledge of the Inventory practices along with care and storage of equipment and supplies;
  • Skill in scheduling, coordinating, and supervising building maintenance work;
  • Skill in preparing contract specifications;
  • Skill in determining the sufficiency of cost estimates prepared by others and preparing estimates of time and material required for a job;
  • Skill in interpreting and following blueprints, schematics and engineering specifications;
  • Skill in communicating effectively and  training employees in building maintenance work;
  • Ability to prepare specifications for tools, equipment, materials and supplies;
  • Ability to review building maintenance records for cost trends and unusual activity; and
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive and concise reports on building maintenance activities along with keeping inventory records


Employees in this classification series may be assigned duties that 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.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



Online applications are highly recommended. If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

Linda Franklin-Barber

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country. 

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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