City of Tampa

Building Maintenance Crew Leader (#006350) 022

$21.72-$30.81 Hourly / $3,764.80-$5,340.40 Monthly / $45,177.60-$64,084.80 Yearly


This manual and lead work involving facilities maintenance.  Bargaining unit position.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for overseeing the custodial care and maintenance of a major municipal facility. Under general supervision, employees perform tasks of average difficulty which involve participating in the cleaning and minor maintenance of buildings and the care of adjacent grounds and structures. Most work is of a manual nature, however, the employee is also responsible for controlling a supply inventory, keeping various sets of records, and issuing work orders for major repairs. An important part of work in this class is overseeing the activities of contracted and/or municipal maintenance personnel to assure that their work is performed properly and on a timely basis. The employee is required to exercise reasonable initiative and independent judgment in performing work assignments as many tasks are performed independently with little or no direct supervisory control. Some positions in this class require that work be performed at irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays. Work is reviewed through discussions, reports submitted, and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Plans, schedules, assigns, and reviews the work of municipal and/or contracted personnel engaged in the cleaning of buildings and the care of adjacent grounds and facilities.

Trims hedges and shrubs; operates light automotive equipment such as sedans, pickups, tractors, sweepers, and lawn mowers; edges sidewalks and parking lots; collects and disposes of refuse, leaves, lawn clippings, and other yard trash.

Performs minor plumbing, electrical, painting, and carpentry work; unclogs drains and changes light bulbs; performs janitorial work; sweeps, mops, and waxes floors; operates vacuum cleaners and other power-driven cleaning equipment; dusts furniture and fixtures; cleans rest room facilities; washes windows.

Maintains an inventory of janitorial and grounds maintenance tools, supplies, and equipment; requisitions, issues, and accounts for supplies, equipment, and materials; maintains records of material used, work schedules and completed assignments; issues work orders for major repairs.  

Locks doors and windows of buildings at close of working day; notifies supervisor or police of any suspicious persons or occurrences in vicinity of the facility.

Constructs shelves, cabinets, bookcases, partitions, shelters, and other wood or metal structures as needed for municipal facilities; installs pre-parking layouts, paints parking spaces, marks traffic islands, and places temporary markings using painting machine to facilitate traffic control operations.

Loads and unloads heavy items, including supplies, equipment, and materials manually in order to complete assignments; maintains vehicles by fueling, washing, waxing, and minor repairs, etc.

Performs related work as required.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of: lawn maintenance tools, equipment, supplies, and procedures; janitorial tools, equipment, supplies, and procedures; records keeping and report preparation.

Some knowledge of: building maintenance and repair procedures.

Ability to: assign, schedule, oversee, and review the work of others; work under limited supervisory control; learn additional building maintenance and repair procedures; maintain an equipment and supply inventory and its associated records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with contracted personnel, supervisory, and other employees; perform tasks requiring physical strength and endurance; operate light motor vehicles and equipment.

Skill in: the use and care of janitorial and lawn maintenance tools; operation of light motor vehicles such as sweepers, mowers, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school and three (3) years of experience in either lawn maintenance or general custodial work, preferably including lead experience and experience in building, electrical and/or plumbing trades; or, an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 006350; EST: 8/13/2013; REV: 3/1/2021;