City of Tampa

Building Maintenance Supervisor II (#006356) S12

$30.34-$45.44 Hourly / $5,258.93-$7,876.27 Monthly / $63,107.20-$94,515.20 Yearly


This is responsible supervisory work involving general maintenance and repair of municipal buildings.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for supervising as necessary, custodial activities, general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and equipment. Tasks, which are of considerable difficulty, are performed in accordance with established practices and procedures and include performance appraisals, recommending hiring and promotions, and discipline administration for the employees supervised. Work in some positions requires that the employee maintain accurate records in order to ensure proper billing of user departments. Employee is also expected to make accurate cost estimates and complete supply requisitions. Under direction, the employee is required to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in determining maintenance requirements and ensuring timely completion of work projects. Employee might be required to work irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through observation, conferences, reports submitted, and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Plans, organizes, and controls all phases of the work program for maintenance personnel; plans and supervises the work of all building maintenance personnel in performance of duties; maintains work schedules and logs of work accomplished; checks the progress and quality of work performed.

Prepares estimated cost of repairs; estimates needed materials and orders; reviews bills for labor and material; inspects completed repairs prior to submitting for payment.

Supervises remodeling of existing buildings.

Supervises employees engaged in electrical, mechanical, air conditioning and/or plumbing repairs and installation, masonry and/or carpentry work, lubrications, roofing, plastering, tile setting, and painting.

Checks all emergency repairs and decides what action should be taken; reviews work upon completion.  

Maintains written records of payroll for all maintenance personnel as well as records of sick leave and vacation schedules; maintains records of maintenance performed.

Communicates with managers on all important issues concerning performance of the maintenance department, i.e. additional employees, vehicles, equipment, promotions; coordinates daily work requests and special projects with supervisors.

Enforces and practices safety for all employees; ensures upkeep and proper use and care of all vehicles, tools, and equipment.

Performs related work as required.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Extensive knowledge of: methods, techniques, tools, and materials used in maintenance and repair work related to assigned area.

Considerable knowledge of: maintenance and repair requirements of municipal buildings and facilities; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions; effective supervisory techniques.

Working knowledge of: basic records keeping and report writing.

Ability to: supervise, assign, and review a wide variety of assignments associated with the building maintenance and repair trade; interpret drawings and blueprints, prepare work specifications, and estimate material needs; maintain records and compile reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.

Skill in: use and care of hand tools, power tools, and other related equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and related equipment, including one (1) year of supervisory experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid drivers license may be required.


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: 006356; EST: 8/13/2013;