City of Tampa

Facilities Manager (#630950) MF

$46.10-$72.20 Hourly / $7,990.67-$12,514.67 Monthly / $95,888.00-$150,176.00 Yearly

Nature Of Work

Under administrative direction, the employee in this class directs and manages a comprehensive program for the maintenance, repair, remodeling and renovation of multiple municipal buildings and facilities. Work is of unusual difficulty, requiring the employee to exercise extensive initiative and independent judgement in programs as they relate to routine repair and capital improvement projects (CIP) of City buildings and facilities. In addition to performing supervisory assignments of a technical nature, the employee is responsible for management of the operational budget including CIPs and contractual services. The employee works directly with other city departments and Contract Administration on major remodels and construction related projects.  Administrative tasks include, but are not limited to developing maintenance goals and objectives, establishing work priorities, and schedules, and formulating policies, procedures, and work standards for the accomplishment of assigned tasks.  Work is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results achieved. Appointed position; employee serves at the pleasure of the Mayor.

Examples of Duties

Directs the facilities operations, maintenance and repair service effort for City buildings and structures using in-house and contract forces; approves work orders, requisitions and payments through the City’s workflow and financial systems.  

Develops and manages annual operating budget and manages CIP Project funds; tracks performance metrics of staff and facilities to ensure effective and efficient operations; tracks total cost of ownership (TCO) of City facilities, as a planning and forecasting tool.  

Directs the in-house maintenance workforce, performing preventive maintenance, repair service requests and all in-house interior remodeling projects in City buildings.  

Directs the City repair program to include development and management of contracted construction projects, the consultant/contractor quarterly meetings, as well as the facility inventory and assessment program to include inspection of City owned facilities and maintenance of the asset management system.  

Directs asset management for City owned facilities, systems and equipment, including work control and workflow management, parts and materials, preventive maintenance, and analysis using a Computerized Maintenance Management System.    

Directs the energy management and sustainability programs for City facilities.  

Directs the indoor air quality and hazardous abatement programs for City buildings through the use of in-house and outside consultant firms.  

Participates in the design review and construction process for all new City buildings.  

Manages the design, installation and acquisition of all systems furniture usage in city buildings.  

Directs the disaster mitigation effort for city properties; directs the repair effort following a major disaster for all city buildings.  

Performs office, personnel, and administrative tasks; conducts discipline administration, and completes performance appraisals; recommends promotions, transfers, and dismissals.  

Ensures a safe environment exists within facilities by effecting safety procedures and practices.  

Perform other related duties, as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of: facility management, engineering, architecture and public service;  building design, construction, maintenance, and asset management; occupational hazards and safety practices and methods of promoting safety practices among building maintenance; modern management practices and procedures; modern theories, principles and practices of building construction, maintenance and repair; building construction methods, techniques, tools and materials.

Extensive knowledge of: building codes, regulations, and ordinances; practices and methods of operation; occupational hazards, appropriate safety precautions.

Considerable knowledge of: basic records keeping and report writing; contracting services, developing specifications and managing contracts

Ability to: plan, organize and administer a wide variety of activities and assignments associated with building maintenance, repair and construction trades; interpret construction drawings, prepare specifications, and estimate material and equipment needs; maintain records and prepare and present complete reports clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; analyze and solve highly intricate, technically complex problems impacting multiple stakeholders; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials, and the general public.

Suggested Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facilities Management, Architecture, Building Construction Management/Technology, Business or Public administration, or related field with (5) five years of experience planning and executing a facilities operation or maintenance and repair program, consisting of a large number of buildings with a diverse number of occupants and operation including (3) three years of supervisory experience in managing multiple facilities including custodial services, daily maintenance and preventive maintenance; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid drives license 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: 630950; EST: 12/8/2015 4:39:00 PM; REV: 12/8/2015 4:39:00 PM;