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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Rohnert Park City
Location: Rohnert Park
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

The Position

The City of Rohnert Park is recruiting for a FacilitiesMaintenance Supervisorto join the Buildings and Facilities Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department. The Facilities Maintenance Supervisor is a working supervisor, responsible for supervising the daily activities of maintenance personnel in assigned division, in addition to performing a variety of operational and maintenance functions.

The Buildings and Facilities Maintenance Division is responsible for overseeing the maintenance, repair and preventative maintenance of City buildings, including hvac and related building control systems, boilers, chillers, solar systems, swimming pool chemical feed and filtration systems, as well as performing general carpentry, concrete, welding and plumbing repair and installation work. Additionally, the incumbent reviews plans and specification for building system additions and rehabilitation projects.


To be considered for this opportunity, please visit "Job Opportunities" at for an online application and the required supplemental questionnaire. Work history must include all employment for the last ten years. All applications will be screened for completeness and possession of minimum qualifications. Applications will be reviewed in detail to identify the most qualified candidates to interview.


You may submit a resume or other relevant documents to further describe your qualifications; however, "See Resume" will not meet the requirements to submit a complete application, including employment history, or be accepted inlieu of responses to supplemental questions.

If you need assistance applying online, please click on the Application Help/FAQ's link:

If you are a CalPERS retiree, you may not work for the City of Rohnert Park more than 960 hours per fiscal year, July 1st through June 30th, nor in a regular, i.e. permanent, position. Work assignments must be temporary, i.e. typically limited to 12 months.


Under general direction, supervises and performs a variety of activities and functions related to the operation, maintenance, and repair of the City's facilities and infrastructure; performs related duties as required.


Receives general direction fromassigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises direct and general supervision over maintenance staff.


The Facilities Maintenance Supervisor is a working supervisory classification. Incumbents are responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing, and evaluating the work of Facilities Maintenance Worker I, II, and III. Performance of the work requires the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines. The class is distinguished from the Facilities Maintenance Worker III by requiring greater initiative, judgment, responsibility, autonomy, and discretion relevant to the planning and completion of a wide variety of maintenance and operational activities. Although the incumbent in this position has day-to-day responsibility for assigned projects, the position differs from the Public Works Operations Manager - General Services by the lack of overall responsibility for division operations.

Ideal Candidate


Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Supervises and plans work schedules; selects, trains and monitors work performance of assigned personnel; prepares initial draft of performance appraisals for personnel in assigned division.
  • Responds to citizens' questions, concerns, complaints, and claims with the intent to provide reasonable and responsible corrective action.
  • Attends meetings, seminars, conventions, and trainings.
  • Schedules and conducts training and safety meetings for assigned personnel.
  • Supervises the operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of the facilities and equipment in the Division.
  • Collects, organizes, and analyzes data; initiates and approves project expenditures; may authorize payment of departmental invoices and expenditures.
  • Performs a variety of operational tests and calculations, and adjusts operating equipment and methods to ensure compliance with local, State and Federal requirements.
  • Determines and recommends equipment, materials, staffing, safety needs, devices, and/or equipment for assigned operation, maintenance, and improvement projects.
  • Inspects and evaluates work in progress and upon completion.
  • Reads and interprets maps, diagrams, schematics, contracts, and work orders.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems and plans and implements efficient and effective solutions.
  • Monitors and assists with the division's budget by researching and making recommendations; determines and approves budget expenditures.
  • Prepares purchase orders; orders division's supplies and materials; completes relevant department reports and maintains other work-related records as needed.
  • Operates and/or drives a variety of light and heavy equipment including, but not limited to, tractors, dump trucks, backhoes, forklifts, and bucket trucks.
  • Works in confined space environments such as vaults and pits; uses air monitoring equipment to detect unsuitable air quality.
  • Oversees or performs various activities, including painting and repair of both interior and exterior of City buildings.
  • Coordinates the use of equipment and procurement of materials for assigned jobs.
  • Plans review of upcoming city projects, works with city staff and contractors throughout the construction or remodel process of city facilities.
  • Oversees contractors performing work on city facilities.
  • Manages building management systems to operate and troubleshoot HVAC and lighting control systems.
  • Maintains heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC).
  • Performs preventative maintenance on various building systems, including lighting, exterior coating, HVAC and solar systems.
  • Performs building repair and maintenance tasks, including general carpentry work, painting, concrete, welding, plumbing, and building electrical systems.
  • Repairs roofs and building exterior systems, including various siding and window systems.
  • May perform troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs of chillers and boilers.
  • Provides timely and responsive corrective action to customer questions, concerns, complaints, and claims related to City buildings.

In performing the duties described above, the incumbent is expected to:

  • Provide outstanding and friendly customer service.
  • Create and maintain a respectful and collaborative working environment.
  • Communicate honestly and behave in a manner that is ethical, legal and fiscally responsible.
  • Demonstrate care for the organization, customers, and coworkers.
  • Perform work of the highest quality possible.
  • Practice and encourage initiative and innovation to improve the workplace.

Qualifications and Requirements


  • Methods, equipment and materials used to maintain public facilities and infrastructure.
  • Types and levels of maintenance and repair functions performed in public works operations.
  • Materials and supplies needed for completion of public works projects.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions and practices.
  • Recordkeeping principles and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of budget development and administration.
  • Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment review and evaluation, discipline, and the training of staff in work procedures. Basic principles of organization and administration.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.
  • The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination.
  • Computers and software programs to conduct, compile, and/or generate documentation.


  • Select and supervise staff, provide training and development opportunities, ensure work is performed effectively, and evaluate performance in an objective and positive manner.
  • Assist in developing and implementing goals, objectives, practices, policies, procedures, and work standards.
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports with the use of computer programs.
  • Demonstrate and direct others to follow safe work practices.
  • Works in confined space environments such as vaults and pits; uses air monitoring equipment to detect unsuitable air quality.
  • Learn and implement new technology.
  • Operate a variety of equipment, vehicles, power and hand tools.
  • Implement innovative techniques in response to mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Prepare written correspondence including, but not limited to, reports, memos, and spreadsheets.
  • Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed.
  • Learn and understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
  • Independently organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Equivalent tocompletion of the twelfth (12th) gradeand three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in construction, maintenance, repair, and operations including one (1) year of lead experience.


  • Possession of a valid California driver's license by date of appointment and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Possession of a Certified Pool Operator Certificate issued by the National Swimming Pool Foundation by date of appointment.
  • Possession of Section 608 Technician Certification Type 2, 3 and/or Universal. Testing for certification must be administered by an EPA-approved certifying organization license by date of appointment.
  • Possession of Certificate of completion of Chillers: Operation & Maintenance of Chilled Water Systems training provided by National Technology Transfer, Inc. (also known as NTT Training), or equivalent.
  • Possession of Certificate of completion of Boilers: Technical & Operational training provided by National Technology Transfer, Inc. (also known as NTT Training), or equivalent.

Additional Information


Must possess mobility to work in the field; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work in confined spaces and around machines, to climb and descend ladders, to operate varied hand and power tools and construction equipment, and to operate a motor vehicle and visit various City sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; smell to recognize and distinguish odors, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 70 pounds or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment and assistance from other staff.


Employees work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. May be required to wear respiratory equipment.Employees may interact with members of the public or with staff under emotionally stressful conditions while interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.


May provide twenty-four-hour standby service.

Keywords: Rohnert Park City, Rohnert Park , Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, Other , Rohnert Park, California

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