The Maintenance Superintendent will lead our maintenance and custodial operations. This role focuses on identifying capital needs for all city facilities, assessing and addressing immediate maintenance needs, and prioritizing maintenance projects. They will oversee maintenance and custodial staff, operations, processes, and ensure exceptional internal customer service.
Our selected candidate will join a team of passionate professionals who share the core values of Strong Work Ethic, Problem Solving, Community-Orientated, Professionalism & Integrity, Team Player, Accountability, and Being a Good Steward.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are normal for this position. They are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
- Conduct regular assessments of city facilities to identify long-term capital needs.
- Collaborate with relevant departments to create a comprehensive list of capital improvement projects.
- Prioritize and address urgent maintenance requirements to ensure the safety and functionality of city facilities.
- Coordinate with maintenance staff and contractors to promptly resolve immediate maintenance issues.
- Develop and maintain a prioritization system for all maintenance needs and capital projects.
- Prepare cost estimates, project timelines, and resource allocation plans.
- Supervise Maintenance Staff to complete mechanical and construction projects.
- Supervise custodial staff to ensure clean, safe, and welcoming city facilities.
- Establish and enforce cleaning protocols and schedules to maintain high standards of cleanliness.
- Collaborate with various city departments to understand their maintenance and facility needs.
- Provide exceptional customer service to internal stakeholders, addressing concerns and inquiries promptly and effectively.
- Develop and manage the maintenance department's budget.
- Procure necessary equipment, supplies, and services in a cost-effective manner.
- Plan and oversee maintenance and capital improvement projects from inception to completion.
- Monitor project progress, budgets, and quality, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget.
- Ensure that all maintenance activities comply with relevant regulations and safety standards.
- Implement safety protocols and provide training to staff as needed.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Bachelor's degree in Facility Management, or a related field is preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in facility maintenance and project management, with at least 2 years in a supervisory role.
Strong knowledge of building systems, maintenance best practices, and custodial operations.
Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
Ability to work effectively with diverse teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Proficiency in budget management and project tracking software.
Knowledge of local building codes and regulations.
Valid driver's license.
Preferred Training and Qualifications:
MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Ability to safely carry materials and equipment weighing 50 pounds. Motor skills, coordination and finger dexterity skills required. Ability to safely perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, standing, twisting, walking, climbing, carrying and other physical exertion.
Ability to maintain records and prepare reports, secure prices and information on projects, services and products. Ability to maintain contact with other community agencies and city departments to be aware of services, and cooperate as needed to accomplish goals and to create harmony. Ability to answer inquiries from the public on services. Be able to maintain an ongoing relationship with outside agencies. Prepare and submit annual budget information and monitor the same. Supervise areas as needed. Knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems; pneumatic thermostat controls; refrigeration repairs; basic plumbing and carpentry skills; preventative maintenance programs; blueprint and specifications; planning facility set ups for rentals and events; maintaining inventory and rotation. Use of computers, calculator, copier, file cabinets, telephone, power tools, hand tools, house cleaning appliances, tools and equipment used for plumbing, heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, electrical, carpentry and chemical use, power mowers and brooms, snow blower, chain saw, tractor, painting equipment.
Language Ability and Interpersonal Communications
Abilities in: understanding and following oral and written instruction; supervising work of subordinate staff. Effective oral and written communication; establishing and maintaining effective and cooperative relationships with staff and general public; maintaining records and preparing reports; hiring with approval and evaluating personnel; recommending and enforcing disciplinary actions; maintaining and supplying equipment and facilities.
This position will occupy an office area at the McCreary Community Building. Occupational hazards are those generally associated with ongoing exposure to technical machinery/equipment leading to cuts, bruises, burns, strains or injury. Job locations may vary depending on projects, events, activities or departmental functions.
Job Description in no way states or implies that the description includes every duty to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by the City Administrator.
The City reserves the right to change or reassign job duties or combine positions at any time.
I have carefully read and understood the contents of this job description. I understand the responsibilities, requirements and duties expected of me. I understand that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the Employer reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed as directed by the Employer. I understand that I may be required to work overtime, different shifts or hours outside the normally defined workday or workweek. I also understand that this job description does not constitute a contract of employment and does not alter my status as an at-will employee. I have the right to terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, and the Employer has a similar right.
The City of Perry is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Salary and Compensation:
The City of Perry offers a competitive benefits package that includes a salary of $60-65,000 depending on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Additional benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, long term disability, IPERS, vacation, sick leave, nine holidays, two personal days, clothing allowance, and Recreation Center Membership.
Cover letter and resume can be sent to the attention of John Anderson , Parks and Recreation Director.
Mail: John Anderson, Parks and Recreation Director, Perry City Hall, 1102 Willis Ave P.O. Box 545, Perry, Iowa, 50220.
Applications will be accepted through December 1st, 2023.
The City of Perry, Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.