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Maintenance Supervisor
Job Code:2018-CV-PM-HO-AD-005
Department:Housing & Real Estate Development
Location:Administration - Chula Vista, CA
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Range-DOQ

Under general direction, the Maintenance Supervisor oversees the full range of facilities maintenance duties required to ensure that infrastructure, systems, and properties are maintained in a safe and effective working condition.   This position schedules, assigns, supervises and inspects the work of staff involved in the maintenance, painting, repair, cleaning and unit turn-overs of agency properties; provides technical assistance and training to staff; inspects the work of contractors providing facilities maintenance and repair services; and performs related duties as assigned.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Plans, organizes, supervises and evaluates the work of assigned staff; with staff, develops, implements and monitors work plans to achieve assigned goals and objectives; contributes to development of and monitoring of performance against the annual department/site budget; supervises and participates in developing, implementing and evaluating work programs, plans, processes, systems and procedures to achieve MAAC and departmental goals, objectives and performance measures consistent with MAAC’s quality and service expectations
  • Plans and evaluates the performance of assigned staff, establishes and monitors staff goals and provides coaching; takes disciplinary action up to and including recommendations for termination; addresses performance deficiencies in accordance with MAAC’s human resources policies and procedures, applicable governmental and funding source regulations and labor contract provisions
  • Provides day-to-day leadership and works with staff to ensure a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment which supports achieving departmental objectives and service expectations; provides leadership and participates in programs and activities that promote a positive employee relations environment
  • Schedules, coordinates and supervises the work of personnel engaged in the alteration, modifica­tion, maintenance, repair and cleaning of agency facilities and properties; provides technical assistance to staff; instructs and provides for the training of staff in work methods, use of tools and equipment, and relevant safety precautions; confers with property managers regarding maintenance problems and projects
  • Monitors and inspects the performance of contractors engaged in the maintenance and repair of agency properties; ensures work is completed in accordance with MAAC quality standards and all contract requirements
  • Assesses properties and grounds for necessary preventive maintenance and repairs; ensures timely completion of preventive maintenance programs
  • Conducts interior and exterior facilities inspections to identify necessary maintenance and repair; inspects and evaluates work performed; identifies problem areas and directs remedial action
  • Operates a variety of electric and gas powered equipment
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports, including time cards, worksheets, and maintenance requests
  • Responds to emergency situations as necessary; responds to after-hours emergency calls
  • Oversees and manages the tracking and ordering of necessary tools, equipment and supplies
  • Monitors safe work practices in the maintenance section; ensures subordinates follow safety policy in work methods and procedures; enforces proper safety precautions while working in dangerous situations; educates employees on rules, regulations, safe work habits and potential hazards presented by their work environment
  • Participates in the development, review and updating of written maintenance procedures, instructions and schedules; attends meetings as necessary
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  Knowledge of: 

  • Methods, practices, tools and equipment commonly used in the building trades, including carpentry, plumbing, electrical and painting
  • Principles, methods and equip­ment used in facilities construction
  • Safety practices, safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the areas of responsibility
  • Basic principles and methods of contract administration as they apply to construction and repair projects performed by outside contractors
  • Federal, state and local law, codes, ordinances and regulations applicable to areas of assigned responsibility
  • MAAC organization, functions, rules, policies and procedures applicable to assigned areas of responsibility
  • Principles and practices of sound business communication including spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • MAAC administrative procedures and forms for budgeting, human resources, purchasing, financial and accurate record keeping
  • Standard computer business software, including word processing, graphics, spreadsheet, database and other applications
  • Principles and practices of effective management and supervision
  • MAAC policies and procedures and labor contract provisions

     Ability to: 

  • Plan, organize, estimate, coordinate, assign, review and evaluate the maintenance staff
  • Conduct comprehensive facility inspections, identify maintenance and repair requirements and establish appropriate work priorities
  • Identify and implement effective courses of action to complete work responsibilities
  • Oversee and inspect the work of outside contractors to ensure timely completion of projects in accordance with contract specifications and provisions
  • Read, interpret and explain plans, specifications and manuals and standard maintenance and repair procedures and practices
  • Exercise independent judgment and initiative within established policies and guidelines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff and others encountered in the course of work


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • Must have at least five (5) years of building construction and maintenance experience; previous supervisory experience is highly preferred.


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