7120 Bldgs & Grounds Maintenance Superintendent

Recruitment #TEX-7120-063650

Introduction

The current position is located at General Services Agency, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Building Repair. 

 

Appointment Type: Temporary- Exempt As-Needed. These positions are for as-needed (on-call assignments), for up to a maximum of 1040 working hours.  In order to be considered for a permanent appointment, incumbent will be required to successfully compete in a Civil Service Examination.

Under general direction, organizes, directs and supervises the maintenance and repair activities for a group of buildings and surrounding grounds, including physical properties, machinery, equipment and other pertinent inside and outside facilities; assigns and directs the activities of various skilled craftsmen and others engaged in maintenance and operational activities; and performs related duties as required.

 

Example of Important and Essential Duties:

1. Supervises the activities and personnel engaged in the general maintenance and repair of all buildings and grounds which may include housekeeping activities.

2. Plans and directs a continuous preventative maintenance program; assigns duties to all permanent craft and building trade mechanics, operating engineers and maintenance personnel engaged in the upkeep and operations of buildings and adjacent grounds; inspects and certifies as to satisfactory completion of work done by city shops or crafts under private contract prior to certification for payment.

3. Makes recommendations to supervisor concerning probationary reports on employees supervised and in other matters; authorizes the employment of all temporary and/or interdepartmental specialized personnel for specific projects, as found necessary for the proper operation and maintenance of all facilities; keeps records of time and work done and other operational activities.

4. Confers with the administrator, department heads, Department of Public Works and others concerned to effectuate necessary cooperation and coordination required in the satisfactory functioning of maintenance and operational activities.

5. Plans and supervises the repair, maintenance and alteration of mechanical and electrical systems; advises administrator and department heads on specific operational or mechanical features of complex equipment.

6. Acts in behalf of the administrator or department head during various engineering and architectural design stages pertaining to the rehabilitation or repair of major machinery and equipment units; correlates various operations in connection with their installation.

7. Supervises all power plant operations including steam and electrical power generation and distribution; refrigeration and air conditioning; elevator equipment; supervises maintenance and repair of all laundry and kitchen equipment, elevators and repair shops.

8. Prepares annual budget estimates for activities supervised; confers with administrator on requirements for personnel, materials, supplies and equipment; subsequently is responsible for expenditures for professional and nonprofessional services and purchase of operational materials and supplies within budgetary allocations.

9. Supervises the maintenance and routine care of the landscaped areas adjacent to all buildings including care of trees, shrubs, flowers and lawns; supervises the maintenance of all pedestrian walks and automobile parking areas.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Requires knowledge of: Public buildings and locations operated by various city departments; departmental regulations governing use of city facilities.

Requires ability to: Carry out written and oral instructions; act quickly in emergencies, prepare simple operational reports. Requires the physical agility and stamina necessary to enforce security regulations and apprehend and hold persons involved in acts of vandalism or seeking illegal entry.

Minimum Qualifications

1.      High School Diploma (Copy of High School Diploma must be submitted by filing deadline) AND

2.      Ten (10) years of verifiable experience in building maintenance and repair work (Letter of verification must be submitted with application. Please see VERIFICATION SECTION below)  AND

3.       Possession and maintenance of a valid driver license (You must submit a copy with your application)


PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST SUBMIT THE REQUIRED VERIFICATION WITH THE APPLICATION BY FILING DEADLINE FOR ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED.

How To Apply

In order to be considered for this position please complete an online application and submit resume and all verification of qualifying experience as outline in the minimum qualifications above.

 

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process.  Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

·         Select the desired job announcement (TEX-7120-063650)

·         Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

·         Click on "I am a New User" if you have not previously registered, or “I have REGISTERED PREVIOUSLY”

·         Follow instructions given on the screen

 

All statements made in the application are subject to verification.

 

Computer kiosks are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

 

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

 

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included in your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

 

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.  If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Raquel Knighten, at (415) 695-2004 or via email at Raquel.Knighten@sfdpw.org.

 

Resumes may be attached to the application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.

 

Mailed application materials must be postmarked no later than the final filing date, Friday July 18th, 2014. Late, faxed or e-mailed application materials will NOT be accepted.

  

VERIFICATION:

 

ALL applicants must submit verification of qualifying experience and training.  Verification of qualifying experience must be submitted on the employer’s letterhead and must state the name of the applicant, job title(s), job duties, dates of service (mm/dd/yy) and must be signed by employer or employer’s authorized representative.

Information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

City employees may submit performance evaluations as proof of qualifying City experience in lieu of other verification, but must verify outside qualifying experience as stated above.  City and County of San Francisco employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which they are appointed.  Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rules.

 

Experience claimed in self-employment will only be considered if supported by documents verifying earnings, and duties comparable to minimum qualifications listed above.  Applicant must indicate details of all duties and experience used to meet the minimum qualifications on the application.  Copies of income tax records, business license or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted.

 

Verification of experience may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must submit a signed statement with the application explaining why verification cannot be obtained. Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

Failure to submit the required verification or waiver request by July 18th, 2014 at 11:59p.m may result in the rejection of the application.

 

Applicants may submit verification documentation by:

1.      Uploading the documents through JobAps;   OR

2.      Scanning the documents and send as an attachment to:  Raquel.knighten@sfdpw.org  OR

3.      Faxing the information to:  GSA, Attention: 7120 B/G Maintenance Superintendent at (415) 554-6042 OR

4.      Hand-delivering or sending the documents via U.S. Postal mail to:

General Services Agency, DPW Human Resources

Attention:  Class 7120 B/G Maintenance Superintendent

1155 Market St, 4th Floor. San Francisco, CA  94103

 

Note:  Please include a Document Cover Sheet to assist in identifying the class for which you are applying when submitting verification documents separate from the online application.  The Cover Sheet may be found at http://www.jobaps.com/sf.  Select “Print a Document Cover Sheet” under “Choose a Help Topic.”  The General Services Agency will not be able to process the application without receiving the required verification documentation.

Selection Procedures

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications will be reviewed for relevant qualifying education and experience. Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the interview process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed an invitation to the interview process. 

 

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Raquel Knighten at (415) 695-2004 or via email at Raquel.knighten@sfdpw.org

 

Drug testing requirement: Applicants for positions in this classification, who are not currently employed by the City and County of San Francisco in a safety-sensitive position represented by Local 39, are required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All employees in this classification may also be subject to drug and alcohol testing upon reasonable suspicion or after a work-related accident.

 

Reasonable Accommodation Request:

Information on requesting reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities can be found at:  http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfdhr_page.asp?id=46205#applicants_with_disabilities.

 

Terms of the Announcement:

Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.  Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting of the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at:  www.jobaps.com/sf.

  

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:

Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at:  http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfdhr_page.asp?id=46208, or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

 

Copies of Application Documents:

Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted.  Submitted documents become a permanent part of the exam record and will not be returned.  The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents.

 

Right to Work: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

 

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

 

Entrance

Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director

Department of Human Resources

Announcement No.TEX-7120-063650

Issued:  July 10th, 2014

GSA/RK (415) 695-2004

 

MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

Conviction History

As part of the selection process an image of your fingerprints will be captured and sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) history will disqualify you as a candidate based on the specific requirements of the position to which you are applying. If selected for fingerprinting, the hiring department will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.

Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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