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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

University of Southern Maine | Portland, ME

University of Southern Maine
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Position Title:

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor



City, State:

Portland, ME


Grounds - PGRDS

Bargaining Unit:

Univ Supv

Salary Band/Wage Band:

B31, $17.66/hr, Step 2

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine seeks an individual to join its Facilities Management Department as a Supervisor for our Grounds team on the Portland Campus.

The Facilities Maintenance Supervisor will supervise a group of Grounds employees on the Portland campus by prioritizing, assigning and scheduling work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures, and maintain a healthy and safe working environment; making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. This position will ultimately be responsible for all things Ground related primarily on the Portland campus and as needed on the Gorham campus for events, projects. This position will work as needed to promote a strong and cohesive Grounds team that supports the University's student focused every day mission on all USM campuses.

Pays $17.66 per hour with a work schedule of Monday through Friday, 7:00am - 3:00pm.

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

Want to know more about employment, benefits and local resources? Our Employment webpage has additional information to help you become more familiar with developing a new career at USM as well as exploring everything the Greater Southern Maine area has to offer.

USM's three environmentally friendly campuses are unique, yet all share the extensive resources of the university - and all are energized through strong community partnerships. Offering easy access to Boston, plus the ocean, mountains and forests of coastal, inland and northern Maine, USM is at the heart of Maine's most exciting metropolitan region.

Complete Classification Specification


  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and sufficient experience, including seven years of grounds related work experience which should include two years lead or supervisory experience.
  • Valid Maine driver's license and ability to drive University vehicles per APL requirements
  • Effective communication skills
  • Customer Service knowledge & experience
  • Knowledge of cleaning & sanitizing practices
  • Knowledge & experience operating and troubleshooting Grounds machines & equipment
  • Supervisory knowledge & experience
  • Experience with computers and related software applications
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and be capable of standing for long periods of time and flexible enough for bending and reaching.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by February 15, 2019.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, CV/Resume

Job Code: 52749
Posted On: 2019-02-14 11:00:21
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Facilities
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