The Director of Maintenance is responsible for managing and coordinating the maintenance and day-to-day operation of the physical plant, grounds and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions Recruits, supervises, evaluates, and manages all maintenance and grounds personnel,implementing and monitoring systems, and programs in a cost-effective manner. Oversees the building maintenance operation, custodial care, room setups, and equipment inventory control. Creates and implements the annual budget for the entire building maintenance and groundskeeping organization.
Directs and manages maintenance projects, and capital renewal of existing facilities. Provides in-service training for employees on equipment, safety, and procedural changes. Coordinates and conducts on-site inspections to ensure standards for maintainability and quality of work are maintained and comply with safety regulations.
Monitors building and grounds for public safety and security and checks safety systems, such as emergency lights, smoke alarms, and fire extinguishers. Performs other duties as assigned. Special Job Dimensions Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures.
Knowledge of plant maintenance including building and grounds repair. Knowledge of spreadsheets, database programs, and office automation. Ability to interpret architectural and engineering drawings.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and work well under limited timeconstraints. Ability to present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients,customers, and the general public. Ability to supervise and train assigned staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and schedulingwork assignments.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals,technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduleformat.
Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or a related field; plus one year experience involving physical plant or facility operations, including one year in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Preferred Qualifications The position will function as the Warehouse Manager for Material Management at the Arkansas State Hospital.
Two years supervisory experience
Excellent people skills Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Agency Specific Information Division Name
Division of Aging, Adult and Behavioral Health Services
Special Work Condition
Special Application Information
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, rsum, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview.
Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS:
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days.
As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select statewide from this county list.
EXPERIENCE CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THIS JOB TITLE
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Child and Family Development
Counseling (any field)
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Human Development & Family Studies
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
State Of Arkansas