Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job

Supervise and coordinate the facilities, maintenance, transportation and health and safety aspects of the program. Assign, review, participate, and monitor the work of staff responsible for providing such services. Perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. Perform a variety of work in the cleaning, maintenance, and repair of Head Start rooms, equipment, building, playgrounds, and facilities.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, review, evaluate and monitor the work of staff responsible for facilities, maintenance, health and safety, and transportation services.
  • Interpret, explain, and implement Federal, State, and local rules and regulations including Head Start Performance Standards, the Head Start Act, Licensing regulations, County polices, and ACHS policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the selection of facilities/transportation staff; supervise, train and evaluate staff; coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures.
  • Participate in the preparation and administration of facilities/transportation budgets; submit budget recommendations; monitor expenditures; complete grant requests/reports.
  • Develop and monitor contracts/agreements between Adams County and/or other contractors, including negotiating and contracting with local school districts for transportation services and facility needs as necessary.
  • Serve as liaison with Adams County Fleet Maintenance and Adams County Facilities and other county departments
  • Track, monitor, and address health and safety status of all ACHS centers.
  • Maintain pertinent documentation and records for all facilities, transportation, and health and safety.
  • Respond to and resolve inquires and complaints.
  • Develop and maintain the transportation and health and safety work plans and ACHS Standard Operational Procedures.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor emergency plans for all Head Start facilities.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and program events as required and coordinate and lead meetings and trainings as needed.
  • Maintain and repair Head Start facilities, equipment, and buildings by performing a variety of basic carpentry, electrical, painting, plastering, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and mechanical repair work.
  • Inspect building facilities to identify building maintenance needs; identify equipment and supply needs for each assigned project; purchase necessary supplies and materials.
  • Maintain sidewalks, outdoor areas, and playgrounds to ensure that all outdoor equipment is in good working condition and grounds are safe and free of debris.
  • Monitor facilities/transportation systems to optimize services received and to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications for Success

  • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluatation.
  • Learn and apply Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations including County policies, procedures and codes related to facility cleaning, maintenance and repair; Head start Performance Standards; and health and safety regulations.
  • Methods, tools, and equipment used in building cleaning, maintenance, reconstruction, and repair work along with basic theory of electricity, basic plumbing, painting, and carpentry work.
  • Preventive maintenance requirements: Common hazards to safety found in and around buildings.
  • Safe driving practices, operate a school bus safely, and implementation of State laws, rules and regulations pertaining to bus operations and transport .
  • Work with a variety of different programs and staff members.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.
  • Prepare accurate, clear, and concise reports.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to serve and a passion for exceeding customer service expectations.
  • Ensure contractors roles and responsibilities are carried out.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

More Qualifications for Success

  • Experience: 
    • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in facility maintenance/repair.
    • Must have one year of supervisory experience.
  • Education and Training: An Associate's Degree or equivalent to the completion of an Associate's Degree.
  • License or Certificate:
    • Possession of a valid Colorado Class "B" Commercial Driver's License. Applicants selected for further consideration must provide proof of driver's license at time of interview. Candidates selected for interviews will need to provide a current copy of their motor vehicle record. Adams County is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to conduct pre-employment drug screens, background checks, and motor vehicle record checks. Successful candidates must pass all of the above, including a DOT physical and a criminal background check. 
    • Possession of current CPR and First Aid Certificates or abilty to obtain within 30 days of hire. 
  • Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.
  • Other:
    • Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment:
      • Ability to sit, stand, walk, run, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, climb, and lift 50 pounds; exposure to weather and temperature extremes, noise and chemicals

Application Instructions

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