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Building Maintenance Supervisor

Position Summary

Supervise, plan and coordinate building and grounds maintenance activities and operations within departmental facilities; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and the general public and provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to higher level supervisory or management staff.

Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements

Education and experience directly related to the minimum requirements below may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university or two (2) years of college level course work in public administration, business, or building maintenance; and

Four (4) years of building or facility maintenance experience; and 

To include one (1) year of supervisory or lead experience.


Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire.

Possession of a City Operator’s Permit (COP) within 6 months from date of hire.

Preferred Knowledge

  • Operational characteristics, services and activities of a building maintenance program
  • Modern and complex principles and practices of building maintenance
  • Principles and techniques of grounds keeping operational characteristics of various maintenance and grounds keeping equipment
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation Principles and procedures of record keeping
  • Mathematical principles and calculations
  • Principles of municipal budget preparation and control
  • Principles of job site safety and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • Supervise, direct and coordinate the work of lower level staff
  • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff
  • Prepare work orders and assign work to maintenance crews
  • Identify and resolve safety issues encountered during the course of work
  • Interpret and explain City building maintenance policies and procedures
  • Operate office equipment including computers
  • Prepare clear and concise reports
  • Communicate clearly and concisely
  • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including a variety of City and other government officials, community groups, and the general public
  • Oversee and coordinate various building maintenance and grounds keeping activities