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Recruitment #18-001977-0003




We currently have positions available in Salisbury and Glen Burnie with positions opening in the near future in Denton and Hagerstown.  These positions are within the Facilities Operations & Maintenance Division of the Department of General Services.

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to assist the Regional Manager in implementing of budgetary items to be purchased, preparing maintenance contract specifications, preparing various reports/documents, monitoring the building maintenance operations, assist in the interviewing and hiring procedures, supervise lower level employees, evaluate employees performance, establish new operating methods for maintenance, etc.

This is an emergency essential classification subject to emergency release procedures. Employees in this classification must be willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night and are required to remain or report for duty at such hours as needed to maintain the continuous operation of this agency.


A Maintenance Supervisor I is the managerial level of stationary engineering and building maintenance work.  Employees in the Non-Licensed option in this classification supervise Maintenance Chiefs, lower-level building maintenance supervisors and skilled/semi-skilled building maintenance employees.  However, this is a working manager position which may require unpleasant housekeeping duties.

Duties for this position include but are not limited to:

- Organize, schedule and coordinate the technical maintenance work and installation service rendered by skilled, semi-skilled and un-skilled employees.

- Assist and supervise maintenance staff.

- Prepare performance appraisals for employees.

- Respond to routine requests, concerns or problems regarding the building tenants.

- Assist tenants, judges, fireman and police officers when emergencies occur during normal operating hours.

- Respond to after hours emergency services, such as waterline breaks, building equipment failures or breakdowns, snow removal, etc.

- Monitor gauges and panels for HVAC system and various equipment; and make temperature checks and adjust thermostats accordingly. Start, operate and make necessary output adjustments to chiller, boilers and other electronic equipment. Record daily fuel consumption and electrical readings.

- Assist in the preparation of contractual specifications for construction projects, or repairs (interior/exterior) throughout the facility that are performed by contractors and State employees.

- Enforce all building policies, procedures, and regulations to accomplish an effective building operation.

- Drive state vehicles for the pick-up and delivery of materials.

- Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, that enable the agency to fulfill it's mission of providing and maintaining buildings that are safe, secure and operationally efficient.


Education: Completion of eighth grade.

Experience: Six years experience in building maintenance or building construction trades including five years of responsibility assigning, reviewing and approving the work of others and disciplining, evaluating the performance of, and recommending the hiring, firing and promoting of others. 

Note:  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a non-commissioned officer in utilities classifications or mechanical maintenance specialty codes in the utility systems repair field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. 


Preference will be given to candidates with experience purchasing budgetary items and preparing maintenance contract specifications.


1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please provide sufficient information on your application to support that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications MUST BE submitted by the closing date.  Information submitted after the closing date will not be considered.

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position.  Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligibility list categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED, or QUALIFIED.  The eligibility list will be valid for one year and may be extended.  The list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees.

Eligible lists may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.

You MUST possess the minimum qualifications before you may be selected for a State job – Verification will be completed by the appointing authority.  If you are scheduled to complete an educational or licensing requirement within six months of the examination, you may participate in the examination process.  Permanent State employees may also complete necessary experience requirements within six months of the date of an examination.  Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary or volunteer experience based on the number of hours worked per week.  You must include on your application the time spent on such activity.  You must be legally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act to be hired in the position for which you apply.



To submit additional information such as a resume or cover letter, please upload an attachment to your application.    

Contact or call 410-767-4986 with questions about this recruitment.  

The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  Apply online at – click on the State Jobs tab.  If you are unable to submit your application online, please send your paper application to: Human Resources, Dept. of General Services, 301 W. Preston St., Room 1207, Baltimore, MD  21201 by the closing date and time.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.  

Bilingual applicants are also encouraged to apply.

Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity, as an equal opportunity employer.

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