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Recruitment #19-006577-0001




Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
415 Park Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

Supervise the overall maintenance production of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Maryland State Library, and other duties as required. This position requires the ability to think independently and make decisions in an emergency. Under the direction of the LBPH Director, oversee and monitor the performance of the Comprehensive Building Management Services contract as well as the Unarmed Security Guard Contract at the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped as well as at the Maryland State Library. Performs necessary administrative and maintenance tasks to properly operate the facility. The Building Manager must work independently and is expected to maintain a schedule of work.


  • Oversees the Comprehensive Building Management Contract and the Unarmed Security Guard Contract.
  • Schedule and assign daily tasks to maintenance and housekeeping based on the urgency of need.
  • Inspect completed repairs to ensure adequate completion.
  • Participate in the preventative maintenance, repairs and installation of all agency equipment and its facilities.
  • Responsible for preparing preventative and predictive maintenance schedules.
  • Review monthly maintenance report submitted by the Building Maintenance Contractor.
  • Keeps Director and Assistant Branch Chief of LBPH current and up to date with all pertinent matters concerning the maintenance and operation of the building.
  • During evacuations, assists emergency response teams in assessing building condition, locating missing personnel, shutting off utilities, and delivering a status report to assembly point leaders.
  • Implement programs to prevent injury to workers and damage to the environment.
  • Inspect workplaces for adherence to regulations on safety, health, and the environment.


Education: Completion of eighth grade.

Experience: Five years experience in building maintenance or building construction trades including four years of responsibility for assigning, reviewing and approving the work of other building maintenance or building construction workers.

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


Candidates who possess a trade license and/or certification in one of the following trades are preferred: carpentry, electrical/electrician, building/facility maintenance, HVAC, painting, or plumbing.

Selection Plan

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.


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.


**The library is open the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Employee is on call and must be available to work all maintenance and weather emergencies, after hour building and weather related emergencies, e.g. building plumbing leaks, snow removal, etc. and to report to the work site to continue agency operations during an emergency situation. (Extreme weather conditions related to homeland security crisis).**


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to: Maryland State Library, Attn: Human Resources, 22 S. Calhoun Street, Baltimore, MD 21223.

Paper application materials must be received by the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment please contact the Maryland State Library at 667-219-4800.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our county.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply