Executive Director of Plant Services, Exempt - RB #20-156

Location
Buffalo, NY, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Ref
5270
Title: Executive Director of Plant Services, Exempt - RB #20-156
ID: 5270
Department: Plant Services and School Planning
Location: City Hall
Division: Civil Service
Description

BUFFALO BOARD OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
ROOM 720 CITY HALL
BUFFALO, NEW YORK 14204


RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #20-156 January 13, 2021

BUFFALO BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY

Civil Service Residency Requirements will apply

POSITION: Executive Director of Plant Services - Exempt
(Associate Superintendent of Plant Services and School Planning)


SALARY: By Contractual Agreement


LOCATION: Plant Department, Room 403 City Hall, Buffalo NY 14202


APPLICATION: CANDIDATES FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD COMPLETE AN APPLICATION AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.buffaloschools.org
Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Subject to the direction, advice and approval of the Superintendent of Schools, this position is responsible for the operation of the Board of Education's Division of Plant Services and School Planning. The incumbent shall have the responsibility of acting for the Superintendent of Schools in matters involving the efficient performance of the functions of the Plant Division and shall regularly report directly to the Superintendent of Schools on the conduct and status of the affairs of the Plant Division. This position shall negotiate with, supervise and evaluate the services of contractors and consultants to the Board of Education. S/he shall supervise the professional, engineering, technical and clerical personnel assigned to the Plant Division and their staffs. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
The Executive Director of Plant Services shall exercise general supervision over:
  • Total plant operations;
  • Total plant maintenance;
  • Plant rehabilitation and modernization;
  • Preparation of bid specifications;
  • Purchasing and inventory control;
  • Development of plans and specifications for construction and reconstruction;
  • Architectural and engineering studies;
  • Maintenance of grounds;
  • Liaison with contractors and approval of work performed under contracts;
  • Direction and supervision of subordinates and their staff;
  • Performs related duties as required.


FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS :

Extensive professional knowledge of the principles of engineering, planning and the techniques involved in school plant design, construction, maintenance and safety;

Skill in recognizing areas in need of modification or improvement;

Skill in evaluating and resolving daily problems;

Ability to organize work programs, instruct and supervise professional, technical and clerical personnel;

Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;

Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships within and outside the Plant Division;

Integrity; confidentiality; tact;

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture or Engineering and three years of full-time experience in the design, construction and/or maintenance of large buildings, two years of which must have been in a managerial or supervisory capacity;

  • OR
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture or Engineering and five years of full-time experience in the design, construction and/or maintenance of large buildings, two years of which must have been in a managerial or supervisory capacity;

  • OR
  • An equivalent combination of the foregoing.


  • Special Requirement
    Possession of a Professional Engineer or Architect License issued by the State of New York and presented at time of appointment. This license must be maintained during employment.

    FINAL FILING DATE : January 27, 2021

    APPROVED:

    Ms. Jamie Warren

    Associate Superintendent for Human Resources

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