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Supervisor, Maintenance and Operations

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools
Savannah, GA, US
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PRIMARY FUNCTION: This position is responsible for assuring support for all trades in order to program, schedule and execute a maintenance program; procures materials and supplies, organizes, assigns, and supervises the work of work crews.

REPORTS TO: Director, Maintenance
SALARY SCHEDULE: Appropriate pay will be determined based on the Grade as determined by Human Resources and allowable experience

  1. Education Level: High school diploma
Preferred : Technical or vocational courses in one or more trades

  1. Experience, Skill, and Certification:
  • Four or more years experience in a supervisory role in a medium or large maintenance operation (Applicants with eight or more years as a Mechanic I or five or more years as a Lead Mechanic in the district's Maintenance and Operations Department will be considered to have met this requirement.)
  • Significant experience in the maintenance, repair or construction trades at the journeyman (skilled) level.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of reading and interpreting plans and specifications.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of state, county and city building codes and ordinances.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tools, materials and standard practices of building and/or equipment maintenance trades.
  • Knowledge of safety practices.
  • Ability to use tools and equipment of maintenance and construction trades.
  • Ability to work from sketches, drawings and blueprints.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions.
  • Performs other duties as necessary for the effectiveness of the organization and the safety of students and staff.
  • Possess a valid Class C driver's license.
  1. Plans, assigns, and supervises various work groups and projects.
  2. Submits estimates of cost of materials and labor.
  3. Writes requisitions, and ensures proper procurement of necessary equipment and materials.
  4. Receives work orders, makes job assignments, and recommends priorities of work.
  5. Assists in developing and delivering training programs for staff in safety procedures, use and care of equipment, appropriate use of materials and other subjects.
  6. Makes bills of materials for jobs and see that stock levels are maintained.
  7. Performs highly skilled technical work.
  8. Inspects completed jobs and makes necessary reports.
  9. Make periodic inspections of buildings and equipment.
  10. Prepares plans or sketches, or explains same or supplied blueprints to ensure work crew will perform assignments correctly.
  11. Keeps records and prepares reports.
  12. Performs other duties as necessary for the effectiveness of the organization and the safety of students and staff.
Incumbents will be considered "at will." Appropriate pay will be determined based on the Grade as determined by Human Resources and allowable experience. This position is considered to be "essential personnel, critical staff" when there is an event that creates security challenges or disruptions to district operations. This position may be required to work during identified periods of an emergency as defined in Policy Regulation GBRB-R, Title: Professional Personnel Time Schedules. The work calendar will be 250 days.

A responsibility is considered to be "non-essential" (for the purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) if:
  • it is shared between multiple incumbents in the job; or
  • it could be performed by an employee in another job within the workgroup.
Note the responsibility number from the list in the "Duties and Responsibilities" section for those responsibilities that could be considered "non-essential" based on this definition.

Certain limited aspects of General Duties and Responsibilities items referenced in Section 1 (b) and (d) might be considered "non-essential" in a specific situation. Any request for accommodation must be reviewed on an "individual case" basis.

Most jobs in the District have physical and sensory demands that can be described by one of the two categories noted below. For jobs that require more physical or sensory effort, please list the requirements in this section. The category applicable for this position is listed below.

OFFICE Employees in this category are normally exposed to a typical environment. The employee has some control over the length of time sitting, standing, or ambulating. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies, as well as bending, stooping, or stretching. There is frequent use of computers, telephone, and other standard office equipment, which includes reading, listening, writing, or speaking. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands.

EXCEPTIONAL PHYSICAL OR SENSORY DEMANDS (Check any that apply to this job and complete the required information.) [ X ] Heavy lifting of up to __75__ pounds [ X ] Frequent climbing up to _25_ feet, and/or working on building roofs. [ X ] Exposure to heavy dust, dirt, chemical or paint fumes, or other airborne matter. [ X ] Exposure to extreme heat, electric current, hazardous chemicals or other potential hazards. [ X ] Sitting or standing for extended periods with no control over rest periods. [ X ] Other: Bending, stooping, and crawling as necessary to perform work. Must drive to various locations to perform work. Uses or operates hand-tools and electric or gas-powered equipment. Will work outdoors in all weather conditions


  The Savannah-Chatham County Public School system is one of the largest systems in the state of Georgia, with over 37,500 students in 55 facilities.  We are one of  the largest employers in Chatham County.  Our mission is to attract, retain and support a high performing workforce committed to fostering educational excellence. 


  We want to ensure that all positions in Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools are filled with highly qualified employees.  Human Resources supports new teachers throughout the school year with a hands-on THRIVE teacher induction program.  Our employees are offered a variety of benefit packages that are exemplary as well as very competitive salaries.  Human Resources wants to assure all our employees work in a safe and appropriate work environment and have a rewarding and satisfying career with SCCPSS. 


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