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Building Operations Supervisor - Matoaca HS 2024-25

Chesterfield County Public Schools
Chesterfield, VA, US
General Description

Manages and coordinates the daily operations of assigned Facility Services staff to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations. Interprets policy, develops and implements policies and goals that impact daily repair and maintenance operations of school facilities. Reviews expenditures to maximize efficiency and identifies areas of needed change. Meets with building administrators on a regular basis to explain maintenance programs. Works independently and coordinates with others within and outside the school system as necessary. Actions and decisions made, may impact the entire school facility and requires discernment, clear thinking and sound judgment.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conducts general building maintenance and repairs to include replacing light bulbs, plumbing fixtures and stoppages, electrical switches, ballast outlets, repairs to doors and furniture, replacement of fan filters and other minor mechanical maintenance and repairs. Reports major maintenance needs to the facilities department through the work order management system. Confirms work has been effectively completed. Assists the principal and facilities trade's workers in prioritizing work for the building.
  • Checks roof drains and inspects the roof for any damage or needed repairs.
  • Changes HVAC filters.
  • Maintains adequate furniture levels and oversees and coordinates furniture replacement with Maintenance Services.
  • Performs skilled specialized work in the investigation and control of insects and other pests in buildings throughout the school system.
  • Verifies proper operation of security systems, including but not limited to alarms, smoke detectors and fire extinguishable materials as well as the scheduled maintenance of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems of individual facilities.
  • Maintains required materials and orders parts, tools and materials required to complete necessary work.
  • Responds to all first line and emergency maintenance repair calls and all after hours building issues and reports to the principal.
  • Serves as the point of contact for all information regarding repairs, maintenance, custodial or other building and grounds issues.
  • Responsible for supervision of custodian day porters to include: performance review, time and attendance, disciplinary actions, scheduling, etc.
  • Conducts daily audits and reporting of custodial or any other contractor work that may occur at the physical plant or on the grounds. Reports any nonconformities and takes ownership for ensuring problems are corrected in a timely manner.
  • Serves as a critical member of the Principal's management team and provides feedback and training to staff as required to ensure compliance to Environmental and Safety and Health procedures that have been provided by the supporting departments.
  • Participates in snow and ice removal.
  • Provides back up to custodian day porters assigned to buildings.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Budgetary Responsibility:

Monitors expenditures and maintains accurate inventory of parts, tools and materials used. Adheres to county spending guidelines.

Report Preparation:

Provides ad hoc inventory reports as required.

Equipment Operation:

Utilizes all equipment used on the job by trades/crafts. Utilizes the computer and associated software program.


Daily contact with school staff, students, and principal

Work Direction/Supervision:

Receive both written and verbal work requests. Give directions both written and verbal, to school staff on specific topics related to environmental and occupational safety. Demonstrated oversight of contracted services and maintenance services working in the building.

Decision Making:

Frequent independent decision-making and problem solving is required as it relates to need, job and trades involved. Seek supervisor's approval for extensive repair/replacement, all expenditures outside of routine supplies and materials. May contact contracted service providers to remedy incomplete or inaccurate work.

Formal Policy-Setting Responsibilities:


Physical Demands:

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer terminal; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal indoor levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift up to 65 pounds; to drive, bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment, a shop environment and/or a warehouse environment and frequently works around moving or mechanical equipment and may be exposed to dust or airborne particles, and packaged toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level is loud to moderate.


Working knowledge in general building trades to include basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry skills. Working knowledge of proper cleaning techniques and cleaning standards. Ability to operate commercial cleaning equipment. Extensive knowledge of various types of trade equipment and tools. Demonstrated ability in the general repair and maintenance from a small to moderately large sized building. Demonstrated ability to work safely and efficiently with various types of equipment and tools; to maintain and service equipment and to prioritize work and to investigate, identify and to correct general maintenance and repair problems. Demonstrated ability to work, communicate effectively and to interact with co-workers in a collegial manner to accomplish common tasks. Requires the ability to train and direct the work of others. Requires the ability to use standard English to: read, communicate, understand and follow written instructions; write simple sentences, and comprehend labeling on products. Basic computer and keyboarding skills. Requires a thorough knowledge of the assigned building.


Must meet the requirements to secure and maintain a Pesticide Application Certification through the Va. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services within 3 months of hire.

Valid VA Driver's License. This position requires the incumbent to drive. In accordance with Policy 5431, an employee who occupies the position and is assigned a district-owned or leased motor vehicle will be subject to annual driving checks and must maintain acceptable records pursuant to the standards set forth in the policy. Education, training or experience to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
  • State Police Criminal History Investigation
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Driving History Check
  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test

Chesterfield County Public Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities for employees as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position and does not imply an employment contract.

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