Directs, plans and coordinates building and grounds maintenance, landscaping, custodial, mechanical fleet operations activities for the school district. Directs and coordinates administration of capital improvement projects, facility modernization and new facility development, construction, building maintenance, facility use and resource conservation. Directs the administration of all facility-related regulatory compliance programs.
Directly Responsible To
Chief Business Officer
Senior Trades Manager
Building and Grounds Manager
Supervises and evaluates assigned classified staff.
Plans, directs and coordinates the district maintenance, operations and facility improvement programs.
Coordinates and directs the planning and scheduling of modification to district schools, buildings and related facilities.
Administers the district’s energy conservation program.
Administers the district’s building security program.
Administers the district’s facility use/use permit program.
Supervises district bus and maintenance vehicle fleet.
Coordinates, directs and schedules major maintenance, capital outlay and new construction projects
Directs the preparation of estimates, cost data and other reports.
Develops and administers the budget for facility improvement/maintenance projects, as well as the Maintenance and Operations Department.
Provides for inspection of buildings and facilities on a regular basis.
Represents the district to parent and community groups on matters related to Maintenance, Operations and facility-related issues.
Attends Board meetings and makes reports/presentations as necessary.
Plans and directs the Maintenance and Operations management information systems.
Responsible for developing and maintaining effective planning and communication systems with users as well as within the department.
Directs, plans, and coordinates the development of educational specifications for facilities required to implement educational programs.
Directs on-site assessment of District facilities in accordance with ADA Accessibility Guidelines and prepares required reports to the Consent Decree Administrator.
Provides administrative direction and is responsible for a comprehensive District-wide Fixed Asset inventory Program.
Assists in developing the short and long range master construction plans for new and existing sites, school, and district facilities.
Develops and submits required bus and fleet maintenance reports for submittal to appropriate agencies.
Trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of subordinate personnel.
Assist subordinate managers in resolving employee performance deficiencies.
Attends job related meetings and activities specified by the CBO.
Performs additional duties assigned by the CBO or his/her designee.
Establish, maintain and update departmental operating policies and procedures.
Performs those duties and responsibilities, including supervisory and advisory duties, as may be prescribed by the Superintendent.
Coordinates and directs all regulatory compliance programs, including but not limited to application/notification, Lead Safety, Science and Laboratory Safety, Hazards Communication, Indoor Air Quality, Storm Water Protection, preparing and submitting Hazardous Materials and Business plans.
Knowledge and Skills
Ability to exhibit the qualities of leadership and technical expertise essential to the successful administration of comprehensive programs of facility maintenance, operations, facility development/improvement, resource conservation.
Ability to exercise good judgment and tact.
Ability to cope with emergency situations.
Knowledge of principles of organization and management.
Ability to analyze problems, makes decisions or recommendations, and is responsible for those decisions.
Ability to rapidly assimilate the facts, conditions and implications of problems suddenly thrust upon the office and to organize an effective administrative response to them.
Knowledge of budget development and fiscal management.
Ability to design and implement procedures.
Skill in translating Board and district policy to various employees, individuals and groups.
Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and direct a variety of complex operations of a large school district.
Ability to supervise, evaluate and direct a large staff or department.
Knowledge of the principles and practices related to the management of maintenance, custodial, landscape.
Knowledge of bid specification development.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision and personnel management.
Knowledge of laws and regulations related to areas of school district maintenance, operations, constructions.
Knowledge of school district organization and operations.
Skill in analyzing problems and developing appropriate action plans.
Skill in organization and direction of district-wide programs.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with school officials, employees and community members.
Skill in speaking and writing effectively.
Ability to operate standard office equipment, including computers and related software.
Education, Training, and Experience
Any combination equivalent to Bachelor Degree or relative experience in management, architecture, business or public administration, maintenance engineering or related field, or contractor’s license.
Minimum five (5) years of supervisory management or construction management experience of school building projects of similar public agency projects of no less than $1,500,000 in bid value; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
CNG tank certification required within (6) months of appointment.
Sample Physical Abilities
Hear and speak to make presentations and exchange information in person and on the telephone; communicate so others will be able to clearly understand normal conversation; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and manipulate paper; see to read, prepare documents and reports and to observe other personnel; sit or stand for extended periods of time; work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings in various configurations; hear and understand speech at normal levels; kneel, bend at the waist, reach overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally; lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Additional Salary Information: District Paid Benefits, 24 Vacation Days and 13 Holidays
The Mt. Diablo Unified School District Personnel Services Department is dedicated to securing highly qualified and dedicated administrators, teachers, and support staff, for the children of our District. We actively recruit applicants whose first concern is helping all students reach their full potential. We value diversity and strive to recruit a workforce reflective of the society in which our... students live. We are also committed to keeping our employees by providing an excellent working environment.