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Maintenance Supervisor - San Luis Valley

at Rocky Mountain SER

Posted: 7/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 61607
Keywords: concrete

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Alamosa Boyd - Alamosa, CO
Full Time
Not Specified

POSITION: Maintenance Supervisor

DEPARTMENT: Facilities and Transportation     

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Exempt/Salary     

EMPLOYEE STATUS: Full time / 12 month

SUPERVISOR: Facilities and Transportation Manager                                                         


Manages and monitors maintenance programs of rented and real property of Rocky Mountain SER and transportation programs of RMSER with a hands-on approach. Support all maintenance and/or transportation staff to assure the delivery of high-quality transportation services and safe facility environments. Acts on behalf of RMSER on a day-to-day basis when dealing with parents, the general public, and vendors. Reports to and supervised by the RMSER Facilities/Transportation Manager. 


  • Conducts or arranges for annual, monthly, weekly and daily safety checks which include; environmental health, fire, playground, heating and cooling units. etc.
  • Assists the RMSER Facilities/Transportation Manager & Education Coordinator in the planning of playground area, fences, and storage areas. Follows up with companies engaged in installation in the same.
  • Receives the supply requests for janitorial supplies for RMSER centers, verifies the items and quantities needed and coordinates the delivery and distribution of items.
  • Prepares, tracks, and receives all janitorial supplies.
  • Maintains records and complies with all regulations regarding the handling, storage and use of hazards and other chemical materials used on-site, including maintaining current Material Data Safety Sheet (MSDS) documents for each chemical on-hand.
  • Coordinates the repair and maintenance of all RMSER sites.
  • Ensures all facilities and storage areas are organized and maintained in an orderly manner.
  • Receives and ensures completion of center work orders in a timely manner.
  • Creates, tracks, and maintains maintenance logs for all facilities.
  • Responsible for coordinating the hiring of maintenance and transportation staff.
  • Conducts evaluations for maintenance and transportation staff.
  • Conducts accident investigations for any facility and transportation related incidents.
  • Arranges for the installation and maintenance of security systems, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and fire panels in RMSER facilities; and cooperates with the fire and police departments to correct any and all code violations.
  • Participates in all required training.
  • Works as a team member with RMSER staff.
  • Works with the RMSER Facilities/Transportation Manager to develop annual plans for the maintenance, and disposition of all RMSER vehicles.
  • Responsible for ensuring all buses and RMSER vehicles are inspected and safe to operate before each trip and/or use.
  • Creates and maintains maintenance log for RMSER vehicles.
  • Tracking of emission testing, renewal of license tags, and insurance cards on all RMSER vehicles.
  • Tracks and logs fuel and mileage information and tracks usage of all RMSER vehicles.
  • Substitutes for Bus Drivers / Bus Monitors and Custodians when needed.
  • Oversees daily operation of transportation programs.
  • Annually, at the start of each school year, analyzes and develops bus routes that are in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards & State licensing regulations.
  • Continually evaluates the efficiency and need for any and all bus routes.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Associate in General Studies with emphasis in Maintenance and/or Transportation or a related field or 5 years of experience or more.


  • Minimum of three years in supervisory role.
  • Knowledge and experience of Federal and State Transportation regulations and OSHA regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience of facility and playground maintenance.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple and complex correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to interpret/understand information received as well as prepares and transmits the same.  Involves ongoing interaction with other RMSER employees, the general public and children and parents within the community.
  • May involve interaction with persons whose first language is not English.
  • Ability to read and understand written materials and compose information/ instruction in written form.
  • Ability to apply problem-solving skills essential in developing solutions for unanticipated issues and challenges.
  •  Ability to remain calm and calm others in an emergency and/or confrontational situation.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently.
  • Able to multi-task and remain flexible.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to speak a foreign language, such as Spanish, is helpful, but not essential.
  • Ability to self-correct.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Able to provide own transportation to multiple locations for scheduled and unscheduled appointments/observations.  If operating a vehicle, must have a valid driver’s license with no restrictions and current State of Colorado mandated insurance on the vehicle.
  • Ability to work within a developed schedule and meet assigned deadlines.
  • Ability to develop annual plans and ensure that all RMSER facilities are well maintained.
  • Ability to establish and follow a maintenance / transportation budget.
  • Ability to facilitate and arrange on-going training for maintenance and transportation staff.
  • Ability to understand and strictly adhere to the RMSER confidentiality policy.
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication skills i.e.; read, write, spell, and understand written and oral communication.
  • Ability to speak a foreign language such as Spanish, Hmong, or Vietnamese is helpful but not essential.
  • Ability to follow detailed schedules, programs, and policies.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.
  • Ability to calm others under stressful or confrontational conditions.
  • Ability to maintain a professional and calm demeanor in an emergency and/or confrontational situation.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations require an interactive discussion with the Human Resources Department before such accommodations can be made.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; stoop; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. Depending upon the position the employee may be required to use tool or controls relevant to the role.
  • Most employees must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift 20 pounds, and in some positions (such as Facilities or Center Staff) may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


  • All staff driving a personal vehicle for any RMSER related business shall maintain a valid driver’s license, insurance, and must operate the vehicle in a safe manner at all times.


  • May have to work at other sites within the organization.
  • Travel up to 30% of the time.
  • Ability to travel to the designated location and attend the RMSER Annual Conference.


  • All staff driving a personal vehicle for any RMSER related business shall maintain a valid driver’s license, insurance, and must operate the vehicle in a safe manner at all times.


  • Travel up to 50% of the time.
  • May have to work at other sites within the organization.
  • Ability to travel to the designated location and attend the RMSER Annual Conference.


  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however can become sudden, and loud at certain times of the day when students are arriving or leaving and during student activities.
  • Everyone is a “mandated reporter” for child abuse and neglect and must report any incidences immediately to the Center Supervisor or Designee. Incident reports must be submitted as appropriate.
  • As a Mandated Reporter, all staff must be knowledgeable, and know how and when to reference licensing websites.  In addition, all staff must maintain a safe and secure environment for children in the classroom, on the school premises, on playgrounds, and be attentive that no child is left alone or unsupervised.
  • All staff abided by the program’s standards of conduct ensuring staff do not maltreat or endanger the health and safety of children, including, at a minimum, that staff do not use corporal punishment or use any form of emotional abuse, including public or private humiliation.
  • Everyone on staff, whether at their assigned site or off-site, is responsible to assist and/or intervene in situations in which a child has left the safety of adult supervision or runs away from adult supervision.
  • Everyone contributes to the safety of self and others by reporting any repairs needed, environmental and weather concerns, and promptly participating in safety drills.
  • Staff must not transport in their vehicle or another vehicle, another staff person in need of medical attention. Proper safety includes calling 9-1-1 and adhering to the advice of medical personnel regarding transport recommendations.


  • Staff must submit an initial medical statement, signed and dated by a licensed physician or other health care professional, verifying that the employee is in good mental, physical, and emotional health appropriate for their position.  This statement must be dated no more than 6 months prior to employment or within 30 days after the date of employment. 
  • Staff must submit a subsequent medical statement every 3 years.
  • Staff must be current for all immunizations routinely recommended for adults by their health care provider.
  • Staff must submit the results of a Tuberculosis Test within 30 days after the date of employment. Subsequent testing requirements must be submitted as required in writing by a physician or other health care professional.
  • Employees are responsible for obtaining the medical statement and TB test results. 
  • Employees working in licensed facilities must obtain a finger print card for submission to Colorado Bureau of Investigation within 5 days of employment. The cost for the submission to CBI is the responsibility of Rocky Mtn. SER.  If you have lived in Colorado fewer than 24 months your fingerprints will be sent to the FBI. A criminal record check will be performed pursuant to 7.701.33 of the General Rules for Child Care Facilities for the state of Colorado. Staff whose background check is not in compliance with the regulations will be terminated. Staff must submit a request for review of the Central Registry of Child Protection within 10 days of employment.
  • Any staff who observes or has become aware of a situation that could result in a safety hazard.
  • Driving records must remain within the insurance carrier’s guidelines for continued employment
  • or assignment in positions with driving duties. Employees and volunteers who do not maintain
  • acceptable records will not be allowed to drive their personal vehicle on [nonprofit] business.
  • All employees and volunteers driving on [nonprofit] business must maintain a valid driver’s license and insurance on all vehicles they drive. Any change in the status of their driver’s license or insurance must be reported to their supervisor immediately and prior to driving on [nonprofit] business.
  • Employee/volunteer insurance serves as primary coverage with [nonprofit]’s insurance being secondary. [Nonprofit]’s insurance would be excess only for liability. Physical damage to an employee/volunteer vehicle while driving on official [nonprofit] business, is not covered by [nonprofit]’s auto insurance.
  • The personal vehicle used must be properly maintained and in safe mechanical condition as required by law.
  • The driver and all passengers must wear seat belts at all times. No vehicle should be operates when the number of occupants exceeds the number of passenger restraints available.
  • Drivers shall obey all applicable traffic and parking regulations, ordinances, and laws.
  • Employees and volunteers who incur parking or other fines while on RMSER business are
  • personally responsible for payment of such fines.
  • Employees who are issued citations for any offense while driving on RMSER business must notify their supervisor or Human Resources immediately when practicable, but in no case later than 24 hours. Failure to provide such notice may be grounds for disciplinary action.
  • An employee who is arrested for or charged with a motor vehicle offense for which the
  • punishment includes suspension or revocation of the motor vehicle license while on RMSER              business, must notify his or her supervisor or Human Resources immediately when practicable, but in no case later than 24 hours. Conviction for such offense may be grounds for loss of privilege to transport and/or further disciplinary action.
  • Any employee who is involved in a motor vehicle accident while on agency business involving personal injury to any party shall notify his/her supervisor immediately. If the accident involves
  • property damage only, the driver shall notify his/her supervisor upon return to the wor location.
  • Employees who are driving shall not talk on his/her cell phone, text message or operate any
  • electronic equipment while driving the vehicle. If the driver receives a call or needs to make a business call, he/she shall park the car in a safe location to receive or make a cell phone call. However, if hand’s free equipment is available it may be used if necessary, to talk on a cell phone when driving. It is always preferred that the driver park the car in a safe location to receive or make cell phone calls.


This job description is a general description of the essential functions.  It is not intended as an employment contract.  It is not intended to describe all duties that someone in this position may perform.  All employees of Rocky Mountain SER/Jobs for Progress, Inc. (RMSER) are expected to perform tasks as reasonably requested, as related to this position, by management regardless of job title or routine job duties.

RMSER is committed to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, sexual stereotypes, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants and employees with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on RMSER. Please inform the recruiter or a member of human resources if you need assistance completing this application, to otherwise participate in the application process or to perform the essential functions of the position.