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Facilities Supervisor 3

  • Posted: January 18, 2023
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Facilities Supervisor 3

Penn State's Office of Physical Plant (OPP) is seeking candidates for a second shift Facilities Manager. This position will be responsible for supervision, administration, and training of technical-service employees to ensure that quality custodial cleaning procedures of University facilities are followed.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate assigned staff and technical-service employees.
  • Handle discipline issues utilizing the Union-University Agreement and human resources procedures and policies.
  • Represent the University in various meetings such as: unemployment compensation hearings, grievances, and other labor relations issues.
  • Administer and control assigned budget(s).
  • Develop and provide data and analytical input to budgeting and planning process.
  • Establish cleaning procedures.
  • Plan work schedules.
  • Maintain supplies and equipment inventories.
  • Ensure adequate distribution of materials to job sites.
  • Inspect and ensure quality and quantity standards are met.
  • Responsible for conducting employee training needs assessment plans. Schedule and perform required training for assigned employees.
  • Monitor custodial safety measures ensuring safe and proper working conditions.
  • Perform safety inspections and ensure security of physical facilities and assigned buildings.
  • Recommend and implement injury prevention measures and investigate accidents.
  • Advise and/or resolve with supervisor/client workflow status or problems on daily basis.
  • Utilize various computer programs.

Shift is 4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Monday - Friday.

Finance and Business is a values-driven organization that supports thousands of university faculty, staff, and students, while also providing services to the broader community and society. The Office of Physical Plant is part of the Finance and Business team and is an organization driven by its mission to "Provide Excellent Facilities Services for Penn State." The Office of Physical Plant's values follow those of Penn State's and we are especially committed to our vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in Higher Education facilities, environmental, and safety management. In our search for excellence, we foster a unified high-performing team with mutual respect for each person's uniqueness, talents, value, and perspective. We also firmly believe in Penn State's value of Respect, which encourages us to "respect and honor the dignity of each person, embrace civil discourse, and foster a diverse and inclusive community." As an incoming team member of the Office of Physical Plant, it will be expected that all employees embody and model Penn State's and Finance and Business's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Education and Experience:

Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires IICRC Certification within two years of hire.

Background checks:

This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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