Facilities Superintendent- Dept of Public Facilities Lexington, MA
May 17, 2023 at 2:18 pm #41430David AmicangioliParticipant
Responsible for managing efficient facilities maintenance for all municipal and school buildings through
supervision of non-exempt and contracted staff. Also responsible for all custodial services in town
Works under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Public Facilities.
Manages staff and contracted services in the effective completion of their assignments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Administers effective and efficient utilization of non-exempt staff in the maintenance of Public
Facilities. Utilizes available resources to develop and maintain cleaning procedures.
• Provides training for staff to ensure department procedures are followed. Performs effective
oversight and audits to insure procedures are effective.
• Supervises custodial efforts in snow removal and preparing Town and school buildings for safe
access during the winter months.
• Responsible for safety of assigned personnel and provides appropriate safety training. Insures
procedures identify Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for the tasks, that the PPE is
available, and that it is used properly.
• Supports rental program by insuring adequate staff is assigned and duties are performed.
• Insures appropriate safety training is provided for assigned personnel.
• Prepares incident and accident reports as appropriate.
• Oversees proper operation, maintenance, and preventative maintenance of building equipment
• Attends and participates in a variety of meetings related to use, operation, and reliability of Public
• Perform on call services on a 24/7 basis.
• Oversees energy conservation in all buildings.
• Coordinates capital projects in all buildings along with maintaining metrics for completed
A strong commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion as cornerstones of excellent
• Cleaning methods, materials and equipment.
• Building systems and their operation and maintenance.
• Building management systems and their operation, including DDC controls.
• Networked security systems for multiple locations.
• Principles and practices of project management, engineering and budget preparation
• Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.
• Microsoft Office and other relevant software programs.
Experience and Training Guidelines
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and
abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Five (5) years of building maintenance experience, including five (5) years of supervisory experience.
Equivalent to an Associate’s Degree supplemented by technical training.
Valid driver’s license or the ability to independently move between worksites multiple times per day is
BS/BA level course work in business administration, or a related engineering field is preferred.
Knowledge of cleaning systems for school and office environments.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Motorized vehicles and equipment, phone, personal computer including word processing and other
software, database management, copy and fax machines.
The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is
required to have mobility in order to move about the office; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects,
tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms on the floor or on ladder.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, the ability to adjust focus, and the ability
to distinguish colors.
Employee may be required to visit construction sites, navigate unstable terrain and be exposed to
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that the employee
encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Work is conducted in field and office settings. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in
field settings, and moderately quiet in an office setting. When outdoors at the job site, the job will
involve working around heavy machinery (loaders, backhoes) and noisy equipment. The employee may
be subject to inclement weather situations including high heat, extreme cold, heavy winds, and rain and
long hours. The employee may be subject to heavy fumes and strong odors.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference checks.
The Town of Lexington has a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and we are actively
seeking candidates who bring new voices and lived experiences to our organization.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be
performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the
work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee
and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
CORI screening required.
SORI and fingerprinting required.
The required Town application must be received in the Town’s Human Resource Department. This position
is open until filled.
The Town reserves the right to modify the application deadline, and/or accept applications after the deadline,
to best serve the interest of the community.
After the deadline all applications will be reviewed and the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to
one or more interviews. All applicants will be notified of their standing in the process as soon as a decision
has been made regarding their individual application.
Individuals who need accommodations in order to participate in this process should contact the Human
Questions regarding this hiring process should be addressed to the:
Human Resources Department
Town of Lexington
1625 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420
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