Building Maintenance Supervisor

City of Campbell , California

Job Information 


Public Works

Mid Level


$9,301.07 - $11,306.53 Monthly

Application Deadline 

Open Until Filled

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


Building Maintenance Supervisor: Under general direction, plans, supervises and assists in performance of a variety of building maintenance activities, including supervision of capital projects, at City buildings; and performs related work as required.

Typical Duties: Schedules, assigns and supervises work of Building Maintenance employees; supervises, trains and evaluates subordinates, including full-time building maintenance employees and temporary part-time employees; prepares maintenance schedules and assigns work orders; is responsible for requisition and control of inventories of supplies and equipment; obtains quotations for maintenance projects and equipment and prepares purchasing documentation; is responsible for development of specifications for and work performed by contractual custodial services and contractors performing repairs; investigates maintenance problems reported by City employees or Community Center tenants; assists with a variety of building maintenance activities which may include set-up activities, heating and air conditioning, boiler, plumbing, electrical or pool maintenance, and painting; make minor repairs and contact contractors when significant malfunctions occur; plan, assign, and coordinate the repair, maintenance, and construction of public buildings and facilities; perform routine building inspections; assist in the preparation and administration of program budget; may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays; and performs other related duties as required.

Ability to: Plan, supervise and assist with activities of a building maintenance program; work well with limited supervision; prepare schedules, reports; maintain records; follow oral and written directions; maintain effective working relations; train and supervise personnel; read and interpret construction plans and specifications;  use the telephone, radios, and computers with repetitive keyboarding, work safely in an outdoor environment; drive to various locations and work and supervise safely in an outdoor environment including hard-hat construction and other hazardous maintenance zones; and work a flexible work schedule which may include evenings, weekends and holidays. 

Knowledge of: Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance; safety practices and equipment; principles and techniques of supervision; principles of budgeting related to facilities maintenance; principles and practices of ADA as it pertains to public facilities; and methods and techniques of contract negotiations and administration.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.  College and/or post-secondary training in a related field is highly desirable. Five years of responsible experience involving building maintenance and custodial duties, including three years of experience in a supervisory or lead capacity. 

Possession of:  Valid California Driver's License

Application Process:

How to Apply:  Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. This recruitment may close anytime once enough qualifying applications have been received. A completed employment application, and supplemental questionnaire must be received by the Human Resources Division.

City employment applications may be obtained from the City of Campbell Human Resources Division, 70 N. First Street, Campbell, CA 95008; by visiting the City’s website at or at

Applications may not be emailed or faxed. Please do not substitute “see résumé” on the employment history section of the applications.  Résumés should be attached separately.

Supplemental Questionnaire:

Please include a response to the following questions with your application. Limit responses to each question to one 1 page, double-spaced, 12 point font. Applications that do not include responses to the supplemental questionnaire will be rejected.

1. Please describe your experience managing budgets. 

2. Please describe your experience supervising staff. Please include the number of employees you have supervised and how many years you have acted as a supervisor.

3. Please describe your experience managing tenant improvements, building renovations and/or construction projects.  

Testing Process:

Following initial screening of applications, those applicants with the most appropriate qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please call City of Campbell Human Resources at 408-866-2122 or email:

Prior to hire, candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, including employment verification and a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint check. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose a conviction will result in disqualification or termination.

Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should advise the Human Resources Division upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request. The City of Campbell is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


  • CalPERS - Formula is dependent on hire date and member status in CalPERS. Please see our benefit summary for more information.
  • The City contracts Health Insurance through CalPERS with several plans available. The City contributes up to $1435 per month towards health insurance coverage.
  • The City pays the monthly premiums for employee and eligible dependents for VSP Vision and Delta Dental coverage.
  • City paid life and long term disability insurance for employee.
  • Employees earn 11-21 days of vacation based on years of service.
  • Receive 9 paid holidays and 5 days of floating holiday.
  • Employees earn 3.69 hours of sick leave per pay period.
  • The City contributes $74.62 per pay period to the City’s Voluntary Employee Benefit Association (VEBA).
  • Employees are eligible to receive up to $3000 per year in tuition reimbursement








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