Maintenance/Custodial Supervisor

Ohkay Owingeh
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Features

Position TitleMaintenance/Custodial Supervisor
DepartmentMaintenance – Public Works
Period to Apply04/26/2022-Open Until Filled
SupervisorPublic Works Division Director
Pay Rate$20.00/Hour
Position StatusRegular Full-Time
FLSA StatusNon-Exempt
LocationOhkay Owingeh

Job Description


Under the direct supervision of the Public Works Division Director, supervises and coordinates the daily activities of the custodians and maintenance workers, oversees all Tribal facilities, develops and implements safety rules and regulations for the Pueblo. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Work under the direct supervision of the Public Works Division Director.


• Establishes and, implements, and communicates goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in accordance with the Pueblos strategic plan.
• Designs and develops a comprehensive plan and schedule for implementing projects; initiates and monitors all activities essential to the plan schedule.
• Organizes, coordinates, and supervises facility maintenance and repair activities for the Pueblo.
• Assigns work activities and projects, monitors workflow and reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures.
• Ensures goals and objectives of projects are accomplished according to time constraints.
• Provides information to program and department directors regarding facility repair; enhancements or new construction projects; investigates and resolves issues; works with department and program directors to ensure that building repairs are completed accurately and efficiently.
• Coordinates special repairs and building improvements and confers with contractors and outside vendors or regulatory staff to determine work schedules and product standards; revises time schedules and prioritizes as needed; maintains communication with contractors and vendors through the entire phase of project.
• Provides support for facility services for special events and functions.
• Schedules preventive maintenance and responds to emergencies or malfunctions of equipment.
• Organizes, coordinates, and supervises janitorial activities for the Pueblo.
• Develops, implements, and enforces safety rules and regulations including adherence to all OSHA requirements and Tribal building codes.
• Trains staff in safety rules and regulations and ensures adherence to safety requirements.
• Improve facilities staff effectiveness by coaching, counseling, training and disciplining employees; planning, delegating, monitoring, and apprising job tasks and results in a timely manner.
• Hosts regular staff meetings to ensure communication among personnel regarding program-related activities.
• Maintains inventory of supplies, materials and equipment; purchases as required.
• Achieves financial objectives by monitoring expenditures.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by; conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences,; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; and conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Contributes to a team effort.
• Obtain/Maintain Certifications.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Knowledge of Traditional Form of Government and Pueblo Customs and Traditions
• Knowledge of the functions of and structure of Ohkay Owingeh
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices
• Knowledge of vehicle maintenance
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic
• Knowledge of materials, methods, practices and equipment used in building maintenance and general construction activities
• Knowledge of the principles and practices used in skilled trades, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry
• Knowledge of occupational hazards, safe working practices, and safety precautions in accordance with applicable tribal, state, county, or federal laws and regulations regarding workplace safety
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with co-workers at all levels
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
• Abili8ty to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgement
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvements in results
• Ability to safely use cleaning products and safely operate cleaning equipment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction
• Ability to learn the methods of cleaning and caring for buildings, grounds, and equipment
• Skill in use of cleaning tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint)
• Skill in managing multiple projects and meeting strict deadlines
• Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results
• Comply with office and personnel procedures
• Ensures contract compliance for Grants, and Major Federal Programs; insures compliance with State and Federal regulations
• Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice and desire to help when dealing with people


• High School Diploma or GED plus four (4) years progressively responsible experience performing building maintenance or related work; two (2) years supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Current valid New Mexico Driver’s License
• Must be 21 years of age
• Must be physically able to perform job duties
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation


FAX (505) 852-0093

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

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