Position Summary
Big Bend Community College invites applications for a Building & Grounds Supervisor position in the college’s Maintenance & Operations (M & O) Department. BBCC is a small rural community college located in the sunny, central part of Washington State, and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Big Bend Community College serves over 5,000 students annually, with an annualized FTE of approximately 2,100, in a 4,600-square-mile service district including 15 communities in Grant and Adams counties and the Odessa School District in Lincoln County with on-site, online instruction, and interactive classrooms.Big Bend Community College strives for excellence in teaching and learning. We are a student-centered and innovative college that is committed to fostering a community that supports and recognizes the value of diversity; 41% of our student-body is Hispanic. Recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, Big Bend is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Our student body consists of 83% first-generation college students and 71% of our students receive some form of financial assistance.The Building and Grounds Supervisor is responsible to oversee, supervise, and coordinate maintenance and grounds operations and personnel at Big Bend Community College. The position will supervise full and part-time employees; determine maintenance needs of campus facilities and grounds, inventory and order supplies, schedule seasonal assignments, evaluate the performance of subordinates, and interview personnel being considered for employment. In addition, this position is responsible to provide required safety training for assigned personnel and maintain a follow-up program on accidents, near misses, and safety prevention activities.

This position reports to the Director of Facilities and Capital Projects and works closely with the Custodial Services Supervisor to meet the needs of the college.

Our college seeks candidates who have a deep commitment to and understanding of the rewards and challenges of working with students. We particularly welcome those who will be active participants in our small but thriving college community.

Big Bend Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status, pregnancy status or families with children, a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, genetic information, and/or status as a veteran in accordance with state and federal laws.

Big Bend provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and the Federal Rehabilitation Act. Contact the Human Resources Office at 509-793-2008 or via email at hroffice@bigbend.edu.

This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by April 16, 2018. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

Essential Job Duties
Primary essential responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

Plan, direct, and manage efficient plant operations including equipment maintenance, carpentry, electrical, roofing, plumbing, HVAC, painting, locksmith, etc.
Performs periodic inspections of buildings and grounds to determine condition; analyzes and resolves work problems and/or assists employees in resolving work problems. Plans and schedules daily, weekly monthly routine maintenance; establishes work priorities; issues work orders. Oversees preventative maintenance and major repairs.
Responsible for providing leadership of the daily activities for Building and Grounds employees. Supervises, trains, instructs, and assigns subordinates. Inspects completed work and develops staff work and leave schedules. Develop and administer performance evaluations for assigned staff in accordance with college policy. Approve staff time sheets. Recommend and execute corrective actions for assigned staff, if necessary. Under the direction of the Director of Facilities & Capital Projects establishes short and long-term goals for the department.
Engage in remodeling projects, alterations, and installation projects. Create reports for project planning, deferred maintenance needs, and activity reports as assigned. Review contractor, consultant, and vendor estimates, agreements, and contracts.
Manage electronic preventive maintenance (PM) program and schedule. Assist in the management of major/minor projects and reporting on the general work/PM records. Perform PM maintenance and major repairs, as needed. Communicate with the Director on necessary scope of work for improvement of campus operations and building quality.
Manage inventory of tools, parts, and equipment. Schedule and coordinate the flow of materials, tools, and equipment with the assignment of work so that the order of work and job progress are properly maintained. Work collaboratively with the Director of Purchasing to authorize, order, and purchase materials, goods, and/or support services.
Assist with data collection and analysis for departmental assessment.
Plan, develop, and manage exterior trash removal, exterior pest control, landscaping, parking lot, walkway maintenance, projects, and improvements.
Serve as liaison with contractors and vendors, as needed.
Oversee the maintenance of the college’s rolling stock inventory, including grounds equipment, facility vehicles, and repair shop.
Report and act-upon building security, maintenance, and potential safety hazards. Communicate and enforce state, local, and department safety rules and regulations. Conduct required safety trainings for employees. Maintain safety records.
Serve as acting Director of Facilities & Capital Projects when requested.
Represent the college and the M & O Department at functions and activities.

Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
Ensure no injuries to self or others by following safe work practices and policies. This includes, but is not limited to security and safety, understanding of safety data sheets, equipment, infection control, fire, disaster, safe lifting and body mechanics.
Ensure compliance with college policies and procedures and state and federal regulations.
Conduct self in a professional manner and ensure the interaction with team members and other support groups is conducted in a courteous and efficient manner conducive to the college’s values.
Perform other related duties and responsibilities as may be required.
Work is performed indoors, outdoors in all seasons, all types of weather and with noise levels from tools and equipment.
Ability to handle heavy equipment and materials weighting 35-50 pounds daily, 50-75 pounds occasionally, and over 75 pounds in some instances where assistance may be required.
Frequently walk from building to building. Regular computer use and exposure to terminal screens in performing work assignments. Kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, reach, and climb ladders frequently during the course of the day.
Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling, grasping documents and equipment.
Stand or sit for long periods.
Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone.
Vision sufficient to reach source materials, plans, blueprints, inspect sites, and see computer screen data.
Able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, in order to complete tasks on deadline. This position will be required to take call to ensure issues are addressed in a timely manner.
Environmental and physical hazards associated with repair and construction sites.
Minimum & Desirable Qualifications
At the time of application, all candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:

Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution OR an equivalent combination of education and work experience in a building, grounds, construction setting.
Previous supervisory experience.
Knowledge of applicable codes, regulations, and standard industry practices.
Possess a valid driver’s license without pending risk of loss and current proof of insurance coverage.
Demonstrated cultural competency skills and commitment to working in a diverse, multicultural environment.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, Planning, or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
Certification in management or facilities operations.
2 years of work experience in the management of maintenance and/or grounds in a facilities capacity.
Previous experience with work order software such as Megamations.
Knowledge of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
Familiar with building automation and associated logic.
Knowledge of positive and proactive customer service standards.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency.
The ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with students, staff, faculty, and industry partners.
Application Instructions
This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by April 16, 2018. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.
To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

BBCC Online application.
Cover letter, addressing why you are interested in this position and how your qualifications make you the ideal candidate.*
Comprehensive resume or CV.*
Response(s) to the questions found in the Supplemental Questions Tab above.*
Unofficial transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work and degrees. Official transcripts required upon employment.*
NOTE: All of the above items are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The items marked with an asterisk are required to included/uploaded with your online application prior to submission.

BBCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position, or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College’s discretion.

Persons hired will need to provide documentation verifying identity and employment authorization to work in the United States.

Official transcripts will need to be provided to the college within the first thirty (30) days of employment.

In compliance with state and federal regulations, BBCC is committed to a safe and drug-free campus. Employees are expected to comply with BBCC’s policy prohibiting illegal drug use or activity, including notifications of criminal drug convictions and the use of prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications that are likely to affect job safety. The complete policy and procedure are available to view on the policies page of the BBCC website. Printed copies of the policy and procedure are available by contacting the Human Resources Office at 509-793-2008.

BBCC strives to be a safe and secure campus for our students, employees, and community. Detailed information regarding campus security, crime statistics for the most recent-three year period, and other information is available on the Campus Safety and Security page of the BBCC website. If you have questions or would like a printed copy of the materials please contact Campus Safety and Security at 509-793-2286.

This posting does not reflect the entire job description and may be changed and/or modified, at any time, without notice.

If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please contact NEOGOV Customer Service at 1-855-524-5627.
Big Bend Community College
7662 Chanute Street, NE

Moses Lake, Washington, 98837

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.