Lead Facility Maintenance

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-876216
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 25, 2024
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Lead Facility Maintenance - Sport Complex

(Full Time, Non-Exempt)

Application Closing Deadline: For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. April 15, 2024

Hiring Range is $50,232 to $58,008 annually based on qualifications, education and experience as it relates to the position.


Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Sports Complex Manager, this position is responsible for the supervision of the Custodial/Janitorial staff. The Lead Facility Maintenance performs skilled and supervisory work in administrative operations, custodial and preventative maintenance, construction and repair of the facility and related equipment. Duties include routine, quick response and emergency repairs.


Essential Duties:

  • Hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate assigned staff; provide or coordinate staff training; and work with employees to correct deficiencies.
  • Plans, assigns and directs personnel engaged in custodial and preventative maintenance, special projects, off-season crews and work order assignments.
  • Makes periodic checks of unit costs, compares with original estimates and makes necessary adjustments in job methods. Assists in the analysis of financial information of special services, projects and facility program needs.
  • Makes personal inspections of work performed, instructs personnel in their duties, and advises management regarding major concerns.
  • Directs the custodial maintenance, preventative maintenance and repair of the facility. Performs custodial tasks as needed to ensure a clean facility for the public.
  • Prepares purchase orders and directs the purchasing of materials, chemicals and contractual services.
  • Assists Program and Facility Supervisor in the development of project objectives, standards and procedures. Coordinates the set-up, repair, inspection, shutdown, and custodial and preventative maintenance of the Sports Complex.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the Facility Maintenance budget and ensures operations working within the budget guidelines. Supervises employee completion of time cards.
  • Supervises electrical wiring/rewiring, conduit bending and installing for building pumps, motor, time clock and miscellaneous work as needed.
  • Supervises repair and construction of plumbing including sewer and water supply for water closets, sinks, and drinking fountains and other fixtures.
  • Supervises daily custodial and preventative maintenance of the facility according to standards and facility expectations. Services assigned equipment including, heating and air conditioning units and accommodating attachments.
  • Establishes and maintains custodial and preventative maintenance management program for the facility including inventory of all major mechanical equipment, custodial supplies, identification and timetable for ongoing evening tasks (i.e. repairs, cleaning, inspections, painting, etc.).
  • Attends various meetings to coordinate, plan and communicate to other departments.
  • Supervises and assists in moving and arranging furniture and equipment for programs, meetings, and special functions.
  • Accountable for appropriate vendor contacts. This includes securing price quotes through bidding procedures, determining award of purchase orders based on price/cost analysis and evaluation of vendor performance.
  • Coordinates with City and County agencies regarding Community Service workers. Duties include scheduling, training, supervising paperwork and authorizing signatures for hours completed.
  • Performs the work of, or supervises the work of carpentry, painting, lock-smithing, electrical, plumbing, linoleum tile work, carpet preservation, resurfacing of hardwood floors, ceramic tile repair, and preventative maintenance duties (filters, greasing, oiling, belts, coils, draining, winterizing, and high voltage work.) Ensures compliance of all codes including Tri County Health Department, Fire Department, State Boiler Inspection, Pest Control, OSHA, SDS sheets, and Sara Title III and risk management inspections
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings, and orientations.
  • Meets monthly with the operations manager of our contracted janitorial service to ensure cleanliness and upkeep of the Sports Complex.
  • Must have weekend and evening availability.
  • Attend work on a regular, reliable and punctual basis.


This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as may be required.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of skilled and semi-skilled labor experience that is inherent to custodial maintenance, facility maintenance and park or related grounds maintenance. Electrical, plumbing, and/or HVAC maintenance experience preferred.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience as a lead or foreman.
  • Building and Custodial Maintenance education or formal training.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.


Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements:

  • CPR/AED and First Aid or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
  • A valid Colorado Driver License and an acceptable driving record, is preferred.


Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the techniques and equipment involved in the components of custodial maintenance, preventative maintenance, and building maintenance.
  • Knowledge of computer software and an ability to utilize standard business applications.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with coworkers, patrons, and supervisors and interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.


Material and Equipment Used :

To successfully perform the required job duties, this position regularly uses floor machines, buffers, vacuums, tools, pressure washer, brooms, mops, cleaning chemicals, general hand tools, a telephone, computer and other common office equipment. May drive a personal vehicle to other locations for business purposes.


Working Environment :

The employee primarily works in an indoor environment subject to continuous interruptions and background noises. This position works with cleaning chemicals and other cleaning materials.Custodial positions at Ice Arena facilities at times work in a cool environment; the temperature at the ice rink(s) will vary from 40-55 degrees Fahrenheit.


Physical Requirements :

Stand, walk, sit, manually manipulate, reach outward, reach above shoulder, bend, lift, kneeling. Will pull, push and carry loads of chairs and tables up to 50 pounds. May occasionally climb, crawl, squat and lift up to 100 lbs. The employee must be able to see close up and at a distance with vision acuity and the ability to adjust focus allowing a broad field of vision. The employee must communicate clearly and effectively, must understand and be understood.


This list is not all-inclusive and represents examples of the work environment and physical demands.


We’ve Got You Covered!

South Suburban pays:

  • 90% of the employee-only medical insurance cost
  • 68% of dental & vision insurance cost
  • 100% short-term & long-term disability cost
  • 100% life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance cost

South Suburban offers:

  • FSA options for additional medical expenses

Happy Employees Are the Best Employees

  • South Suburban provides an employee assistance program at no cost that includes: counseling, financial planning, legal assistance, and much more!
  • Our Employee Wellness Program gives covered staff the ability to reduce their medical premium by $360 annually

Take Time Away to Do What You Enjoy

  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • 4 personal days per year
  • Earn 11.5 paid vacation days per year
  • Paid sick leave to rest, recover, and take care of yourself

We’ve Got Your Back

  • Up to 8% 401(a) Employer contribution/match that vests after 3 years of service
  • Diverse trainings to grow your professional and personal skillset
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program that covers up to $1,800 per year

Play Where You Work

  • Employee engagement is a priority at South Suburban. Staff gatherings have included: pictures with the Stanley Cup, Chili Cook-Off, Ice Cream Social, Shuffleboard Tournament, Employee Appreciation Luncheon, just to name a few
  • Monthly wellness challenge opportunities and staff recognition honors

We LOVE Our Facilities and So Will You:

  • Free daily admission to recreation centers, tennis courts, ice rinks and swimming pools
  • 50% off food at South Suburban restaurants
  • $5 to $10 for nine holes of golf at four different courses

SSPRD offers an excellent comprehensive benefit package including but not limited to: Medical/Dental/Vision. For a more detailed overview, please view the Benefits Guide for Full Time Employees

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.