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Job Description

04/09/2018 04/16/2018
COOLIDGE 45,000.00-55,773.00


Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government, whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  State employees are highly engaged, collaborative, and embrace a culture of public service.


Division of Developmental Disabilities

2800 N. Highway 87

Coolidge, AZ 85128


The Physical Plant Supervisor 3 reports to the Physical Plant Director and is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of physical plant services for the Arizona Training Program at Coolidge (ATPC) according to policies and procedures, current federal, state and local standards, and guidelines and regulations governing this facility to assure the campus is maintained in a safe and comfortable manner. 


-          Direct staff of Building Maintenance Specialists, including Refrigeration Mechanic, Electrician, Plumber, and Groundskeepers in fulfillment of project assignments

-          Supervise staff, directly and indirectly, in selection, training, motivating and evaluating performance

-          Participate in planning of building remodeling, alteration, or maintenance projects with Department management

-          Prepare drawings and specifications for proposed projects, estimate materials, time and labor costs, and requisition materials, supplies and equipment

-          Assure all staff attend required training in hazardous communication and safety as established by OSHA guidelines

-          Maintain safe working conditions and practices on ATPC campus

-          Maintain interior and exterior of all buildings and grounds in all seasons

-          Provide for 24-hour coverage of water services, HVAC systems, and facility mechanical equipment

-          Ensure performance, condition, and reliability of all plumbing, mechanical and electrical equipment for efficient operation

-          Utilize preventative maintenance program

-          Assure outside services are properly completed and supervised in accordance with contracts and/or work orders

-          Provide fiscal management for plant operations to ensure proper utilization of financial resources

-          Prepare and submit recommendations for improvements to management on a regular basis


Knowledge of:

-          Principles, methods, practices, machines, tools, equipment and work aids used in various building construction and building maintenance trades

-          Installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of motors, engines, generators, pumps, pressure systems, water systems, and other electrical and mechanical equipment and systems

-          Methods used in building construction, alteration, maintenance and repair, and applicable building standards and codes

-          Costs, qualities, adaptability and uses of various building materials, supplies, and equipment used in building construction and maintenance work

-          Occupational, safety, and health hazards associated with building trades work and the precautionary and preventive measures

-          Requirements for planning, organizing, and coordinating physical plant maintenance programs

-          Budget preparation and capital outlay

Skill in:

-          Use of common and specialized tools to determine appropriate equipment and materials to complete construction projects

-          Reading and interpreting blueprints

-          Applying current building codes

-          Estimating and ordering materials to complete construction projects

-          Communicating effectively with others, both verbally and in writing

Ability to:

-          Plan, coordinate, and direct the overall operation and maintenance of a physical plant

-          Diagnose problems and malfunctions in electrical, mechanical, plumbing and building systems, and determine appropriate trade and skill set needed to resolve problem

-          Estimate time, labor, and material costs and assist in preparing operating budget

-          Plan, design, and layout work projects; prepare drawings and specifications

-          Train, supervise, and coordinate work of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled workers and their supervisors in the operations and maintenance of a physical plant facility

-          Monitor and evaluate programs and organizational performance to assess efficiency and effectiveness

-          Maintain favorable relations with all constituents


One year of experience equivalent to a Physical Plant Supervisor 2, or two years of experience equivalent to Physical Supervisor 1.  Any combination of training and experience that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) may be substituted.


-          Possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

-          Possess a valid fingerprint clearance card, or obtain a fingerprint clearance card within seven working days of employment

-          Complete a medical/physical examination prior to appointment


 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Patricia Beasley at [email protected] or 602-542-8904 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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