State of Minnesota Physical Plant Supervisor (Assistant Director of Facilities) in Minnesota

Job Summary

This position exists to provide leadership, guidance and training to the Facilities Department day shift personnel. To direct all activities associated with the building maintenance services and upkeep of the buildings of the plant operations/facilities department in a supervisory position. Assigns reviews and evaluates work performance by employees assigned to Facilities Department.


Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of:

  • Principles of lead work sufficient to plan, direct, monitor and review the work of subordinates in accord with agency policies, procedures, and terms of bargaining agreements.
  • Different types of flooring/floor covering sufficient to determine proper methods of maintenance and appropriate cleaning methods, materials, agents and equipment.
  • Chemical cleaning agents such as ammonia, bleach(s), scouring agents and soaps to select the agent(s), handle and apply, and dispose of safely.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems and ability to direct licensed and non-licensed personnel in maintenance and repairs of each.
  • Knowledge of building and fire codes and occupational safety and health rules.
  • Considerable knowledge of safety practices, applications and procedures.

Ability to:

  • Conduct efficiency studies and implement corrections or changes to improve operations.
  • Plan, schedule and direct procedures for maintenance and repairs to physical plant.
  • Provide simple oral and written instructions sufficient to ensure that maintenance and trades personnel understand their assignments and complete them.
  • Plan and independently carry out work assignments.
  • Make mechanical repairs to and operate maintenance equipment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Chief C Boiler License.
  • 2 to 4 years of Commercial Construction Project Management. Preferably in an institution of higher education or public facility of similar complexity.
  • Experience in AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of building and fire codes, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations, and safety practices and applications.
Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

Other Information

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Application Details

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Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

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If you have questions about the position, contact Michelle Evenson at or 763.424.0849.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637or email Please indicate what assistance is needed.

Job Title: Physical Plant Supervisor (Assistant Director of Facilities)

Location: Twin Cities Suburbs: North

Job ID: 25846

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 08/09/2018

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: North Hennepin Community College

Hiring Agency: North Hennepin Community College

Division/Unit: Facilities

Appointment Type: Full-time Temporary

Work Shift: Day Shift (4:00am - 12:30pm)

Work Hours: Day Shift (4:00am - 12:30pm)

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift (4:00am - 12:30pm)

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: ccasional

Salary Range: $26.63 - $38.64/hourly; $55,603 - $80,680 /annually

Classified Status: Classified

Re-Posting: No