Director Of Facilities III (Schools)
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Description of Duties
A Director of Facilities III (Schools) is responsible for providing administrative direction to a school district’s facilities department. The work is performed according to established policies and procedures and in accordance with applicable State, local, and federal laws, rules and regulations which apply to school district facility operations and maintenance. The majority of activities are performed in the office, but the incumbent will spend time at various work sites ensuring that work is being performed and completed in an efficient manner. This position differs from Director of Facilities II (Schools) in that the incumbent has primarily administrative responsibilities, while the Director of Facilities II (Schools) has supervisory responsibilities over subordinate supervisors and staff. A Director of Facilities III (Schools) may have an Assistant Director of Facilities III to assist with the management of day-to-day activities. The work is performed under general supervision of the School Superintendent or designee with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. Supervision is exercised over the work of subordinate supervisors.
Promotion Qualifications: To participate in the written test to be held on January 28, 2023, you must be employed in the competitive class at the Rochester City School District and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months holding the position of Associate Architect, Director of School Environment Safety, Project Architect, School Construction Inspector or Supervisor of Plant Maintenance AND, meet the following open-competitive qualifications:
Open Competitive Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and one of the following:
(A) A Bachelor’s or higher-level degree in School Facilities Management, Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture and three years of experience in school facilities maintenance, general building construction, or building maintenance or repair work, or construction management, one year of which must have been at a supervisory* level; or
(B) An Associate’s or higher level degree in School Facilities Management, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Building Construction Technology or Architectural Technology and five years of experience in school facilities maintenance, general building construction, building maintenance or repair work, or construction management, one year of which must have been at a supervisory* level; or
(C) Seven years of experience in school facilities maintenance, general building construction, building maintenance or repair work, or construction management, one year of which must have been at a supervisory* level.
(D) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined in (A), (B) and (C) above.
Non-Qualifying Experience: Experience limited to building cleaning is not qualifying. Building cleaning is defined as activities primarily involving a variety of inside and outside building cleaning activities including, but not limited to, washing walls and windows, polishing floors, cleaning restrooms, disposing of refuse. A degree in landscape architecture shall not be qualifying.
A degree in landscape architecture shall not be qualifying.
*Employee supervision is defined as responsible direction and control of subordinate employees. This involves a responsibility for planning for individuals in a work group and includes but is not limited to, assigning and reviewing work, evaluating performance, maintaining work standards, motivating and developing subordinate employees, implementing procedural changes, increasing efficiency and dealing with problems of absenteeism, morale and discipline. The supervision aspects must be an integral part of the job, not incidental or occasional.
Project Management experience which did not include the minimum amount of experience in employee supervision is not qualifying.
Construction Management: includes management of a building construction project from inception to completion including cost estimating, construction planning/scheduling and construction inspection to ensure compliance with building codes.