at Arkansas Government Job in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Date: Jul 21, 2022

Req ID: 20346


Jonesboro, AR, US, 72404


Anticipated Starting Salary: $32,404.94

Position Number: 22151034

County: Craighead

Posting End Date: 07/31/2022

Anticipated Starting Salary: $32,404.94


This position will be assigned as the Housekeeping Supervisor

The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: S025C

Grade: GS05


Salary Range: $32,405.00 – $46,987.00


The Building and Grounds Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the operation and maintenance of buildings and grounds and providing security. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Provides supervisory guidance to subordinate skilled trades and unskilled staff employees performing activities such as mowing lawns, trimming and watering shrubs and flower beds, performing housekeeping and custodial duties, repairing equipment, and painting interiors of building. Conducts needs assessments for building and grounds, recommending improvements and/or enhancements, coordinating plans for projects and continuing maintenance, and requesting needed materials/equipment. Operates and maintains boilers, chillers, air handlers, and pumps and schedules and performs preventative maintenance on generators. Repairs damaged equipment and furniture, inspects facilities and grounds, prepares purchase requisitions, and obtains materials for jobs. Coordinates preventive maintenance and needed repairs with private contractors and reviews contracted work before approving. Orders and maintains inventory of state vehicles, keys, tools, supplies, and equipment, prepares requisition forms for needed items; obtains quote bids as needed, and verifies orders to ensure accurate purchases/deliveries. Attends conferences and training sessions to obtain information related to physical/custodial maintenance operations and provides staff with on-the job, safety, and in-service training. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of building operations and maintenance procedures. Knowledge of grounds keeping practices and procedures. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to conduct on-site inspections of facilities to determine quality of building and grounds maintenance. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct work. Ability to maintain an adequate inventory of maintenance supplies. Ability to estimate costs, time, materials, and equipment needed in the maintenance of buildings and grounds.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus six years experience in facilities maintenance or related field, including one year in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro

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Job Posting: JC216971483

Posted On: Jun 24, 2022

Updated On: Jul 24, 2022