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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/24/21

Applications Due09/23/21

Vacancy ID90377

AgencyUniversity at Albany

TitleManager of Grounds, VOC, Mechanical Repair (P21-21886r)

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPSNU - Professional Services Negotiating Unit (UUP)

Salary RangeFrom $60000 to $65000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1400 Washington Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12222

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a related field from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization and a minimum of 2 years working in a supervisory capacity overseeing operations, specifically in maintenance and grounds OR an Associate's Degree in a related field actively working towards a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years working in operations, specifically grounds and maintenance
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, and other electronic software/tools involved with managing operations
Strong verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations.
Available to work off-hours and weekends, as necessary
Willing to obtain a valid Class B commercial driver's license

Duties Description Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Plant Operations, the Manager of Grounds, VOC, Mechanical Repair provides overall direction to grounds, mechanical repair, and vehicle operations, along with overseeing all projects related to these operations. The manager provides direction to staff and leads a team to ensure continuity within these critical operational functions. The Grounds, VOC, Mechanical Repair Manager is responsible for the following:

Provide supervision of Grounds Operations, managing academic and athletic lawns, gardens, planters, and playing fields
Provide supervision of Mechanical Repair operations
Provide supervision of Vehicle Operations Center operations and recommendations for University fleet management
Manage irrigation control for Uptown University grounds including Athletic facilities
Maintain storm sewer system while addressing MS4 storm water concerns associated with Indian Pond
Address deferred maintenance through critical repairs and projects; maintain and/or create, as needed, programs for weed control, pest management, road, sidewalk, and traffic sign maintenance, and other cyclic needs
Organize and reallocate staff for the most effective and productive use of resources
Support planning and implementation of the AIM Computerized Maintenance Management System for daily and preventative maintenance
Provide critical support for essential campus initiatives relating to Sustainability, environmental impact, energy, and fire safety working with Departments of Environmental Health & Safety, Residential Life, Energy & Sustainability, University Auxiliary Services, and Student Life as needed
Work closely with other University Divisions, departments, the neighboring community, and outside agencies, as necessary, to accomplish work assignments
Identify opportunities to reduce operating cost
Support Facilities Operations, provide mentoring and staff development to subordinate staff; continue development of a succession plan
Provide employee evaluations on a timely basis
Provide service to the University (volunteer work, governance, student or community activities

Additional Comments To apply please visit:

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Telephone 5184374700


Email Address


Street 1215 Western Ave

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12222


Notes on ApplyingTo apply please visit:

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