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Building Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Salary: $26.68/hour

Schedule: Full-time - Day Shift (Monday-Friday; 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: 100 Heritage Lane, Albany, NY 12211

The building grounds maintenance supervisor is responsible for planning and supervising several skilled personnel in a variety of maintenance and repair projects. The work is performed under general supervision permitting considerable leeway in planning a preventative maintenance program and in establishing operating standards in keeping buildings and equipment in good condition. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities/Typical Work Activities:

  • Plans and schedules a program of preventative maintenance and repair;
  • Assigns maintenance staff to various tasks and determines priority of work;
  • Supervises and participates in the maintenance and repair of heating plant equipment and other electrical and mechanical equipment;
  • Conducts periodic inspections of building conditions;
  • Estimates cost of maintenance and repair projects;
  • Inspects and otherwise exercises control over repair and alteration work performed by outside contractors;
  • Assists in the preparation of specifications for major repair work;
  • Assists in the preparation of annual budget as it applies to maintenance and repair activities;
  • Requisitions equipment and supplies according to a prescribed manner;
  • Coordinates and lays out seating arrangements, podiums and caters for special events in the building;
  • Maintains appropriate records on operations and prepares periodic reports;
  • May supervise and perform grounds maintenance work as it relates to the facility buildings.

Full Performance, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

  • Thorough knowledge of the practices, tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment;
  • Good knowledge of the work of skilled tradesmen and ability to direct and inspect their work; Ability to read and interpret blueprints;
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of others;
  • Ability to understand complex oral and written directions; mechanical aptitude; good judgment; Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications (either):

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and three (3) years of full-time, paid experience in large scale building maintenance operations or one of the recognized skilled trades.


Five (5) years of full-time, paid experience in one of the recognized skilled trades or general building maintenance work.

Employee Benefits:

  • Free CDTA bus pass with direct stop at Shaker Place
  • On-site daycare (opening soon!)
  • Experience-based pay and shift differentials
  • New York State Pension and optional deferred compensation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health insurance: low or no cost health plan, dental, vision, prescriptions
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, personal and holidays
  • 529 college savings plan
  • Flexible spending account

About Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing:

Beautiful, recently renovated, state-of-the-art facilities with new amenities, advanced equipment, and thoughtful design. We cultivate a supportive, inclusive, respectful, diverse, and welcoming culture committed to providing the highest quality of care to our residents. Our mission is to provide comprehensive care and exceptional services to the people of Albany County and surrounding areas. For nearly 50 years, we have been committed to enhancing each resident’s quality of life and valuing their independence, dignity, and happiness.

Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is an E-Verify participant and equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by laws and regulations.

Please email [email protected] if you have issues applying.



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