Oceana County Michigan

Job Opportunity – Maintenance Supervisor

Position Description: Under the general direction of the County Administrator, oversees the daily operations of the maintenance department and supervises employees.  Performs a variety of preventative maintenance and repair activities on county buildings and/or coordinates such activities with qualified independent contractors. Develops capital improvement budgets/plans and recommends specific improvements.

Posted Date Monday, March 30, 2020; updated April 23, 2020
Application Deadline until position is filled
Position Availability immediate
Current Salary 40 hrs/week; wage range $16.6152 – $21.5999 per hr
Fulltime; benefited position
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  • Valid Michigan driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.  A working knowledge of preventive maintenance principles and practices related to basic building maintenance, electrical, plumbing and mechanical practices.
  • At least one year of experience as a supervisor or team leader with hands on experience performing maintenance services.


  • Manages the daily operations of the maintenance department and supervises staff.  Routinely inspects and performs regular maintenance for county buildings.
  • Supervises, assigns, monitors work assignments for maintenance and custodial staff.
  • Assists the County Administrator in establishing capital improvement goals, plans, and budgets.  Develops and monitors the department’s annual operating budget.
  • Develops, reviews and evaluates proposals for maintenance and related services.  Consults and advises county departments and agencies in developing budget requests and proposals.
  • Administers the department budget.
  • Maintains inventory of maintenance and custodial products.
  • Performs grounds keeping services for all county buildings including maintenance of parking lots.
  • Must be available 24/7 for emergencies including delegating coverage to maintenance staff.


  • Knowledge of managerial principles and practices and the safe use of equipment and products.
  • Project planning, scheduling, and budgeting.  Ability to monitor budgets.
  • Ability to understand and implement state and county policies impacting the maintenance department (i.e., MI-OSHA, purchasing/bid).
  • Exhibits a strong commitment to public service.
  • Ability to communicate in writing to include proper usage of English, grammar, punctuation, spelling and business writing to prepare letters, memoranda, reports, and forms.
  • Ability to communicate orally with individuals.
  • Ability to accurately file documents and records.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county employees, elected and appointed officials, and the general public.
  • Ability to operate a computer and software such as database, spreadsheets and word processing as needed to compile and analyze data.
  • Ability to meet required deadlines.

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties of the job.

All interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to the following address:

Oceana County Administrator’s Office
Attn:  Stacey Becker
100 S. State Street, Suite M-4, Hart, MI 49420

Or email to sbecker@oceana.mi.us