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Montana Facilities Maintenance Manager

Organization: Department of Administration
Date Posted: 7/7/2017
City: Helena
Country: United States
Primary Category: Operations & Maintenance
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details

The State of Montana Department of Administration is a service-oriented organization that focuses on improving business operations and delivering leading edge service to our customers and business partners. With this in mind, we seek employees who have a passion for providing excellent customer service and understand the value it brings to an organization.


The General Services Division (GSD) of the Department of Administration consists of facilities management, print and mail services, surplus property and recycling, and integrated services. Together, the vision is to deliver professional and responsive services to government agencies and the public while maximizing effectiveness and minimizing costs.

We are looking for a knowledgeable, service oriented individual to lead and supervise the Capitol Complex facilities maintenance team. This position is responsible for supervising the Capitol Complex facilities maintenance staff, ensuring coverage for special events and facility emergencies, and coordinating the work performed which includes painting, general maintenance, carpentry, electrical and plumbing.  Facilities management is also a responsibility and includes the maintenance and upkeep of the buildings and facilities on the Capitol Complex.  This position is involved with project management for in-house remodeling and special projects that involves bidding, developing, coordinating, and scheduling. 

If you feel you have the qualities to be successful in this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references. In your cover letter, please tell us how your knowledge and work experiences have prepared you for the responsibilities of this position.  Click here to apply. 

This is a regular, full time positions with the State of Montana.  Look here to see the benefits!




Education and Experience: 

  • Two-year job-related college or vocational training; and

  • Five years of experience in the construction and maintenance trades; or

  • Alternate combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.



Knowledge of:

  • The construction, maintenance and repair of large buildings;

  • Complex building systems;

  • The plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and painting trades;

  • The materials and supplies used in the building maintenance trade.

Ability to:


  • Provide leadership and supervision for a facilities maintenance team;

  • Interpret blueprints;

  • Deliver outstanding customer service;

  • Communicate professionally both orally and in writing;

  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise, and implement efficient solutions;

  • Work collaboratively with a variety of people, and establish and maintain effective working relationships;

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive facility maintenance program;

  • Address conflict situations with diplomacy and tact;

  • Determine priorities in a changing environment and adjust workload accordingly to manage competing priorities;

  • Delegate and monitor work assignments;

  • Self-motivated and maintains a positive and pleasant attitude;

  • Multi-task and perform successfully in a dynamic environment;

  • Recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions;

  • Operate a computer to perform data entry such as timekeeping, e-mail, budget, scheduling and inventory spreadsheets.


This position requires the successful completion of a criminal background check, and a valid Montana driver’s license. 

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