Director of Maintenance, Humboldt Unified School Dist.

Director of Maintenance



Job ID:


May 03, 2024

Contact Information:
Humboldt Unified School Dist.
6411 North Robert Road
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
District Website

Phone: 928-759-4000
Fax: 928-759-4120
District Email

Job Description:

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JOB TITLE:                                            DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE

DEPARTMENT:                                         Maintenance

REPORTS TO:                                          Superintendent

FLSA STATUS/CLASSIFICATION:          Exempt; Administrative

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:                         All Maintenance & Custodial Staff

APPROVED ON:                                       xx/xx/2022


SUMMARY:  Ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the School District’s maintenance program, including building and facility maintenance, custodial services and grounds maintenance, for the ultimate safety and benefit of the students, staff and the public, in conformance with local, state and federal public safety and health regulations and requirements, in support of District Board goals.



  • On an ongoing basis, monitors the condition of all district facilities, recommending and coordinating improvements, repairs, upgrades
  • Reviews prioritizes and assigns maintenance requests per District’s needs
  • Interviews, selects and hires maintenance, custodial and grounds personnel
  • Directs maintenance supervisors in the performance of maintenance operations
  • Supervises the custodial and grounds operation personnel
  • Evaluates all maintenance and grounds personnel per district policies
  • Co-evaluates with Principals custodial personnel performance per site
  • Provides initial departmental orientation for new employees
  • Directs ongoing training of custodial, grounds, and maintenance personnel
  • Evaluates district needs and assists with new project specifications
  • Coordinates and manages all new construction projects, including S.F.B.
  • Assists with maintenance budget planning and in the establishment of staffing patterns, staffing labor hours as needed for each site
  • Makes formal and informal site visitations to monitor all district maintenance, custodial and grounds operations
  • Directs the employee safety program
  • Coordinates the entire purchase process for maintenance and grounds, including the bidding process with the warehouse to ensure the needs of the department are achieved
  • Coordinates with the warehouse on the ordering, acquisition and disposition of all required maintenance and grounds supplies
  • Processes bid requests for a wide variety of outside contracted services
  • Coordinates the use of site facilities by school groups and assists with special functions



  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state safety and health regulations.
  • Knowledge of maintenance, custodial and grounds operations is required.
  • Ability to manage budgets and personnel.
  • Ability to do perform multiple administrative functions simultaneously.
  • Ability to do detailed mathematical computations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Produce accurate work and complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents and community members
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies
  • Ability to handle confrontation and conflict without an emotional response



Education & Experience:

  • BA or BS degree preferred
  • Previous experience in facility maintenance management
  • Valid AZ Drivers License
    • Any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that meets minimum requirements
    • Criminal justice/Fingerprint clearance


Computer Proficiency:  Demonstrated general proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, google and job-specific software programs


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to climb, sit, stand, bend, walk and operate mechanical controls. The employee would be required to lift up to 50 pounds safely.



Indoors and outdoors, with exposure to all weather conditions and temperatures.  Exposure to noise, dust, gas and fumes.  The noise level in the work environment is generally moderate and may become excessively noisy at times.  Contact with employees, students and public.


Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities identified in this position description are illustrative only and are in no way intended to be a complete list of activities that may be required of an incumbent.  The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned

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