Director of Maintenance

Levelland ISD | Levelland, TX

Posted Date 6/12/2022

Primary Purpose:

Direct and manage district’s maintenance and custodial operations. Maintain physical school plant in excellent operating condition so that full educational use may be made at all times. Provide a physical environment that is functional, safe, clean, and attractive.



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Clear and valid Texas driver’s license


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of basic principles of construction, school plant maintenance, and custodial operations

Ability to conduct on-site inspection of district facilities

Ability to manage budget and personnel

Ability to implement policy and procedures

Ability to interpret data

Ability to read blueprints and schematics

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills



5 years supervisory experience in maintenance operations

5 years experience in maintaining a large plant/building/school district

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Building Maintenance and Repair

  1. Ensure district facilities are functional, safe, clean, and well maintained.
  2. Develop and maintain written departmental procedures for maintenance, repair, and operations of all district buildings and equipment. Ensure work orders are processed and executed in a timely manner.
  3. Prepare plans and specifications for contracted repair work and site improvement for submission to purchasing department for bids.

Policy, Reports, and Law

  1. Ensure compliance with federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.
  2. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required including timekeeping records.
  3. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Budget and Inventory

  1. Develop and administer budget based on documented needs and ensure operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.
  2. Plan and direct inventory and stock control program for equipment and supplies.
  3. Recommend disposal of obsolete equipment and purchase replacement equipment when necessary.
  4. Initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies.
  5. Approve and forward invoices and purchase orders for maintenance department to accounting department.

Personnel Management

  1. Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and make recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
  2. Prepare, review, and revise maintenance department job descriptions.


  1. Maintain safety standards in conformance with federal, state, and insurance regulations and district requirements and develop a program of preventive safety.
  2. Ensure equipment is maintained in optimum operating condition.


  1. Participate in development of the district’s disaster plan and be prepared to take an active role in responding to emergencies as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of skilled craftsmen, lead custodians, grounds supervisors, and support staff assigned to maintenance department.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; district vehicle

Posture: Prolonged sitting; frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions

Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving

Lifting: Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15–44 pounds); occasional heavy lifting (45 pounds and over)

Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemical and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent districtwide travel

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress

Levelland ISD

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