Requisition ID 2023-124960
Position Category
Food Service
Location Address
Posting End Date
12/6/2023 11:59 PM
Work Days and Hours
12 months, 8 hours per day



To lead the FNS maintenance work force in performing the right work, at the right time and cost, in order to provide appropriate maintenance and repair support services within Board guidelines and budgets; while protecting the health and safety of these facilities’ occupants and users. To preserve the mechanical-electrical-plumbing infrastructure within district schools so that all students learn in a properly-functioning building.

Responsibilities and Qualifications


  1. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, public administration, accounting, construction science or related field from accredited institution with five (5) years of progressively responsible, successful experience in facilities maintenance, maintenance reliability engineering, plant engineering, general contracting, construction or school maintenance to include supervisory experience or;

  2. Associates degree in a related field or equivalent college courses with seven (7) years of progressively responsible, successful related experience as specified above, or;

  3. A high school diploma or GED with at least ten (10) years of progressively responsible, successful related experience as specified above.

  4. Ability to obtain a forklift certification within one year of hire.

  5. Repair certification preferred with knowledge of refrigeration, electrical, and gas repairs and maintenance.

  6. Knowledge of OSHA and Health Department Regulations preferred.

  7. Experience reading blueprints preferred.

  8. Must maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License.

Ability to direct the Operations and Maintenance (O & M) work force for the accomplishment of all maintenance and repair to kitchen. Knowledge of building trades with ability to inspect and evaluate maintenance and repair work requirements and determine the best means for work accomplishment and successful customer service. Ability to coordinate and direct logistics support and scheduling of the work force. Ability to read construction and design blue prints and translate into finished prototype. Identify discrepancies between what is planned in design phase compared to specifications for area and equipment in the kitchen. Ability to walk through new construction and identify discrepancy between what is planned and what exists. Knowledge of computers and sophisticated software applications for the management of facility work forces and information collection for performance analysis. Ability to analyze data with sufficient analytical skills to uncover favorable and unfavorable trends. Ability to formulate strategies to sustain favorable trends and executes solutions to correct unfavorable trends. Ability to interpret and enforce School Board rules and policy. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to prepare both summary and detailed reports. Demonstrated leadership and management ability, and ability to organize work efforts of self and technical staff with diverse disciplines and complex interactions.

REPORTS TO: Food and Nutrition Sr. Director or designee


Machines, tools, equipment, electronic devices, vehicles, etc., used in this position. Telephone, Computer, (Personal Computer and Mainframe), Automobile, Copier

Describes physical conditions of this position.

Light Work: Lifting or Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

Physical activities of this position. Percent of a typical day involved in each applicable activity is noted.

50 Sitting: Resting with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs.
10 Standing: Assuming an upright position on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
40 Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
5 Bending: Lowering the body forward from the waist.
5 Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
5 Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position through the use of the upper extremities and back muscles exerting up to 10 pounds of force.
80 Finger Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.
70 Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
90 Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed accurately, loudly or quickly.
90 Hearing Acuity: The ability to perceive speech and other environmental sounds at normal loudness levels.
90 Visual Acuity: The power to see at a level which allows reading of numbers and text, operation of equipment, inspection of machines, etc.

Note: Will total more than 100 percent as several activities may be performed at one time.

Conditions the worker will be subject to in this position.

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

* Manifest a professional code of ethics and values.
* Respond to internal and external customers in a timely, accurate, courteous and empathetic manner representing OCPS in a positive light.
* Model the routine, intentional and effective use of technology in daily work, including communications, organization and management tasks.
* Responsible for the management of all maintenance operations within the district’s school kitchen facilities consistent with district priorities and district expected ends/results. This includes all equipment and vehicles used by the FNS department.
* With and through staff, develop plans and identify expected outcomes/results for each section of the unit.
* Plan and implement a system of feedback and evaluation regarding the effectiveness of the FNS Maintenance and Facility section as perceived by the users of its services.
* Receive, classify, and prioritize customer identification of repair and new work requirements in conformance with policy and provide the primary focal point for customer relations within the FNS service area.
* Responsible to plan, prepare, implement, and supervise budgets for all operating costs related to the maintenance and operations of the FNS Maintenance unit.
* Responsible for the review of all new and reconstruction projects with kitchens and serving areas and identify discrepancies between what is planned and what is designed.
* Develop punch list and perform walk through in construction sites and follow through with construction team and or vendors for changes or the need for specified equipment installation and training.
* Coordinate with assigned supervisor to plan kitchen facilities and purchase equipment to improve safety, quality and efficiency of the Food and Nutrition Services.
* Responsible for inventory/asset management of logistics function, vehicles, bench-stock (warehouse and residual stock, truck stock) and tools.
* Design and conduct both one-time and recurring analyses to assess the workload, resource and backlog trends and to determine variance from planned activities. Draw appropriate conclusions and illustrate to subordinate supervisors, as well as higher levels of management, how strategies should be changed or when stricter enforcement of plans is warranted.
* Ensure that refrigeration and heating equipment have been serviced properly and are functioning correctly. All permits are completed with BCCO and FNS work is in compliance with permits.
* Follow the district’s policies and procedures as related to all HRMD guidelines and the district’s instructional initiatives.
* Follow the district’s policies and procedures as related to fixed assets.
* Develop leadership in subordinates.
* Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology being used by OCPS. With the support of the district, attend training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.
* Responsible for maintaining timely and accurate information and accountable for the quality of information maintained by those they supervise.
∗ Responsible for self-development and keeping up to date on current research, trends and best practices relevant to the area of responsibility.

* Essential Performance Responsibilities

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Non-bargaining unit compensation plan, twelve months, 8.0 hours per day.

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.


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