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Sharon Duffy
Parish Office

Posted 4/30/2018

Job Title:

Maintenance Supervisor


Full time


St. Zachary Parish
567 W. Algonquin Road
Des Plaines, IL


The Maintenance Supervisor position is responsible for the general care and maintenance for the parish facility and manages the responsibilities for a small group of staff. Specific duties include: Direct the activities of the maintenance crew, provide proper training and direction as well as delegate personnel to perform daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning duties as outlined by housekeeping procedures; Work with meeting space schedule to have worship and meeting rooms prepared when needed; Communicate with the Director of Operations, Pastor and/or Principal of any conflicts regarding safety and security which need to be resolved; Coordinate and supervise work done by outside contractors or volunteers; Monitor all equipment in the church, school, rectory as well as the ministry center and arrange for replacements, repairs, and/or recertification as needed; Enforce safety rules for employees, church members, and volunteer workers; Prepare and conduct a “new employee orientation” session for all beginning employees under his supervision; Possess good communication skills and work well with others.


Skill-set should include familiarity with most hand tools, have experience with simple carpentry, electrical repairs, HVAC mechanical equipment, computerized temperature control systems, and building plumbing. Have good skills using a computer, also some familiarity with Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel. Have experience supervising a small group of employees.

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