PAF Operations Foreman

in CUMBERLAND-Portland-Metro County, ME

Job Description


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department - Public Assembly Facilities Division *REVISED AD * - Full-time Position - 40 hours/week - This is a working Supervisor position with duties that include managing a crew of full-time, part-time, and on-call staff to ensure that all of the custodial needs for public buildings and facilities are met.  *Responsibilities include set-up and break-down of events and providing necessary assistance during events at various locations including venues at Ocean Gateway, 212 and 250 Canco Road, Cummings Center and Portland Ocean Terminal.*  Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, private sector contractors, City departments, supervisors and employees to effectively obtain satisfactory work productivity.   

Requirements of Work:  Considerable knowledge of materials, methods, and techniques commonly used in the cleaning industry, as well as, considerable knowledge of the hazards and applicable safety precautions needed to perform the job. Working knowledge of accident investigation and reporting and working knowledge of precautions needed surrounding cleaning chemicals. Ability to lay-out, direct and supervise staff performing custodial or operations work and the ability to achieve efficient results. Ability to read and understand event set-up sheets and flexibility to adapt to the situation to exceed customer satisfaction. 

Training and Experience Desired:  Experience in the fields of custodial and building maintenance. High school graduate or any equivalent combination of experience and training.  Knowledge of proper lifting and moving techniques necessary to perform job. Previous supervisory experience preferred and fork lift license preferred, but not required.  Prior customer service experience desired.  Must possess a valid Class C driver's license in good standing.   Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.  Pay range starting at $832.40/week.  

***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***     As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment.  If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation.  Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland. 

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Job Posting: 748489

Posted On: May 15, 2022

Updated On: May 24, 2022