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Lead Person--Facilities Services - City of Kirkland ( Job # 18-0007)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $5,714.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $6,895.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: City Manager's Office
Closes: March 23, 2018 at 8:30 AM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Under the direction of the Facilities Services Manager, the Leadperson assists in scheduling the work activities of Facilities Services staff.   Performs highly skilled maintenance, repair, and remodeling of City buildings, facilities, and equipment.  Manages multiple projects, works with consultants and oversees vendors and contractors.


  • Responsible for performing duties in a variety of the building maintenance and construction trades, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, locksmith, electronic, carpentry, glazing, and mechanical trades.
  • Manages projects and all the work associated with project management including scheduling with customers and supervision and management of vendors, contractors and consultants.
  • Responds to routine and non-routine maintenance requests generated by facilities work orders and resolves customer complaints regarding building or facility problems.
  • This position must be able to respond to off-hours emergency situations affecting the safety and security of City buildings.

  • Oversees field crews while performing division operations, maintenance and construction activities.
  • Leads the following positions:

                 Facilities Services Tech I

                 Facilities Services Tech II

                 Facilities Services Tech III

Essential Duties

The Lead may be assigned responsibilities in the maintenance of any one or more of water City building or facilities for operations, maintenance or construction of buildings or facilities.   Depending on that particular assignment, representative duties are as follows:

  • Is responsible to monitor and maintain inventory of parts and supplies on the job site and ensure Facilities Techs have adequate hand and power tools and equipment to perform the work.
  • Coordinates, on the work site, work of assigned crew.
  • Maintains current knowledge of rules and regulations regarding operations, safety, maintenance, and construction of division facilities and infrastructure, and is responsible to ensure compliance to these rules.
  • Resolves citizen complaints regarding public City facilities, including follow-up research and investigation.
  • Trains less experienced employees in both equipment operation and operator safety.
  • Plans, implements, and maintains Facilities staff training program.
  • Evaluates and prioritizes situations/work requests.
  • Records materials, hours and equipment used for assigned crew.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.
  • May be required to return to the City during off hours in case of emergency.
  • Implement training programs, record and maintain training records.
Peripheral Duties
  • Acts as Facilities Services Manager in that person's absence.
  • Monitors work performance goals and standards of Facilities staff as established by the Facilities Services Manager.
Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to coordinate operations and crew responsibilities at the various City buildings and facilities
  • Ability to identify and correct safety concerns.
  • Ability to operate all equipment associated with the Division and be able to train less-experienced workers in the operation of said equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to operate basic hand power tools.
  • Excellent oral and writing skills, including electronic (computer) record keeping.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering/schematic drawings.
  • Ability to work independently.
Working Conditions & Physical Activities
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Must be willing to work at heights and on ladders.
Minimum Qualifications

Must have high school diploma or GED.  Must have five years facilities maintenance experience in a variety of building trades.   Thorough knowledge of safety regulations and rules pertinent to work-area safety required.   Excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to coordinate field maintenance operations and work responsibilities.   Computer skills in MS Office Suite.   Microsoft Project desirable.   Must have a valid Washington Driver's License and be able to operate a variety of vehicles including pickups, step vans, passenger vans etc. 

Special Note
Hours of Work

6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Union Affiliation

As a condition of employment, must become a member of Teamsters Local 763 within 30 days of employment or meet alternate regulations as set forth in the Agreement between the City and the Teamsters Union.

Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the test and/or interview process will be notified by phone or email.


City Hall
123 5th Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033