Maintenance Manager

City of Manhattan Beach | Manhattan Beach, CA

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Posted Date 9/18/2019

The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for Maintenance Manager. We are looking for an experienced and qualified Maintenance Manager who will plan and manage the activities and operations of the Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department, including streets, buildings and facilities, parks, trees and landscape, and fleet services. The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to administering maintenance contracts; overseeing minor capital improvement projects; coordinating maintenance programs, services, and special events with other departments, agencies, contractors, and other parties; preparing staff reports and making council presentations; conducting research and implementing best practices for landscape maintenance, vehicle service, street repairs, etc.; and performing other related duties as assigned.


The Maintenance Manger must have the knowledge of principles, practices, and standards associated with the construction, maintenance and operation of municipal public works facilities, including streets, parks and landscaping, fleet maintenance, buildings and facilities, and other services. The candidate must be familiar with budgeting practices; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements governing safe workplace and work zone safety practices; federal, State, and local laws and regulations governing maintenance and construction standards. The Maintenance Manager must have the knowledge of purchasing procedures and material costing techniques; equipment service specifications and maintenance standards; research methods and analysis techniques; principles of employee training, supervision, and evaluation.

The ideal candidate must have the ability to work extended hours in order to oversee maintenance repairs and operations, including disaster response services. The candidate must have the ability to plan, coordinate, and manage public maintenance programs, contracts, and services; prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports, studies and correspondence. The Maintenance Manager will plan, select, train, supervise, evaluate, and discipline staff; estimate maintenance construction and repair costs; prepare and administer operating budgets; research, analyze, and evaluate new maintenance standards, technology, and procedures; and communicate, establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, management, contractors, vendors, utility companies, and public and private representatives.



To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed City employment application by Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m. for first review of applications.  This position will remain open until filled.  Facsimiles, electronic mail, photocopies, and final filing date postmarks will not be accepted. Applications are accepted by mail   or in-person at: Human Resources Department, City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. To receive an application packet, you may call the Human Resources Department or visit the website  If you need special assistance with the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at (310) 802-5258.

All applicants will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement.  Candidates will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process.

The selection process will consist of the following components and weights: Oral Interview (100%)

NOTE: Verification of your college degree or official transcripts is required at time of employment. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

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