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Facilities Project Supervisor - (Facilities Project Supervisor) - Facilities Services - Estuary & Ocean Science Center

Apply now Job no: 514232
Work type: Staff
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Working Title

Facilities Project Supervisor

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

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San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus.  Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect  Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code.  The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Facilities Services - Estuary & Ocean Science Center

Location of Position:

Estuary & Ocean Science Center, 3150 Paradise Dr, Tiburon, CA 94920

Appointment Type

This is a one year probationary position.

Time Base

Full-time (1.0)

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday; 7:00am - 3:30pm

Anticipated Hiring Range

$6,946.00 Per Month ($83,352.00 Annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

The Facilities Supervisor Position is located at the Estuary & Ocean Science Center on the Tiburon Peninsula in Marin County (3150 Paradise Dr, Tiburon, CA 94920). This position serves as the on-site facilities supervisor responsible for the short and long-term planning, coordination and maintenance of the buildings and 36 acres of property at EOS-Romberg Tiburon Center. The facilities supervisor is responsible for the oversight of major and minor construction projects, service vendors, and supervision of on-site university facilities staff. These activities encompass a variety of planning and maintenance services that are required to enhance and maintain the 36- acre site. These include, but are not limited to: major/minor projects such as on-site renovations of laboratory and office space, HVAC, maintenance and operation of the bay-water pumping and circulation system and construction of major and minor research facilities. Additionally, general building maintenance, general carpentry, general plumbing, general electrical, and basic materials fabrication and machining must be attended to, as well the day-to-day administration of the department including bookkeeping, and procurement.


Nature and Scope of Decisions - The incumbent would be responsible for making independent decisions relating to the maintenance of the EOS site. Incumbent will oversee Maintenance Mechanic(s), Facilities Worker(s) and Laborer(s) staff.


Contacts on and off Campus

RTC faculty, staff, and students

COSE administrative personnel

SFSU Plant Operations

Vendors, general and sub-contractors, and alarm/fire department personnel


Position Information

Management of Facilities, Buildings, Grounds; Construction, Renovation and Infrastructure

Responsible for supervising one or more small groups or crews comprised of semi-skilled and skilled journey-level crafts workers from more than one trade (Unit 6 staff, Laborer(s) staff, and student assistant position(s).  The small groups or crews are typically engaged in performing maintenance, repair, construction and/or renovation work.


Direct, plan and implement support services for 16 buildings including research laboratories, tenant­spaces, conference center and guesthouse, and warehouses.  Provide oversight and reporting on requisite inspections (fire, building); code compliance.  Work with Financial Coordinator on administrative activities including procurement, contractor invoicing, and the annual facilities budget request.


Direct, plan and implement preventative maintenance and repairs of joint use equipment, HV/AC, and research systems e.g. fume hoods; bay-water system; refrigeration (scientific freezers, climate control rooms)


Manage grounds maintenance of 36-acres of waterfront property. Includes urban forestry; invasive species removal; landscape design; erosion control, and fire prevention.


Plan and project manage minor new construction projects and renovations.  This includes, but not limited to, conducting consultant/contractor/vendor communications and meetings, scheduling and managing in-house and vendor services, obtaining estimates, bids and building permits, developing, submitting and executing and/or overseeing scope of work on facilities projects.


Manage, maintain and improve aging infrastructure and property including utilities, and security/life safety services.


Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge: Work requires thorough knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the building and construction trades; effective supervisory practices and techniques; job design and work sequencing related to construction projects; and applicable state and federal safety, building and construction codes and regulations.


Abilities: Must possess journey-level skill in a building or construction trade. Must be able to operate all applicable building tools and equipment; plan and direct the work of skilled crafts workers and their assistants; determine and coordinate staffing, material and equipment needs for multiple jobs and projects; perform basic design work; read blueprints; work from plans and specifications; prepare rough sketches; analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations; ensure accuracy and maintenance of assigned record-keeping systems; prepare reports; read and write at a level appropriate for the position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. Incumbents may be required to possess a California Driver’s License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate.


Experience: These abilities normally would be acquired through two years of experience working as a journeylevel crafts worker in one or more building trades including one year in a lead/supervisory capacity. Must have demonstrated achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to those acquired through the completion of an applicable apprenticeship program.


Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of techniques, materials and standards for building construction, facility maintenance and operations.


Must possess a valid California Driver's License; comply with the Defensive Drivers Training program requirements if a vehicle is used to travel on official business.


The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.


Some work at nights and on weekends to address emergent situations; must be able to work inside and outside, even during inclement weather; must be able to consistently lift up to 75 pounds with assistance. The position requires the ability to climb ladders and enter access ports.


Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions.  SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.

Employment Requirement

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

CSUEU Position (For CSUEU Positions Only)

Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

Additional Information


Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU).  CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California.  Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception.  While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.

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