New Bedford Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


New Bedford Public Schools
New Bedford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3213055 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 2, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Job Description:
This position is responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations for the Maintenance and Custodial Services of nearly three (3) million square feet of school buildings, two (2) hundred acres of property and various special projects as identified by the Director. To include overseeing the preventive maintenance and supporting the repair of facilities operating systems, mechanical equipment, skilled work/repair, inspection/servicing of building operating systems (HVAC, electrical, plumbing) and related facilities.


• Assuming responsibility for the comprehensive overall planning and scheduling of maintenance and repair requirements of the district buildings
• Establishing an appropriate preventive maintenance plan and schedule, security systems and procedures and custodial requirements for each building and installation
• Works with the Manager of Maintenance Manager of Custodians and Director of Facilities to schedule and ensure regular inspections permits and filings are carried out to maintain code compliances
• Determining and establishing detailed bid and quote specifications pertaining to purchase of supplies, materials equipment and local contract work
• Preparing a draft and administering the approved budget for facility maintenance safety and security including supplies equipment and personnel
• Oversee building construction projects
• Communicates with staff educators Principals various departments outside organizations to provide and receive information assists with other departments related to work activities and attends meetings as required
• Oversees the repairs of boilers water samples chemical feeding and water treatment equipment and generators
• Works with outside contracted services prepares and maintains logs/records related to daily activities as required
• Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g. computer software applications) as necessary

• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering business or a related field or equivalent job experience
• Knowledge of HVAC systems
• Over five years’ experience in facilities management (at least 3 of which shall be supervisory experience)
• A Certified Facility Administrator (CFA) and Mass. Certified Public Purchasing Officer (MCPPO) Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License desirable
• Supplemental courses training and/or education in a related field is desirable

Salary Range: $65,000 to $75,000 Annually
Non-Union; 12 Months Position

Reports: Director of Facilities & Operations

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to New Bedford Public Schools!

We are committed to developing a community of learners who are academically proficient, demonstrate strong character and exhibit self confidence.

As whalers’ oil provided light to the world, so shall New Bedford students shine with academic excellence.

Equal Opportunity Employer
New Bedford Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
The New Bedford Public Schools do not discriminate on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, genetics, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions in employment for potential employees. New Bedford Public Schools encourages people with multilingual skills, particularly in Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese and/or Spanish, to apply. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.

  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Adelino Oliveira, Director of Facilities
    455 County Street
    New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
    Phone: 508 997-4511
    Fax: 508-991-7483