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Facilities Support Services Program Spec

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$17.69 $24.76 $3,066.21 $4,291.65 $36,787.00 $51,501.00


Develop and supervise a facility cleaning program at the Community Corrections building that will utilize Community Corrections clients as maintenance workers. Supervise and monitor clients placed under the court-ordered custody of Alternative Sentencing in their performance of maintenance duties.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.   

  • Receives direct supervision from the Facility Service's Manager.
  • Exercises direct first-level supervision of residents, operations, and activities within the scope of Support Services and maintenance operations.
  • Develop the training program for resident workers.
  • Implement assignments based on established procedural frameworks.
  • Develop and maintain performance standards.
  • Perform quality control inspections and reports.
  • Assure responsive and timely attention to complaints and emergency needs.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and maintain cleaning equipment.
  • Maintain inventory records and order adequate stocks/supplies.
  • Perform minor maintenance tasks.
  • Maintain current knowledge of, and assure compliance with, Hazard Communication Standards, Blood borne Pathogens, Material Safety Data Sheets, and other relevant topics.
  • Perform Facilities Services Worker duties as well as training and supervising inexperienced persons in these duties and setting up a training program to teach these skills, which include:
  • Planning and participating in the cleaning of Community Corrections Building.
  • Sweeping and wet mopping hard surface floors; dusting and polishing furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment.
  • Proactively taking preventative measures for safety and repair.
  • Washing windows and walls; emptying and cleaning trash receptacles; emptying large collecting trash bin as needed.
  • Pushing large mobile utility trash bin substantial distances.
  • Cleaning restrooms, showers, and related facilities; maintaining supplies in restrooms.
  • Moving and arranging furniture and equipment and setup rooms for special meetings or events.
  • Maintaining proper standards of cleanliness in assigned areas.
  • Operating and maintaining equipment used in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Collecting and organizing recycling.
  • Grounds maintenance including any appropriate landscaping and snow removal.
  • Resolving customer services issues.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Universal Precautions.
  • Working with inmates or offenders in work setting.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Setting up a training program for maintenance skills.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Safe handling of caustic, flammable, or other hazardous materials.
  • County and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Current methods, materials, and equipment used in cleaning of buildings, office space, and other facilities.
  • Train and supervise inexperienced clients in maintenance skills.
  • Perform duties independently without close supervision.
  • Provide professional customer service to clients and public.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing pertinent program information.
  • Learn and operate a variety of equipment.
  • Repair and do general maintenance on cleaning equipment.
  • Maintain sensitive and confidential information.
  • Perform work consistent with the physical demand requirements of the position.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Three years of experience, to include at least two years of building care providing a clean, safe, and healthy environment, supervising/ teaching adults to work in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR Certification.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.

Physical Requirements:

STRENGTH: MEDIUM - Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

MOVEMENT: Frequently 2 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours/day

  • CLIMBING - Ascending or descending using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
  • BALANCING - Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces; or maintaining body equilibrium when performing feats of agility.
  • STOOPING - Bending body downward and forward. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • KNEELING - Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
  • CROUCHING - Bending body downward and for-ward by bending legs and spine.
  • CRAWLING - Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • REACHING - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • HANDLING - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand.
  • FINGERING - Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • FEELING - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
AUDITORY: Not Limited
  • TALKING - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Talking is important for those activities in which workers must impart oral information to clients or to the public, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • HEARING - perceiving the nature of sounds. Used for those activities which require ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sounds, such as when making fine adjustments on running engines.
VISION: Required
  • NEAR ACUITY - Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less. Use this factor when special and minute accuracy is demanded.
  • FAR ACUITY - Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more. Use this factor when visual efficiency in terms of far acuity is required in day and night/dark conditions.


  • EXPOSURE TO WEATHER - Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather.
  • ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS - Exposure to conditions such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation that affect the respiratory system, eyes or, the skin.
  • Office equipment such as computer, projector, copier, fax etc.
  • Basic hand tools (e.g., hammer, shovel, screwdriver, rake)
  • Power tools and small motorized equipment (e.g., leaf blower, carpet extractor, carpet spotter, vacuum, reciprocating saw, drill, lawn mower, weed trimmer, floor polisher)
  • Vehicles (e.g., automobile)
HAZARDS: Occasionally 1/4 to 2 1/2 hours/day
  • Proximity to moving, mechanical parts.
  • Exposure to electrical shock.
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Exposure to dust, fumes, gases or airborne particles.
  • Exposure to blood born pathogens.

Background Image: Changing Aspen Leaves in Rocky Mountain National Park by Jeremy Hollis. All rights reserved.