Building Maintenance Supervisor

  • PETA
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Sep 29, 2021
Full time General Labor Installation-Maint-Repair Non-Profit

Job Description

Position Objective:

To perform general maintenance and upkeep to PETA and PETA Foundation properties


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Perform daily inspections and routine maintenance to buildings and grounds
  • Inspect the daily work of custodial contractor
  • Inspect and make repairs to grounds and buildings for safety and general operation
  • Paint areas as needed
  • Change filters for HVAC and change light bulbs, interior and exterior, as needed
  • Maintain and test all emergency lighting on schedule
  • Perform minor renovations and repairs to doors and hardware, flooring, furniture, and bathroom fixtures
  • Supervise building contractor repairs to HVAC, electrical, and plumbing
  • Perform routine inspections and cleaning upkeep of PETA’s vehicle fleet
  • Construct wooden doghouses and maintain a seasonal supply of straw for the PETA doghouse program
  • Maintain daily log and communicate maintenance problems and priorities to management on a daily and weekly basis
  • Assist with deliveries and errands as needed
  • Be on call for facilities emergencies such as for security, equipment failures, and storm-related response
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor



  • 3-5 years of general building maintenance or related construction trade experience, or any equivalent combination of experience and training
  • Ability to drive cargo van, RVs, box trucks, and willingness to operate small boat
  • Ability to travel to North Carolina and Washington, D.C. as needed
  • Proven ability to take initiative and make sound judgments and decisions
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends when necessary
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis
  • This position requires proof of the COVID-19 full vaccination
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization