Photo of Municipal Services Building CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
invites applications for:
Facilities Services Manager
Exam Number:10Q26D27P

SALARY: $44,035 - $56,617 Annually
   
OPENING DATE: 07/27/2009
CLOSING DATE: 08/07/2009
COMPETITION: Public Property Dept-Only Promotional
DESCRIPTION:

This is administrative and technical work, directing through subordinate supervisors, a security, custodial, and facilities support services program for multiple municipal buildings and facilities for the Department of Public Property. The employee in this class is responsible for directing city and contracted employees performing security and custodial services, developing, monitoring and supervising facility contracts to insure compliance with contract terms, assisting with the coordination of visitor services, and directing a facilities services support program. Work includes providing investigative services to ensure the protection of City officials, employees, citizens, facilities and moveable properties, supervising an around-the-clock security program, and preventing theft, vandalism, and acts of trespass against the Department of Public Property and their assets. Conducting inspections of facilities, directing and monitoring the activities of contracted agencies, and establishing effective working relationships with law enforcement agencies, city officials, departmental administrators and the general public are significant aspects of the work. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative superior.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests.  Candidates must meet requirements within 30 days after the last date for filing applications.

  1. Presently employed by the City of Philadelphia with permanent Civil Service status in the Department of Public Property with a Performance Rating of Satisfactory or higher; AND;

  2. EDUCATION
    Completion of an associate's degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice or a closely related field, AND;

  3. GENERAL EXPERIENCE
    Three years of experience performing security or investigatory work involving public compliance with building or facility safety/ security rules and regulations, AND;

  4. SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE
    Two years of supervisory protective and custodial work experience, directing security and custodial services in one or more municipal buildings or facilities;

Or Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Office of Human Resources, which has included completion of the twelfth school grade as an educational minimum and the specific experience described above.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES
Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator's license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania if required by assignment. (Pending Administrative Board Approval)


EXAM INFORMATION:

EXAMINATION PARTS AND WEIGHTS
Training and Experience Evaluation - 90%
Seniority Rating - 10%

PROJECTED EXAM SCHEDULE
Applicants will be evaluated and scored based upon their training and experience credentials.  Applicants will not be asked to appear to take a scheduled examination.

ELIGIBLE LIST
DEPARTMENTAL-ONLY PROMOTIONAL Only a departmental promotional eligible list for the Department of Public Property will be established as a result of this examination.

An eligible list is planned for the week of September 30, 2009.  Please note that this date may change.

TEST REVIEW
In accordance with Civil Service Regulation 9.091D, candidates may review their answer sheets and other test papers to determine if they have been scored correctly or if there has been an irregularity in the administration of the examination. Candidates will have 30 days after the results have been mailed to review their test. Call 215 686-0880 if you wish to schedule a test review.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

When applying by U.S. mail, the application should be sent to:

City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1640
Philadelphia, PA 19102

To apply in person, please visit the Employment Application Center on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 1401 J. F. Kennedy Boulevard in Center City Philadelphia, Monday through Friday, 12:00 PM (Noon) to 4:00 PM.

ALL Applications must be received by the close of business or postmarked no later than August 7, 2009.