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Company: Sweetser
Location: Belfast, ME
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Nationally recognized and accredited, each year Sweetser connects 20,000 children, adults, and family members with the services they need and deserve in the treatment of mental illness. The organization's roots in residential care for children date back to 1828.

Our caring and compassionate professionals provide services in mental health, recovery and education, creating promising futures for the children, adults and families we serve. Our professionals include psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice psychiatric nurses and licensed clinical social workers, supporting our statewide network of care:

*  Community-based services: Assertive Community Treatment, Behavioral Health Home, Community 
    Integration, Primary Care Integration, and School-based Services
*  Crisis Services: Crisis Stabilization Units, and Mobile Crisis Intervention
*  Outpatient Services: Affiliate Network, Individual, Family or Group Therapy, New England Eating Disorders, Psychiatric 
    Services, School-based Therapy, and Substance Use Disorder Therapy
*  Peer Services: Intentional Warm Line, and Peer Training Network
*  Residential and Educational Services: Day Treatment Services, FOCUS Through Adventure, and Specialized Schools

As part of our dynamic, growing organization, you can help make a difference in the lives of the children, adults, and families of Maine. A nationally recognized and accredited leader, we have the resources to help you excel: competitive salaries, a wide range of benefits and a motivated team of more than 700 employees. Find out how Sweetser can make all the difference in your career!

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Join us! We have a unique opportunity to join our leadership team as a Maintenance Supervisor located in beautiful Belfast, Maine. As the Maintenance supervisor, you will contribute to overseeing building operations by directing and controlling maintenance, mail and contracted custodial service functions; supervising maintenance employees.


  • Provides building maintenance services by establishing standards and procedures; measuring results against standards; making necessary adjustments.
  • Ensures operation of equipment, including maintenance vehicles by developing and enforcing preventive maintenance programs; studying manufacturer's instructions; establishing repair and installation policies and procedures; troubleshooting malfunctions; coordinating trades people; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques; recommending equipment purchases and replacements; purchasing minor equipment.
  • Identifies management and employee concerns by surveying environmental, operational and occupational conditions; recommending building maintenance programs.
  • Determines service, equipment and personnel requirements by conducting inspections.
  • Protects employees and visitors by organizing and implementing a preventive maintenance program to ensure safe and clean buildings.
  • Achieves financial objectives by assisting the Director of Facilities in the preparation of a building maintenance annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Completes building maintenance operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains building maintenance staff by coaching, counseling and disciplining employees; planning monitoring and appraising job results.
  • Complies with federal, state and local legal requirements, including safety by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains building maintenance supplies inventory by researching supply qualities; designing inventory systems; determining inventory levels; anticipating needed supplies; approving orders.
  • Provides building maintenance information by answering questions and requests; reporting accidents.
  • Prepares building maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains building accessibility and appearance by supervising the removal of ice and snow from walkways, parking lots and roadways. Participating when needed.
  • Ensure contracted services (snow removal, fire alarm system inspections, elevator inspections etc.) are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensures daily mail operations, both interoffice and outgoing/incoming from the USPS, is completed in a timely manner and to established practice standards.
  • Ensure contracted custodial services are completed as needed and to established standards.
  • Provides conducive environment for Agency events by planning and coordinating setup by maintenance staff. Help monitor capital improvement projects.
  • Assist management with special maintenance projects
  • Perform on-call emergency services as required.
  • Represent the community in a professional manner.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual capital budget with respect to maintenance projects and capital expenditures.
  • Operate within your team's approved budget and make decisions with respect to the allocation of funds within the maintenance department. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and work with heavy equipment.
  • Monitor the maintenance department and upkeep of all community mechanical equipment, including water heater and HVAC units in common buildings, lawn mowers, weed eaters, etc.
  • Ensure that your maintenance team performs to organizational standards and that service requests are handled in a prompt, courteous and efficient manner.
  • Actively supervise and support a team of 3 to 5 maintenance workers across multiple campuses.
  • Up to 50%Travel is required.
  • Performs the duties of the maintenance worker position as needed
  • Ensure Facility Audits and Annual Calendar are updated monthly
  • Conduct tours of buildings with inspectors from Licensing, COA, and the Fire Marshal's Office when the Director is not available


  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Be committed to the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a team with various groups of staff, depending on the issue addressed.
  • Assure quality in work performed to facilitate the delivery of quality services.
  • Reports accidents and injuries in a timely fashion, demonstrates safe housekeeping practices, notifies Director of Facilities of potential health and safety concerns immediately, participates in health and safety training as required, understands and follows all Sweetser health and safety policies.
  • Ability to support and recognize the important role volunteers play. Sweetser employees work with, support, collaborate with volunteers, and promote opportunities for volunteer engagement.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the Agency's safety policies and practices by attending required safety programs; reporting all accidents and suspected safety hazards to supervisor.
  • Fulfills job functions by participating as an active member in trainings and on agency task forces.
  • Follow Suicide safer care practices
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record required.


  • Five (5) to seven (7) years maintenance experience.
  • Minimum three years of direct technical work experience in applicable areas, including plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, etc.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.

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