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Park Maintenance Supervisor

Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  243545

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46216

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day. 
At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population.  As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana Department of Natural Resources:


The Indiana Department of Natural Resources protects, enhances, and preserves natural, cultural, and recreational resources for Indiana residents.  This extends to reclaiming former mining areas, evaluating the impact of land development on waterways and wildlife, and sustaining gaming areas.  DNR is also a leader in environmental education.


About Fort Harrison State Park:


Fort Harrison State Park offers a unique blend of history and nature.  It is the former site of a military training camp.  The park office resides in the preserved area known as Camp Glen. The 1,700-acre park features walking and jogging trails, picnic sites, fishing access to Fall Creek, and two national historic districts. Visitors may also want to stop at the park's Museum of 20th Century Warfare to view exhibits about the lives and history of the soldiers who once marched the grounds.


Role Overview:


The Maintenance Supervisor leads a team to provide prevenative maintenance and repairs to equipment, machinery, buildings, and grounds in a variety of trade areas. Skilled areas may include masonry, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs and/or installations.  All tools are provided by the Department of Natural Resources.


A Day in the Life:


The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Train, direct, and supervise the work of subcordinate maintenance employees. 
  • Ensure the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of the heating, air conditioning and ventilation (HVAC) systems of all buildings.
  • Operate, maintain, and repair the features and equipment of an indoor water park, including pumps & motors, electronic comtrol systems, chemical feed equipment, ultraviolet disinfection systems, water heating boilers. includes using water testing equipment to monitor the water chemistry to ensure compliance with Dept. of Health regulations.
  • Utilze a computer and the internet to transmit and receive information to complete training, reporting, record keeping, correspondence, research, and purchasing.
  • Communicate with and inform management staff on maintenance and operational issues.
  • Direct and participate in the maintenance and repair of structures, including roofs, sidings, windows, flooring, plumbing, drainage, and electrical systems.
  • Oversee preventive maintenance contractors to insure the completion of their contracted responsibilities on HVAC, fire suppression and life safety equipment, elevators, and kitchen equipment.
  • Ensure the proper opration, maintenance, and repair of restaurant equipment, laundry equipment, and refrigeration equipment. 
  • Ensure the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of life safety equipment such as fire alarm and suppression systems, smoke detectors, and emergency lighting.
  • Solicit vendors for information and make decisions on purchasing of materials and supplies.
  • Perform monthly inspections of fire extinguishers throughout complex.
  • Utilize a state purchasing card for making purchases according to estalished standard operating procedures.
  • Solicit contractors to perform emergency repairs to facilities 


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What We're Looking For:

  • High School Diploma OR High School Equivalent (HSE)
  • Two to three (2 to 3) years of maintenance repair or related experience.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Working knowledge of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, food preparation equipment, refrigeration systems, laundry equipment, fire suppression systems, and elevators.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard practices, processes, materials, and procedures of the various trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, and electrical.
  • Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, and sanitary regulations of the various trade areas.
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and enhance working relationships with peers, supervisors, subordinates, vendors, contractors, and the general public.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Understanding of applicable building codes.
  • Ability to operate equipment such as vehicles, personnel lifts, electrical testers, drain augers, hand, and power tools.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities 
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully funded pension plan options 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave 
    • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off 
    • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance 
  • Referral Bonus program 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access



Salary Information:


This position traditionally starts at $29,640 - $32,604 per year and may be commensurate with education, experience, and/or training.



Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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