Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Utility Supervisor will perform diversified duties involving the planning, direction, coordination and motivation of a group of Utility Workers that provide ancillary services to other sections/departments throughout the Museum. The Utility section is directly responsible for the maintenance of grounds, snow removal, the moving and installation of art objects, moving of materials and the setup and breakdown of equipment related to functions of small and large scale. Essential Functions: • Direct responsibility for planning/scheduling on a day-to-day basis the activities of the Utility Workers. Check on progress of the work assigned. Assist as necessary in order to complete the job in a timely manner. Ensure that proper tools and equipment are available for the tasks assigned. Provide facilities assistance to other sections within the department and other departments within the Museum as needed. • Ensure that all appropriate project materials needed by the Utility Workers are available. Re-order all supplies as necessary. Ensure that all art display pedestals, bonnets, cases, etc. are properly prepared for storage and moved to storage. • Responsible for setting up, dismantling, packing and unpacking exhibits including loading/unloading vans and moving art objects within the Museum. Assist in moving/relocating office equipment, furnishings, and other pertinent equipment or objects. • Hire, train, coach and motivate Utility Workers, including writing annual performance evaluations and handling employee issues as they arise. • Generate and maintain all necessary records/files/reports. Ensure that work areas are kept clean and in an orderly fashion. Keep section informed of any new projects or other communications. Report any unusual or unsafe conditions or circumstances to immediate superior or others in management. Ensure self and crew members have updated training and certification for equipment (Aerial Lifts, Fork Truck, Front End Loader, etc.) used. Qualifications/Requirements: • Associate degree or equivalent experience • 5 to 7 years in a supervisory capacity leading a team of skilled labor workers • Must be extremely organized with the ability to schedule multiple projects simultaneously without compromising high standards • Excellent communication and follow-through skills • Must be an excellent problem solver with the ability to work under pressure • Must possess quantitative skills to estimate projects, including cost, duration and complexity of such projects • Must be able to collaborate effectively with all staff, including curators, conservators, exhibitions team, and all across the Museum community • Must have a good foundation/ knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel and the ability to use work order systems • Must be discreet in handling sensitive information • Due to the nature of the job, working hours are subject to change; must be available for flexible hours • Snow removal function is mandatory and thus must be flexible, able and willing to perform this task • Position requires travel to offsite storage facilities to transport exhibition materials or other equipment; valid Driver’s License and Hoisting License required

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