Job Title: Operations Services Specialist

Reports to:Facilities Operations Manager
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:USEP INS

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:TBD
Salary Schedule:64N

JOB GOAL

Responsible for assisting in the implementation of a unified facilities operation program, ensuring compliance with local, federal, and state standards, laws, and regulations. This includes making recommendations to appropriate staff on the conditions of facilities and assisting in the resolution of observed deficiencies and providing support to staff to meet district-wide facilities operation services goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

                     Conservation/Recycling

  1. Investigate conservation and recycling issues at district and school sites, recommend appropriate corrective measures, and ensure that corrective actions were taken.
  2. Coordinate programs and events with schools and other community / governmental agencies to help raise awareness of conservation and recycling issues.
  3. Assist with development of effective marketing materials to encourage and reward conservation and recycling accomplishments.
  4. Review, monitor, and provide feedback to all stakeholders related to program objectives as outlined in program manuals.
  5. Recommend new procedures to improve conservation and sustainability.
  6. Utilize a variety of software systems to increase reporting efficiency and accuracy of energy and conservation data provided to administrators, staff, and students and as a hands-on teaching tool.
  7. Keep informed of current and proposed regulations that relate to conservation and recycling efficiency.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Safety/Environment

  1. . Investigate concerns related to safety and environmental issues, recommend appropriate corrective measures, and ensure that corrective actions were taken.
  2. Assist with coordination of district safety programs.
  3. Conduct investigations into indoor air quality concerns and recommend appropriate action.
  4. Maintain current and accurate records of safety information to identify the location of hazardous materials throughout the District.
  5. Assist with coordination of outside contractors involved in testing for and removing of hazardous materials.
  6. Utilize a variety of software systems to increase reporting efficiency and accuracy of safety and environmental data.
  7. Keep informed of current and proposed regulations related to safety and environmental issues.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge and understanding of facilities energy use and/or conservation operations.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations related to safety and the handling of hazardous materials, waste, asbestos, and other pollutants.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Knowledge of and experience with personal computers and programs, such as word processing programs, spreadsheets and databases

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in safety, environment, education, or related field

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Must have valid FL Driver License.
  • Must maintain a driving record that meets the standards of the District Safe Driver Plan II or district equivalent. Driver license must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three years related field experience or three years teaching experience
  • Experience working in schools and with community / governmental agencies
  • Working knowledge of the maintenance and operation of educational facilities

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Operations Services Specialist;   EST: September 16, 2014 ;   REV: June 29, 2020;   Board Approved: September 16, 2014