San Mateo County

Job title: Court Facilities Manager (Departmental Promotional Only)

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Company: San Mateo County

Job description: Description

The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo is seeking experienced candidates for the position of Court Facilities Manager.

Under general direction of this single position is responsible for managing operational activities of court facilities, maintenance and janitorial programs, and performs other duties as required.

Incumbents are expected to assume a project leadership role, exercise independent judgment and action related to all facilities and safety issues in court occupied buildings. This classification is distinguished from the Management Analyst I/II/III classification in that the incumbent is responsible for day-to-day facility project coordination and administration.

Receive general direction from the Human Resources Director. Exercise direct supervision over the Court Facilities Supervisor and indirect supervision over Court Custodians.

Examples Of Duties

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide administrative oversight of operational policies and procedures regarding facility safety, security, maintenance and janitorial services.
  • Coordinate and resolve technical and procedural problems.
  • Monitor and oversee vendor compliance as it relates to contract agreements.
  • Ensure accurate inventory of supplies, fixtures, furniture and equipment.
  • Develop, plan and administer court building maintenance projects as assigned.
  • Coordinate facility moves and relocations.
  • Act as liaison between the Court and the County of San Mateo on matters within their respective purview.
  • Provide input for the development of the annual budget.
  • Direct, coordinate, and participate in the development and implementation of program goals, objectives, policies, procedures and priorities relative to facilities, safety and security.
  • Monitor changes to the OSHA regulations and make appropriate changes to policies and procedures based on OSHA regulation changes.
  • Provide training as needed on safety compliance, ergonomics and ADA requirements.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill is:

Minimum three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience performing facilities planning and maintenance and/or construction, maintenance and repair for commercial/institutional facilities, including two (2) years of which must have been in an administrative, supervisory or project management role.

Familiarity with OSHA and ADA guidelines is desirable. Knowledge of CAFM (computer aided facility management) is desirable.

Knowledge of:

  • Working knowledge of building codes and guidelines related to facilities management and maintenance.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act and OSHA requirements.
  • Safe work practices and techniques.
  • Appropriate security and control measures.
  • Modern office methods including use of personal computer and related software.
  • Principles and practices of supervision and training.

Skill/Ability to:

  • Plan, analyze, organize and administer programs and projects.
  • Use and care of tools used in making minor repairs.
  • Recognize conditions which require maintenance and repair and correction of safety hazards.
  • Reason logically and prepare recommendations as appropriate.
  • Organize own work, set priorities and meet critical deadlines.
  • Exhibit flexibility and adaptability to changing work assignments.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with judges, Court staff, County, Administrative Office of the Courts, contractors and vendors.
  • Effectively supervise the work of the janitorial staff.

Physical Demands:

  • Bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, climb, kneel and use a ladder or step stool to reach equipment or areas above or below shoulder length.
  • Utilize tools, both power and manual.
  • Lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Corrected hearing and vision to normal range.
  • Personal mobility to work in various office and courtroom locations.
  • Use of office equipment, including computer, telephone, calculator, copiers, and fax.


Departmental Promotional Only. Only current San Mateo County Superior Court employees with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date may apply.

The examination process will consist of a scored evaluation of relevant training and experience (weight: pass/fail) based solely on the application submitted and will include an interview (weight: 100%).

The evaluation of relevant training and experience will be based solely on the application submitted. Because of this process, not all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are guaranteed advancement through the examination process. Only those applicants whose training and experience most closely match the needs of the department will be invited to the performance test. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense.

IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County’s website, you may click the “Apply” button above or below. If you are not on the County’s website, please go to to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date.


Application Deadline: Monday August 15, 2022, 11:59 PM PST

Panel Interviews: TBD

The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to our diversity.

Note: Although the County is conducting the recruitment with the Superior Court, this position is not a County position.

Analyst: Sedrick Dixon (08012022) (Court Facilities Manager – X019)

Please visit for a complete listing of all benefits for this classification.

Benefits are offered to eligible employees of the County of San Mateo. All benefits are subject to change.

As an additional benefit, the County offers extensive training, wellness and development programs designed to improve skills and enhance career opportunities. Most programs are offered on County time at no cost to you.

County employees are also covered by the federal Social Security system and earn benefits for retirement based on salary and time worked.

Expected salary: $8080.8 – 10075.87 per month

Location: San Mateo, CA

Job date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 07:56:57 GMT

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