Maintenance Supervisor

The role of the Maintenance Supervisor is of immense responsibility and accountability. Is responsible for supervising and maintaining all museum facilities and grounds to ensure they are aesthetically pleasing and environmentally safe. This job requires organizational and administration expertise to effectively supervise a team of subordinates.


  • Scheduling, delegating and ensuring that all maintenance work assignments are completed on schedule.
  • Maintaining and upholding the quality standards of the museum and ensuring quality customer service is provided to all customers.
  • Maintaining a record of all maintenance and service activities performed.
  • Scheduling proper working shifts for subordinates.
  • Coordinating Contractor work and providing recommendations to improve work effiencies.
  • Performs electrical, plumbing and carpentry repairs.
  • Provides training and skill development for maintenance staff in techniques regarding the use of hand, power tools and equipment.
  • Evaluating staff performances and providing feed back to the Facilities Manager.
  • Interacting with other departments to ensure their requests are completed accordingly.
  • Complying with all safety norms and regulations set by the museum including OSHA, MOSHA and all other Federal and State laws.
  • Monitoring and tracking supply inventories and advising the Facility Manager when supplies need to be replenished.
  • Reviewing bills of lading and supply documentation to ensure accuracy of delivery.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to supervise in-house staff and outside contractors.
  • Proficient hands-on knowledge of painting, drywall, carpentry and light construction.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective planning, organizational and administrative skills.
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills and the ability to motivate team members.
  • Weekend availability required, work schedule will be Tuesday- Saturday

Education and Qualifications:

  • High School degree, diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from an accredited institution.
  • Personnel management or any other discipline with 5 years to 7 years of experience as a Maintenance supervisor.
  • Proficient hands-on knowledge of painting, drywall, carpentry and light construction.
  • Ability to read blue prints.
  • Computer skills Microsoft word, excel and outlook programs.
  • On call –rotation
  • Must have transportation and a valid Drivers’ License.

The Walters Art Museum provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, subsidized Transportation & Parking, Museum Membership, Short Term Disability, FSA (Flexible Spending Account), 457b Retirement, and free professional Financial Management Counseling.

For consideration, send your resume and cover letter and salary requirement to

An Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer.

A smoke and drug free workplace.