Reno County Historical Society

Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description


Reports to: Executive Director


Duties and Responsibilities


The Reno County Historical Society maintains three facilities: Strataca: Underground Salt Museum, Reno County Museum and the RCHS Annex. The chosen candidate will be a Sr. Staff member for the organization but responsible for hiring and training staff and ensuring the smooth running of upkeep or repair operations.

An excellent maintenance supervisor must be reliable and have a great eye for detail. They must have technical skills and an aptitude for various crafts such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical and mechanical, etc. Leadership and knowledge of administrative tasks such as scheduling are also essential.

The goal is to ensure that facilities are in a good and safe condition at all times.

·      Inspecting facilities periodically to determine and reporting problems and necessary maintenance

·      Preparing weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work

·      Recruiting, supervising, and training maintenance technicians

·      Vehicle maintenance

·      Inspect facilities periodically to determine problems and necessary maintenance

·      Hire and supervise tradesmen during installations, repairs or maintenance (electricians, plumbers etc.)

·      Inspect and maintain building systems (heating, ventilation etc.)

·      Inspect and maintain trams and train

·      Contribute to the development of maintenance budget and ensure compliance

·      Monitor inventory of materials and equipment

·      Participate in coordination of projects (e.g. renovations)

·      Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations


·       Proven experience as maintenance supervisor or similar role

·       Strong technical knowledge of all building systems (electrical, heating etc.)

·       Knowledge of health & safety practices and regulations

·       Understanding of budgeting and performance management

·       Excellent planning and leadership abilities

·       Mechanical aptitude

·       An eye for detail

·       Computer savvy

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·       High school diploma; Degree from a vocational school will be a plus

·       Professional Certifications (e.g. CMRP or HVAC certified) are preferred



Full Time – Salary employee

Starting Salary: $35,000- $45,000 based on experience

Simple IRA plan

Health Insurance

Vacation and Sick Leave

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan



Please do not call-in.  Please email your cover letter and resume to