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Central Services Manager

Company: State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources
Location: Augusta
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Central Services Manager
Augusta , Maine , United States - Maintenance & Operations - Full-time
Apply by: May 25, 2023
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Department of Administrative and Financial Services
Bureau of General Services
Central Services Manager
Job Class Code:0696 Pay Grade:28 - $58,344.00 - $79,643.20/Annually
Open: May 11, 2023
Closes: May 25, 2023
JOB DESCRIPTION:This is administrative work of a managerial nature in planning, directing and coordinating the State Postal, State Surplus Property & Warehouse operations within the Bureau of General Services. Responsibilities include planning and directing operations, developing and monitoring budget, and determining revenues and rate structure necessary to support operations. Additional responsibilities include establishing operating procedures, production, service and quality standards, and operational, internal and inventory control systems. Supervision is exercised over a medium sized staff. Work is performed under limited supervision.

  • Plans and directs on/off-site operations and coordinates activities with those of other Central Services sections in order to maximize operational efficiency and ensure established goals and objectives are attained.

  • Establishes operating procedures, production/service levels, and quality standards in order to evaluate employee performance and ensure consistent delivery of high quality products and services.

  • Establishes and monitors operational, internal, and inventory system controls in order to ensure operational integrity and safeguard state assets, property, and services.

  • Develops and monitors operating budget and determines rate structure necessary to support assigned programs in order to ensure section identifies and receives required funding.

  • Implements, administers, and complies with human resource laws, policies, procedures, and practices, including: AA/EEO, recruitment, employment, position classification, performance appraisals, training, discipline, contract administration, communications systems, and employee safety in order to ensure fair and equitable treatment of employees.

  • Reviews and analyzes production/service/sales records and trends, forecasts anticipated growth, and identifies opportunities for new or expanded products and services in order to develop long range plans for section and ensure section is capable of meeting customer needs.

  • Researches, evaluates, and procures production equipment and automation technology involving significant capital expenditure in order to ensure section delivers high quality and cost effective products and services in a timely manner.

  • Develops and implements marketing strategies for section products and services in order to make potential customers aware of section capabilities and utilize section resources effectively.

  • Researches, evaluates, and advises State Agencies of changes in shipping processes, laws and costs associated with vendors that provide mailing and package services.

  • Communicate processes and functions of the units that are overseen to government entities, the public and non-profits

    KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:(These are required to successfully perform the work assigned).

    • Knowledge of Surplus Property and Warehouse operating principles and procedures.

    • Knowledge of Surplus Property and Warehouse related equipment and automation technology.

    • Knowledge of operational, internal, and inventory system controls and techniques.

    • Knowledge of purchasing practices, procedures, and techniques.

    • Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring practices and techniques.

    • Ability to supervise and train a large production and/or service staff.

    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

    • Ability to establish production, service, and quality standards.

    • Ability to manage a large production and/or service unit.

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

    • Ability to establish pricing rates for services and products.

    • Ability to evaluate and procure equipment and contracted services

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Eight (8) year combination of education, training and/or progressively responsible experience in procurement, contract compliance, analyzing, evaluating, and/or developing organizational/managerial systems, programs, and practices to include at least two (2) years of supervisory experience. Preference will be given to those applicants with experience in Postal, Surplus Property and Warehouse operations.
      No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-"Dirigo" or "I lead"-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

      • Work-Life Balance - Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

      • Health Insurance Coverage - The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10,150.80-$11,942.16 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

      • Health Insurance Premium Credit - Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.

      • Dental Insurance - The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

      • Retirement Plan - The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

      • Gym Membership Reimbursement - Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

      • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts - Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

      • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness - The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.

      • Living Resources Program - Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

      • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act ( .

      • Voluntary Deferred Compensation - Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

      • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( .

        There's a job and then there's purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants demonstrate job requirements in differing ways, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role. As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics. If you're looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we'd love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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