16th Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri

Maintenance Foreman - Kansas City

Kansas City, MO
The 16th Judicial Circuit, located in Jackson County, Missouri is part of the state court system. Th

Job Description

Maintenance Foreman

Posted: Wednesday, 8/16/2023

Applications must be received by Human Resources no later than 05:00 PM on 09/01/2023


To oversee the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of physical structures and equipment.

(The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job; other tasks may be assigned. The area to which the job is assigned will govern which duties apply. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities, work shift/schedule, facility, or department to meet business and organizational needs as necessary, including, but not limited to the re-assignment of employees and positions, elimination of positions, and opening, moving, or closing of facilities and units.)
45% - Supervise and perform scheduled, emergency, and preventive maintenance functions, regarding the operation, installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing, mechanical, electrical, HVAC, physical structures, appliances, equipment, and grounds maintenance.

    • Tour and inspect facilities to identify and schedule maintenance jobs to be performed.
    • Schedule, assign, and coordinate staff.
    • Monitor and inspect jobs facilities to insure quality and timely work.
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems.
    • Perform maintenance work to aid in completion of jobs.
    • Procure required materials/parts for jobs as necessary, which involves frequent pick-up and delivery to job site.
    • Insure jobs are done in compliance with established building codes/standards.
    • Coordinate code inspections.
    • Prepare and maintain various reports, logs, work orders, etc..
    • Maintain a preventive maintenance routine.
    • Respond timely to emergency requests.
25% - Advise, assist, and consult with immediate supervisor on various matters. Lead, direct, guide, and train staff.
    • Keep supervisor informed as to job status, staff requests, job costs, etc..
    • Assist in the planning of jobs and projects.
    • Provide direct supervision and training to maintenance staff.
    • Attend meetings and training.
10% - Communicate and work with Court staff concerning maintenance jobs/projects.
    • Maintain communication with staff in regard to facility operation/problems.
    • Respond to staff requests.
10% - Act as resource person for Court staff.
    • Determine costs for jobs, equipment, and other operational improvements, or changes.
    • Provide input and recommendations to reduce maintenance costs.

SUPERVISION OF: Maintenance Worker Staff.
SUPERVISION BY: Manager, Facility Services provides general and minimal supervision.

    INTERNAL: All levels of Court staff. Provide for repairs and improvements for a safe and secure working environment for staff, and time efficient jobs to keep disruption to a minimum. EXTERNAL: School personnel and youth. Provide for repairs and improvements for a safe and secure environment for residential youth, school personnel, and the public.

PRIMARY EQUIPMENT, TOOLS & MATERIALS USED: Operate a variety of hand and power tools, tractors, lawn and snow removal equipment in a safe and prudent manner, operate a personal computer, and operate a cargo van, or tractor.


    EDUCATION: High School graduate or equivalent. Two years of trade school or equivalent training in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, paints, and skilled trades. Universal EPA HVAC certification is preferred. EXPERIENCE: Three years directly related work experience in facility or plant maintenance. Experience must also include a minimum of one year’s supervisory experience in maintenance, and work with applicable building codes.

16th Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri At A Glance

The 16th Judicial Circuit, located in Jackson County, Missouri is part of the state court system. There are 45 circuits in Missouri. The circuit court is a court of general jurisdiction so, unless it is a municipal matter, most cases are filed with this court. Those include criminal, civil, probate, juvenile and small claims matters. Cases that are appealed from the circuit court go to the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District which is located in Kansas City. If the case is appealed from there, it goes to the Missouri Supreme Court in Jefferson City. The Jackson County Circuit Court is comprised of 19 circuit court judges, nine associate circuit court judges and eight commissioners. Circuit judges serve a term of six years, and associate circuit judges serve a term of four years. Commissioners are appointed to a four year term by the judges sitting as a whole, or as a court en banc. The judges hear cases at four locations. The majority of the judges sit at the Kansas City Courthouse in downtown Kansas City, which is located at 415 E. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106. About a third of the judges sit in eastern Jackson County at the Independence Courthouse located at 308 W. Kansas, Independence, Missouri 64050. At the Criminal Justice Building, one circuit and one associate circuit judge oversee arraignments and preliminary hearings before a case is transferred to a trial division. That building is one block south of the downtown courthouse, and is located at 1315 Locust, Kansas City, Missouri. Cases at the Family Court, which primarily handles juvenile matters, are overseen by one circuit court judge and three commissioners. The building at 625 E. 26th St. in Kansas City, Missouri, houses courtrooms, support staff and the Juvenile Detention Center. In addition to the judicial functions, the Court also oversees the staff and services provided by the Jackson County Juvenile Detention Center and two juvenile residential treatment facilities. The Court is funded by the state and the county. In 2012, the yearly budget for all services provided is almost $50 million dollars. The Court employs 807 people in full and part time positions. It also has about 40 people who work on a temporary or back up basis.
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