Facilities Supervisor - San Francisco/Sacramento


455 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco, California 94102

415-865-4272 - Telecommunications Device for the Deaf Website: http://www.courts.ca.gov/careers

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY JOB TITLE: Facilities Supervisor (Inspection Services)




The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Facilities Supervisor in our Facilities Services office.

The Facilities Supervisor for Inspection Services will be responsible for oversight of the day-to-day functions and activities of the Inspection Services team. The Facilities Supervisor will develop and maintain plan review, permit and inspection procedures, training staff, and allocating resources for assigned capital and facility modification projects. Inspections Supervisor shall ensure compliance with applicable codes, rules, and regulations, provide technical direction in assigned area of expertise, and serve as a point of contact for both internal clients and external regulatory agencies.

The Judicial Council strives for work-life balance and includes substantial vacation and holiday time. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending, $130 monthly stipend towards public transit commuting costs, and retirement savings plans. In San Francisco, the office is only a 7-minute walk from the Civic Center BART station in downtown San Francisco. In Sacramento, the office is located minutes from downtown, just north of Discovery Park.

The successful candidate will be expected to work in the San Francisco or Sacramento office. Hybrid (in-office and remote) work schedule for 2022.


  • Oversight of Inspection Services team:

  • Oversees the day-to-day activities of the Inspection Services team.

  • Manage the workload of the staff, track progress, provide direction as appropriate.

  • Track and analyze recurring issues; identify and recommend solutions through effective communication and teamwork.

  • Prepare, assign, maintain, and oversee the flow and qualify of work to assure timely completion of assigned workload and adherence to standards of quality control.

  • Manage the plan review, permit and inspection program;

  • Provide oversight and manage the plan reviews that are done internally or using consultants.

  • Track progress of plan reviews, permits, and inspections. Manage record keeping of inspection reports for complete inspections.

  • Manage the permit program for Quality Control (QC) permits and State Fire Marshal permits. Provide oversight for the permits tracking log.

  • Manage the inspection program by scheduling in-house construction inspectors or procurement of inspection, material testing and special inspection consultants.

  • Develop policies and procedures, and program development:

  • Develop policies and procedures and best practices for inspection services.

  • Develop detailed process documents and flowcharts to direct the inspection staff.

  • Develop and implement training program for facilities staff on protocols for project scoping, plan check, permitting, and inspection.

  • Monitor and/or schedule inspections performed by outside agencies and/or contractors; reviews progress schedules with contractors to monitor project schedules; approves progress, final and related construction reports, and payment requests submitted by contractors.

  • Implementation of code requirements:

  • Establishes and communicates to project managers, processes to permit, commission, plan review, and inspect construction projects as required by the Judicial Branch Capital Program Management Manual and the California Building Standards Code; enforces inspection procedures and outlines construction methods.

  • Determining and directing when plan review, inspection, material testing and/or special inspections are needed on a project based on the requirements outlined in California Building Code.

  • Coordinate the inspections done by State Fire Marshall working in conjunction with the Fire Protection Engineer, keep a record of completed inspections, and support the effort of tracking noted deficiencies and their resolution.

  • Solicitation and procurement:

  • Assist with creation of scope of services for new IDIQ contractors for contractors for PRPI.

  • Review proposals received, participate in interviews and contracting process.

  • Solicitation and procurement of services specific to capital and facility modification projects.

  • Supervisory duties:

  • Recommends selection of staff;

  • Trains staff and proposes internal and external training courses and workshops.

  • Provide career development and planning for staff.

  • Approves time off requests.

  • Review and approves time sheets.

  • Evaluates employee performance and conducts performance reviews.

  • Administers discipline as required.


Bachelor’s degree, preferably in architecture, civil engineering, or construction management, and five (5) years of construction project management or facilities management experience, which includes one (1) year of prior supervisory experience. An additional four years of professional experience in the assigned function as noted above may substitute for the bachelor’s degree. Or, additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.


Master’s degree in a directly related field such as architecture, civil engineering, or construction or building management, and two (2) years of experience in providing analytical and technical support to facilities management, including one (1) year of previous supervisory experience.


One (1) year as a Senior Facilities Analyst or other level (C43) class, or three (3) years as a Facilities Analyst or other level (C42) class, with the Judicial Council of California or one (1) year of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of an exempt-level Senior Facilities Analyst, or three (3) years as an exempt-level Facilities Analyst, in a California Superior Court or California state-level entity and a) completion of training courses on topics related to effective supervision within 6 months of promotion; or b) one year of previous supervisory experience.


Valid driver’s license, as assigned and;

Positions assigned to construction inspection must possess at least one of the following:

− Valid Class A Hospital inspector certification from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD);

− Valid certification as a Class 1 project inspector by the Division of the State Architect (DSA);

− Valid certification from the International Code Council (ICC) as a California Commercial Combination Inspector (I5); or

− Valid certification from the ICC as a Commercial Combination Inspector (C5).


As a condition of employment, employees must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Proof of vaccination, if submitted, must be received before the start date. If you have questions about these requirements, you may confidentially submit them to Human Resources at idm@jud.ca.gov.

Additionally, if you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.


To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on April 9, 2022. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and a response to the supplemental questions.

To complete an online application, go to job opening #5537 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm

The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation. Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (415) 865-4272.


$7,599.00 - $11,398.00 per month

(Starting salary will be $7,599.00 per month)

Some highlights of our benefits package include:

  • Health/Dental/Vision benefits program

  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year

  • Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave

  • 1 personal holiday per year

  • $130 transit pass subsidy per month

  • CalPERS Retirement Plan

  • 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Flex Elect Program

  • Pretax Parking

  • Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)

  • Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)

The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Supplemental Questions

To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, please provide a response to the following questions:

1. Describe your prior experience in construction industry, including conducting construction inspection.

2. Describe your prior experience in supervision of staff, directly or indirectly.

3. Provide your ICC or OSHPD or DSA construction inspector certificate number.

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