Reports To: Facilities Manager
Beginning Pay: $16.00 - $17.20 hourly
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is seeking an energetic and experienced full time Maintenance Worker to join our facilities team supporting the agency’s broad spectrum of child and family focused services including foster care, adoption, counseling, mentoring services and residential care for children. The Maintenance Worker reports to the Facility Manager and will generally work daytime hours, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, with occasional evening and/or weekend hours to respond to emergency repair needs and/or extreme weather events. The Maintenance Worker is responsible for providing clean, safe and functional facilities by ensuring that maintenance and repair activities are completed timely and accurately. The Maintenance Worker will possess a variety of skills including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, carpentry, appliance repair, painting, air conditioning/heating, landscaping and grounds keeping.
Helping children and empowering families by providing safety, advocacy and support.
NATURE OF WORK
The Facilities Maintenance Worker is responsible for providing clean, safe and functional facilities by ensuring that maintenance and repair activities are completed. The Maintenance Worker will have a variety of skills that will include but are not limited to: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning/heating, landscaping, and grounds keeping; when professional licensure is not required.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Responds timely to identified and preventative repair, maintenance, and safety hazards/risks of all buildings, grounds, equipment, and Agency property.
- Follows directives and/or written work orders.
- Completes minor repairs to agency assets and assures minor plumbing, painting, carpentry, drywall, appliance, HVAC and electrical or other repair work in assigned facilities, where a professional license is not required.
- Power washing of buildings, walkways, floors, playground equipment, etc.
- Ensures fire extinguishers are checked monthly and inspected annually.
- Assists with winter maintenance including sidewalk snow removal and salting as needed.
- Moves furniture, cubicle units, or equipment from one location to another.
- Performs pre- and post-move inspections, preparation, and clean up.
- Receives general direction, training and coordination from Manager and Maintenance Team.
- Works as part of a maintenance team, as well as independently, to accomplish department goals.
- Collects information; participates in planning, and completes upgrading and minor repairs
- Follows safety protocols for the execution of tasks and storage of supplies and materials
- Reports safety, sanitation, and fire hazards to Manager.
- Able to consistently meet attendance requirements.
- Works outside of normal hours as needed for emergency repairs and/or inclement weather
- Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- 2 to 3 years of experience preferred.
- Good organizational skills.
- Valid driver’s license, adequate insurance with a car available at all times.
- Ability to work with and around individuals from various cultural backgrounds.
- Promotes a positive image for the agency in all work related interactions.
- Possess an understanding and sensitivity to the treatment environment in which the work is done.
- Positive acceptance of supervision in order to learn and be trained in job-related functions.
- Good moral character.
- A personal commitment to the Agency’s mission, philosophy, and values.