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Maintenance Assistant

Job Description - Maintenance Assistant

Part Time

Reports to: Facilities Manager

Position Purpose:
Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, assist in the maintenance and repair of the Club’s buildings, grounds, equipment and other facilities consistent with the mission and established policies and procedures of the organization.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Maintain grounds  
 Operate necessary grounds care equipment such as mower, tractor, chain saws, etc., in safe and efficient manner.
 Be aware and make necessary changes to hazards found on grounds.
2. Assist in the repair of buildings and facilities.
 Make minor repairs as needed
3. Perform janitorial and general maintenance duties
 Sweep, scrub, wax floors, wash windows and screens, put up and take down screens and storm windows – repair same; clean bathrooms, assist with cleaning dining hall.
 Dispose of trash and waste. Manage recycling.
4. Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state and federal guidelines as well as American Camp Association/Bright Stars/DCYF accreditation standards.  
 Assist with emergencies on physical plant and site.
 Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
 Store equipment for safety.
 Follow schedule for checking physical plant and equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair.

Equipment Used:
Landscaping equipment, cleaning equipment

Qualifications: (Minimum Qualifications and experience)
 A high school diploma or its equivalent or two years of experience in a facility and site maintenance, construction, or grounds keeping business.
 Current certification in first aid and CPR is desirable. 
 Valid and current driving license preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 Ability to work on a team, relate and work well with others.
 Self starter and organizer.
 Ability to accept guidance, direction and supervision.
 Proficiency in the safe and proper use of power equipment and tools, heavy and light machinery, and building materials.  

Physical Aspects of the Position:
 Ability to understand and implement safety regulations and procedures
 Ability, both visual and auditory, to identify safety hazards and monitor guest and staff behavior and enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures
 Ability to walk, stand, bend and stretch
 Ability to lift, up to approximately 25 pounds, and occasional lifting of equipment weighing up to approximately 75 pounds may be required with assistance.   
 Ability to safely and properly use power tools and equipment 
 Ability to safely drive cars, light trucks, tractors, and other motorized vehicles if licenses are held.
 Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the camp/Club operation.
 Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers/members in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness or injury).

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