Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance Assistant

Class Code: S065C

The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for grounds maintenance and general labor activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. This position is a C108 and starts at $23,086.

Typical Functions: Performs grounds maintenance by mowing, edging, weeding, and trimming lawns and bushes, planting trees, and sodding yards. Collects and removes trash from lawn. Operates light to medium lawn equipment. Assists with work orders for special events and exhibits. Inspects tools and equipment. Performs minor equipment and vehicle repairs. Maintains equipment by oiling, greasing, sharpening blades, and performing other minor repairs. Services vehicles which includes filling with gas, changing oil, tune-ups, and washing. Assists with minor electrical repairs, remodeling of buildings, and performs minor carpentry duties such as hanging ceilings, replacing walls, and other carpentry duties. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledges, Abilities, and Skills: Knowledge of methods and practices in skilled and unskilled trades. Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on various types of grounds keeping tools and equipment. Ability to receive, assign, and coordinate work activities.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be a high school graduate or equivalent; plus one year of experience or on-the-job training performing grounds keeping and/or maintaining lawn-care equipment. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFCATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QULIFCIATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

To Apply:  Please submit, along with an application, a letter of application (cover letter), resume, and at least three professional references. Applicants may complete an electronic application and upload all requested items at https://hrapp.uaccb.edu. UACCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A criminal background check will be performed. Review of applications will begin Nov. 11, 2019. The positions will remain open until filled.