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Facilities Worker

POSITION SUMMARY: The Facilities Worker will be responsible for performing repairs, maintenance and general operations for all La Vida Felicidad facilities and vehicles.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Daily job responsibilities/functions to include, but not limited to:

  • Examines buildings on a regular basis for needed repairs, maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Performs general maintenance work for grounds and buildings
  • Completion of interior and exterior painting as approved.
  • Performs routine plumbing repairs such as unstopping toilets, sinks, fixing water leaks, leaking faucets, and water fountains
  • Performs routine electrical repairs such as changing light bulbs or fluorescent lamps and assists in repairing ballast and light fixtures.
  • Assembles and moves furniture, hang pictures and bulletin boards, etc.
  • Performs emergency repair services as necessary
  • Completes routine maintenance of satellite offices.
  • Performs preventative maintenance for vehicles.
  • Must maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, LVF policy and state and federal law.

 

OTHER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be creative and flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities.
  • Prioritize and complete tasks in timely fashion.
  • Requires effective oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Facilities Supervisor, Director of Finance & Administration, or Executive Director

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Experience Requirements

Previous experience in grounds/building maintenance.   Must have working knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance and repair.

 

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the basic techniques of repair and maintenance, carpentry, and grounds maintenance.
  • Ability to problem solve and recognize need for immediate repairs.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skill in using hand and power tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with La Vida personnel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

 

  • Manual dexterity needed for general maintenance, computer and phone work
  • The physical environment requires the employee to work in all types of weather conditions. Some noise and interruptions are present.
  • Must be able to manipulate and operate maintenance equipment.
  • Ability to stand, stoop, walk, lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds)
  • May require need for flexible schedules, including occasional evening and weekend work
  • An automobile at his/her disposal; a valid, non-suspended NM driver’s license and a current automobile liability policy and continuous coverage
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check
  • No substantiation or criminal conviction of child abuse or neglect
  • Travel within the state may be required

 

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