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Job Title:

Maintenance Assistant

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:







Other Shift


Full Time



Job Description:


The Maintenance Assistant works to assist the Organization’s Maintenance Supervisors with the maintenance and equipment need of the buildings and grounds in a manner consistent with quality and long-term preservation of the facilities.


Assist Maintenance Supervisors in all areas of maintaining the buildings, grounds and equipment of the Villages and any company sites, including minor electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.

Maintains cleanliness of all public and administration buildings and outbuildings.

Maintains cleanliness and upkeep of grounds which includes, but is not limited to: lawn care, salt spreading, snow removal, trash pick-up and removal and landscaping.

Responsible for working with tools, ladders, and maintenance supplies as directed.

Help ensure the appropriate use and proper care of all agency vehicles including but not limited to: changing bulbs and fuses and taking vehicles in for service.

Assists with building set-up, take down for meetings and special events.

Assist with the pick-up and delivery of donated items.

Assist with Holiday and special events that may include some evening hours and some weekends.

Complete other assignments as deemed appropriate by the Maintenance Manager and Director of Facilities.

Works Closely with all staff to assure a quality maintenance program.

Additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


High School diploma or equivalent and one year experience in building maintenance.

Able to complete basic repair and maintenance reports, solve basic facility problems: follow through, promptness and the ability to self-manage are required.

Valid Illinois driver license, good driving record, insured and reliable transportation.

Able to lift up to 75 pounds.

No physical or mental impairments which would prevent or render impossible, performing the duties of this position.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Submit to required, DCFS Background Check.

Sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of clients and staff.

Ability to relate to the Agency staff and to the public in a courteous and professional way.

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.

Reliable, punctual and able to manage multiple tasks.

Ability to work flexible hours and multiple locations.

Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials.

Ability to work in an alcohol, tobacco and drug-free environment.


1. Paid time off
2. Health and Dental Insurance
3. Retirement Savings Plan
4. Student loan forgiveness

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