(800) 765-3797  fsyr@youthranches.org

SUMMARY

The Maintenance I position involves routine maintenance of buildings, grounds, vehicles and equipment at the Youth Villa.

The person in this position is directly responsible to the Supervisor of Maintenance. 

This position is eligible for overtime pay.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties and responsibilities are given as examples of the various types of work performed in this position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  1. Provide a positive role model for youth in care.
  2. Make routine repairs to the buildings as pertains to plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, and appliance repair.
  3. Maintain the exterior appearance of buildings by periodic pressure cleaning.
  4. Maintain lawns and operation of mowing equipment.
  5. Trimming and edging landscaped areas.
  6. Maintain weed control through regular application of herbicides.
  7. Perform preventative maintenance tasks on vehicles and equipment such as oil changes, checking air in tires, etc.
  8. Assist with non-cash donation pick-ups.
  9. Ensure cleanliness of campus by conducting a daily morning road inspection and removing all litter and debris present.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

The person filling this position must have a high school diploma or GED.  Two to three years work experience in general maintenance related field is preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each area of responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  1. Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one on one small group situations.
  2. Must have the ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, volume; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  3. Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  4. Must have a good working knowledge of all areas of maintenance.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical requirements described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, hear, talk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is extensively required to stand and use hands and fingers.

The employee will regularly lift and or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, peripheral, and depth perception.  The employee must be able to hear and will be subjected to loud noises.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Working conditions for this job generally include outdoor weather conditions, working near mechanical moving parts and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally working in wet, humid conditions, high, precarious places, and exposure to fumes, airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

BASE SALARY

$10.25 Per Hour

DEADLINE TO APPLY

Open until filled.

CONTACT

For more information, please contact:

Robin Sumner, Program Director – Florida Sheriffs Youth Villa, 3350 State Road 60 E, Bartow, FL 33830, 863-533-0371 or 1-800-765-3797rsumner@youthranches.org.

To apply, please click here to download our employment application.

We Are A Drug Free Workplace And An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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