General Maintenance Worker
General Maintenance Worker
The job of General Maintenance Worker is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational
process with specific responsibilities for providing skilled and semi-skilled maintenance services with specific
responsibility for maintaining facilities in safe operating condition; addressing immediate operational and/or
safety concerns; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job site.
This job reports to Assigned Administrator
Arranges furniture and equipment for the purpose of providing adequate preparations special events.
Assists maintenance workers with projects (e.g. transporting and/or securing materials, completing specific
tasks, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects in a safe, efficient manner.
Builds items (e.g. counters, temporary partitions, etc.) for the purpose of modifying and/or adapting facilities
to specific needs.
Cleans gutters, culverts, bath basins and other drainage structures for the purpose of preventing damage
and/or limiting liability exposure.
Coordinates with assigned lead and/or supervisor and other trades for the purpose of completing projects
and work orders efficiently.
Installs system component parts, classroom and office equipment and facility components (e.g. lighting,
heating and ventilating systems, alarms, plumbing, security, mechanical systems, electrical panels, etc.) for
the purpose of providing a safe and workable environment.
Maintains grounds, lawns and landscape at District buildings; including playgrounds and sports fields (e.g.
fertilizes soil, courtyards, flower beds, chalk fields, paint stripping, weed control, mowing, seeding,
watering, etc.) for the purpose of providing adequate, attractive and safe areas for assemblies, recreational
activities and/or athletic events.
Participates in meetings, workshops, trainings, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering
information required to perform functions.
Performs a variety of maintenance activities (e.g. carpentry, painting, glazing, plumbing, mechanical,
masonry, basic electrical and wiring work, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects within established
Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, reports, etc.) for the purpose of documenting
activities and/or conveying information.
Procures supplies and materials for district (e.g. soap, toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, etc.) for the
purpose of maintaining availability of required items.
Repairs a variety of furniture and building system components for the purpose of ensuring a safe working
Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items
required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.
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Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety
Takes care of vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials
required at job site.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning
of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job
conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating
equipment used in skilled trades, power and hand tools, etc.; adhering to safety practices; handling hazardous materials;
and planning and managing projects.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a
variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand
complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily
perform the functions of the job include: standard methods, materials and tools used in assigned skilled trade; and safety
practices and procedures.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment.
Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar
processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide
diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is
required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and
problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; developing effective working relationships; displaying
mechanical aptitude; and working under time constraints.
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; providing
information and/or advising others; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units
is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant
lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or
crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 45% walking, and 45% standing.
The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury
Experience: Job related experience is required.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses
Valid Driver’s License & Evidence of Insurability
Continuing Educ. / Training: Clearances
Criminal Background Clearance/Fingerprint Clearance