Maintenance Worker

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Maintenance Worker

Position Function:
Ensures that all facilities have the necessary supplies; performs furniture repairs in a timely manner for the efficient operation of the program; manages use of chemicals in and around facilities; handles all safety and fire inspections. Performs skilled maintenance work in order to ensure the efficient, economical, timely, and appropriate maintenance of all school facilities. Performs related duties and general maintenance work as required. 

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Salary: $28,658-$45,963 (Commensurate with Experience)
Please visit the NCPS webite to determine salary specifics according to the current salalry scale:

Essential Functions:
  • Repair desks, tables, chairs, and other school furniture and equipment.
  • Perform all fire inspections and track/record all facility fire drills.
  • Perform safety inspections and report observable problems to the Director of Operations. 
  • Arrange for the repair of technical equipment by external specialists.
  • Maintain a computerized inventory of parts, cleaning and other supplies.
  • Manage pesticide and defoliant programs in accordance with regulations for the use of chemicals.
  • Prepare and manage a budget for the purchase of division and school maintenance supplies and submit such to the Director of Operations.
  • Participate in training programs that will upgrade skills and meet all continuing professional education requirements.
  • Submit regular reports to the Director of Operations relative to repairs, inventor, and chemical applications.
  • Report observable problems in the facilities to the Supervisor for scheduling.
  • Participate in an ongoing program of general maintenance, upkeep, and repair.
  • Report supply needs, areas in need of repair, and other problems promptly to the supervisor or building administrator.
  • Knowledge of the methods, tools, and materials used in building and mechanical maintenance work.
  • Awareness of computer and other high tech operating or control systems; ability to use a computer preferred.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team.
  • Ability to be courteous and helpful.
  • Perform such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the Director of Operations. Take part in training on the use of equipment, cleaning procedures, and blood borne pathogens.
  • Any additional duties as assigned by the building principal or supervisor.
Additional Duties:              
  • Performs general cleaning, and repair work, particularly during school vacations.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.
      Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipment, snow blowers, shovels, power mower, hand tools etc.

Safety Requirements
Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper use of tools and power equipment used in the performance of duties.
Wears appropriate safety gear, including masks.
Must comply with school district's chemical hygiene program and follow MSDS sheets.

Travel Requirements
Travel between schools, or between schools and central office required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to follow oral or written work orders from supervisor, and to coordinate work with principal and others.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Ability to describe orally or in writing cleaning, maintenance or repair problems as needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure.
  • Ability to work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow.
  • Ability to work above ground from ladders and automatic lifts.
  • Ability to perform work according to standard procedures and schedule set forth by supervisor(s).
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in standard office and school building environments.
  • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions.
  • Exposure to chemicals, solvents and contaminated trash, grasses, pollens, etc.
See the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.

Qualifications Profile:
  • Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.
Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Certificate of health signed by a licensed physician indicating physical ability to perform maintenance tasks
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in repair and maintenance of furniture and equipment
  • Training and certification in the use of chemicals and related regulations
  • Ability to use computer and manage inventories
FLSA Status:                       Non-exempt   12 month position

Posted By

Northampton County Public Schools

7207 Young Street , Machipongo, VA 23405

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7207 Young Street , Machipongo, VA 23405