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Organization Academies of Math & Science
Classification Other
Job Type Full-Time
Date of posting 15 August 2014

Description

The Academies of Math & Science are seeking a temporary maintenance person/handyman for our

campus in central Tucson, Arizona. We are a group of highly successful college prep charter schools

in Arizona who have achieved some of the highest results in the state in the past 13 years since our

founding.

We want dynamic, motivated, and creative problem-solving maintenance team members. Below is a list

of requirements and responsibilities. This position can be part-time or full time based on competence

and experience. This temporary position can be extended into a long term position.

Responsibilities:

• Perform a variety of general maintenance and custodial duties in and around school

buildings including plumbing, painting, landscaping, and repairs.

• Maintain school equipment including cafeteria, restrooms, and other facilities in a

functional condition; recommend and oversee replacement of equipment as needed.

• Maintain records of maintenance performed as necessary.

• Maintain a supply of and account for cleaning supplies and equipment; maintain an

adequate inventory at all times.

• Comply with chemical handling laws and safety regulations as required; maintain a safe

working environment.

• Maintain security of buildings, equipment, and tools.

• Be able to respond quickly to maintenance and plumbing emergencies.

• Transport materials between campuses.

• Answer questions and interact professionally with school administration.

• Provide sound recommendations to administration and business office on matters

involving outside contractors.

• Supply own tools, drills, saws, and plumbing-specific tools.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

• Working knowledge of heating and cooling equipment; small appliance maintenance;

plumbing and fixtures; electricity

• Bilingual in English and Spanish

• 2 or more years experience in a maintenance or similar environment

Requirements

• Excellent communications skills, verbal and written; excellent human relations and

interpersonal skills

• Exercise courtesy to fellow employees, students, families, and the general public

• Must be a self-starter; well organized; perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work

with a sense of urgency

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; punctuality is a must at all times;

ability to travel locally as required; weekend and overtime work may be required

• Working knowledge of computer technology

• Professional bearing; clean and neat personal appearance

• A thorough knowledge of the use of the tools and equipment associated with general

maintenance

• Possess a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card or able to obtain

• Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license

• Ability to successfully pass a background, criminal history, and credit history check

• Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to

lift 45 lbs or as required in a normal maintenance environment.

• Required Activities: Walking; sitting; standing; stooping; reaching; handling; carrying;

lifting; and climbing ladders.

• High school graduate or equivalent