General Maintenance Worker-Substitute

LGS Recreation (Los Gatos-Saratoga Community Education & Recreation) - Los Gatos, CA

30+ days agoPart-time

SUMMARY: Under the leadership of the Supervisor, the General Maintenance Worker performs a variety of semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment at the LGS Recreation Facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Includes the following: other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs minor repairs on facilities caused by normal wear and tear, weather and/or vandalism which may include patching plastic, spot painting, floor tile repair and replacement, glass/window replacement, wall panel replacement and wood trim replacement
  • Responsible for a variety of semi-skilled maintenance tasks involving basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and painting
  • Performs preventative maintenance functions on LGS Recreation facilities and equipment, which may include but is not limited to; furniture, light fixtures, faucets, toilets, hydraulic door closers, door handles, etc.
  • Performs repairs on all LGS Recreation facilities, which may include but is not limited to; repairing sheetrock damage, servicing and repairing gutters, windows, plumbing fixtures, painting exterior and interior of buildings, doors, hinges, carpeting, tile, etc.
  • Assists with the setup and breakdown of special events which may include setting up furniture, advertisement banners, decorations and other company functions a needed

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to work independently and perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. Administrative duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements that are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, to perform the essential functions. Own transportation may be required for visits to other facilities and perform other duties as assigned/needed.

  • EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalency with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings to include semi-skilled carpentry, plumbing, painting and electrical work.
  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Possesses strong communication and problem-solving skills to effectively prioritize and plan work. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to perform basic math including calculations of fractions, percents and /or ratios. Must have budgeting knowledge and understand how to read, create, and monitor budgets.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS: Ability to operate the basic functions of a computer and Microsoft office software such as Word, Excel, Outlook email and calendar and Work Order system.
  • REASONING ABILITY: Must have the ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to read technical information and solve practical problems. Ability to emphasize optimum safety in the workplace and with the public. Exhibits sound judgement with the ability to identify, troubleshoot and perform repair and maintenance issues independently.
  • CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Trade skill certifications (i.e. HVAC, Plumbing, etc…) a plus but not required.


  • CUSTOMER SERVICE: Must be customer service oriented, accurate, self-motivated, and be able to use time efficiently. Must have strong communication skills, and methods.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, kneel, reach with hands over head and other directions, squat, bend and twist; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb up/down a ladder, talk and hear.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet when in the office.
  • Clubhouses, Seasonal/Summer Program locations, Recreation and other Agency facilities may be noisy with very dynamic movement.
  • Individual may on occasion be exposed to natural weather conditions that may vary from extreme sun to cold, wet, rainy and windy conditions.


The Above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of this position.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek assistance as required.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $25.00 /hour


  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school (Preferred)