Maintenance Technician

Boys & Girls Haven - Louisville, KY3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $26,000 - $33,000 a year
The primary purpose of your job position is to maintain the grounds, facility, equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by your supervisor, to assure that a successful maintenance program is maintained at all times.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that maintenance schedules are followed and Coordinate daily maintenance services and supply as needed.
  • Attend departmental meetings, trainings and participate in OSHA & CDC in-services as needed.
  • Follow all safety policies and procedure at all times and use appropriate safety equipment when needed.
  • Maintain campus and work areas in a safe manner. (Daily)
  • Follow all sanitation procedures throughout campus. (Daily)
  • Work in conjunction with each department to ensure all needs are met. (Daily)
  • Track and report maintenance supply needs and ensure everything is cleaned and properly stored. (Daily)
  • Report equipment malfunctions and breakdowns as soon as possible.
  • Perform maintenance schedules, routines and instructions given by supervisor, as directed.
  • Assist in the coordination of volunteer projects.
  • Be available for on call schedule or emergency needs.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent. Years of applicable experience may substitute. Trade and vocation school training is preferred.
  • On-the-job training provided.
  • Previous experience in general maintenance skills are essential.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clear driving record.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, to follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of maintenance work areas.
  • Must be willing to work harmoniously with other personnel as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
  • Must have the ability to minimize waste of supplies, misuse of equipment, etc.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing maintenance practices.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
Working conditions:
  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the residents/personnel.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
Physical requirements:
  • Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of three feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of six feet.
  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
About Boys & Girls Haven

Our Mission Statement: We shelter, heal and teach struggling young people to become productive and healthy members of our community.
Boy & Girls Haven is a private non-profit agency, nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and dedicated to serving victims of abuse, abandonment, and/or neglect. We serve clients from across Kentucky through the main campus in the Louisville metropolitan area and several satellite offices around the state. While our services have expanded over the years, the goal since our beginning has been to provide every child we serve with a home, a family, a community and a future. Since 1950, Boys & Girls Haven has touched the lives of more than 5,000 vulnerable and forgotten children.

Screenings: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Other

BGH has a competitive compensation package, a full range of affordable and employer-paid benefits, a 401k company match at 50%, and a Paid Time Off policy that includes a total of 24 days off per year, and 9 paid holidays.

Additional Requirements:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Valid drivers license and insurability by BGHs insurance carrier required.
At BGH, we value teamwork. To meet departmental and organizational goals, the employee is expected to assist with activities that are not formal parts of the essential functions of the role.

Boys & Girls Haven is an equal opportunity employer. At BGH, we are committed to treating all applicants and associates fairly, based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.