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Building Maintenance Specialist


  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Title: Building Maintenance Specialist
Reports to: Crew Supervisor- Building Maintenance
Department: Public Works

Work Hours: 7:00am – 3:30pm weekdays; Seasonal Summer hours, 6:30am - 3:00pm; some weekends, evenings, holidays, and emergency call-ins.

Purpose of Work:
This position is responsible for the clean up, maintenance, and light repair or renovation of City buildings and stationary equipment. Work involves the performance of light to heavy manual tasks and the safe operation of a variety of hand and power tools and light equipment. Detailed assignments are given by and work is performed under the direct supervision of the Crew Supervisor.

Major Responsibilities:
Leadership – Creates a high performance work culture by demonstrating a positive attitude and modeling the City’s mission, vision, and values. Demonstrates, promotes, and develops leadership, management, and technical skills for self and other employees through the sharing of knowledge, skills, and information. Conducts self with high integrity, proactive in conserving City resources, and seeks and incorporates customer feedback for continuous improvement of operations. Initiates and suggests actions to improve department and City operations, employee performance, morale, and work methods.

Effective Management – Takes initiative to accomplish tasks and identifies opportunities for improvement. Engages in and supports the mission of the Public Works Department through positive reinforcement and consistent application of rules, regulations, and standard operating guidelines. Carries out oral and written instructions with minimal supervision. Provides responsive and timely feedback on the progress of work assignments to supervisor and management. Demonstrates a commitment to safety by initiating, suggesting, and adhering to procedures to assure the highest standards of risk management, employee safety and risk avoidance.

Teamwork – Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and human relationship skills. Creates an atmosphere of reliance and collaboration by building effective working relationships with supervisor, team members, City employees, and the general public. Demonstrates cooperation and initiative in helping the Crew Supervisor, Building Specialist, fellow employees, other City employees, and teams with developing and implementing programs and objectives to improve the department and City-wide efficiency.

Quality Service – Performs custodial activities in various City buildings and parks such as cleaning bathrooms (toilets, sinks, wiping mirrors, replacing hand soap, replacing toilet paper, replacing towels), washing windows, emptying trash cans, sweeping/vacuuming/mopping floors, dusting off furniture, and emptying recycle bins. Changes light bulbs and fluorescent fixtures as needed. May assist with the set up and movement of furniture and recreational equipment. Cleans and maintains tools, equipment and assigned vehicles. Reports any safety hazards or maintenance problems to the Crew Supervisor. May perform basic carpentry work such as tightening screws with a screwdriver, May be called in as needed to perform emergency services including protection of property, repair of public facilities and removal of debris. Performs all other related duties as assigned or needed.

Minimum Qualifications & Physical Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent. Vocational or technical school training preferred. Valid State of Georgia driver's license (Class C) with a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR). Substantial work experience in performing comparable duties with similar equipment and tools. Computer knowledge and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications preferred.

Ability to lift and carry heavy objects (10-100 lbs.) and bend, squat, twist, crawl, and climb on a daily basis. Ability to work in a variety of extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform work while being exposed to dust, pollen, allergens, exhaust fumes, herbicide chemicals, etc. Must be available for emergency call-in on weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Equipment/Tools: Operates a bucket and mop, vacuum cleaner, floor waxer/buffer, pressure washer, mobile lift vacuum and other janitorial and maintenance equipment.

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online.

We do not accept e-mailed resumes as a part of the application process. 



Decatur, GA
30031 USA


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