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Maintenance Specialist - Facilities

City of Prescott Prescott, AZ

  • Expired: July 08, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Maintenance Specialist - Facilities

Recreation Services Department

Pay Grade: 61

Pay Range: $19.72 to $27.61 per hour

New employees start at beginning level of pay range.

FLSA Status:Non - Exempt

Deadline to Apply: 7/14/2020

Position Summary:

Under general direction of the Facilities Supervisor, this position performs installation, maintenance and repairs relating to all systems such as electric, plumbing, and HVAC within City buildings and facilities, walk areas, and parking lots.

Essential Duties:

Drive City vehicles and operate other motorized equipment including lifts of many kinds; check various equipment gauges and instruments and maintain proper levels of water, oil, fluids, and air pressure; perform minor electrical work using test devices to determine circuitry problems and make minor wiring repairs and replacement; perform plumbing maintenance including, but not limited to unclogging drains and repairing or replacing pipes to stop leaks; repair roofs using hand tools and hot or cold adhesive mixtures; perform drywall installation and patching, painting, carpentry, carpet, tile, and other floor installations as needed; check HVAC units and thermostats for operation, clean or replace HVAC filters, belts, motors, etc.; assist management in preparing cost estimates for repairs and maintenance jobs; maintain records of time and materials used; confer with supervisor regarding problems and questions; perform other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent plus three years of building maintenance and custodial experience. Candidate of choice must pass pre-employment drug, fingerprint and polygraph tests and thorough police background check prior to being placed in the position. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Use of all tools, equipment and materials used in the performance of required duties to include National and local building codes; methods and techniques used in lifting, moving, stacking, storing and protecting tools, equipment and storing and using hazardous materials; maintenance and repair work, painting, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, roofing, drywall and cement work, floor maintenance including carpet and hard floor cleaning; construction techniques; preventative maintenance programs; reading both electrical and mechanical blueprints and schematics; performing maintenance projects in a timely manner and on schedule.

Adhere strictly to all Federal and local safety laws, rules and policies governing work activities and safety equipment and standards; achieve all necessary driving, lift and equipment operation and OSHA certifications as outlined in the City's Written Safety Plan, Job Hazard Analysis plan (JHA) and become familiar with all Risk/Safety information; communicate effectively both verbally and by telephone with the general public and employees and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the general public; provide excellent customer service; comprehend and draw conclusions from written material and proceed accordingly; see projects through to completion; measure distances by using a tape measure and/or calibrated instruments; use graphic visual aids, blueprints, schematics or layouts; install, replace or adjust filters, light bulbs, belts or similar objects; operate small and/or large power-driven machines; move, lift, push and pull a variety of heavy objects; use common hand tools; comply with job related OSHA standards.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties; may require work in small cramped areas.
  • Must have the ability to lift between 50 and 75 pounds.
  • Sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.

Successful candidate will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include:

Drug screening

Motor vehicle records check

Criminal background screening

City of Prescott Contact Information

201 S. Cortez St.

Prescott, AZ 86303

Phone:928-777-1347 /Fax: 928-777-1213

Major Benefits For Full-Time Regular Employees: Paid time off; ten paid holidays; employee and/or family health and life insurance; short term and long term disability; Arizona State Retirement and Social Security contributions; other optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans and additional life insurance. PROBATION: Each employee must satisfactorily serve an established probationary period. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process. In accordance with A.R.S. 23 - 493, this position has been identified as "Safety Sensitive". The City of Prescott is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


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