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Facilities and Maintenance Specialist (part-time)

Firefly Autism
Denver, CO
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Part-Time
Job Description

Firefly Autism began its non-profit mission in 2003 to celebrate the lives of children on the autism spectrum. Our values are our people, backed by our philosophy. With collaboration from families and other providers, we deliver services through individualized behavioral plans and instructional goals that meet the client’s interests, values, and support needs. At Firefly Autism, we believe in using the principles of assent-based and values-based practices to ensure a person-centered approach to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy.

General Summary:

Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, the part-time Facilities and Maintenance Specialist will provide maintenance and overall groundskeeping at our main offices in Lakewood, Colorado. This role will assist in facility repairs, develop and maintain vendor relationships and related resources, and overall support the organization’s facilities and day-to-day operations. This position primarily focuses on our Lakewood location but may be asked to support our Colorado Springs offices from time to time. This position requires on-site presence and therefore, remote work is not an option.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain safe and functional spaces for our clients and employees
  • Maintaining day-to-day maintenance needs for our Lakewood facility
  • Assists Facilities Manager with day-to-day operations such as completing maintenance orders and repairs
  • Monitoring the safety and cleanliness of interior and exterior areas, such as offices, gym, common areas, classrooms, parking lots, outdoor spaces including a sensory-friendly playground area
  • Assist with scheduling and coordination of routine inspections and emergency repairs with contractors Ensuring proper security measures for the workplace, including collaborating with security system vendors
  • Creating reports on maintenance, repairs, safety and other occurrences for owner and other relevant staff
  • Preparing facilities for changing weather conditions
  • Collaborating with Facilities Manager for budgeting facility needs

Experience and Skills

  • Knowledge of facility maintenance and ability to identify, maintain and repair equipment when needed
  • Knowledge of building systems including (but not limited to) HVAC, electrical, plumbing and fire systems
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions
  • Skill in exercising initiative, judgment and decision making in solving problems
  • Skill in reading, interpreting and applying information from blueprints, written guidelines and standardized work practices to a variety of situations
  • Skill in diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing a variety of equipment, facilities, machinery and groundskeeping
  • Skill in maintaining and organizing files, records, and documents required for maintenance and facilities upkeep
  • Skill in using a variety of snow removal equipment (as needed)
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding position with continuous lifting of objects that can weigh 25-50 pounds
  • Ability to comfortably interact with our neurodivergent clients daily
  • General computer competency, email, maintenance software
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to multitask and work without direct supervision
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and active insurance



Firefly Autism

Denver, CO
80215 USA


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