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Maintenance Assistant

Lighthouse Assisted Living & Memory Care Ocean Springs, MS

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

Lighthouse Assisted Living is looking for a Maintenance Assistant to maintain upkeep of our facility.

Required Qualifications

Minimum requirements include the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must participate in extensive Alzheimer’s training upon hire and monthly.
  • Must be a team player, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit and maintaining a harmonious work environment.
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, and electrical wiring.
  • The ability to safely operate hand and power tools as well as cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to
  • General Maintenance experience.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Welcomes new residents and their family with true Southern hospitality, ensuring they feel safe and secure in their new home.
  • Eager to take the time to get to know each resident.
  • Must be patient, friendly and sincere. Be courteous, tactful and use good judgment in working with residents, family members, guests and other staff members
  • Foster resident’s self- respect and self-esteem.
  • Completing minor repair work, which includes repairing doors, locks, door frames and handles as well as replacing light bulbs, sockets, switches, and window glass.
  • Performing basic plumbing tasks, which includes unclogging drains as well as fixing leaking faucets and toilets.
  • Performing regular cleaning and maintenance of AC equipment.
  • Maintaining all outdoor areas, which entails mowing, trimming, and edging the lawn.
  • Inspecting control panels and electrical wiring to detect any issues that require immediate attention.
  • Taking inventory of maintenance supplies and notifying the Supervisor of low or depleted supplies.
  • Promptly responding to requests for emergency repairs and clean-ups.
  • Removing trash and recyclable materials.
  • Overseeing the work of contracted vendors as required.
  • Attends training, meetings, and safety programs as necessary.
  • Ensuring that all maintenance equipment is in good working order.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Personal Skills and Traits Desired/Physical Requirements

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Ability to see and hear, with or without assistive devices, to perform assigned duties.
  • Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Ability to work independently, and to organize, plan, and manage time effectively to complete assignments.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to exercise judgement.
  • Strong listening skills and ability to deal with conflict with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Positive interpersonal relationship skills, including with persons of all ages and cultures.
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift, move, push or pull a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Meet general health requirements according to facility policy, including medical and physical exams and TB testing/ TB Signs and Symptoms.
Company Description
Lighthouse is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Ocean Springs. We are fully devoted to the unique care of our residents on a daily basis. As a company, we know that we cannot give the best quality of care if we don't have the best providers. Our goal is to always hire professional, compassionate, and dedicated individuals to join the Lighthouse Team so that we can continue to create a safe, high-quality, long-term living environment for our seniors.

Lighthouse Assisted Living & Memory Care

Why Work Here?
Great atmosphere with a position that is rewarding. At Lighthouse, you are not a number, you are a valued member of the family.

Lighthouse is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Ocean Springs. We are fully devoted to the unique care of our residents on a daily basis. As a company, we know that we cannot give the best quality of care if we don't have the best providers. Our goal is to always hire professional, compassionate, and dedicated individuals to join the Lighthouse Team so that we can continue to create a safe, high-quality, long-term living environment for our seniors.

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Address

8905 Ocean Springs Rd.

Ocean Springs, MS
USA

Industry

Real Estate

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