Part-Time Seasonal Facilities Assistant

ArtsQuest Bethlehem, PA $12.00 per hour

PT Seasonal Facilities Assistant

Arts Quest Values Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging


Our employees are the most valuable assets we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and the organization’s achievement as well.


At ArtsQuest a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees feel valued and respected whatever their age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and/or veteran status. We embrace and encourage our employees’ characteristics that make them unique, because we value and appreciate diverse life experiences.  

Supports:                           Facilities Manager/Maintenance Supervisor

Direct Reports:                 None

Job Summary:                 

Under the direction of a Facilities Manager and Maintenance Supervisor, the Facilities Assistant assists in the maintenance of office buildings, including all building systems and grounds, and provides professional, comprehensive facilities services to our internal customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide facilities assistance throughout organization’s offices as requested via the helpdesk.
  • Manage minor moves such as assisting with packing, unpacking, transporting boxes, moving furniture.
  • Carry out minor furniture repairs, general maintenance, minor flooring/carpet repairs.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools in performing duties.
  • Hang white boards and pictures, as necessary.
  • Work with facilities helpdesk and supervisor with regards to ongoing jobs, as necessary.
  • Work with contractors and sub-contractors, as necessary.
  • Work with Operations to set up meeting rooms daily; ensure supplies for meeting rooms are replenished, as necessary.
  • Change overhead light bulbs.
  • Ensure all facilities deliveries are received and signed for; arrange for equipment pick up as necessary for offsite repairs.
  • Ensuring fire safety; by checking fire extinguishers and emergency lights
  • Repair broken desks and office chairs.
  • Outdoor building maintenance to include but is not limited to cleaning up the parking lot, weeding, changing light bulbs and collecting trash.

·        Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

·        Perform all other duties as assigned or needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and at least 2 years of education and/or maintenance experience.
  • Ability to communicate well with others, exceptional customers service skills.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • General DIY and maintenance skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational and influencing skills.
  • Previous experience working with tools and conducting routine maintenance.


Physical Abilities Required:


  • Ability to safely lift and move objects up to 50 pounds consistently with heavier weight necessary  at times, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work with hands and use manual and power tools.
  • Ability to see, speak, listen, read and comprehend English, bilingual ability a plus. 
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, to walk, to squat, to bend, to climb stepstools and ladders, to reach overhead and outward.
  • Ability to work both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions to support our festivals and events.
  • Reliable personal vehicle to enable travel between all of our building and facilities, all of which are within a mile of one another. 


Note:  As job descriptions cannot possibly list all types of activities that one may encounter in a position, the person holding the position may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties as assigned by his/her supervisor when necessary.

Work Culture:

ArtsQuest has a culture of CARES; Creativity, Adaptability, Risk Taking, Evaluation and Sustainability; In order to be successful at ArtsQuest you must be willing and able to take ownership, and make significant contributions to the success of the organization:

  • We value a collaborative work style as well as the ability to work cross-functionally.
  • We not only work in an office environment in close vicinity with other staff members, across multiple buildings, we also work outdoors in all types of weather during festivals and events
  • We sometimes work long and unusual hours, including some evenings, weekends and holidays.


FLSA Status:  Seasonal/Hourly


ArtsQuest is an Equal Opportunity Employer



ArtsQuest is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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