Part-Time Facilities Assistant
Reports to: Facilities Manager
Direct Reports: None
Under the direction of a Facilities Manager, 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.
- Provide facilities assistance throughout the organization’s offices as requested via the helpdesk.
- Manage minor moves such as assisting with packing, unpacking, transporting boxes, moving and assembling 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 whiteboards, bulletin boards and pictures as necessary.
- Work with facilities helpdesk and supervisor with regards to ongoing jobs as necessary.
- Work with contractors and subcontractors 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 off-site 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:
- A high school or technical school diploma or GED; preferably some experience in facilities or maintenance but not required; previous experience working with tools and conducting routine maintenance.
- A valid driver's license and reliable transportation to enable movement between all of our facilities, pickups, deliveries of tools and equipment when needed.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate well with others; exceptional customers service skills.
- Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
- General DIY and maintenance skills or the ability to learn.
- Good organizational skills.
Physical Abilities Required:
- Ability to safely lift and move objects up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally 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.
- Ability to stand for long periods of time, to walk, to squat, to bend, to climb step stools and ladders, to reach overhead and outward.
- Ability to work both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions in order to support our festivals and events.
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.
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: Hourly
ArtsQuest is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled