Maintenance Worker – Lafayette County Courthouse

Application Deadline: 2022-12-05
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Title: Maintenance Worker
Pay Range: $17.86 – $18.86 per hour, based on experience; plus, longevity, if applicable
Location: Lafayette County Courthouse
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Hours of Work: Regular Full-Time/40 hours per week; Monday through Friday, with occasional evening and weekend work depending on storm seasons. Expected to be called in for snow removal unless prior excused.
Date Updated: November 22, 2022
Position Purpose: The primary purpose of this Maintenance Worker position is to provide a safe, clean and pleasing environment for visitors and staff according to current applicable federal, state, county, and facility regulations, policies, and procedures of Lafayette County.

• High School diploma
• Experience or ability to learn plant maintenance, building trades, and/or equipment maintenance
• Fluently read and write English and follow verbal and written job duties and schedules
• Must have valid driver’s license

Essential Functions:
• General building maintenance and repairs, including minor structural adaptations, painting, and general electrical checks, changing ballast – 4’ and 8’ bulbs
• General custodial services including waxing floors, dusting Courthouse common areas and courtroom, vacuuming common areas and offices depending on need, completely cleaning restrooms and emptying trash and recyclables
• General carpentry skills
• Knowledge of the operation of boilers and maintenance of proper steam pressure
• Knowledge of the preventative and routine maintenance of air conditioning equipment
• Routine maintenance and general repair of plumbing
• Maintenance of lawn and facility grounds, including mowing, trimming and snow removal; and the proper use of necessary power equipment
• County K building general property maintenance
• Fish pond general cleaning and painting
• Deliver mail to the post office and sort mail/operate postage machine in the Courthouse
• Seasonal decorating for Christmas holidays
• Climbing ladder to bell tower of courthouse to change light bulbs
• Fill county vehicles with gas and check oil and fluids
• Properly care for facility equipment
• Observe waste disposal and recycling procedures
• Basic knowledge of OSHA standards, building code regulations, and fire and safety codes, and the ability to follow them
• Perform all duties according to federal and state regulations, as well as the County Employee Handbook, facility policies and procedures and directives of the Maintenance Supervisor
• Work scheduled shifts while consistently demonstrating dependability and punctuality, following facility policies and procedures
• Be flexible, receptive and adaptive to change
• Follow safety guidelines according to federal, state, county, and facility regulations, policies and procedures
• Report any security issues and unsafe conditions/equipment to the Maintenance Supervisor
• Accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner

Physical / Mental Requirements:
• Lift up to 50 pounds or as required
• Transfer carts with supplies and equipment through doorways and into close fitting areas
• Physically and mentally able to perform job duties as assigned
• Ability to wear gloves and other protective equipment
• Stand / walk up to 95% of each 8.0 hour day to complete assigned duties
• Hear and distinguish normal sounds with background noise ranging from conversational levels to high pitched sounding alarms

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Deadline Note: 11:59 p.m.