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MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT/JANITOR
Department: Facilities
Location: Chico

SALARY RANGE: 45 ($15.08 – $18.57) CLOSING DATE: pending *Sufficient number of qualified applicants must be received.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION BELOW; PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!!!

GUIDELINES: In order to receive full consideration for employment, submission of a complete Agency Application Packet with your signature is REQUIRED. DO NOT use “See Resume” as an answer for any requested information. Failure to complete and/or provide all of the required documentation may remove you from consideration for employment.

DESIRED DOCUMENTATION:

Cover Letter
Resume
Signed Job Description
Employment Application, required
Letters of Recommendation – minimum of two (2) letters are desired.
Job Related Transcripts, Licenses and/or Certificates;
Reference Check Authorization, required (download here)
DMV Printout ~ obtained from DMV within the last 30 days; required.
Affirmative Action Questionnaire – optional (download here)

NOTE: It is your responsibility to provide copies of the documentation you are submitting, we do not make copies for applicants. If any of the required documentation is missing, your submitted application packet may be removed from further consideration for employment.

Definition: Under general supervision, to assist with basic maintenance and perform a wide variety of janitorial duties in order to keep Agency buildings and/or grounds clean, orderly and a safe environment for employees, clients and the public; and perform related work as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics: Incumbents perform routine janitorial and basic maintenance duties; works closely with facility staff to meet the janitorial needs of the area; and resolves problems to ensure efficient and safe operations.

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer, Maintenance Specialist or designee.

Classifications: Supervised This is not a supervisory position.

Examples of Important and Essential Job Duties: (The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)

  • Sweeps, mops, scrubs and vacuums hallways, stairs and workspaces;
  • Empty all trash cans and replace liners, clean receptacles as necessary;
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms, cleans countertops and refills dispensers;
  • Notifies supervisor of any unsafe conditions;
  • Cleans sidewalk and parking areas of debris;
  • Washes walls and windows as needed;
  • Maintains building by performing minor and routine cleaning; such as waxing floors, shampooing carpets and other related maintenance/janitorial activities;
  • Replaces air conditioner filters;
  • Notifies supervisor regarding complaints about excessive misuse of property;
  • Notifies supervisor concerning need for repairs or additions to lighting, heating and ventilating equipment;
  • Notifies supervisor about the need of cleaning supplies, materials and equipment;

Typical Physical Requirements: Frequently stand, walk and sit for extended periods; ability to walk in uneven terrain and on slippery surfaces;  ability to work around moving objects or vehicles; physical ability to stoop, kneel, and crouch to pick up or move objects; physical ability to lift, push and carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds without assistance and objects weighing up to 50 pounds with assistance; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communications; operate an automobile or truck.

Typical Working Conditions: Work is performed in a variety of environments and times, both indoors and outdoors; exposures to varying weather conditions; some exposure to controlled and hazardous substances and chemicals; some assignments involve high noise; exposure to fumes and gasses; continuous contact with clients, general public and other staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of :

  • General knowledge of methods, materials and practices used in planning and completing building projects.
  • Safe work practices, use and operation of a variety of tools and equipment used in the building trades.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to:

  • Recognize and locate conditions which require maintenance, repair or cleaning.
  • Skillfully and safely use and operate a variety of equipment used in janitorial work.
  • Use chemicals related to cleaning and maintenance repairs in a safe manner
  • Work on own initiative without close supervision.
  • Perform arithmetic calculations at a level required for successful job performance.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Maintain and observe all safety precautions and practices.

Training and Experience: A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D Certificate;
  • At least one (1) year experience in building maintenance, janitorial work and/or general labor;
  • Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver’s License with a good driving record; eligible for Agency automobile insurance coverage per Guidelines for Drivers of Agency Owned Vehicles.
  • Pass a post-offer / pre-employment background check.
  • Pass a post-offer / pre-employment drug test.

How to Apply: Apply on line at: https://www.buttecaa.com/careers/?apply=1581

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $15.08
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $18.57

    About Community Action Agency of Butte County

    Summary:  Responsible for the upkeep of grounds, amenities, building exteriors and office, parking lots and other community buildings of multi-family residential apartments.   Would you like to become a part of our team?!?! Interested individuals are urged to apply as soon as possible.