Facility Maintenance Technician – P/T Murray

Position Title: Facility Maintenance Technician

Reporting To: Facilities & Maintenance Director

Compensation: $20-25/hour DOE

Employment Type: Part-time, M-F, 8:00 am – 1:30pm, with the possibility of weekend work

Love animals and want to work with them and a team of people committed to improving their lives?  Comfortable with tools but want to get additional training and experience using them?  This might be the perfect opportunity for you! 
The Humane Society of Utah is looking for a maintenance technician to join our team and learn facility maintenance from a seasoned professional.  You’ll have the satisfaction of knowing your work contributes directly to changing animals’ worlds!

Work Schedule

  • Position includes weekday, weekend, and holiday hours requiring a flexible work schedule depending on needs.
  • Hours and days are subject to change based on department demands.

Job Overview

Under the direction of the Facility Manager in all activities and responsibilities, the Facility Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the performance of regular maintenance, repairs, and upgrades of the Humane Society of Utah (HSU) property and equipment.  This position is responsible for performing tasks in a wide variety of facility/equipment maintenance and repairing occupational areas, including but not limited to HVAC, carpentry, electrical, and plumbing, as well as keeping the organization’s grounds/landscape presentable and tidy. 

This position is expected to function effectively both independently and cooperatively with staff and volunteers. This includes working closely with the Facility Manager to ensure timely and effective maintenance of our animal shelter.

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving history.
  • Experience with basic tools to perform basic maintenance and repairs.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  • Self-motivated and well-organized, able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Knowledge of building management, facilities, and construction management.
  • Experience using a work order ticketing system.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying temperatures and climates.
  • Ability to work around animals in noisy conditions.
  • Ability to work with cleaning materials.
  • Responsible for presenting a neat and professional appearance to the public at all times.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance on buildings and facilities.
  • Perform routine maintenance and minor repairs to buildings and facilities including carpentry, light plumbing, and light electrical work.
  • Coordinate and assist with the removal of snow/ice as needed.
  • Coordinate and assist with grounds maintenance as needed.
  • Coordinate and assist with both regular cleaning and special cleaning projects as needed.
  • Perform light vehicle maintenance (filling tires, adding wiper fluid and antifreeze, checking oil and transmission fluid) and schedule/take vehicles to the repair shop for required inspections and maintenance.
  • Ensure all Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) is completed safely, cost-effectively, on time, and to a satisfactory standard.
  • Ensure all systems are performing as optimally as possible to reduce operating costs.
  • Regularly inspect buildings, sites, and equipment for needed repair/maintenance.
  • Interact with HSU program managers to effectively communicate all repair & maintenance concerns to the Facility Director in a timely fashion.
  • Investigate complaints regarding service and equipment, and take corrective action as directed by Management.
  • Treat all animals humanely, properly, and with compassion at all times, regardless of the situation or circumstance; promote a humane and caring attitude toward all animals at all times.
  • Maintain positive relationships with co-workers, managers, executive staff, community pet owners, adopters, and other stakeholders.
  • Cheerfully acknowledge the presence of customers in all public areas, and interact with the public in a polite, professional, nonjudgmental manner at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director, Resource Center Director, or Facility Director.

How to Apply

Send your resume to iepstein@utahhumane.org to apply.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by management. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

At the Utah Humane Society, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our animals, and our community. The Utah Humane Society of an equal opportunity employer. Employment at the Utah Humane Society is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. At the Utah Humane Society, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), genetic information, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy or relation condition (including childbirth and breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by state or federal law. 

It is the Utah Humane Society’s policy to comply with all applicable national, state, and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity. The organization’s EEO policy, as well as its affirmative action obligations, includes the full and complete support of the organization, including its Executive Director. Because it’s just the right thing to do. We hope you think so, too.

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