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Maintenance Technician

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YouthCare
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Seattle, WA

YouthCare


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Published 18 days ago

April 1, 2021
March 31, 2021
$18 - $21

PPLICATION PROCESS    -    Please submit a cover letter and resume for this position when applying.

AT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare envisions a community where no young person experiences homelessness, all young people have the opportunity to thrive, and the systems that oppress them are dismantled. YouthCare serves young people of many racial and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and religious beliefs, and we seek a workforce that reflects that diversity.

ABOUT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first programs to serve runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. The goal was to help young people find safety today and build a future for tomorrow. Over four decades, we’ve defined best practices and developed programs that are a national standard for excellence. Using a youth-centered approach, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 have the hope, skills, and confidence to gain long-term stability.

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing preventative, seasonal, and regular maintenance, hauling, yard work, and occasional janitorial duties for YouthCare's properties, and working within federal and local health and safety standards.

Non-management employees are represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform regular maintenance, repairs, yard work, and hauling at YouthCare facilities. Including building and appliance repairs, general plumbing, and painting.
  • Perform regular and emergency repairs as required in compliance with local and state health, fire and safety codes.
  • Evaluate and determine need for repairs and maintenance in conjunction with and under the direction of the Facilities Manager.
  • Arrange routine and unplanned vehicle repairs. As needed, coordinate or operate vehicles, including 15-passenger vans.
  • Ability to comply with all applicable Company and Government (Federal, State & Local) directives, codes, rules, regulations and policies related to building operations and work safety in conjunction with and under the direction of the Facilities Manager.

This job description is not intended to cover every aspect of your job at YouthCare. We are a team that works together to meet the needs of our clients and every member of the team is expected to pitch in and help even beyond the specific responsibilities listed in this description.

QUALIFICATIONS –

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:          

  • Demonstrated successful experience with basic building maintenance including repairs, plumbing, and painting.
  • Ability to follow basic safety precautions and use personal protective equipment, including the ability to read, understand and follow safety directions.
  • Ability to serve as a professional representative of YouthCare and to interact with staff, volunteers and the public on behalf of the organization.
  • A valid Washington State Driver’s license and a driving record that meets or exceeds our insurance requirements; the ability and willingness to operate a 15-passenger van.
  • Ability to p erform maintenance projects and tasks with minimal supervision consistent with Agency policy and direction from the Facilities Manager.


PPLICATION PROCESS    -    Please submit a cover letter and resume for this position when applying.

AT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare envisions a community where no young person experiences homelessness, all young people have the opportunity to thrive…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Benefits

BENEFITS: YouthCare provides a competitive benefits package to full time employees including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, short-term disability, life insurance, 401(k), vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave after successful completion of the 90-day Introductory Period.

BENEFITS: YouthCare provides a competitive benefits package to full time employees including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, short-term disability, life…

Location

2500 Northeast 54th Street, Seattle, WA 98105

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