FACILITIES TECHNICIAN $17 TO $18
MUST HAVE FLEXIBLE HOURS.
REPORTS TO: Office Manager and/or Director of Finance & Administration
The Facilities Technician is responsible to set up and tear down furniture and equipment and to assist in cleaning and maintenance of the physical plant. This position requires a team player attitude, attention to details and flexibility to respond to immediate needs as requested. The Facilities Technician will perform his/her duties within the parameters of Jewish observance and will respond to staff/congregant/customer needs quickly and courteously.
- Complete set ups and tear downs of furniture and equipment for all events, dinners, services and meetings at the synagogue according to specific instructions provided which may include written instructions, verbal instructions and diagrams.
- Perform daily cleaning tasks, regular portering of all public restrooms and public spaces and respond to any immediate clean up requests within the building and grounds.
- Perform building opening and closing routines on a daily basis. This includes disarming/arming security system, turning on/off all lights, unlocking/locking all doors, completing a walkthrough of entire building for security purposes and to verify no maintenance issues requiring immediate attention exist, checking all restrooms for paper supplies and re-filling as needed, collecting items left behind and placing in lost & found area, returning a/v equipment, books, ritual items to proper storage locations and noting any maintenance issues to be addressed.
- Provide food and beverage set up, clean up and basic preparation as requested by staff.
- Assist staff, guests, vendors and customers with building or room access for meetings, events or other functions ensuring safety and security protocols are maintained.
- Complete or assist in completion of periodic cleaning and maintenance tasks such as carpet cleaning, floor stripping/waxing, cleaning and disinfecting preschool play equipment and detail cleanings for holidays and major events.
- Monitor synagogue grounds picking up debris and trash around building and parking lot, regularly checking/cleaning out trash enclosure, regularly checking/cleaning preschool playgrounds, and checking/cleaning roof drains.
- Shovel and/or snowblow sidewalks and steps around the building as needed during winter weather season. Spread ice melting product on sidewalks and steps as needed during winter weather season.
- Respond to and complete general maintenance needs such as replacing lightbulbs, unclogging toilets, replacing damaged ceiling tiles, etc.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Knowledge and practical experience in building operations, regulations, codes, safety requirements and housekeeping.
- Ability to maintain quality control over all work performed .
- Knowledge of Jewish customs and rituals is preferred.
- Combination of walking, sitting, standing in office and throughout the building and grounds.
- Constant written and verbal communication.
- Occasional lifting, stooping, kneeling, bending or climbing.
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
- A/V equipment including laptop computer, projector and screens.
- Daily use of two-way radio
- Daily use of cleaning equipment and small hand tools, ladders, dollies, etc.
- Equipment for moving furniture such as chair dollies, table dollies, and utility carts.
- Occasional use of power lift, carpet cleaning equipment, floor stripper/waxer
CONDUCT AND APPEARANCE
- Observe all scheduled work shifts. If adjustments to work schedule are needed or time away is desired, advance notice is required. Employee Handbook will specify requirements.
- Arrive to work on time and work entire shift unless permission is given to leave early.
- Respond to staff/congregants/guests/vendors courteously and in a timely manner.
- Good personal hygiene and grooming are required (e.g. wear deodorant, keep hair combed, wear clean clothes)
- Wear logoed shirts provided during every work shift.
- Do not use headphones or earbuds during working shifts unless it is during non-standard business hours (i.e. after office is closed or when there are no public meetings/events)
- Both indoor and outdoor work should be expected.
- Works with and around others.
- Frequent office interaction with staff, congregants and guests.