hourly maintenance technician

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/3493
Classification Title
Working Title hourly maintenance technician
Department Residential Living
Salary Range $12-$15 depending upon experience
Posting Information

Performs skilled and semi-skilled repairs including, but not limited to: window screen fabrication and repair, minor to major wood repairs (desk drawers, shelves, furniture repair, etc.), window blind repair/replacement, ceiling tile replacement, changing light bulbs, moving furniture, installing vinyl tile, patching carpet, replacement of cove base etc. -Assist the Assistant Director for Facilities, Associate Director for Facilities, Housekeeping Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor in the ordering and delivery process for all housekeeping and maintenance supplies. -Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on housekeeping equipment, vehicle fleet, and assorted maintenance equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

The ability to follow written and verbal instructions; the ability to perform medium to perform medium to heavy physical work; the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and the ability to work well with others. Performs skilled and semi-skilled repairs including, but not limited to: window screen fabrication and repair, minor to major wood repairs (desk drawers, shelves, furniture repair, etc.), window blind repair/replacement, ceiling tile replacement, changing light bulbs, moving furniture, installing vinyl tile, patching carpet, replacement of cove base etc.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent.
Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role
may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
valid divers license

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Text

Open Date 01/14/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply online.

PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.

A resume and list of references are required attachments to complete the application process.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

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Background/E-Verify
Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.

AA/EOE

Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs@email.wcu.edu.

University Safety

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of references
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid NC Driver’s License?
    • no
    • yes
  2. * Do you understand that this is physically demanding work which requires heavy lifting, constant standing, squatting, walking, pushing/pulling and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis?
    • no
    • yes