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Maintenance Worker I in Chicago, IL at Ada S McKinley

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

At Ada S. Mckinley we transform lives and strengthen communities. We are seeking talented individuals who will join us in furthering the mission of the agency which is to serve and bring lasting positive change to underprivileged communities in the Chicago area. Our staff is our most valued asset and as such we offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits (medical, dental, vision, LTD, retirement, life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, and tuition reimbursement).


OVERVIEW: We currently have an opportunity available for a Maintenance Worker with our Child Development and Youth Services division. Under the supervision of the Site Director, this position is responsible for the cleaning, general care and upkeep of the facility and grounds used by the Head Start Program. Duties will include making minor repairs (not requiring journeyman skills) to the facility, grounds and equipment.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains clean, safe and sanitary offices, washrooms, kitchens, other rooms and grounds of the facility in accordance with Head Start, city and state standards.
  • Ensure all tasks are completed according to established timelines and written work schedule.
  • Maintains an accurate inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains and adequate supply of cleaning supplies. Prepares requisition for approval by Site Director when supplies needed to maintain offices and grounds.  
  •  Conducts routine inspections of facility, equipment and grounds Informs site director of results and recommends replacement of equipment or repair services requiring a licensed contractor.


Job Requirements


Education: A High School Diploma or GED is required. Post Secondary education and or training is a plus. 

Experience & Skills: A minimum of two years experience in maintenance and care of offices, buildings and grounds. Troubleshooting ability, manual dexterity, customer service skills, basic computer skills and a valid driver's license are required. 


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