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SUMMARY:

Community Solutions has an exciting full-time opportunity for anyone looking to continue their career in the Maintenance field. Working under the direction of the Facilities Manager, the Maintenance Assistant will ensure all agency buildings, grounds and equipment are maintained and repaired promptly. You will gain first hand experience while working with a team that has long tenure, dedication and a friendly work environment. Community Solutions has client facilities and office locations throughout Santa Clara County.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Qualifications and Knowledge:

Did you know that research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications? Please understand that no one ever meets 100% of the capabilities. If much of this describes you, we encourage you to apply. This might be the right next role for you if you have:

· High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1 year of experience in             institutional and/or construction trades required.

· Have the ability to read and follow written instructions.

· Experience operating power equipment, electrical pumps/motors,       construction tools and using standard maintenance practices.

· Basic knowledge of plumbing, HVAC, electrical and carpentry.

· Experience with standard safety practices

· Ability to bend/stretch/lift up to 50lbs

· Written and verbal command of English required.

What You’ll Be Doing in the role of Maintenance Assistant

· Perform a variety of plumbing, carpentry, painting and electrical maintenance.

· Repair and upkeep of all buildings, grounds and equipment to ensure a    safe environment for all Agency buildings.

· Set up and take down for office moves, meetings or other functions.

· Respond to emergency situations and solve safety concerns in an     immediate fashion.

· Operate various hand and power tools; as well as working with chemical cleaning products.

· Plan and organize work requests received by employees.

· Oversee the work completed by contractors to ensure all tasks are completed and meet safety requirements, regulations and codes.

· Assess all facilities and equipment problems and perform or recommend appropriate repairs.

· Maintain records of preventative maintenance services and service requests.

· Respond to phone calls and emails within 24 hours on business days to resolve outstanding issues.

· Attend and participate in Agency meetings and contribute to continuous quality improvement activities to enhance team and program development.

· Must have the ability to operate their personal or Agency motor vehicle between facilities.

· Participate in on-call and after-hours rotation as assigned.

· May be required to work some evenings and weekends.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

Community Solutions is deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are a team of dedicated professionals with backgrounds as diverse as the impact we achieve. We are committed to diversity in our workforce and equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Working at Community Solutions: Community Solutions offers a competitive starting hourly rate of $20. Our agency offers a generous employee benefits package and encourages a strong work-life balance. We believe in supporting the whole person by providing:

100% of premiums paid by employer for full-time employees and eligible dependent children
403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% employer match
3-weeks paid vacation to start
13 paid holidays; 96 sick hours per year (inclusive of self-care/mental health days)
Longevity bonuses
Generous family medical leave for eligible employees
Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Staff learning and development and robust in-house training opportunities
Employee-led Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resource Group

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time, frequently stand/walk, manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination, lift and move objects weighing up to 50lbs. Work is performed in office, housing, or community environments where staff and clients are present daily.

Work Environment and Location: This position requires working at various Agency and housing locations in Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San Jose.

Special Requirements:

Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance as required by specific programs, licensing regulations and Community Solutions practices.
License: Possess a valid California driver’s license, current car insurance and a good driving record as documented by a DMV report and consistent with the Agency’s liability insurance requirements.
COVID-19 Vaccination: Please note that Community Solutions has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and clients. As a condition of employment, Community Solutions employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.
About Us:

Since its founding as a teen drop-in center in 1972, Community Solutions (CS) has grown in both depth and breadth of services in response to the growing and changing needs in the community. As one of the most comprehensive nonprofit human services agencies in Santa Clara County and the surrounding areas, CS provides prevention, intervention, treatment, and residential services to more than 6,400 clients annually, helping them overcome the challenges posed by mental health issues, substance abuse, trauma, severe family dysfunction, sexual and domestic violence, and human trafficking.

Note:  This job description outlines primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but is not intended to be a comprehensive description of job responsibilities. We expect each employee to offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.

Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as an employee for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Note:  This job description outlines primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but is not intended to be a comprehensive description of job responsibilities. We expect each employee to offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.

Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as an employee for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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