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  • Full Time
  • AIM Center, Inc.
  • $20-$24 USD / Hour
  • Salary: $20-$24

Website AIM Center

The Facility and Grounds Attendant is responsible for the day-to-day care of the AIM Center’s property. The position performs a variety of janitorial and maintenance duties in maintaining AIM Center’s buildings, grounds, vehicles, and equipment in a sanitary, orderly, attractive, and mechanically sound condition.

Job Description

Position Title:           Facility and Grounds Attendant

Reports To:               Director of Operations

Supervises:               N/A

Classification:          Exempt

Purpose of Position: The Facility and Grounds Attendant is responsible for the day-to-day care of the AIM Center’s property. The position performs various janitorial and maintenance duties in maintaining AIM Center’s buildings, grounds, vehicles, and equipment in a sanitary, orderly, attractive, and mechanically sound condition.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Maintains the Following Functions:

This facility expects its employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and members. Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

  • Ensures the condition of facilities and grounds exceeds the organization’s standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Routinely performs work side by side with members of the clubhouse and demonstrates an understanding of the clubhouse program philosophy.
  • Implements and manages a comprehensive maintenance program for AIM Center’s buildings, grounds, mechanical systems, vehicles, and equipment. This includes the completion of routine inspection reports.
  • Maintains required maintenance and repair records of the facility, building systems, i.e., fire/alarm system, sprinkler system, etc., machinery/equipment, and vehicles.
  • Maintain work records and schedules for daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual preventative maintenance.
  • Perform duties of washing windows outside of the building.
  • Keep work areas and storage rooms neat and orderly.
  • Oversee work order requests and establish work priority.
  • Monitors and maintains health and safety equipment including fire system, security system, first aid equipment, etc., according to facility licensure rules and Chattanooga City Fire Code. This includes conducting fire drills, disaster drills, emergency lighting testing, and inspecting fire extinguishers every 30 days.
  • Serves as a member of the security team to maintain the safety of building occupants.
  • Performs semi-skilled work in a variety of areas; grounds keeping; electrical, plumbing, carpentry or refrigeration and heating.
  • Keep the grounds looking neat and cared for by mowing and trimming the grass, trimming the bushes and trees, mulching, keeping the leaves and litter picked up, the sidewalks clear of debris, and any erosion challenges under control.
  • Maintains and adjusts sprinkler systems, provides irrigation services, maintains irrigation equipment, and removes graffiti.
  • Shovel snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spread salt in those areas.
  • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.
  • Use power tools, and hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, axes, etc.
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters, or other grounds features.
  • Performs other building maintenance projects such as hanging pictures, repairing and replacing locks, moving furniture, assembling and hanging shelving, and window cleaning.
  • Perform trash and debris removal, and cleaning of facilities and restrooms.
  • Manages meeting and conference room set-ups for routine program activities, Board functions, and special events.
  • Maintains janitorial, building, grounds, and health/safety supplies. This includes securing quotes, purchasing, stocking, and inventory.
  • Uses equipment and supplies properly in accordance with OSHA safety regulations and procedures. Cleans maintains, and stores equipment after use.
  • Liaisons effectively with contractors, inspectors, and suppliers on custodial, janitorial/ environmental maintenance projects.
  • Develops, proposes, and implements new maintenance methods and practices to improve operations, minimize costs, and attain greater utilization and life of equipment and materials.
  • Train employees on vehicle usage.
  • Serves as primary staff on-call for facility and grounds emergencies/repairs.
  • Participates in Clubhouse social and holiday staff rotation coverage.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations and/or the President/CEO.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must have a high level of integrity and have a reputation for dependability, honesty, and congeniality.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Principles and practices of one or more skilled trades in the maintenance/construction trades field.
  • Successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background check and Motor Vehicle Record.
  • High School Diploma (or GED) with excellent mechanical ability and extensive knowledge/experience in facility maintenance and janitorial services is required.
  • Valid Driver’s License with F Endorsement (required for TN residents only)
  • Motor Vehicle Report may not have more than three (3) chargeable accidents or three (3) moving violations during the previous 36 months as well as no DUI convictions.
  • Bilingual English-Spanish (preferred)

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Organized, self-motivated with a high level of self-initiative and ability to perform work independently.
  • Understands, and maintains confidentiality.
  • Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.
  • Tolerance for routine and repetitive tasks and interruptions while performing work.
  • Ability to interact positively and effectively with Board, staff, and members.
  • Communicates effectively with outside contractors and supply vendors.
  • Use of computers including internet, email, security & fire systems, and Microsoft Office products & Google Workspace Applications.
  • Ability to read blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary.

Physical and Environmental Demands:

  • Work requires occasional high levels of physical exertion. This includes heavy lifting (50+ lbs.), walking, bending, pushing large loads, carrying, stooping, reaching, climbing/standing on ladders, shoveling, etc. Work is primarily done while standing, with a combination of bending, stooping, kneeling, pulling, pushing, and reaching also necessary.
  • Occasionally will work near moving mechanical parts, moderate noise levels, and often in outside weather conditions.
  • Use of custodial cleaning agents and chemicals is required including the use of tools in the performance of duties such as mops, brooms, plungers, carts, shovels, screwdrivers, drills, hammers, etc.
  • Could be exposed to chemicals, unclean substances, and soiled conditions.

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