Maintenance Worker

Job ID
7:00 am - 3:30 pm


Provide service excellence to the residents and staff by maintaining the Site building and grounds and completion of Job Orders for maintenance of the buildings and outside grounds.


*Indicates this task is considered high risk for exposure to bio-hazardous materials.  Standard Precautions must be followed in all job duties.

  • Responsible for the appearance and maintenance of the Site buildings and campus

  • Must organize workload and prioritize Work Orders to provide repairs to not interrupt daily activity needs and complete Work Orders to maintain the appearance and functions of the facility.

  • Operate small electrical tools

  • Operate lawn mowers, roto tillers, edgers, etc.

  • Interior and exterior painting

  • Perform duties in accordance with established methods and techniques in conformance with recognized standards as well as federal/state rules and regulations

  • Knowledgeable of and able to carry out expected procedures during all types of disasters and drills

  • Maintain the preventative maintenance program as established by supervisor

  • Is available to assist nursing staff as may be necessary to provide a service in emergency situations or one not normally required of nursing personnel

  • Operates machinery/tools while building or repairing equipment

  • Clean and replace filters in air handlers, washers, dryers, extractors, waste systems, vents and exhaust fans

  • Maintain water, heating and sewage systems as required

  • Assist in maintaining security of grounds and buildings

  • Clean, adjust, oil and repair wheelchairs and other mobility-aiding vehicles

  • Perform preventative maintenance and routinely scheduled chores

  • Work outside as necessary including complete snow removal (removing snow from parking lots, sidewalks, fire lanes, entrances and exits when necessary) and lawn care jobs

  • Paint inside and outside as needed

  • Complete minor electrical and plumbing jobs under direction of supervisor in accordance with established codes

  • Perform carpentry work

  • Provide moving services to residents moving from one site community to another

  • *Assist with building restoration when a resident moves

  • Move and/or lift heavy boxes/packages when needed

  • Transport hazardous waste to proper designated disposal area on the campus daily and other waste to dumpster twice daily or as required

  • Report observed safety hazards in work are or any are of the Site to a supervisor



  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Any mechanical, electrical or maintenance related experience is helpful but not essential with at least two (2) years prior maintenance experience preferred

  • Able to work evenings and weekends as needed both at the Site or in the Community as necessary

**Keywords:  Wellspring Lutheran Services, Ausable Valley, Independent Living, Maintenance, CDL, Activities, Fairview, Hillman, Mio**





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