Under the direction of Stone Laboratory’s management, assists with and coordinates maintenance of all facilities, grounds, vehicles and related equipment; works directly with the facilities and maintenance leader to perform other maintenance and operational tasks related to facilities and operations including minor carpentry, painting, drywall, plumbing and electrical tasks; operates and maintains equipment in working order including mowers and trimmers, chainsaws, tractors, motor vehicle fleet, etc.; maintains inventory, care and organization of tools and other equipment as needed; conducts routine maintenance checks on all vehicles (i.e. oil changes, tires, cleaning, annual safety inspections, etc.); obtains cost estimates and works with third party vendors on needed vehicle repairs, grounds improvements and other required equipment maintenance; works with the Stone laboratory business office to facilitate necessary programmatic use of all vehicles and follows OSU policy and procedures related to vehicle maintenance and reporting; assists with pick-up and delivery of food orders and freight as needed; assists with weekly trash removal from all grounds; assists with seasonal deployment of laboratory equipment (e.g. buoys) and infrastructure (vessels and docks); provides updates and reports to Stone Lab management and Director during weekly staff meetings and additionally as needed; identifies and communicates issues related to general operation; assists with the coordination/guidance of other part-time and student staff and volunteers on duties assigned; performs other duties as assigned. This is a seasonal full-time position that will work from early March to late November 2019 (flexible beginning and end dates). Position located in Put-in-Bay, OH.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; work experience in maintenance and/or landscaping and grounds; knowledge of the Put-In-Bay area and Lake Erie; outstanding customer service skills; ability to work with a diverse population; must have valid Ohio driver’s license; must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Experience with safety protocols; carpentry experience and a basic working knowledge of plumbing, household electrical systems, and HVAC; experience and/or willingness to work with some heavy equipment (e.g. manlift, tractors, lawn mowers) and vessels (e.g. outboard motor boats and other small work vessels); USCG Master 50 ton (minimum) license – Great Lakes and western rivers; TWIC card.
Target Salary: $12.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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