Passages Charter School serves students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Focused specifically on the needs of immigrant and refugee students. Passages offers a tailored educational program focused on high academic standards and instruction based on students' individual needs.
The Maintenance Worker maintains the Passages and LEAF buildings and grounds in top condition to ensure full and productive use of district facilities. To accomplish these tasks the Maintenance Worker must work closely with the staff and administration of Passages Elementary School and LEAF.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist in maintaining school buildings and grounds in top condition.
Assist in promoting the safety, health, and comfort of students and employees in school buildings and grounds.
Maintain a high standard of safety, cleanliness, and efficiency in all maintenance and repair projects.
Perform preventive maintenance, repair, and installation in connection with:electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, exterior and interior of buildings, and school grounds.
Move equipment and materials within and between school buildings.
Work overtime when emergencies arise in order to prevent disruption of the schools.
Observe Asian Human Services policies at all times.
Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
Adhere to all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
Qualifications (Knowledge, skills & abilities):
High School diploma or equivalent.
Experience in building and grounds operations.
Desire to continue career improvement.
Familiarity with computers and software relating to maintenance and inventory.
Ability to read chemical labels.
Ability to read material safety data sheets (MSDS).
Ability to initiate and complete work orders.
Requires prolonged sitting or standing.
Requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials.
Requires stooping, kneeling, crawling, bending, turning, and reaching.
Requires climbing and balancing.
Must work indoors and outdoors year-round.
Must work in noisy and crowded environments.
Must work in and around dust, fumes, and odors.
Must be able to work in high places.
Qualified applicants, submit cover letter and resume to:
Asian Human Services Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to the fair and equal treatment of all of its employees without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, political or union affiliation, maternity status, parental status, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
About Asian Human Services Inc. Passages Charter School
Established in 1978, Asian Human Services is the largest multi-cultural and multi-lingual health and social services organization in the Metropolitan Chicago areas. Its mission is to provide client -centered, quality, and compassionate services to Asian immigrants and other underserved communities so that they can fully participated in society, prosper and thrive. Specialized in healthcare, education, and employment, its professional staff is fluent in more than 28 languages and serves more than 28,000 clients throughout Illinois each year.