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Maintenance Technician

at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine, United States

Job Description

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is hiring! 

Are you someone who is handy in multiple trades, a hard worker, and committed to supporting the Gardens’ IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility) goals? We're looking for a Maintenance Technician excited about inspiring meaningful connections among people, plants, and nature in one of the most beautiful settings in Maine.  

The Maintenance Technician will maintain facilities, vehicles, and equipment to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for guests and fellow employees. 

Year-round, eligible for full benefits package 

Full-time, hourly, non-exempt 

Starts at $19.50 - 23.50 per hour 

Primary Functions:

  • Schedule and complete the Preventive Maintenance Program on vehicles, shuttles, golf carts, and scooters.  
  • Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned.  
  • Complete all maintenance service requests as assigned.  
  • Prepare carts for everyday use.   
  • Assist custodial team with cleaning duties, as needed/directed.  
  • Assist in monitoring all work performed by outside contractors.  
  • Work within expense limits established; maintain inventory controls for cost-effective operations.   
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.  
  • Lock and unlock assigned buildings; secure building when facilities are not in use: checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants, turn off lights.  
  • Perform cleaning and related activities such as snow and debris removal from roads, sidewalks and stairs using snow plow, hand-operated tools, or small power equipment.  
  • Maintain a professional, courteous manner with all guests, vendors, contractors, and fellow employees. Conscientiously practice our Community Agreements.   
  • Adhere to safety standards and comply with all company, local, City, State, and Federal guidelines.  
  • Participate in Gardens-wide initiatives including Gardens Aglow assignments.  
  • Coordinate special projects as directed by the Facilities Manager

Physical Requirements:

Sit Total hours/day 0.5 Hours at one time 0.25  

Stand Total hours/day 7.5 Hours at one time 7.5  

Walk Total hours/day 5.0 Hours at one time 0.5  

Approximate percentages of time tasks are performed in carrying out the essential functions of this position:  

10% of time bending/stooping  

10% of time squatting  

10% of time reaching above shoulder level  

5% of time kneeling  

10% of time hand/fingers used for repetitive motion  

20% of time hands/fingers used for fine manipulation  

20% of time hands/fingers used for firm grasping  

10% of time head/neck in rotational movements  

10% of time head/neck in static position  

5% of time head/neck in extension movements  

5% of time head/neck in flexing movements  

Pounds employee is required to carry: 25 lbs.  

Usual distance carried: up one flight of stairs or out to an outdoor venue  

Pounds employee is required to lift: 50 lbs.    

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Job Posting: 650387

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: May 16, 2024

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