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Maintenance Assistant

Company: Florida Atlantic University
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Position Summary:

A.D. Henderson School at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a reliable, responsible and flexible Maintenance Assistant, Boca Raton, FL.

The Maintenance assistant assists with the coordination of cleaning and facility enhancements.

Summary of Responsibilities Include:

+ Conducts daily safety checks of the campus; reports damages and emergencies to supervisor.

+ Executes minor repairs to the facility replacing broken light switches/lightbulbs, fixing door handles/frames, repairing minor leaks, painting and touch-ups, etc.).

+ Restocks classrooms and offices with cleaning supplies for faculty, staff, and students.

+ Assembles, repairs, and/or moves furniture and other office/classroom items such as tables, shelves, chairs, boards, etc.

+ Maintains outer premises by cleaning entrances and common areas.

+ Responds to requests for assistance in a timely and professional manner.

+ Assists with the oversight of daily school sanitization protocols and schedules.

+ Prepares the school and school grounds for a safe arrival for faculty, staff, and students.

+ Works collaboratively with the contracted cleaning staff to maintain proper sanitation measures.

+ Adheres to safety protocols to ensure a safe work environment.

+ Performs custodial duties, as needed, to support cleaning staff, including the implementation of COVID-19 precautions: sanitization of surfaces, electrostatic disinfection, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, trash disposal, dusting, restocking supplies, etc.

+ Supports the set up and clean-up of events.

+ Assists with vendors on campus, ensuring proper safety measures are in place.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent and three (3) years maintenance experience required.General knowledge of cleaning practices, including preventative COVID-19 measures required.Familiarity with basic custodial, maintenance, and repairperson practices required.


$13.75 - $16.00 per hour

College or Department:

A.D. Henderson School


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711Preference in appointment will be given to eligible veterans, spouses of eligible veterans, and certain family members of eligible veterans, in accordance with Florida Statutes, Section 295.07. Please submit your DD214 (Member 4 preferred) showing your dates and character of service with your application as an attachment or fax to 561-297-3915 or scan and email to, prior to the closing date of the position. If faxing your DD214, please also send an email to to notify us that the form was faxed, make sure the email includes your name and the REQ# of the job that was applied to.Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

Florida Atlantic University is where your future begins.

Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art and technology in all disciplines. Student success, excellence and community engagement are some of our highest values as a university. These values are prominent throughout FAU's community and are essential to the employee experience. FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service, and reflects this commitment as a key Platform in its 2015 - 2025 Strategic Plan. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the vision and mission of FAU, please visit:

In order to be considered for a position, you must apply through this job website. For more information on how to apply for a position, please review the applicable Applicant Tutorial ( . To contact Recruitment Services, send an e-mail to

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. For communication assistance, call 7-1-1.

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