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Facilities Support Associate (Meridian PCS)

Company: TenSquare
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT MERIDIAN PCS Meridian is a PreK-8th grade school with an elementary campus located in Washington DC's vibrant U Street Corridor and a middle school campus a few blocks up the road in Columbia Heights. Our mission is to inspire a passion for learning in our students and to help them build their self-confidence and self-respect through academic achievement. Our 650+ students are a diverse mix of African-American, Latino, Asian, African, and White students. Almost 30% of our students are English language learners, and we serve one of the largest Latinx populations in DC charter schools. Meridian is committed to serving our local community, and one-third of our students live within a half mile of our campuses. We are also proud of the fact that Meridian is a school of choice for parents- all eight wards of the city are represented among our student population. Meridian's strengths include two beautiful campuses with nearby outdoor and recreational grounds; state of the art technology for students and teachers; updated and aligned curricula; an academic program laser-focused on student growth, achievement, and social-emotional development; extensive professional development and support for teachers and leaders; and a school culture grounded in student achievement, collaboration, and student-centered learning. For additional information about Meridian visit mpcs-dc.org . ABOUT THE POSITION The Facilities Support Associate will provide assistance to the Manager of Auxiliary Services as it relates to the day to day functions for maintaining facilities. Duties include but are not limited to: Facilities Repairs & Maintenance

  • Performs daily checks and inspects the building and grounds for cleanliness, state of repair, work accomplishments, theft, and vandalism, and reports on findings to the supervisor
  • Performs daily maintenance cleaning and removing trash from facilities
  • Performs assignments that may consist of general maintenance tasks, such as plumbing, electrical, painting, and/or carpentry
  • Responds promptly to on-call repair and maintenance tasks throughout the school day as needed, such scrubbing vandalism off school walls or repairing a leaky water fountain
  • Assists with maintaining exterior school grounds, particularly during inclement weather, to ensure access to school building and facilities
  • Assists with carrying, lifting, and/or delivering supplies, tools, equipment, and other heavy objects as needed
  • Assists with the set-up of school spaces for daily school activities and special events, including moving furniture between buildings/offices/classrooms
  • Assists with summer facilities projects such as painting, moving work, assembly of school equipment, laying mulch, etc.
  • Oversees all facility related deliveries, ensuring they are received, signed for, and stored accordingly and safely
  • Maintains consistent attendance at work and reports to work on time every day
  • Other duties as required. Part-time Facilities Support Associate
    • 10 month Part-time Non-Exempt Employee
    • 20 hours weekly starting at an hourly rate of $16.10
    • Daily work hours Monday-Friday from 3pm-7pm, with the flexibility to work extended hours to cover
    • This position requires occasional evening and/or weekend commitments outside of regular school hours
    • Staff can be required to work up to two Saturdays throughout the school year to support school-wide events Full-time Facilities Support Associate
      • 12 month Part-time Non-Exempt Employee
      • 40 hours weekly starting at an hourly rate of $16.10
      • Daily work hours Monday-Friday from 2pm-10pm
      • This position requires occasional evening and/or weekend commitments outside of regular school hours.
      • Staff can be required to work up to two Saturdays throughout the school year to support school-wide events Physical Demands of the Position These physical characteristics are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job safely. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • Mobility sufficient to move about, stand, and/or sit for extended periods, and access all locations in the work environment
        • Manual skill to appropriately control and manipulate objects, tools, materials, and equipment used on the job, including a telephone and a computer
        • Flexibility and strength to reach with hands and arms, bend and stoop
        • Ability occasionally to lift and or move up to 50 pounds
        • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal room levels, and to hear and understand speech on the telephone
        • Ability to speak clearly in audible tones so that others may understand
        • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision QUALIFICATIONS
          • Demonstrated ability and passion to work with students and families from diverse backgrounds
          • Be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma or equivalent; and meet the following:
            • Prior experience in school facilities and maintenance repair, dealing with the public, or any combination of training and experience that could likely provide the desired knowledge and abilities
            • Demonstrate dependability and cleanliness
            • Maintenance training (preferred, but not required)
            • Criminal background clearance including fingerprinting, national and local searches HOW TO APPLYClick below to apply directly to the Facilities Support Associate position today!In accordance with Mayor's Order 2021-109 , Meridian Public Charter School requires all staff to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or obtain an approval for exemption due to medical or religious reasons.NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Meridian Public Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The School's EEO policy prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Meridian PCS prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability. Under this policy, equal employment opportunity is required in recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as required by applicable law.

Keywords: TenSquare, Washington DC , Facilities Support Associate (Meridian PCS), IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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