Maintenence Specialist 

Position Maintenence Specialist  

Req Number FAC-22-00001  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Open Date 11/10/2022  


SUMMARY: Open Door Community Health Centers (ODCHC) prides itself on the condition of its multiple facilities. Our busy clinic sites and administrative offices require attention on an ongoing basis to maintain patient access, staff comfort and safe working conditions. Maintenance Specialists have the primary responsibility for keeping all facilities in good operating order, performing skilled and semi-skilled labor in a mix of construction, maintenance, repair and janitorial activities. Maintenance Specialists are often trying to correct facility issues in the midst of a busy clinic or office environment, requiring flexibility, creativity and care so that operations continue with as little disruption as possible. Maintenance Specialist work independently and collectively depending on the size and complexity of the projects. Priorities and scheduled tasks can change rapidly; flexibility is essential.


Position Requirements

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These essential responsibilities are performed within the context of collaboration among the Corporate Services team as well accommodation of diverse operational needs of clinic and office locations.


  • Identifies facility deficits and reports such to supervisory staff for assignment and scheduling;
  • Works on tasks at all ODCHC sites as assigned and scheduled;
  • Maintains interior and exterior spaces, including basic maintenance, refuse pick-up and disposal, furniture repair and replacement, and décor and equipment installation;
  • Makes structural and cosmetic repairs to masonry, woodwork and furnishings;
  • Repairs and paints interior and exterior of facilities;
  • Makes minor plumbing repairs, including removing clogs and fixing leaks;
  • Performs janitorial duties as assigned, including cleaning, mopping and polishing concrete, tile and vinyl flooring and shampooing carpet;
  • Builds and installs shelving, bulletin boards, and other utility items; rearranges furniture and equipment; gets items from or places item in storage facilities;
  • Maintains recycling areas and recyclable materials to recycling stations;
  • Goes to appropriate stores to purchase basic maintenance and project supplies;
  • Adherence to ODCHC policies and protocols; and,
  • Related duties as identified, assigned and required by supervisor.


QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will possess experience and skills spanning a variety areas:


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish supportive working relationships among a diverse workforce;
  • Ability to follow instructions given verbally or in writing, including product use and assembly instructions and technical procedures;
  • Ability to write routine reports;
  • High School Diploma or GED required;
  • One to three years of experience in building maintenance or related trade;
  • Experience with basic plumbing, carpentry and grounds upkeep; and,
  • An insurable driving record and California Driver’s License as well as the ability to drive to distant clinics and other ODCHC facilities.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Maintenance Specialist I has no supervisory responsibility.


SUPERVISION AND SUPPORT: The Maintenance Specialist I works independently at times and with other Maintenance Specialists, managers of the Corporate Services department, and with outside vendors depending on the size and complexity of the task in a collaborative manner.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This is largely an active, physical and out-of-the-office position. The physical requirements described are representative of those needed to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Reasonable accommodation will be made to allow otherwise qualified candidates to perform these functions.


  • Speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively by telephone or in-person at normal volumes;
  • Vision adequate to read documents, computer screens, forms and designs and to differentiate colors as necessary;
  • Good manual dexterity;
  • Ability to lift and carry packages and boxes weighing up to 50 pounds;
  • Ability to use assistive devices (dollies, handcarts) and to request assistance when moving heavy, awkward or fragile objects;
  • Ability to reach above shoulder level and to squat, bend, sit, stand, climb and stand on ladders, and negotiate stairs;
  • Ability to engage in repetitive motion; and,
  • Ability to move around the interiors and exteriors of facilities as needed.

Wage Range Hiring Range $21.65 to $26.50  

EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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