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Appalachian School of Law is seeking qualified candidates to assist the Maintenance Department. 
Immediate Openings Available
Part-Time/Full-Time/Temporary
General Maintenance and Grounds Technician

Job Summary:

The General Maintenance and Grounds Technician will perform preventative maintenance and repairs for assigned equipment and facilities including plumbing, electrical, basic carpentry, painting, heating and cooling, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), and other building systems. This individual is also responsible for janitorial and housekeeping services including the upkeep, cleaning of the law school buildings, grounds and parking lots. This position involves working on-call rotations every other weekend or as necessary. This position may require weekend or night duties during special law school events. This individual serves as the Fire Safety Coordinator and is responsible for the fire hazard inspections, fire extinguisher inspections, the posting of fire exit signs and is one of the on-call contacts for the fire system. This individual will coordinate all fire drill activities with the Director of Campus Safety.    

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Identifies equipment or machines in need of repair.
  • Troubleshoots issues to determine necessary repairs.
  • Plans repair work using building’s blueprints or equipment manual as needed.
  • Performs general repairs that do not require a specialized technician. Examples may include repairing drywall, painting, and repairing doors and other building fixtures.
  • Performs routine maintenance on building systems.
  • Cleans and assists with upkeep of the facilities, including trash collection and emptying and bathrooms or other areas as assigned.
  • Communicates with the Supervisor(s) to order supplies and materials needed for repairs and maintenance.
  • Ensures all maintenance and repair work is completed for vehicles owned by ASL.
  • Works to complete daily/weekly/seasonal cleaning and maintenance routines, and seasonal grounds keeping work
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to follow instructions from supervisors or senior maintenance workers.
  • Knowledge of general carpentry and repair.
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Related experience preferred.
  • On-the-job training may be available.

 

Supervisor:     Chief Operating Officer

Annual Salary:           Competitive, with Fringe Benefits for Full-time positions

Status:             Non-Exempt

Physical Activity:

  • Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary mobility.
  • Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Physical Requirement:  Heavy work, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision: The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, such as lathes, drill presses, power saws, and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenter, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.

For Full Consideration: 

Required Documents:

  1. Resume
  2. List of Professional References (3)

 

Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If interested, please send the listed required documents to personnel@asl.edu.

As an employer and institution of higher learning, the Appalachian School of Law seeks to discharge its legal responsibilities and serve its diverse and talented community through fair and responsible application of its policies. These policies express institutional values and carry out the mandates of state and federal law.  This institution does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy/childbirth, marital status, disability, religion, political affiliation, veteran status, or national and ethnic origin. Race discrimination includes discrimination on the basis of traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles. 

 


 

Statement on Nondiscrimination

Law School policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy/childbirth, marital status, disability, religion, political affiliation, veteran status, or national and ethnic origin. Race discrimination includes discrimination on the basis of traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles.  Gender discrimination includes discrimination on the basis of pregnancy or childbirth.  This policy extends to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities, including admissions, employment, and financial assistance, as is required by law, including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, the Virginia Human Rights Act, and regulations there under.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

As an employer and institution of higher learning, the Appalachian School of Law seeks to discharge its legal responsibilities and serve its diverse and talented community through fair and responsible application of its policies. These policies express institutional values and carry out the mandates of state and federal law.

This institution does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy/childbirth, marital status, disability, religion, political affiliation, veteran status, or national and ethnic origin. Race discrimination includes discrimination on the basis of traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles.