Primrose Retirement Community Maintenance Assistant in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Day ShiftPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:Assisting the Property Maintenance Technician with building maintenance where needed. Duties may include painting, general cleaning, snow removal, mowing and carpentry.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITY:iPerform work as defined by the Executive Director.Attend any in-service educational programs recommended by the Executive Director.Provide a safe, clean and comfortable environment for the residentsFollow defined safety codes while performing all duties.Understand facility fire and disaster plans and follow established procedures during fire drills and actual emergencies.Perform any other duties or special assignments as directed by the Executive Director.Assist in repairing and maintaining vacated rooms which includes: painting, carpet cleaning, walls, doors, woodworking, plumbing and electrical work.QUALIFICATIONS:iEducations: High School diploma preferredExperience: Previous maintenance experience preferredAptitude: Ability to read, write and understand and follow written and oral instructions. Must be proficient in English.Willingness to perform routine, repetitive tasks with frequent interruptions.Motor coordination is required for various work routines such as working with tools.Demonstrate good judgment, problem solving, and decision making skillsAble and willing to work flexible hoursMust have a compassion for and desire to work with the elderlyAbility to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff and vendorsPhysical Demands:iMust be able to reach, stoop, bend, carry and manipulate various items.iLifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.iUsing proper body mechanics or available equipment to help. Physical activity required throughout the shift.POSITION REQUIREMENTS:iGeneral knowledge of building maintenance and common toolsWORKING BEHAVIORS:iAdhere to and carry out all policies and procedures as noted in the maintenance departmentReport on-the-job injuries to the Executive Director before the end of your shifts.Establish and maintain constructive working relationships with co-workers, residents, families and visitorsMaintain confidentiality of verbal and written information pertaining to residents, co-workers and families in the facility (see Community Manager for the HIPPA Privacy Act)PromoteiPRIMROSE RETIREMENTiin a positive wayPromote Team work in providing direction and service to our residentsEmployees will not work under the influence of mood-altering or illegal drugs or alcohol. If you are required to take medication, we ask that inform the Executive Director that you are taking meds and for how longNeat appearance and good personal hygiene is required atiPRIMROSEPRIMROSE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY is an equal opportunity employer.