Position Summary NOW HIRING! COME JOIN OUR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT TEAM! Benton County Is Now Seeking Qualified Applicants To Fill A Full-Time Position Of PROPERTY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN In Our Administration Department For Our Property Management Division. The 2021 Desired Hiring Wage Range For This Position Is $21.23 - $ 23.42 Per Hour, Depending On Preferred Qualifications And Experience. * The APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS for this position will start once the posting has officially closed on Sunday June 20th, 2021 at 4:30 pm. As a result, we will not start reviewing applications until Monday, June 21th, 2021. Position Summary Performs skilled repairs and maintenance on county buildings, properties, equipment, and grounds. This position assists contractors and vendors hired to perform work on county buildings, properties, and equipment. This position must operate, repair, and maintain boilers for county owned buildings. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Duties and Responsibilities Essential Functions A. Assists contractors and vendors performing work on county buildings, properties and equipment. B. Operates, repairs, and maintains boilers and heating systems for all county owned buildings. C. Maintains Minnesota State and OSHA standards of operating safety and makes changes and updates as needed. D. Installs, maintains and repairs ventilation and air conditioning systems and equipment. E. Installs, maintains and repairs electrical control, wiring, motors, and lighting systems. F. Conducts routine inspections, preventative maintenance and basic repairs of premises and equipment. G. Acquires and maintains inventory of supplies and parts. H. Performs grounds keeping on county property and parks including snow and ice removal, lawnmowing, landscaping, sprinkler system maintenance, and park maintenance. I. Acquires, schedules, and oversees vendors for repairs, remodels. upgrades, monthly checks, yearly inspections, etc. J. Performs and documents monthly safety checks on equipment and facilities. K. Installs. services, and repairs various types of locks and security devices. L. Maintains building automation system that controls air handlers, heating, cooling, lighting and door access. M. Responds to “on-call” calls when assigned on-call duties and emergency calls outside of normally schedule hours. Additional Functions A. Attends trainings as needed. B. Subject to emergency call outside of normal work hours. C. Performs other duties as assigned or apparent. Minimum Qualifications - Training and Experience Required Qualifications Minimum Qualifications A. High School Diploma or equivalent; and B. One-year relevant experience, OR C. Equivalent combination of education/training/experience. D. Special Class Boiler Engineer’s License. E. MN Class D driver’s license. Conditions of Employment A. Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to drive in the state of Minnesota. B. Must successfully complete a background check. C. Ability to travel within Minnesota, including extended overnight stays. D. The ability to travel in with your daily work assignments. E. Ability to work extended, evening and weekend hours as needed. F. Obtain and maintain certifications and licensures. F.1. Ability to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification within 1-year of hire. F.2. Ability to obtain 2nd Class C Boiler Engineer License within 18-months of hire. G. Must comply with organizational and departmental policies. H. Performs physical/mental demands of the work environment requirements for this position. I. Attendance during regularly scheduled work hours, and outside regular hours as necessary. J. Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and citizen customers. K. Must comply with data practices policies and standards relative to not public data. Any access to not public data should be strictly limited to accessing the data that are necessary to fulfill the employment responsibility. While data are being accessed, incumbent should take reasonable measures to ensure the not public data are not accessed by individuals without a work reason. Once the work reason to access the data is reasonably finished the not public data must be properly stored according to county policies and the Minnesota Statutes. Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform Essential Functions Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A. Working knowledge of operation, repair and maintenance methods, materials, and equipment for building and grounds equipment and systems. B. Knowledge of state and federal OSHA standards and requirements. C. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. D. Ability to physically operate and maintain a variety of tools, equipment, systems and machines. E. Ability to operate all equipment and perform all work assignments in conformance with safety requirements. F. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with property management staff, other county employees, and the public. G. Ability to work under limited supervision with general autonomy in determining how objectives are achieved; supervisor generally set operating benchmarks, goals and objectives. H. Considerable analytical ability is needed to select, evaluate and interpret data from several sources; interpretation of guidelines, policies and procedures is required. I. Ability to effectively communicate with the department and other departments, outside agencies and public on specialized matters requiring detailed or technical responses/explanations. Employee Core Competencies: Quality of Work A. Maintains a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. B. Demonstrates the ability to use resources productively, effectively, and efficiently. C. Demonstrates the ability to think proactively, anticipates potential problems, and provides workable solutions and alternatives with a ‘can do’ approach. D. Develops and maintains good working knowledge of job responsibilities and prescribed procedures, which facilitates the efficient performance of duties. E. Takes initiative to utilize job knowledge to analyze situations, resolve problems, and reach decisions. Quantity of Work A. Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain working relationships to produce results, and a work environment that builds rapport and trust. B. Exhibits good organizational and time management skills: plans and schedules completion of work accountabilities in order of priority, making the most effective use of time. C. Self-motivated and works independently: demonstrates willingness to assume new and challenging assignments. D. Demonstrates ability to work well under pressure, utilizing resources effectively. Professional Conduct/Integrity A. Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain working relationships to produce results, and a work environment that builds rapport and trust. B. Demonstrates knowledge and actions consistent with the County’s values and the County’s code of ethics and conduct. C. Demonstrates high moral principles and professional standards with others through truthfulness and sincerity; makes ethical decisions. D. Shows respect for others’ ideas, perspectives, and styles. E. Demonstrates appropriate business etiquette and social skills. Customer Service A. Provides information, options, and/or solutions to inquiries, concerns, and/or requests from the diverse public in a respectful manner. B. Maintains the County’s reputation of providing a high-level of customer satisfaction. Communication A. Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain working relationships to produce results, and a work environment that builds rapport and trust. B. Communicates professionally and effectively with internal and external customers through spoken and written correspondence, including emails. C. Maintains confidentiality. D. Listens well; respects viewpoints different than own. E. Contributes knowledge, experience, and feedback appropriately to others. Safety A. Maintains a safe work environment by complying with County safety policies and procedures, and attends necessary trainings. B. Performs duties with consideration to minimize risk. Reports safety concerns to appropriate parties. Accountability and Dependability A. Adheres to all County policies and procedures. B. Competently performs all required job duties. C. Maintains an acceptable record of work attendance, and punctuality in accordance with County and Department requirements. Physical Demands & Working Conditions A. Must be able to perform moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and may involve lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-60 pounds). B. Environmental conditions include heat, cold, toxic chemicals, dust, noise, odors, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other related occupational hazards associated with property management. C. This position may be intermittently exposed to offensive language, threats and mental effort and stress. This position works close to jail inmates in facilities. D. Performs duties in confined and secured spaces. E. This position occasionally performs work under high attention to detail and deadlines. Hours of Work A. Monday-Friday 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., and 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Equipment Utilized A. A variety of hand and power tools used in property and equipment maintenance and repair. B. Chainsaw, commercial riding mower, broom, snow blower; pickup truck with snow plow; tractor with blade and snow blower, salt spreaders, front end loader, pipe rooters, personnel lift, parts van, drills, and angle grinder. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. The County Board, County Administrator or appropriate Elected Official retains the discretion to add duties or change the duties of this position at any time. Benton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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