Facilities Specialist

Johnson University Florida invites applications for the full-time position of Facilities Specialist. Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references to . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Title: Facilities Specialist
Administrative Area: Plant Services
Reports to: Director of Plant Services
Classification: Full time (40 hrs/week), hourly, standard benefits package


The Facilities Specialist performs various tasks, including but not limited to: preventive maintenance, regular maintenance, remodeling, and other improvement projects of buildings and grounds. The Facilities Specialist also maintains various types of structures by protecting them from the elements (pests, weather, etc.) and performing regular repairs to campus facilities. This person should have experience in various building trades including carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, and masonry work.  The Facilities Specialist assists the Director of Plant Services in supervising student workers assigned to the department.


  • Associate in Applied Science degree in Building Maintenance Technology (two years of formal education) or the equivalent educational background and/or demonstrated proficiency in the building trades.


The work listed below illustrates the types of job duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Conduct inspections of facilities and equipment for needed services and repairs.
  • Perform emergency and regular repairs to buildings and systems.
  • Maintain emergency protection systems and equipment, such as emergency exit lighting and smoke detectors.
  • Perform landscaping and grounds maintenance.
  • Safely operate hand tools, power tools, and equipment.
  • Perform finish carpentry work, such as installing trim molding, building shelves, etc.
  • Perform other related duties, as required, to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Plant Services department.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manages student workers in the maintenance of the campus facilities.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance in conjunction with the Director of Plant Services; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Equal Employment Opportunity Provider

Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is to educate students for “Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.

Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.

The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions based on religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.