General Maintenance Assistant

The Plant Services Department at Johnson University Florida is seeking a General Maintenance Assistant. The General Maintenance Assistant assists the Director of Plant Services in maintaining the physical plant of Johnson University Florida, which includes land, buildings, and related equipment owned by and located on the University’s campus, and in supervising Plant Services personnel. Please submit your resume and three professional references to .

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs minor repairs in these areas:
    • Electrical
    • Lighting
    • Carpentry
    • Plumbing
    • Appliances
    • Fencing
    • Roofing
    • Flooring
    • Electronic Card Lock System
    • Locks
    • Doors and windows
    • Painting
  • Performs carpentry work required to remodel, construct, and add minor additions to buildings, and to repair buildings and furniture.
  • Operates hand and power tools to cut, shape, and install various materials.
  • Performs finish carpentry work, such as installing trim molding, and building shelves, bookcases, and cabinets.
  • Installs insulation, hangs Sheetrock or paneling, and mud or float walls and ceilings.
  • Repairs or replaces building components such as doors, door frames, locks, and windows.
  • Performs minor repairs to roofs by replacing or installing roofing materials.
  • Installs floor coverings and countertops.
  • Performs preventative maintenance in HVAC units.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates a light truck to transport tools, materials, and equipment to various work sites.
  • Performs other related duties as required, to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Plant Services Department.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Knowledge of all maintenance categories listed above.
  • Skill in the operation of hand and power tools.
  • Skill in the operation of an automatic transmission automobile.
  • Ability to accurately estimate time and material requirements for assigned projects.
  • Ability to complete work orders on projects completed.
  • Ability to perform manual and skilled labor involving bending, lifting and carrying materials.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other employees.

Additional Requirement

  • Must possess a valid Florida Class D (Non-Commercial Vehicle) Driver’s License before employment and maintain licensure for the duration of employment in this position. 

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 on the basis of 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.