Maintenance Assistant Job at Grand Pines Assisted Living Center, Grand Haven, MI

  • Grand Pines Assisted Living Center
  • Grand Haven, MI

Job Description

Job Types: Part-Time 2nd shift 5p-9p Hourly Range $15.00 - $17.00 Pay based on experience Job Description: Purpose of the Maintenance Assistant Position Maintenance Assistant is responsible under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor for maintaining the building and grounds. Qualifications of the Maintenance Assistant Experience in maintenance of apartment or senior care, health care or other “residential/institutional” properties, ability to read, write and carry out directions, and maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job. Ability to prepare walls and surfaces and paint neatly. Ability to operate carpet and upholstery cleaning equipment. Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision. Ability to work from a list. Ability to identify problems and report concerns to supervisor. Experience with senior population helpful. Ability to work with frail elderly or elderly with dementia. Must be able to pass the state mandated criminal background screening and random drug testing. Essential Functions of the Maintenance Assistant

  • Routine maintenance will be scheduled by the Maintenance Technician, in conjunction with the Administrator to assure all equipment and systems are fully operational.
  • Repair work performed upon completion of a written work/repair order. Work orders are to be completed as soon as possible after being received by the Maintenance department, and, with the exception of emergencies or potentially hazardous situations, in the order in which they are received: emergencies and potentially hazardous situations will receive top priority. In the event parts need to be ordered, or any other cause of delay, the resident concerned, or department supervisor concerned, shall be notified of the reason for the delay and estimated time of completion. (See Work Order Procedure)
  • Painting of vacant apartments as directed by Maintenance supervisor.
  • Carpet cleaning in resident apartments and general community areas as directed.
  • Upholstery cleaning as directed.
  • Responsible for weeding flower beds.
  • Responsible to assure that driveway curbs are properly marked before snow plowing season Proper use and maintenance of equipment.
  • Responsible to assure exits are clear of snow and ice in winter and that salt is properly applied and removed to prevent “slip and fall accidents.”
  • Responsible for maintenance of fountains in the ponds, where applicable.
  • Will assure gates are secure around the specialty care courtyard.
  • Will assure patio furniture is maintained and properly stored.
  • Will routinely inspect the exterior of the building- including all sidewalks and parking areas and take appropriate action to assure optimal condition is maintained.
  • Serve as staff liaison for men’s club.
  • Other duties as assigned or as may be necessary to assure that the goals and objectives of this living center are fulfilled.
General Responsibilities of the Maintenance Assistant
  • Be a goodwill ambassador for this living center.
  • Comply with Life Safety policies and periodic “drills.”
  • Participate in training opportunities.
  • Report safety and health hazards to the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Work cooperatively with others on the same shift and across shifts
  • Report to work as scheduled.
  • Participates in on-call duties as scheduled.
  • Treat all residents with dignity and respect.
  • Observe residents for any change in condition (physical, emotional, cognitive or behavioral)
  • Communicate any change in condition to the Shift Supervisor
  • Comply with infection control protocols.
  • Compliance with all Resident Rights including confidentiality.
  • Compliance with the guidelines stated in the Employee Handbook
Physical and Mental Requirements of the Maintenance Assistant
  • Able to lift up to 100#
  • Able to stand, bend, twist, turn, stoop, squat, sit, kneel, pull, push, and walk long distances on hard.
  • surfaces, wading in ponds; working in attics; working outdoors for extended periods of time in all.
  • weather conditions: Hot, cold, snow, ice, rain, humidity etc.
  • Ability to climb ladders to 16 ft. and work in high spaces, including the roof up to an 8 ½ pitch; ability.
  • to work in close quarters such as the ceiling crawl spaces.
  • Able to perform physically repetitive work.
  • Able to tolerate exposure to cold and hot temperatures.
  • Able to work with strong smells and chemicals.
  • Able to operate equipment such as a vacuum cleaner, carpet cleaner, snow blower, etc.
  • Ability to move furniture and boxes.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with residents, co-workers, supervisors and outside.
  • service providers.
  • Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions in English to read labels, work orders.
  • Emotional stability to appropriately handle resident care needs, including chronic illness, challenging behaviors, dementia-related issues, and death of residents.
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor Compensation and Benefits: Hourly wage and benefits as stated in the Employee Handbook. Eligible for 2% increase after 90 days of employment, and merit increase annually based on supervisor’s written evaluation of performance. On-Call as stated in the On-Call Agreement. Heritage Property Management, our current loyal employees, and especially our senior residents cannot thank you enough for your help and compassion. “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Fred Rogers' ' Work Location:
  • One location - yes
  • Work Remotely - No
Voted 2nd Best Assisted Living by Grand Haven Tribune People's Choice Awards 2024 Voted 3rd Best Healthcare Company to work for by Grand Haven Tribune People's Choice Awards 2024 COVID-19 considerations: All required COVID 19 precautions from the MDHHS are in place.


Job Tags

Hourly pay, Part time, Remote job, Outdoor, Long distance, Shift work, Afternoon shift,

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