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General Maintenance

Apply now Job no: 497063
Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff


Operations & Maintenance

Normal Work Schedule:

7:30am-4:30 Monday-Friday, Call maybe required

Anticipated Start Date:

August 1, 2024


$17.61 per hour

Job Summary:

The General Maintenance employee performs skilled work in repairing, renovating, and maintaining University buildings, primarily residence halls and University-owned apartments. General Maintenance duties include electrical, plumbing, and carpentry work. This could be a supervisory position with one or more student workers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lifts and carries desks, chairs, tables, beds, wardrobes, and other furniture from residences or apartments.
  • Operates pesticide sprayers to spray residence halls and apartments.
  • Drives University vans and small trucks to transport furniture, cleaning supplies, tools, fixtures, or parts required for projects.
  • Instructs maintenance subordinates in appropriate maintenance or repair tasks.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs water lines, sewers, lavatories, commodes, gas lines and gas heaters in apartments or residence halls.
  • Installs, maintains, alters and/or repairs wiring, lighting, power appliances, light machinery, ovens, ranges, fans, water heaters, and overhead circuits.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs smaller electric motors and related electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Performs a variety of general carpentry including repair and/or construction of tables, chairs, cupboards, book shelves, computer tables, benches, and cabinets; performs skilled bench work; repairs doors and locks, and replaces broken glass.
  • Reads relevant work orders, instructions, equipment manuals, labels, and other materials that are written in English.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: High school graduation and three years experience in routine and general maintenance which includes carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work.
  • Valid Alabama state driver’s license.

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Employee Benefits:

JSU strives to provide great quality of life to our employees through an attractive, competitive benefits package for our full-time faculty and staff. These benefits enhance your salary as a JSU employee and are part of your total compensation package. 

Benefits include:

  • Retirement Plans
    • Alabama Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)
    • RSA-1 Deferred Compensation
    • 403-B Retirement Annuity (TIAA)
  • Health Insurance
    • Medical (PEEHIP)
    • Optional plans:  vision, dental, flexible spending plan, dependent care, cancer and hospital indemnity
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Prescription assistance

For additional information regarding benefits, please visit our website.

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