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Date Posted: 11/27/2019
Location: Chambersburg, PA 17022
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Full Time

SpiriTrust Lutheran is now hiring a Building and Grounds Technician.

We provide residential living, assisted living, personal care, memory support and nursing and rehabilitation services in six senior living communities; home care, in-home support, palliative care and hospice services; an innovative program for clinically frail adults aged 55 and older in need of nursing home level-of-care; counseling services; financial education and coaching; domestic abuse solutions; services for the deaf and hard of hearing; volunteer income tax assistance; and an array of volunteer programs.

At SpiriTrust Lutheran®, our employees are a highly valued resource. Their dedication, skill and commitment enable us to provide excellent service and care within our continuing care retirement communities, community outreach programs and home care services. We offer: Competitive salaries Comprehensive benefits package Education assistance Career advancement/professional growth Friendly, team-oriented environment If you are ready to join us for a rewarding career.  
General Responsibilities of Building & Grounds Technician

Responsible for performing a variety of duties to support the maintenance function; coordinating work within the department, as well as with other departments; reporting pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; responding to inquiries or requests for information.

Education/Training: A high school diploma or equivalent; must satisfactorily complete first aid, AED, and CPR training within 30 days from date of hire and must maintain certification.

Skill(s): Speak and understand English; moderate reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills; moderate knowledge of facility maintenance or general construction; ability to use a variety of power tools; valid driver’s license, CDL as applicable.  Refer to separate analysis for physical requirements of the essential functions, with or without accommodation.

Experience:   A minimum of one (1) year's experience in related positions normally required.

Essential Duties
Supports the mission and values of SpiriTrust Lutheran which is: SpiriTrust Lutheran, witnessing to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, provides exceptional health, human, and senior living services by supporting persons in achieving an optimal quality of life.  

Interacts with, residents, clients, staff, and the general public in ways that demonstrate the agency’s commitment to courtesy, service, and hospitality befitting a church related organization.
Performs a variety of duties to support the buildings maintenance function as illustrated by the following:
Remove trash as directed.
Paints interior and exterior of buildings.
Handles shipping and receiving of various materials.
Performs heavy custodial duties.
Repairs walls, ceilings, floors, etc. as directed.
Performs minor carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs.
Performs minor repairs to equipment.
Performs regular preventative maintenance.
Maintains agency vehicles as directed.
Performs a variety of duties to support the groundskeeping function as illustrated by the following:
Mows and trims lawn areas.
Trims shrubbery.
Weeds and adds mulch to flower beds.
Prepares soil and plants grass seed, trees, shrubs, flowers, etc.
Clears streets and sidewalks of snow and ice.
Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls from independent living residents.
Participates in on-call and emergency coverage as directed.
Accurately records time worked or not worked as illustrated by the following:
Accurately records time in and out at the start and end of each shift and at the start and end of each meal break utilizing the Agency’s timekeeping system.
Makes corrections to the timekeeping system, as necessary, on appropriate forms within the required payroll timeframe.
Coordinates specific work tasks with other personnel within the department as well as with other departments in order to ensure the smooth and efficient flow of information.
Abides by the current laws and organizational standards and procedures designed and implemented to promote an environment which is free of sexual harassment and other forms of illegal discriminatory behavior in the work place.
Identifies, prevents, and reports actual or suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, and improper use of chemical and physical restraints, in accordance with standards.
Cooperates with, participates in, and supports the adherence to all Agency standards, procedures, and practices in support of risk management and overall safety and soundness and compliance with all regulatory requirements, i.e., HIPAA, OSHA, etc.
Abides by and supports the organization’s code of conduct by exhibiting behavior that is set forth in the code of conduct.  Performs duties in accordance with the code of conduct and completes annual compliance training.
Reports pertinent information to the immediate supervisor as requested, or according to an established schedule; compiles information as necessary or as directed and provides data to appropriate personnel.
Responds to inquiries relating to his/her particular area, or to requests from customers, other personnel, etc., within given timeframes and within established policy.