Dec 02, 2019

Maintenance Supervisor

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • Waxhaw, NC, USA
Full time Administrative Construction Facilities Installation-Maintenance-Repair Management

Job Description

Are you skilled in a variety of maintenance trade areas and do you enjoy leading teams to accomplish projects? If so, JAARS is seeking a full-time Maintenance Supervisor to lead our Maintenance department on a 500+ acre campus with over 60 buildings. This position is available for a volunteer or a staff person who raises support.

The Maintenance Supervisor will supervise a maintenance team and perform maintenance work to ensure JAARS operations continue to run smoothly and safely. This will include ensuring proper equipment is used, appropriate safety procedures are followed, and needed resources and supplies are available.

  • This is a 1.0 FTE (40 hrs.) position for a volunteer or a staff person who raises support
  • Must be able to work in the US 


  • Supervise a team of maintenance technicians
  • Perform maintenance around the JAARS campus
  • Schedule and assign work orders and job duties and monitor performance to specified standards
  • Provide documentation, convey information, and coordinate the work to complete projects
  • Collaborate with site personnel, other tradesmen, and subcontractors
  • Requisition repairs of building utility systems
  • Schedule preventative maintenance of equipment and facilities
  • Maintain heating and cooling units and fire protection systems
  • Ensure that proper safety protocol is being followed
  • Encourage staff development of additional trade skills and abilities
  • Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Well-rounded maintenance background
  • Specific skills in a trade preferred
  • Some management experience helpful
  • Ability to lead and guide other maintenance workers in planning and managing projects

JAARS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian ministry headquartered on a beautiful 500+ acre campus just south of Charlotte, NC. Our campus includes extensive training facilities, an airport, office and commercial facilities, guest housing, food services, recreational areas, health clinic, on-site childcare, and youth and family ministry support for staff and partners.

We are pleased to have more than five hundred people serving on our campus. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and other organizations locally and globally. 

JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.

JAARS mission is to make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training.

JAARS Core Values

Together in Christ, we commit to:

  1. Seek God Above All
  2. Serve in Love
  3. Act with Integrity
  4. Steward God’s Resources with Courage
  5. Pursue Excellence
  6. Collaborate with Respect
  7. Create a Culture of Innovation 

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