May 13, 2019

Maintenance Specialist-San Jose, CA

$19.00 hourly
  • CityTeam
  • San Jose, CA, USA
Part time Facilities Nonprofit Skilled Labor

Job Description

Job Title:  Maintenance Specialist

Area/Location:  Facilities / San Jose, CA

Reports To: Facilities Manager

Subordinates:  None          

Classification:  Specialist / Non-Exempt / Part-time 20-hours per week

Salary: Range starts at $19 per hour, DOE

Cityteam is a Christian non-profit dedicated to supporting communities by meeting immediate needs and enabling lasting solutions for those struggling with poverty, homelessness, and addiction. Being part of Cityteam is not just a career but a calling. Whether we’re working on the front-lines in Programs or working behind the scenes in Support Services, we feel privileged to use our education, experience, and gifts to love people and bring glory to God.


Cityteam is currently looking for a part-time Maintenance Specialist to help us oversee the care, maintenance, and upkeep of our facilities. This Maintenance Specialist will primarily work in San Jose but may occasionally need to work at our Oakland and or San Francisco sites. The ability to complete responsibilities without disrupting client services is essential. The person in this position will need to show proficiency in a wide-range of repair and maintenance skills. The Maintenance Specialist will need to manage interior building repairs and janitorial issues. In addition to working cooperatively with others, the Maintenance Specialist will need to be able to work independently, always keeping safety a top priority. The ideal candidate will have the capacity and desire to learn new skills. 


The Maintenance Specialist is a 20-hour a week non-exempt position. You will have the opportunity to put your trade-skills to work in a Christian environment that values Teamwork, Accountability, Humility, Innovation, and Joy.




  1. Perform preventive, corrective, and emergency maintenance projects.
  2. Performed skilled labor in plumbing, electrical, and small appliance diagnosis and repair.
  3. Performed skilled labor in light framing.
  4. Performed skilled labor in sheetrock repair.
  5. Work through a repair thoughtfully so that the end result includes the repair being done correctly, will last, and is completed in a timely manner
  6. Other duties and special projects as assigned by the Facilities Manager.


PLEASE NOTE: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the essential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5-years professional experience in maintenance and or facilities
  • Working knowledge of building maintenance and repair
  • Working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and small appliance diagnosis and repair
  • Working knowledge of drywall repair
  • Working knowledge of painting
  • Working knowledge of light construction
  • Must have a valid CA Driver’s License with a clean record

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Skilled in plumbing, construction, electrical, painting, etc.
  • Customer service experience

Physical Demands

  • Stand for prolonged amounts of time
  • Walk, bend, twist, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • Push 100 pounds
  • Lift and carry a minimum of 70 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Finger and hand dexterity to feel, handle, and operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms
  • Walk up and down stairs
  • Drive

Work Conditions

  • This job operates in a variety of multi-leveled ministry buildings, including locations with professional kitchens and be exposed to industrial equipment and chemicals
  • The employee will frequently be outdoors and in warehouse environments and be exposed to cold, windy, hot, and noisy environments
  • Frequently around wet, slippery floors or surfaces
  • Occasionally around chemicals
  • This position will have a flexible schedule based on ministry needs


Additional Eligibility Qualifications for Cityteam Ministries

  • Must have an intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Must be active in a local Christian body of believers or at least pursuing community with other Christ-followers
  • Must have compatible theology on major issues of Cityteam's Statement of Faith
  • Must be committed to serving God and the body of Christ

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