Building Maintenance Worker City of Ashland


Ashland, OH




*Applications submitted through will not be considered*

To be considered, you must submit an application directly to HR, and complete a Civil Service Test

What you'll do:

  • Perform a variety of routine grounds and facility maintenance (e.g. mowing; trimming; weeding; painting; changing light bulbs; unclogging drains; lubricating motors; stripping and waxing floors; snow removal; moving office furniture; maintaining equipment, etc.)
  • Perform a variety of routine cleaning tasks in order to maintain the cleanliness of the facility (e.g. sweeping/ mopping/ buffing floors; emptying trash; cleaning and washing: windows, blinds, door knobs, walls, wood work, sinks, toilets, restrooms, replenish paper products, etc.)
  • Keep inventory of supplies and notifies supervisor of needed supplies, parts, misc. materials, etc.
  • Assists outside vendors with repairs, cleaning, etc., as needed
  • Maintains Safety Data and Inventory lists/spreadsheets
  • Proactively evaluates assigned location to determine daily work priorities, with input from supervisor
  • Follow all safety guidelines and company policies and procedures
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned, including helping in different departments

We're looking for someone who:

  • Is "Dedicated to Service"
  • Has earned a high school diploma or a GED, plus at least 6 months of semi-skilled work experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Has a valid OH driver license
  • Is eligible to drive City vehicles under our vehicle insurance policy
  • Will take pride in the appearance of assigned location (inside and outside) and will proactively work to make the property look well maintained and presentable; who doesn't wait to be told to do something to go do it (sees it needs done and does it, depending on existing priorities)
  • Likes to work independently, but who can work as a team and take direction from time-to-time
  • Will work in various weather conditions found year round in Ohio
  • Can lift up to 50 pounds solo and move up to 80 pounds with assistance
  • Can pass a pre-employment physical and drug-test and who wants to work in a drug free workplace
  • Will always consider priority the number one priority, followed closely by customer service

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Wages: hourly pay is $15.50; plus annual increases as negotiated by AFSCME
  • Eligible day one for insurance, there is no waiting period!
  • Available insurances include:
  • Health (80% of the monthly premium is paid for by The City)
  • Dental
  • $40K term life insurance policy, with the option to purchase more
  • Voluntary FSA
  • Paid Time Off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Sick leave begins accruing immediately, plus The City accepts sick leave transfers from qualifying public employers
  • 2 weeks of vacation prorated at 1 year anniversary, then 2 weeks every January
  • 2 personal days
  • Pension (OPERS) with the City contributing 14% and employees contribute 10%
  • Available 457 plan (similar to a 401k, except for public sector employees)

How to Apply:

  • Complete an application and return it to Human Resources (HR) before 4:00pm on August 23, 2019. Applications may be downloaded here or are available from HR. Resumes are not required, but they are recommended
  • Participate in the Civil Service Exam during normal business hours or by appointment before 4:00pm on August 23, 2019

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.50 /hour


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Ohio Driver License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location
  • Multiple locations


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

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