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The Grand Opera House and The Playhouse on Rodney Square are looking for a Facility Maintenance Technician to become part of our family.
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. We offer a competitive compensation package which includes medical, dental, and vision benefits as well as PTO and Holidays.
Position Description: The Facility Maintenance Technician provides service for multiple venues and properties, including oversight for maintenance, emergency and safety management, space planning, and event set-up and take down. Other responsibilities include:
The position is Full-Time and requires a 24/7 on-call availability for emergencies. The schedule is flexible and is dependent on our events, which requires working evenings and weekends.
Incidental Duties: The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
Skills and Requirements:
Work is generally performed in a variety of environments: office, interior operational settings, and outdoors, with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Frequent walking, standing, climbing, lifting, stooping, or carrying of equipment and materials may be required. Incumbents may be required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Incumbent may be exposed to extreme temperatures, close quarter situations, high and precarious places, moving mechanical parts, and vibrations. Incumbents are frequently required to travel between venues and properties.
The Facility Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Director of Operations.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Reports to: Director of Development
The Special Events Manager, an integral part of a five-person Development Team, conceptualizes, plans, and implements the administrative and logistical aspects of all of The Grand’s major philanthropic and cultivation events including, but not limited to : The Grand Gala, The Grand Golf Classic, Sarah Bernhardt Society Dinner (Major Gifts), Chairman’s Night Receptions (3), and other events as determined.
Applicant must attend and oversee all events.
Duties and Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will have experience in fundraising for non-profits, event management skills, and a passion for the arts. A positive, pro-active work ethic is essential. Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience preferred.
This full time position offers a flexible schedule; some evenings and weekends required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally travel between venues. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The passage of employees through the work area is average and normal.
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. Close vision abilities required to perform this job. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
Instructions to apply
This is a full-time position with occasional evening and weekend hours required. Compensation is commensurate with experience, plus health benefits, and generous vacation time. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, three references, and salary expectations via email to: email@example.com. No calls please.