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Maintenance Staff


East Union School District


JOB TITLE Maintenance Staff

REPORTS TO Superintendent



• Ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work

• Ability to provide a safe, attractive, and comfortable school environment

• Ability to function within the framework of a school environment

• Ability to work independently without supervision

• Must clear criminal and child abuse background check

• Proof of valid drivers license


• High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by demonstrated ability to fulfill the physical requirements of the work; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

• Experience in basic electrical, plumbing, painting and carpenter work


  • Prioritize maintenance work order requests
  • Follow through and accomplish work requests in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate ability to do work thoroughly. 
  • Accomplish a variety of work requests to include repairs to furniture, equipment, and facilities; installations; basic plumbing; basic electrical work; and painting
  • Operate all equipment and machinery as required
  • Perform minor adjustments and request repairs to mechanical equipment as needed
  • Maintain mechanical equipment as directed
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and neat
  • Make minor building repairs, and promptly report major repairs to the Superintendent.
  • Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques
  • Follows the chain of command as required
  • Maintains good public relations with students, parents, staff, and the community
  • Reports to work each day clean, neat, and in proper attire
  • Completes annual safety training as required by law and district policy
  • Attends in-service training and staff meetings as required
  • Performs related duties as assigned



  • General knowledge of, and ability to utilize materials, methods, and equipment used in Maintenance work
  • Ability to work with interruptions during a work shift
  • Ability to climb, reach, bend, stoop, kneel, sit, and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift/ carry up to 50 pounds
  • Able to use chemicals with recognized inhalation and absorption hazards
  • Able to work in extreme temperatures, humid, and dusty environments
  • Able to manage one’s time efficiently and carry out assignments with minimal instructions
  • Able to perform duties with a professional and cooperative work ethic
  • Ability to adhere to prescribed routines and practices




• Noise level may be quiet to loud

• Work may be indoors or outdoors

• Tobacco and alcohol free environment

Work may be alone or with team members

Work environment may include exposure to heat, humidity, and dust, and chemicals


• Part-time,12 month position

• Employment per Board Policies and Administrative Rules and Regulations

• Performance evaluated annually by supervisor



• Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with board policy

• Evaluation is the responsibility of the supervisor or designee


• The statements in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the personnel in this position. These statements are not intended to limit or, in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

East Union Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Action Employer and does not  discriminate based on gender, race, national/ethnic origin, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability.  Direct inquiries to the Affirmative Action Coordinator at East Union Community Schools or the Office for Civil Rights, Chicago, IL 60606-7204.


Adopted Date October 20, 2008