The Maintenance tech serves as a team staff member of Idyllwild Arts. He/she has overall responsibility for campus repairs and upkeep. He/she works within the Facilities Management department and will engage in courteous interactions with all the other departments, staff, and visitors on campus. The Maintenance Tech represents the Idyllwild Arts Foundation and will be expected to uphold high standards of conduct. This position is a Non-Exempt, Seasonal, Hourly rate position.
The Maintenance Tech reports to the Maintenance Lead. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:
Perform general building maintenance repair work; electrical, plumbing, carpentry, locksmithing and painting work to maintain facilities
Move and relocate office furniture; make adjustments to desks, chairs and files.
Install and repair lamps, ballasts and covers.
Repair locking systems on doors, files, cabinets and lockers.
Load and deliver tables and chairs to special events.
Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
Run errands as needed.
Perform related duties as required.
Operate a variety of hand and power equipment in a safe and effective manner.
Read and interpret blueprints and plans.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Three years of increasingly responsible general facilities maintenance experience
Basic knowledge of methods and principles of general building maintenance including electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, HVAC, and drywall, grounds and landscaping work.
Knowledge and understanding of proper use of hand tools including grounds and yard tools.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Basic mathematical principles.
A valid California Driver License is required, Reliable transportation is required. Idyllwild is located at 5300 feet in a mountain community, applicants should consider this drive if they live "off the hill". Applicants must pass a criminal history background check as required by California Education Code Section 44237, and pass a TB test.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
While performing the duties of this position an incumbent is required to: work in changing outdoor weather, lift up to 50 lbs., walk on uneven surfaces and work in regards to all heights, engage in shoveling/hunched over activities, work around dust.
Reasonable accommodation will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
About Idyllwild Arts Academy
Idyllwild Arts is a co-ed boarding and day school for 275 students in grades 9-12. The Summer Program, founded in 1950, is an eight-week program that brings more than nearly 2,000 children, teens, and adults to Idyllwild each summer. The Academy was established in1986 to extend the Summer Program's commitment to the arts through the only boarding high school for the arts on the west coast. The school has developed into an exceptional high school for pre-professional training in the arts combined with high academic standards and a residential life curriculum.Idyllwild graduates attend the top colleges and universities in the United States and abroad, and the very best conservatories and art schools, such as Julliard, Curtis, New England Conservatory of Music, and the Rhode Island School of Design. Many have established celebrated careers as artists. The arts disciplines include dance, music, visual arts, theatre, moving pictures and creative writing. Students may major in any one discipline or combine their interests in an interdisciplinary arts major.