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Maintenance Worker

Catholic Charities New Hampshire

Catholic Charities New Hampshire is one of the largest non-profit social services agencies, serving 1-in-12 New Hampshire residents and helping them overcome major life obstacles, build independence and move their lives forward. Programs include Counseling Services, The New Hampshire Food Bank, The CareGivers, Our Place, Parish & Community Services, Immigration Legal Services and the St. Charles School. For more information, please visit

St. Charles School, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, is looking for a Part Time Maintenance Worker to join our team. St. Charles School provides academic, social, emotional and behavioral services in a therapeutic setting for male and female students in grades K-8.  We are a private provider of special education serving public school students.

The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for general maintenance of St Charles’ buildings and grounds and be well versed in supervision of housekeeping staff and oversight of vendors for seasonal grounds work. The qualified candidate must have prior experience in a multi-faceted facility maintenance position and fire safety regulations and local ordinances pertaining to life safety and building codes. This is a hands-on position with maintenance responsibilities that may include general facility and grounds maintenance and minor plumbing and electrical work as experience permits. This position is responsible for contributing to the annual development of the facilities budget in the areas they supervise as well as monitoring the spending throughout the year.

  • High School Graduate or GED required
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in maintenance operations or related field required
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Intermediate knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, as well as building codes and safety regulations.
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to use computers and smart phones
  • Must possess a valid NH driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Ability to maintain positive and professional relationship with various city departments and staff pertaining to zoning, fire safety and areas that could affect the operations of St. Charles School.
  • Interact professionally with students, family members, visitors and staff
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with children when performing duties

Physical Demands

  • Sitting, standing, bending, lifting, stretching and moving intermittently throughout the facility
  • Close and distance vision, ability to distinguish color, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry 50 lbs, occasionally up to 75 lbs
  • Ability to hear alarms and participate in and assist with emergency evacuation
  • Make routine rounds to ensure house, garages, grounds and equipment are kept in good order, and meet all safety conditions and cleanliness standards.
  • Plan, develop, organize, and implement maintenance needs under the direction of the Executive Director
  • Assist Executive Director with the development of annual facility maintenance budget
  • Monitor expenses to ensure adherence to budget inspections of grounds to ensure the safety of children and visitors
  • Negotiate contracts, obtain multiple bids for capital projects, and fill out necessary paperwork for submission the accounting department
  • Complete necessary forms and reports regarding pool, boilers, safety, fire systems and electrical maintenance
  • Schedule fire drills together with the Executive Director, notifying the Fire Department and conducting the drill
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair on the facility and equipment to include plumbing, construction, carpentry, mechanical, etc., as directed and as experience allows.
  • Service heating and cooling units/systems, as specified by the manufacturer, and in compliance with established policies and procedures and under the direction of the Executive Director
  • Replace burned out light bulbs, to include, exit lights, overhead lights, fluorescent lights, etc.
  • Perform routine maintenance on grounds, parking areas, and driveways, by policing, sweeping as needed/directed
  • Ensure that maintenance and housekeeping schedules are followed as outlined for respective shift or area and perform unscheduled maintenance tasks, as directed
  • Assist others in lifting heavy equipment and supplies as requested
How to Apply:

To apply to this position please send your resume and pay requirements to Kevin Spillane (Recruitment and Compensation) at

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Date Added: June 27, 2019

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