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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Maintainer III Human Resources - Maintainer III

A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system

Maintainer III

Posting: October 2013              
Start Date: December 1, 2013
Position Number: FY14-15 and FY14-16
Application Deadline: November 16, 2013
Division: Operations
Union Affiliation: AFSCME Unit II
Supervision received: Staff Associate in Facilities

General responsibilities: The basic purpose of this work is to perform various manual tasks required for the routine maintenance and cleaning of the buildings and grounds of an educational campus. Incumbent primarily performs tasks of a janitorial, custodial, or housekeeping nature. Depending on the needs of the facilities department, they may at times also perform grounds keeping or maintenance tasks such as trash and snow removal, landscaping, moving furniture, making minor repairs, and the operation of machinery and vehicles. Incumbents of this position also maintain necessary inventory and maintenance records in addition to preparing written reports of work performed. Related duties may be assigned as required.

Qualifications and requirements: Applicants must possess the ability to communicate in an oral and written manner. Applicants must possess physical stamina and endurance including the ability to lift and carry heavy objects, stand or walk for extended periods of time, and climb and work from ladders. Based on assignment, applicants may be required to operate a motor vehicle and therefore must possess a valid Massachusetts Class 3 Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work; or in landscaping, grounds keeping, park maintenance or tree maintenance work. At least one year of the aforementioned experience must be in a supervisory capacity. An Associate’s or higher degree with a major in forestry or landscape architecture may be substituted for one year of the required experience, with education towards such a degree prorated based upon proportion of requirements completed.

Salary: Grade 13/Step 1 $1,327.52; $34,515.52 Annually

Shift and Area of Assignment: TBD

To view the job Classification Specification visit: .To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume, an MMA Employment Application, Affirmative Action form, and the contact information of three (3) professional references. These forms are located on the employment quick link on our website: Application materials may be saved, attached, and sent electronically to  Alternatively, you may submit application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources Department, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check. 


MMA is an AA/EEO employer.  Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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