Kokua Services Lacey , WA 98503
Maintenance staff supporting adults with disabilities
Our Mission: Provide individuals with disabilities the support needed to lead full and meaningful lives.
We are looking for a like-minded individual to help us carry out our mission in the capacity that this job provides. So, while you will be doing maintenance tasks- you will get to know those we serve, and they will get to know you!
So, while this is a maintenance job- there is room for you to bring your heart to work and let kindness and compassion guide your day.
The focus of this position is on household maintenance and lawn care though it will encompass other aspects of Kokua's responsibilities.
Schedule: Monday through Friday 9am-5pm with a need for flexibility based on agency need
Wage: $13.60 PER HOUR
Must demonstrate well-developed communication skills and be able to work effectively in a work team environment. Employees must abide by the Kokua Code of Ethics and must commit themselves to work cooperatively in a work team environment. Applicants must be safety-minded and always adhere to Kokua's safety standards. Must have good time-management skills, and able to work and prioritize tasks with little supervision. Must have some basic technology skills, at times the position may require some technical know-how. Must be open to working outside of the Monday through Friday day shift on occasion. Must have reliable transportation and be willing to drive for work (mileage will be reimbursed).
Must be comfortable with individuals with disabilities and their support staff.
In this job you will work directly with and around individuals supported by Kokua. You will need to exude a friendly, supportive attitude as well as the ability to work with a level of distraction.
Lawn care - mowing, weeding, etc.
Must be able to handle small repairs (i.e. fixing table legs, patching holes, installing grab bars)
Furnace filter changing
Maintenance of fire extinguishers
Maintenance of all emergency equipment, including emergency supplies of food and water.
Maintain hot water temperatures to safe degrees
Maintain all generators and train staff to use, ensuring that instructions are posted.
Climbing ladders to replace light bulbs and smoke alarm batteries.
Supporting with technical issues (may involve computers).
Jump-start Kokua vehicles, replace headlights, etc.
Ensure that all vehicles are serviced at regular intervals.
Ensure that all vehicles are cleaned (inside and out) regularly and that all vehicle maintenance issues are reported immediately.
At times assisting with household tasks and grocery shopping.
Other duties as assigned.