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Bishop Gadsden Maintenance Technician I in US, South Carolina

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Maintenance Technician Level I team members at Bishop Gadsden Retirement Community (James Island) are assigned to complete basic maintenance functions in the building and physical plant of our community. This position is considered to be entry level, and also serves as an apprentice for Maintenance Technician Level II, providing general help as required. This is a customer service oriented position that requires constant interaction with residents and employees. The successful candidate will have compassion for and the desire to work with the elderly.

  • Be BG! Benefits for FT Bishop Gadsden Team Members*

We offer a wide range of Full Time benefits such as: Full Time: End-of-the-Year Bonus, Generous PTO Program, Cash-In Unused PTO, 401(k) Matching Retirement Plan, Wellness Programs and Facilities, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Short and Long Term Disability, Company Paid Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and community café discounts!

  • Responsibilities*

  • General plumbing tasks such as changing out faucets, mixing valves, plunging a toilet, replacing a wax ring, rebuilding a toilet, clearing drains.

  • General electrical tasks such as lock out/tag out, bulb replacement, ballast replacement, fixture change out, fuse replacement, light switch/outlet replacement.

  • Change bulbs, HVAC filters, and batteries.

  • Hang pictures, blinds, hardware, assemble and move furniture.

  • Trap and neutralize wildlife as necessary.

  • Assist in general maintenance duties as needed and directed.

  • Qualifications*

  • Pleasant interaction skills are necessary for exchanging information as well as maintaining a courteous relationship with the residents, families, visitors and employees

  • Maintain professional appearance and conduct exhibiting a respectful and courteous demeanor at all times.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and written.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend, reach, squat, climb, reach above head, carry, and lift (up to 50 lbs.).

  • Must adhere to attendance and scheduling requirements.

  • Able to work occasional holidays and occasional weekends

  • Required Education and Experience:*

  • High school education or equivalent preferred.

  • General experience in building maintenance required

  • Valid SC driver’s license

  • Who We Are!*

Founded in 1850, Bishop Gadsden located on James Island, is a not-for-profit, faith based retirement community, affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Bishop Gadsden is known as the Southeast's leading life care retirement community and is located on 134 acres of lush marshlands and majestic oaks on James Island, just 10 minutes from downtown Charleston. Nationally recognized for our architectural design and high quality programs and services, Bishop Gadsden offers residents the amenities, support, and freedom to live truly extraordinary lives. We offer team members a beautiful work environment, top pay, great benefits, and a community-minded atmosphere.