Maintainer I (Two positions available)

Website Bristol Community College

Maintainer I (Two positions available)



Department: Administration and Finance-Facilities

Locations: Fall River, MA

Posted: Apr 18, 2023

Closes: Open Until Filled

Type: Full Time

Position ID: 161230

About Bristol Community College:

Bristol Community College is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! Bristol is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision of advancing a vibrant, diverse community through education, learner by learner. If you share a passion for helping students succeed and enjoy working in a community of innovative, inclusive, and collaborative colleagues, Bristol is the place for you!

As a Commonwealth of Massachusetts employer, Bristol offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including health, dental, life, long-term disability, retirement and paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay). We also offer tuition waiver discounts at the Commonwealth’s public higher education institutions. More information can be found on our

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Maintainer I – First Shift (Two positions available)

DEPARTMENT: Facilities


REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of Custodial Maintenance

STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Maintainer I performs custodial work for any Bristol campus buildings and grounds, which may include locations in Attleboro, Fall River, Taunton, and New Bedford.


Interior Maintenance

• Clean offices, classrooms, restrooms, corridors, elevators, hallways, walls and other specialized spaces.
• Empty and clean recycling containers, waste barrels, and all other waste and trash receptacles.
• Move supplies, furniture, and equipment.
• Set up and break down furniture in support of all college operations and events.
• Clean, wax, and buff all hard surface floors; shampoo, vacuum, and maintain carpets and upholstery.
• Keep simple records, such as maintenance logs or inventory counts, and utilize software to complete tasks as needed.
• Unlock and lock doors as needed.
• Replace electrical lamps.
• Wash windows, woodwork, toilets, lavatories, and fixtures.
• Dust and polish furniture.
• Make simple repairs.
• Clean and maintain all custodial equipment as assigned.

Exterior Maintenance

• Maintain lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, turf; spread mulch, fertilize lawns, weed, water, plant, etc.; operate hand tools, such as saws, pruners, weed whackers, trimmers, aerators, tractors, hedge clippers, leaf blowers, rakes, etc.
• Sweep and clean sidewalks.
• Remove snow and ice from walkways and building entrances.

Additional Duties:

• Focus on customer service protocols when working with Bristol community members, including faculty, staff, and students.
• Demonstrate a sense of professionalism and consistently reflect Bristol’s core values while interacting with members of the Bristol community.
• Apply equity best practices throughout all job functions and work collaboratively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
• Perform other duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.




• Reliable transportation in order to travel to and from meetings, trainings, or campus and community locations as required.
• Demonstrated ability to:

• Follow verbal and written instructions.
• Possess physical stamina and endurance, including the ability to lift and carry heavy objects.
• Climb and work on ladders and scaffolding.
• Understand and apply the procedures and guidelines governing Facilities activities.
• Be available as essential personnel for inclement weather and emergency situations.
• Work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.


• Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of two years of custodial experience in a college or similar educational institution.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Working knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment commonly used in cleaning operations, such as floor strippers, auto scrubbers, high speed burnishers, etc.
• Knowledge of the standard record keeping and inventory control techniques.
• Ability to operate a lawn mower, tractor, snow blowers, salt spreaders, shovels, salt, deicers, etc.
• Demonstrated proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office (email), and other types of facilities software, such as SchoolDude (work orders).
• Ability to speak a language in addition to English

Additional Information:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

POSITION STATUS: This is a full-time, state funded, AFSCME, unit-classified position with benefits.

WORK SCHEDULE: The standard schedule for this position is 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM, with some opportunity for overtime. This is an essential personnel position.


SALARY: AFSCME Unit II, Grade 9, Step 1 $36,943.92 annually. Appointments from outside the bargaining unit begin at Step 1.

Application Instructions:

TO APPLY: Please complete our online application by clicking on the “Apply” button. The position will be open to applicants until filled. Review of applications will begin 10 calendar days from the posting date.


1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.

2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.

3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.

A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.

The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.

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