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Maintenance Worker III - Full-time - Armstrong County Jail

Kittanning, PA
To perform general maintenance and repair duties and provide security within the Jail and buildings and grounds of the County.

This is a full-time position.  Hours of work: 8 AM to 4 PM, M - F (schedule may be adjusted as necessary). 

Duties include but are not limited to:
Provides maintenance duties as required; receives supplies at loading docks and verifies accuracy of orders received; stocks facility supplies; checks gauges and other equipment for proper operation, and makes minor adjustments if necessary; makes rounds to ensure safety within buildings; transports materials to/from selected locations; changes light bulbs as needed; changes pumps and motors as needed; checks air conditioning and refrigeration units and charges as necessary; installs equipment as needed; cuts and trims grass with mower or riding tractor, shovels or plows snow as needed; performs general plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning repairs; makes repairs to damaged equipment; operates power equipment and hand tools; paints required fixtures, buildings and other objects as directed; performs carpentry duties as assigned.  Security is always a primary concern when working, must document items used and the return of items used during maintenance repairs; coordinates upkeep and inspections of Jail vehicles with County maintenance staff.

High school diploma plus trade school training in electrical, plumbing, carpentry and painting required.  Must be willing to complete and pass Training at PA Department of Corrections Basic Training Academy 5-week training course. Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License and a willingness to travel as needed. 
2-4 years’ experience in maintenance or custodial environment.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
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