Building Support (part time)
Status: Part-time ongoing position, non-exempt
Salary: Starts at $12.50 to $13.00 per hour (full range up to $16.00 per hour)
Benefits: Does not qualify for benefits
Location: All City Buildings
Hours: morning/afternoon/evening/weekend shifts available; varies based upon business need
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Facilities Supervisor
The Facilities Division is responsible for the daily operations, preventive maintenance, remodeling and long term maintenance programs of the major facilities owned by the City and spaces leased by the City. Total square footage of these facilities is about 1 million square feet. The major facilities include the City Center, Community Center, Senior Center, Water Plant, Utilities Garage, Maintenance Facility, four Fire Stations, Building 51, the Den Road Liquor Store, the Outdoor Center, Park Shelters and Historical Buildings. The leased spaces include 2 of the 3 Liquor Stores and the Housing and Community Services space at the Eden Prairie Mall.
The Building Support position supports the Facilities Division to ensure smooth operations by effectively keeping the facilities safe, clean, and efficient. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:
- Maintains the City Facilities by performing preventive maintenance, different room setups, maintains the City ice rinks and pool facilities by performing ice rink maintenance, pool maintenance. General basic repairs in all City buildings.
- Provides service to customers for effective and efficient execution of City events (i.e. set-up and breakdown of facilities, meeting and event set-up, and assembly); provides a safe, friendly and enjoyable atmosphere for all community center guests.
- Assists building engineers with monitoring equipment to ensure that the building’s systems perform efficiently and safely.
- Maintains and improves the appearance and operation of City facilities by performing minor repairs.
- Supports division cross-function initiatives by developing skills, applying technical knowledge, and assisting with projects.
While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.
We are a service organization. We take pride in what we do. We cultivate a supportive, encouraging and productive culture with a strong customer focus. We promote wellness and plan work/life balance into our goals. We value differences and foster inclusion. We achieve success by exhibiting our core values: collaboration, innovation, integrity, performance and relationships.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) required; technical degree in related field preferred.
Work Experience: Customer services experience and basic computer skills required. Related experience preferred such as building maintenance and equipment experience, community center/fitness center experience, ice resurfacer and pool experience, but will train.
Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift/pull/push/move/carry up to 50 lbs, and the ability to bend/stand/reach. Knowledge and physical ability to operate hand tools and vehicles, current valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.
Availability/Hour Requirements: Availability to work evenings and/or weekends preferred., Morning and day shifts available.
Position Specific Expectations
Accountability: Follows through on commitments; focuses on appropriate tasks throughout the shift; takes responsibilities for actions both as an individual and on behalf of the organization; actions and words are in sync; follows all policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality; is prepared and punctual to all scheduled shifts.
Problem Solving: Uses judgment to solve difficult problems in a timely manner; compares possible options; uses reasoning to explain necessary next steps; looks beyond the obvious; challenges the first answer and seeks alternatives; probes several resources to obtain all relevant information.
Technical Skills: Effective at acquiring skills, abilities and knowledge; quickly learns new industry, organization, and product information; has an aptitude for retaining and applying technical information; able to communicate techniques, software or product to others; is a quick study; able to work under tight deadlines and pressure.
City of Eden Prairie Pre-employment Process
The City of Eden Prairie conducts the following pre-employment checks for this position:
- Professional Reference Checks
- Criminal history
*All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the City's evaluation of the pre-employment process before their first day of employment with the City.
City of Eden Prairie Application Process
Application Deadline: January 18, 2019
Review Applications: As applications are received
Select Candidates/Interviews: 1 - 2 weeks after received
Expected Start Date: Negotiable