Facilities Maintenance


Office based in Allentown, PA. Services LVCC's early education and child care centers, primarily in Allentown and Bethlehem, PA.


Part-time, Monday-Friday

Job Description

The Facilities Maintenance person reports directly to the CEO and is responsible for performing multiple repair and maintenance tasks at LVCC's early education and child care centers located throughout the Lehigh Valley, which could include, but is not limited to: carpentry work; electrical; plumbing; painting; general center repairs; scheduling contractors and vendors and approving the finished job; purchasing needed supplies and equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Electrical repairs and maintenance: lightbulbs, wiring, circuit breakers, fuses
  • Carpentry and general construction: woodwork, sanding, painting, etc.
  • General plumbing: toilets; faucets; fix leads, etc.
  • Child care center and office repairs: doors, doorknobs, broken tiles, hinges, etc.
  • Equipment: assembly, hang securely, repair broken toys, etc.
  • Outdoors: repair and replace playground equipment, repair shed, assist as necessary with landscaping and snow removal
  • Other duties on an occasional basis, mostly for equipment assembly and repairs, changing lightbulbs and hanging equipment


  • Five or more years handyman or related experience
  • Knowledge of supplies and materials
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Able to find and schedule vendors and contractors
  • Knowledge in many aspects of repair & maintenance work
  • Dependability
  • Verbal communication
  • Ability to read, write, and follow written and oral instructions
  • Able to work occasional overtime, a couple of weekend days a year, and be on call for emergencies
  • Must be a team player and able to interact with others
  • Regular and reliable attendance is expected
  • Use of personal vehicle required (mileage calculated into hourly rate)
  • Valid PA driver’s license
  • Criminal History background check required; state police check required; FBI fingerprint clearance required
  • Ability to use LVCC vehicles, as available
  • Pre-employment and random drug screen required

Physical/Mental Demands

  • Ability to reach and to lift materials weighing up to 70 lbs.
  • Manuel dexterity, overall coordination and good balance are required
  • Ability to walk, stand and move rapidly for the work shift. Ability to bend, stoop, twist and turn, climb stairs and ladders. Ability to perform repetitious arm and wrist movements.
  • Mental alertness to ensure safe and accurate completion of work activities
  • On occasion able to work overtime and a couple of weekend days
  • Ability to learn new tasks, procedures and regulations governing early education and child care centers
  • Ability to move furniture and equipment.
  • Use of personal vehicle required (mileage calculated into hourly rate)

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice. Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholders responsibility.

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