Maintenance Worker I

$14.00 - $17.00 hourly
  • Allendale Association
  • Lake Villa, IL, USA
  • Oct 29, 2020
Facilities General Labor Nonprofit-Social Services Other

Job Description

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, continuous training, and an education assistance program within an environment that promotes professional growth and learning.

We are seeking a full time, Custodian/General Maintenance Responsible for the daily tasks of laundry, mail, and parcel delivery, garbage pickup, special event set ups, furniture assembly and moving. Under supervision the employee assists with the routine maintenance of the physical plant and equipment.

Job Requirements:


High School graduate or equivalent

  • One year general maintenance experience required. Areas of applicable experience include assembling furniture, routine vehicle maintenance, minor plumbing repairs, grounds work and minor building maintenance.
  • Valid driver’s license with a valid driving record.


Ability to independently manage production requirements and operational goals

  • Ability to interpret and support standards, policies and procedures established by Allendale and/or per routine maintenance standards
  • Mechanical aptitude

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the maintenance of a clean, safe and healthy environment throughout the Agency’s facilities. Maintains a neat, efficient and safe work area at all times.
  • Performs routine repairs and maintenance of the Agency facilities and equipment as assigned.
  • Removes garbage from various Agency buildings as required.
  • Picks up and delivers laundry to the cottages as required.
  • Assists with providing routine maintenance of Agency vehicles including taking vehicles in for safety inspections, emission testing, and gassing up the agency vehicles.
  • Assists with construction projects as assigned.
  • Delivers water softener salt and fills the brine tanks for the water softeners.
  • Shovels and removes snow and ice from walkways as needed; and provides general assistance with roads and grounds maintenance as requested.
  • Picks up and delivers donations and supplies and materials for jobs, both on and off-campus.
  • Assists with special projects and Agency events such as graduations, annual meetings, and other large events.
  • Prepares appropriate records and paperwork related to the completion of work assignments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Job type: Full time

Location: Lake Villa, IL

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

All employment is contingent on an educational, motor vehicle, and criminal background check.

For over 120 years, our mission has been dedicated to helping children and families overcome the overwhelming impact of severe emotional and behavior issues and trauma through services and programs that create opportunities for children to learn, grow and heal.



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Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $17.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our employees as safe as possible we've provided plastic barriers, masks, gloves, and hand sanitize.