Building Maintenance Worker

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of full-time, paid experience in general building construction or maintenance work, or an equivalent combination of training and experience indicating ability to perform the duties of the job.

Hilights from Civil Service Job Specifications:

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is semi-skilled work involving responsibility for independently performing a variety of mechanical and other building maintenance tasks. Work is performed under either direct or general supervision, depending upon the nature of the task. Does related work, as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Performs semi-skilled work in masonry, carpentry, electrical or painting operations; Helps to install and repair wiring systems and electric fixtures and equipment; Repairs windows, doors, floors, walls and other parts of buildings; Does interior and exterior painting; Helps to install and repair general plumbing fixtures; Assists in cleaning and repairing boilers, pumps, heaters, pipelines, valves and traps; Mixes plaster and concrete, and assists in laying brick, plastering walls, finishing concrete work, etc.; Operates trucks, automobiles, air compressors, and other motorized equipment, as an adjunct to primary duties; May be required to perform outside duties, such as mowing lawns, maintaining athletic fields, removing snow and ice, painting interior and exterior surfaces; Serves as general handyman performing a variety of semi-skilled duties;

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND/OR PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of modern buildings and grounds maintenance and repair practices; good knowledge of the practices and techniques of one or more of the standard trades; mechanical aptitude; manual dexterity. The employee constantly is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.


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Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $16.95 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • School


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Batavia, NY 14020: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location