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General Maintenance - Event Prep

Lewis and Clark College
Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.

Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.


Perform routine events preparation duties involving light to heavy physical effort and assist general maintenance workers in routine maintenance tasks and service request.

  • Performs daily set-ups and breakdowns for various College events
  • Loads, moves, unloads, and delivers heavy and bulky materials, supplies, and equipment by hand, dolly, or forklift.
  • Maintains accurate records of material, labor, and equipment costs on assigned tasks.
  • Keeps accurate inventory of all parts and supplies used for general maintenance and assists in the ordering of supplies as needed.
  • Assists the team with all tasks needed to ensure timely set-ups and take-downs for campus events.
  • Safely operates all hand and power tools necessary to complete assigned tasks.
  • Carries out tasks on high-lifts and ladders.
  • Performs other duties and assists other crafts and trades as directed and works particular shifts as assigned.
  • Required to carry a work cell phone while on duty and be reachable for dispatch.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in the field of general maintenance, previous experience in events set-ups preferred.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Familiar with e-mail, calendar, computer maintenance management systems (CMMS), Event Management Systems (EMS), and general computer use.
  • Able to maintain a valid driver’s license and meet College vehicle insurance requirements.
Must possess the following abilities:
  • Read and understand directions
  • Communicate effectively with diverse populations
  • Complete assigned tasks with minimum amount of direction and supervision
  • Provide over-time or weekend work as required
  • Able to read, write and speak in the English language
  • Full time
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • $25.49 per hour
  • Perform the physical tasks required to carry out the job responsibilities – ability to lift and carry a fifty-pound weight repetitively over one-half hour periods, able to lift and carry a 50-pound weight repetitively and continuously, and work in a stooped, kneeling, crouched, or squatting position.
  • Effectively manipulate the tools and equipment used in assigned tasks.
  • Work in all types of weather on ladders, lifts and scaffolding.
The word continuously means that the work may be carried out over consecutive seven and a half-hour shifts with one half-hour rest period mid-shift, a fifteen-minute rest period two hours after the start of the shift, and a fifteen-minute rest period two hours before the end of the shift. Working under the conditions described above, workers are expected to vary their positions frequently, pause, or stretch in order to avoid fatigue and injury.

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Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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