Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Perform maintenance and repair of building architectural systems
- Perform maintenance and repair of building architectural systems
and elements typically involving replacement of windows, doors,
roofs, insulation, floor covering, minor painting, screens, shades,
partitions, furniture, ceilings, gutters, walkways, stairs,
- Remove trash, rubbish, debris, and packing materials
- Performs typical manual labor tasks
- Repairs, maintain, replacing and cleaning items such as: signs,
fencing, railings, light poles, benches, etc.
- Clean roof drains and storm basins
- Maintains general maintenance equipment and tools (including
power tools) by cleaning, lubricating, and proper storage
-Assist in set-ups and breakdowns of furniture for events and
-Receiving deliveries, loading and unloading trucks and
-Demolition and cleanup of wall materials, ceiling tiles, flooring
and other building elements
-Operates light automotive trucks and equipment such as forklifts,
scissor lifts, pallet jacks, snow plows and sanders, etc.
-Moving materials, files, furnishings and equipment at work sites,
storerooms, stockrooms, warehouses, vehicles and college
-Respond in a timely manner to emergency situations on the campus,
such as snow removal, flooding, down trees, and other severe
-Clean and pick up trash from all areas of campus grounds including
streets, sidewalks, parking lots, storm drains
-Plunge sinks and toilets
-Battery replacement, personal locks, and other devices, such as:
local area alarms, smoke detectors, etc. that do not require
license or certification.
-Maintains athletic fields including artificial turf fields.
Perform other duties as required
Education and Experience Required
- Must have a demonstrated ability to perform several tasks within
a specific time period without immediate supervision
- Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written
- Some ability to operate light automotive trucks, wheel tractors,
sidewalk plows/sanders and other similar maintenance, repair, and
- Knowledge of the use of common hand tools and portable hand held
1. Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time
under varying climate conditions
2. Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds
3. Ability to climb ladders and scaffolds.
4. Physical stamina, endurance, and the ability to perform tasks
that require physical strength
5. Mechanical aptitude.
If other, please enter regular schedule.
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because
of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except
where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran
status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from
time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist
on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with
the program. The College will request and expect its agents and
those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of
this important program.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- * We require all employees to be vaccinated. Are you vaccinated
or have a *valid medical or religious exemption from receiving a
COVID-19 vaccine? Applicants requesting an exemption, must complete
a Providence College request form. Exemptions are not guaranteed
approval. Completion of exemption/vaccination process must be
finalized prior to start date.
- Will request exemption
- Cover Letter