Facilities Specialist

Position Type: Other Staff
Apply By: February 17, 2019
Posted: January 17, 2019 - 12:16 pm EST
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Seward Community Co-op
Organization Location: Minneapolis, MN
Organization Website: Seward Community Co-op
Contact Name: LaNaya Stallings
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 6123142011

Purpose: Assists the Facilities Manager and business units to ensure the co-op’s buildings, equipment and grounds are well maintained at all times.

 Status: Full Time. Reports to the Facilities Manager.

 Pay Level: IV (Determined by Union Contract)

 Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate completion of Maintenance Request Tool tickets (see below).
  • Perform routine maintenance (see below).
  • Exhibit excellent customer service and professional behavior.
  • Maintain professional relationships with service vendors.
  • Seek out and recommend new service vendors as needed.
  • Advise Facilities staff regarding maintenance needs.
  • Recommend new equipment purchases.
  • Ensure facilities are maintained for the safety and security of occupants.
  • Act as afterhours emergency responder for all locations.
  • Able to adjust work schedule to accommodate maintenance scheduling.
  • Follow OSHA, State and municipal maintenance guidelines and procedures.
  • Act as a Floor Warden to assist with any co-op-wide emergency.
  • Participate on Safety Advisory Teams, as needed. .
  • Demonstrate responsibility with supply purchasing, record keeping and accurate tracking of invoices or receipts.
  • Assist with transport of supplies and equipment between business units
  • Other tasks assigned by supervisor.
  • Provide project support to Initiatives Manager, as needed.

Qualifications:

 

Essential

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs – Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Proven effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Regular, predictable attendance.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • English proficiency.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and functioning vehicle.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems, small appliance repair and HVAC concepts.

Functional

  • Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience with basic maintenance and repair tasks including carpentry, plumbing, painting, wall repair, power tool familiarity.
  • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including offices, sales floor, back stock areas, and walk-in coolers and freezers.
  • Ability to bend and lift repeatedly for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to stand in confined space for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repeated actions for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, reach, squat and walk for extended periods of time per shift.
  • Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.).
  • Ability to freely access all areas of the store including offices, sales floor, back stock areas, and walk-in coolers and freezers.
  • Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.

 Preferred

  • Familiarity with co-operative business model and natural foods products.
  • Multilingual.
  • Demonstrated history of good judgment.
  • Adaptability, discernment and creative problem solving ability.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with customers, vendors and co-workers from various cultural backgrounds.

Please submit appliactions, along with cover letter and resume to: https://sewardcoop.applicantpro.com/jobs/978988.html