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The Ark is Hiring: Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant

The Ark is seeking an energetic and versatile Facilities Assistant, adept at performing routine facility maintenance, upkeep, renovation work and full operational interior and exterior workspaces

Duties

  • Maintains/performs general repairs to buildings, utilities, grounds and equipment with ability to meet deadlines
  • Responsible for facility cleanliness, orderliness and appearance, and ensure equipment is maintained and fully operational
  • Keep current and provide suggestions regarding technologies as related to building systems and equipment and emergency response regarding security and fire safety
  • Ensures compliance with OSHA requirements
  • Purchases equipment and supplies as needed while remaining cost effective
  • Back up for Ark Driver as necessary; maintains condition/safety of Ark vehicles; transports food and other items
  • Works collaboratively with staff for all meetings, events and room set ups
  • Reports to Director of Operations with pertinent data and appropriate daily updates

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, with strong aptitude for detail, delegations problem-solving, organizational and prioritization
  • Physically able to perform indoor and outdoor maintenance work including snow removal; regularly lift 40-50 lbs.; bend, stand and walk throughout work day
  • Able to work on multiple projects at once

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of Jewish customs, kashrut, and nutrition
  • Ability to work limited Sunday and evening hours

Part-time / As needed

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@arkchicago.org