The Salvation Army Maintenance Technician in Nevada City, California

Requisition Number

04375 Maintenance

Post Date



Maintenance Technician

Posted Salary



Nevada City





The purpose of this position is to provide support and assistance in all areas of general maintenance and repair of the Camp’s buildings, ground, equipment and other facilities consistent with the mission and established policies and procedures of the Camp.

This includes preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs and the responsibility to recommend major repairs to the Camp Director for the buildings, property and equipment of The Salvation Army. Perform set ups and take downs of furniture and other

equipment for various campus activities.


  1. Maintain Camp Grounds by operating necessary grounds care equipment such as mower, tractor, chain saws, etc., in safe and efficient manner

  2. Lock and secure all equipment when not in use.

  3. Be aware and make necessary changes to hazards found on camp ground.

  4. Check all areas of camp that may need repairs weekly. All aspects include: landscape, trail blazing, water lines – copper PVC and galvanized, HVAC, electrical, framing, fencing, roofing, painting and staining.

  5. Maintain camp propane fill station (Training certificate required)

  6. Perform janitorial and general maintenances duties in buildings areas designed. (Sweep, scrub, wax floors, wash windows and screens, pressure wash, etc.)

  7. Dispose of trash and waste from camp facilities and camp ground daily.

  8. Perform all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state, and federal guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standard.

  9. Maintain and re-certify all fire extinguishers each year to pass fire marshal inspection.

  10. Obtain estimate bids and schedule outside contractors to fix issues outside of experience: Window glazers, appliance repairs and coffee machine repairs, etc.

  11. Maintain/repair all vehicles including: Brakes, rotors, charging system, CV axles, etc.

  12. Maintain vehicle logs to track repairs sand service done to each vehicle.

  13. Set up, maintain and shutdown pool at appropriate times.

  14. General Maintenance job assignments given by the Camp Director such as: electrical work, carpentry, plumbing, general clean up, mowing, and weed eating.

  15. Keep shop area clean.

  16. Keep inventory of all tools and supplies. Notify Camp Director when something is needed or missing.

  17. Wear and use appropriate safety equipment for the job. (ex. Safety glasses when working with carpentry, safety glasses, ear plugs & chaps when using weed eaters.)

  18. Be prompt and conscientious at every job assignment and always be aware of safety factors involved in the task at hand.

  19. Clean work area after each workday and after the job is completed.

  20. Any other duties as assigned.



Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED.

Physical Requirements and Work Experience:

  1. The position requires frequent lifting of 50 pounds or more. This position requires good mobility with the ability to climb, crawl, bend and have good dexterity in regard to grasping, reaching, and handling.

  2. The job is primarily performed outside in the elements regardless of weather.

  3. The ability to operate indoor cleaning machines (i.e., vacuum, buffer) and grounds keeping equipment (i.e., lawn mower, edger, blower).

  4. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform the essential duties with or without accommodation.

  5. Must have experience in several of the following areas:

a. Ground keeping.

b. Utility systems (water, sewer, electrical, HVAC).

c. Painting, carpentry, drywall repair, electrical work, plumbing fixtures, repair & appliance installation.

d. Operation of chain saws and wood splitting equipment; heavy equipment.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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