Morgan Park Academy has an opening for a full-time Maintenance Assistant, a full-time year round position to support the maintenance and upkeep of our campus. Responsibilities include basic repairs, carpentry, painting, cleaning, snow removal, and record keeping.
Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school in Chicago dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and global leadership.
Perform general building maintenance; including basic repairs, minor plumbing, carpentry, painting, cleaning, and record keeping
Perform campus grounds and landscaping upkeep
Schedule vehicle maintenance, including record keeping
Perform snow removal, plowing & shoveling from roads, paths, and roofs
Share on-call responsibilities with Director of Buildings & Grounds to respond to emergency calls regarding facility problems during weekends and holidays
Check maintenance requests daily and respond to issues in a timely fashion
Maintain all owned tools, equipment, and furniture in good working order
Assist Director of Buildings & Grounds in performing special projects and in coordinating the work of outside contractors to perform special repair and improvement projects
Start date: ASAP
Minimum Qualifications: 1+ years of relevant experience in maintenance & repairs. Must maintain a valid drivers license.
Highly motivated & organized individual with prior relevant experience
Passion for high quality workmanship
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
High School diploma or the equivalent required
Criminal and driving background check required
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter directly to firstname.lastname@example.org; Interviews will be conducted via phone with the Director of Buildings & Grounds.
We offer a competitive salary, medical, dental and vision benefits as well as retirement plan options.
About Morgan Park Academy
Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a
coeducational, college preparatory, independent day school dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and scholarship.
We reflect a wide array of diversity and apply a global lens to curriculum to prepare students to act as leaders in the dynamic world of the future. We also expect students to live up to the highest standards of human values. Our track record shows that Morgan Park Academy students consistently achieve success in college and embrace leadership roles throughout their lives.
Our highly motivated faculty is complemented by a stimulating, time-tested curriculum. We have some of the smallest class sizes among the top schools in Illinois. The strengths of Morgan Park Academy according to a survey of our parents and students are:
Small class sizes.
Commitment to learning.
Diversity of student community.
The individual attention students receive.
A fully-integrated academic program.
The friendly atmosphere.
Morgan Park Academy provides an engaging, personal learning experience for students from Preschool through High School.