Maintenance and Repair Specialist
Children’s Therapy Center
At Children’s Therapy Center, we are on a mission to maximize the potential of children with special needs. We provide individualized, family-centered therapy including early intervention services, early childhood special education, physical, occupational and speech therapy. In partnership with parents and caregivers, we celebrate where each child is today and work toward who they can become.
Founded in 1979, Children’s Therapy Center has grown from a dream shared by a handful of visionary pediatric therapists to the largest and most comprehensive independent nonprofit pediatric therapy program in Washington State. Growth like ours does not happen by chance. It takes a commitment to quality services, collaboration, innovation and a focus on excellence in all areas.
Children’s Therapy Center is seeking a part-time Maintenance & Repair Specialist to assist with maintenance and repairs and at our buildings in Kent, Burien, Maple Valley and Tacoma. This position is responsible for safety, and effective operations within our buildings and grounds enabling Children’s Therapy Center staff to serve children and families onsite, and in our communities.
Perform inspections, preventative maintenance and repairs at our buildings in South King and Pierce County.
Demonstrate skill with a variety of repairs; including but not limited to plumbing, electric, paint, drywall, appliance troubleshooting, carpentry, product assembly, etc.
Assist Facilities Manager with small to medium-sized remodeling projects and special projects based on identified need.
Properly evaluate tool needs for each project, and utilize tools safely according to their design and intended use. The use of personal tools may be requested and/or preferred. Children’s Therapy Center will repair/replace personal tools when they are damaged or worn due to work related use.
Purchase, pick up and/or have delivered materials for upcoming projects. Reliable and appropriate transportation is required for the transport of tools, materials and equipment between sites.
Respond timely to email, phone and text inquiries and communication from staff and vendors.
Manage and document projects using Children’s Therapy Center’s online ticketing program.
Collaborate with leadership to prioritize projects and budgetary spending throughout the year.
Submit in a timely manner payroll reports, mileage reports and purchase receipts.
Manage vendor contracts, vendor scheduling, vendor building access and vendor invoices.
Manage occasional seasonal or temporary workers on larger or special projects.
Perform safety inspections of tools and equipment, repairing or replacing as needed.
Adhere to health and safety regulations, including the safe use of ladders fall prevention equipment, hearing and eye protection.
Educate and/or train staff as needed on facilities-related procedures and equipment.
Demonstrate flexibility, and respond timely if needed to any emergency spills, cleanups, or repairs.
Support and maintain an inclusive and respectful work environment.
Demonstrable experience and other qualifications:
Proven experience as a maintenance technician or light-commercial/residential service person
Experience working in construction trades is a plus
Strong time management skills, with the ability to efficiently while alone or with others
Commitment to performing quality work and fully-completing projects once started
Self-motivated and self-managing; receives satisfaction from the completion of projects
Works at a professional pace as expected in the repair and construction trades
Computer proficiency, including knowledge of Outlook and the Microsoft Office programs
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Knowledge and adherence to worksite safety rules, regulations, practices and procedures
Knowledge of methods and procedures in safely handling equipment and/or materials
Ability to conduct physical labor in sometimes adverse weather conditions
Works effectively with clients, co-workers, staff and supervisors from diverse backgrounds.
Participate in trainings related to job duties, safety trainings, diversity training and awareness, and staff meetings.
CTC’s Operations / COVID-19
In accordance with applicable State and Federal requirements Children’s Therapy Center requires that all staff be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before beginning employment; unless by certified, document medical disability or religious accommodation.
This position is expected part-time, 16 hours per week. The majority of work is required onsite and in person.
Compensation & Benefits:
Children’s Therapy Center offers equitable and competitive pay commensurate with job-related experience and education. The pay rate range for this position is $19.56-$32.05 per hour dependent on related experience and education or certification.
Benefits for this part-time position include supplimental life insurance coverage, access to the Employee Assistance Program, and eligiblility to enroll in Children’s Therapy Center’s retirement plan with the first paycheck. Employer matching contributions begin after their first year of employment.
Children’s Therapy Center is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to hire candidates that reflect diverse backgrounds, beliefs and cultural histories. We continually seek to understand, acknowledge and appreciate our differences, engaging with an attitude of respectful curiosity, and a growth-mindset. We believe everyone has the right to be respected and valued.
Consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, and our values, Children’s Therapy Center provides all employees and applicants with equal opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship including consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person.
Phone: (253) 216-0720