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Kitsap Humane Society always accepts employment applications. Kitsap Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability. 

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Maintenance/Janitorial Person

Part-time hourly position
$10.16 to $12.00 per hour DOE

JOB DESCRIPTION

KHS is a progressive animal welfare shelter whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome homeless animals. We are committed to an open admissions policy, animal rehabilitation and a low euthanasia rate.

KHS is in need of a part-time maintenance person to service the facilities requirements of our organization.

Job responsibilities include:

-Cleans, sweeps, mops, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floors by hand or machine; cleans carpet, upholstery and furniture.
-Washes windows, screens, sills, woodwork, doors, desks, walls, and ceilings.
-Orders and stocks needed materials and supplies.
-Cleans and sanitizes rest rooms, dusts and vacuums rooms, locks and unlocks doors; moves equipment and furniture.
-Collects and disposes of waste, shovels snow, maintains outside sidewalks, and assists in keeping outside premises in an orderly condition.
-Provides maintenance and minor repairs to plumbing, electrical, HVAC and sprinkler systems; may perform routine carpentry work.
-Performs some repairs and maintenance of buildings by patching walls and doors, painting walls and trim, and replacing fixtures and partitions; replaces damaged ceiling and floor tiles, repairs carpet.
-Provides maintenance and minor repairs to equipment
-Mows and fertilizes lawn, plants and maintains flower beds, irrigates and maintains irrigation system. Trims trees and sprays for insects.
-Setting up and taking down tables and chairs for classes and programs.
-Communicates on a regular basis with the Operations Manager regarding issues, prioritization of tasks, and repair and maintenance that could require outside contractors
-Performs related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

-Two (2) years experience in custodial and building maintenance activity (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.).

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

-Knowledge of cleaning and waxing compounds, heating and ventilating equipment, lawn mowers, irrigating systems, snow blowers, lawn and plant fertilizers and insecticides, floor buffers and custodial equipment, and basic tools utilized in building maintenance; considerable knowledge of maintenance and repair work; thorough knowledge of proper safety techniques and procedures.
-Skill in the operation of a variety of hand tools.
-Ability to understand and carry out routine oral and written instructions, make routine decisions independently, sustain long periods of light to moderately heavy physical activity, and work harmoniously with others.

TO APPLY

Send a resume to sdilling@kitsap-humane.org along with a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect person for this job. Applications will be accepted through close of business on 10/3/14.