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Maintenance Worker

April 24, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Location:San Diego, CA
Salary Range:10.00 per hour
Benefits:Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, 403B
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:About Us:
For more than 118 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 13,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more visit us online at

Job Opportunity:
Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Maintenance Worker II is responsible for the maintenance of the facility and grounds for the San Diego Stabilization Center. Must keep the safety maintenance, repairs and cleanliness standards of the corporation in accordance with VOA standards, as well as, regulatory compliance with State Licensing. Supervise additional work-related training program, volunteer staff in cleaning and maintenance activities and schedules.

Duties:• Adhere to Volunteers of America’s Operating and Program’s Policies and Procedures.
• Follow all Safety Policies and Procedures and insure that residents and staff are safe at all times.
• Follow all Disaster Preparedness Procedures as outlined in the Mini-Disaster Program Manual.
• Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of all State Licensing & Certification Standards and regulations.
• Must possess the ability to read and follow facilities maintenance policies and procedures regarding general responsibilities, e.g. maintenance log, heating, cooling, ventilation, emergency power oxygen, water, interior and exterior general maintenance, fire systems, safety, maintenance inspections. .
• Must inspect gas and electrical system on a regular basis.
• Must follow approved maintenance schedule for grounds, building and equipment.
• Must clean, strip, wax all facility floors and wash exterior windows to maintain corporate standards.
• Must record activity in maintenance log.
• Make repairs to building and equipment as need arises.
• Prepare maintenance and cleaning supply order Treatment Service Coordinator weekly.
• Ensure all trash containers are emptied into dumpsters.
• Maintain equipment in proper working condition.
• Ensure the maintenance and upkeep of all company vehicles is completed on an as needed basis.
• Paint and/or touch up facility as needed.
• Maintain landscaping and grounds in accordance with VOA Standards.
• Repair (if within capabilities) lights, vacuum cleaners, lawn equipment.
• Maintain cleanliness of public areas such as hallways, dining rooms, and living rooms.
• Help unload and store groceries (may be asked to accompany administrators on supply trips and commodity runs to help lift heavy items).
• Arrange for pick-up of all SDADSC Program donations – weekly.
• Provide transportation and the safety of residents for needed services.
• Maintain a good rapport, respect and communication with law enforcement or court officials, agency visitors, and community social service agencies.
• Participate in the cleaning, and maintenance of the facility and program equipment and furnishings.
Qualifications:High school graduate or GED Certification. 24 hours in vocational training or equivalent, and two-year experience in maintenance.

• Ability to develop a working knowledge of alcohol & drug treatment programs and dually diagnosed programs Federal client confidentiality regulations, specifically, CFR 42, PART 2 regulations and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) confidentiality regulations, pertaining to policies and procedures.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, as necessitated by position.
• Ability to properly complete all program forms independently.
• Ability to comprehend and properly implement instructions and procedures.
• Ability to convey respect, concern and understanding to clients, fellow employees and the public.
• Must have the ability to comprehend and implement instructions.
• Must be able to demonstrate mature judgment in order to quickly make sound decisions.
• Must be able to respond appropriately in case of program incidents or emergency medical situations.
• Must be able to document in writing all incidents that related to staff, residents or the facility, per program policy and procedure and within the required time frame. This includes the reporting and documentation of all serious incidents and unusual occurrences relating to both clients and staff.
• Must be flexible to meet scheduling demands.
• Must be free from formal Probation/Parole status for a minimum of five (5) years.
• Must have (3) years continuous sobriety if recovering.
• Must have Valid California Driver’s License.
• Must obtain TB/UA Screening prior to hire
• Physical (w/in 7 days) of employment.
• Must obtain CPR/1st Aid (w/in 3 months) of employment.

• Must attend VOA’s Mandatory Orientation A & B within one (1) year of hire
• Must attend Cultural Diversity/Sensitivity Training within one (1) year of hire and annually thereafter.
• Must attend Serious Incident and Unusual Occurrence Reporting Training within 30 days of hire.
• Must attend training on Client Confidentiality as it relates to CFR 42 and HIPAA regulations annually.

Please apply online at

EOE M/V/D/F This Employer participates in E-Verify. Applications are only accepted online. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact us at (619) 282-8211 or for assistance.

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