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Maintenance Assistant

Primary purpose: The Maintenance Assistant position is to assist the Director of Buildings & Grounds in all aspects of maintenance and housekeeping. Duties include but are not limited to electrical, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical systems, preventive maintenance, and emergency response.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Mechanically inclined, ability to learn mechanical skills
  • Electrical repair, troubleshooting, replacement
  • Plumbing repair, troubleshooting, replacement
  • carpentry skills
  • Plastering, drywall, painting, caulking
  • Boiler maintenance a plus
  • Emergency response, Security
  • Event set ups and tear-downs
  • HVAC maintenance
  • Housekeeping
  • Snow removal and salting
  • Yard maintenance, Landscaping
  • Floor maintenance
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Ability to read and follow detailed work and safety instructions
  • Good community and interpersonal skills
  • Work effectively as part of a team and willing to go the extra mile
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly PMs as assigned
  • Open and close facilities
  • All other duties as assigned

Educational requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 2 years of maintenance or trade school experience
  • Basic computer skills: knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel


The Maintenance Assistant must personally adhere to all established personnel policies and practices of The Music Settlement. As a member of the administrative staff, the individual must encourage a respectful, healthy, and productive work environment for all employees, volunteers, and customers. Must pass BCI, FBI, and State of Ohio background check to work in an Early Childhood facility.

A qualified candidate needs to be honest, on time, neat, clean, want to learn, and willing to be a team player.

All new employees have a 90 day probationary period.

Reports to: Director of Buildings & Grounds

Job Type: Full-time

Application Questions

  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Are you able to work in Cleveland, OH 44106?
  • Are you authorized to work in the following country: United States?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

The Music Settlement is an equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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