The Amant Foundation is looking for a Facilities Assistant to join our team. This position will work closely with the Director of Operations to keep our 4 building, 21,000 square foot campus and garden functioning in a clean, orderly manner. This work includes cleaning the space, minor repairs, and general maintenance. The facilities assistant will provide core support to the Director of Operations by assuring that the foundation is always kept in the upmost physical condition. The position may require early morning and late evening hours (including weekends) The schedule for this position is Tuesday-Saturday.
Daily Cleaning and upkeep of indoor spaces, including but not limited to dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, window washing and mopping of restrooms, galleries, and offices.
Daily Cleaning and upkeep of outdoor spaces, including but not limited to removal of leaves, dirt and debris from entryways, snow removal, event preparation, and other general maintenance.
Spot cleaning the restrooms when needed.
Act as a secondary liaison with facilities vendors and contractors.
Maintain inventory and stock all necessary cleaning supplies and other facility equipment.
Basic repairs throughout the buildings.
Painting and any necessary drywall repair.
Basic plumbing repairs.
2-4 years’ experience with facility management and upkeep.
Experience in institutional/art museum settings a plus.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with commercial cleaning equipment and materials used in public building cleaning.
General knowledge of building systems including fire alarms, wet pipe sprinkler systems, HVAC and security systems.
Knowledge and experience of basic drywall and plaster repairs.
Basic carpentry skills.
Knowledge of Art Handling and industry wide standards a plus.
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule and being on-call for unanticipated issues.
Moderate physical effort will be required, including bending, pushing, pulling and ability to lift up to 50 lbs.