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ChildServe Maintenance Facility Support - PRN - Iowa City in Iowa City, Iowa

Maintenance Facility Support - PRN - Iowa City

Facility Support (Dietary, Maintenance, Drivers) Iowa City, Iowa



As a member of the Maintenance Team, you are responsible for ensuring that all facilities at ChildServe are properly maintained and preventative maintenance is performed per guidelines of HVAC systems, lawn equipment, company vehicles, and pool care equipment. Successful completion of this job will result in attractive, safe, and well-maintained facilities to support the many children and families that we serve.

Schedule As maintenance is needed at our Iowa City location.

What You'll DoMaintenance

  • Respond to all maintenance calls during his/her shift

  • Be knowledgeable in the proper procedures for emergency generator start-up due to a power outage

  • Follow local and state building codes

  • Read and understand blueprints and schematics

  • Receive and store equipment and supplies

  • Repair, replace and test electrical circuits, equipment and appliances as needed, but do not proceed beyond the limits of training, expertise, and experience

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs to ChildServe equipment such as heat pumps, air handlers, ChildServe vehicles, plumbing, etc.

  • Dry wall patching and painting as needed

  • Ensure the safe operation of the swimming pool filter systems and equipment

  • Keep the supervisor advised as to problem areas or needs on a daily basis


  • Keep ground and parking areas free of refuse, leaves, and limbs

  • Help in snow removal, sand and salt sidewalks and parking areas

  • Exercise proper safety practices in the use of and storage of all chemicals

  • Assist in snow removal, sands and salts sidewalks and parking areas

  • Perform minor repairs, adjustments and preventative maintenance to all lawn equipment

    What You'll Need

  • High school/equivalent or trade school education required

  • One-year experience in maintenance field with background in plumbing and wiring preferred

  • Be able to withstand exposure to the usual childhood diseases and conditions associated with children with disabilities

  • Requires excellent stamina, including bending, standing and walking during most of the day. Exposure to both heat and cold. Frequentcontact with water and strong cleaning agents and disinfectants.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language

  • This position may be subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. If applicable, specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process

    Why ChildServe?

    ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life!

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 5,200 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

    Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today! ChildServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.