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Maintenance Repair Worker 1 Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Maintenance Repair Worker 1

Knox County JFS - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 12/15/2023 - Expires: 3/14/2024

Job ID: 267050855


Job Description

Maintenance Repair Worker I

The MRW I is a key player in maintaining our facilities, caring for our grounds, and promoting sustainability. This person  performs light maintenance tasks to ensure the functionality and aesthetic appeal of our facilities, addresses repairs and upkeep to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for all. The MRW I takes charge of all aspects of lawn care, including mowing, trimming, and general landscape as well as assists in the operation of the on-site recycling center, managing the collection of various materials from the community. This role conducts routine mechanical maintenance tasks such as oil changes, air filter replacements, and other light repairs.  This role also steps in to support our custodial team, as needed.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in light maintenance, lawn care, snow removal, and facility upkeep.
  • Basic mechanical skills for light maintenance tasks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Efficient use of time to complete tasks within a specified schedule.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, such as lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced work environment and to prioritize and re-prioritize work assignments.
  • Adherence to safety protocols, ensuring proper use of equipment, and proactively identifying potential safety hazards.
  • Demonstrates effective communication with team members, supervisors, and program participants.
  • Capability to work harmoniously with others and collaboratively with a team.
  • Regular and dependable attendance.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, and background check.
  • A current, valid Ohio driver’s license and ability to pass a driver’s record check.


What’s in it for you?


  • Full-time public employment with an excellent benefit package
  • Typical work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time off including personal time, vacation, and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Public employees enjoy OPERS retirement with a generous match
  • Opportunity for career growth and upward mobility

 Please send resume to or complete the application below.

Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 4