• Facility and Maintenance Attendant

    Job Locations
    US-OH-Columbus
    Type
    Regular, Part-Time
    Job Category
    Facilities/Property Maintenance
    ID
    2018-3532
    City
    Columbus
    State/Province
    OH
  • Overview

    Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action.  By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive.  And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level.  What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 23 state offices, 41 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50 states, and 700 staff across the country.  Audubon is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

     


     

    Position Summary

    The Facility/Maintenance attendant will assist the Operations Manager of the Grange Insurance Audubon Center (GIAC), a LEED-Certified 18,000 sq. ft. building and the surrounding two acre site.

     

    This is a part-time position and will require working weekends.

    Essential Functions

    • Assist with the day-to-day physical operations of the Grange Insurance Audubon Center including the physical property, janitorial duties and overall maintenance
    • Assist with performing minor maintenance and repairs
    • Perform facility set-up, tear-down and nominal cleaning for internal and external customers including private rentals
    • Serve as main contact and resource for private rental groups during events, including interacting with catering staff, bridal parties and guests
    • Work with key staff to ensure the impeccable care and stewardship of the physical property
    • Ensure night, weekend and special event operations run smoothly
    • Perform facility walkthroughs inside and out to ensure a high standard of facility cleanliness, structural soundness, safety and efficiency
    • Work with staff on educational and administrative assigned projects and tasks
    • Additional duties as assigned

    Qualifications and Experience

    • One to three years customer service or related experience
    • Problem solving, independent and resourceful
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks through use of effective organizational and time management skills
    • Good interpersonal skills and a positive work ethic; experience working with external groups highly preferred.
    • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekday and weekend morning and evening hours (beyond midnight)
    • Friendly, energetic and empathic personality
    • Ideally passionate about nature and conservation 
    • High School degree or equivalent preferred, experience will be considered in lieu of education
    • Ability to patrol the property repeatedly and lift objects (50-80 pounds) with or without accommodation

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