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Freedom House does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Freedom House will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unrelated to the ability to perform one’s job, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization. Employment with Freedom House is employment-at-will, meaning it is voluntarily entered into, and may be terminated at any time, without or with cause, by the employee or by Freedom House.

How to Apply

Submit the following:

1) Application  2) Resume   3) Cover Letter

send to: 440 Elm Place, Princeton IL 61356 – Attn: [Executive Director or Program Manager]

or email to: [the manager listed within the job description]

Position

Facilities Superintendent / 32-hours, Full time

Program

Overall Agency

Direct Report

Manager, Outreach/Facilities

FLSA Status

Non Exempt

Revised

1/13/2021

Job Description

This position is available immediately. Full-time position/32 hours. (Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Freedom House, a domestic and sexual violence agency with offices in Princeton and Kewanee, is searching for a Facilities Superintendent. This position is responsible for cleaning, light maintenance, and upkeep of our two Princeton campus buildings. The goal is to ensure that our organization’s outwardly facing and interior areas are kept in the best possible condition. This position will fully support the agency’s mission, philosophy, and values by exhibiting professionalism, confidentiality, excellence, competence, teamwork, innovation, respect, personalization, commitment to the communities/persons served and accountability/ownership

Essential Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the custodian include, but are not limited to:

  • Keeping our buildings functionally and aesthetically intact.
  • Ensure buildings are tidy, clean, and well-maintained.
  • Maintenance and minor repairs, including painting; drywall repair; repair/replace flooring, doors, windows; fix simple electrical, plumbing, and HVAC issues; appliance repair; regular preventive maintenance.
  • Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping.
  • Cleaning restrooms
  • Wiping down work areas and cleaning fixtures.
  • Dusting
  • Washing windows
  • Replacing light bulbs
  • Disposing of trash and emptying trash receptacles
  • Maintain cleaning equipment and inventory of cleaning agents.
  • These duties include but are not limited to all other tasks deemed necessary to efficiently perform daily job duties.
  • This position will be Monday-Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Full-time 32 hours per week, benefits after 90 days.
  • NOTE: Job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice as assigned by supervisor.

Supervisory

  • There are no supervisory responsibilities currently associated with this function unless otherwise assigned by the Direct Report Manager.

Supporting Freedom House’s Mission

  • Serving as a public representative of the organization to build awareness of and commitment to Freedom House’s mission and work.
  • Maintain good relations with staff members and abide by all agency confidentiality policies.

Qualifications / Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

  • Two years of experience in a job like the one described here.
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, sound judgment, professionalism, and a positive attitude
  • High School diploma.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) at a basic or higher level.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of cleaning equipment and agents.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient with handling basic maintenance repairs.
  • Physically agile and dexterous.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail
  • Available to work after hours.
  • Resilient to cleaning agents and chemicals.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s License and proof of insurance
  • Successful completion of forty hours of training as required by the Illinois Criminal Sexual Assault Act, or an approved sixty-hour combined DV/SV training course within first year of hire.
  • Passing a drug screen and background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform the essential job functions consistent safely and successfully with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Application process:

Download a copy of the Freedom House application from our website:  www.freedomhouseillinois.org  Send a cover letter, the completed application, cover letter, and a resume decribing work experience, education, salary history, and references to:

Manager, Outreach/Facilities – confidential

Freedom House, 440 Elm Place, Princeton, IL  61356

Or email the application and resume to the following (MSWord, or PDF attachments):   tschafer@freedomhouseillinois.com

Incomplete applications and those without a resume or cover letter will not be considered.

Freedom House does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status of sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Freedom House will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unrelated to the ability to perform one’s job, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization. Employment with Freedom House is employment-at-will, meaning it is voluntarily entered into, and may be terminated at any time, without or with cause, by the employee or by Freedom House. Posting this notice does create a commitment by Freedom House to fill the position.

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