Maintenance Assistant

Felician College, the Franciscan College of New Jersey is seeking an experienced Maintenance Assistant to perform a variety of tasks associated with the safety, repair and maintenance of the buildings and grounds at multiple sites of Felician College.  The job responsibilities address the areas of carpentry, electrical, plumbing, glazier, masonry and painting, and include, but are not limited to:  repair and treatment of floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs and carpets; cleaning of roof gutters; performing minor repairs and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets, door hinges; cleaning and replacement of filters on various HVAC units; installing and servicing kitchen appliances; moving furniture and equipment; maintaining work logs; processing service requests; and assisting with special construction projects.

Position Type:
Full time staff
Facilities Management
Date Posted:
Required Education:
High School Diploma or GED

The Maintenance Assistant must possess knowledge of and demonstrated experience in repair, maintenance and replacement in the areas of carpentry, painting, plumbing, glass replacement, masonry, appliance repair, HVAC and electrical wiring.  He/she must have the ability to perform a variety of physical tasks including, but not limited to climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, reaching and standing for long periods of time, lifting and carrying boxes, tools, equipment and building materials, as well as the ability to maintain and utilize a variety of hand and power tools.  The ability to read blueprints, and a comprehensive understanding of safety practices and procedures related to building and construction is required.  Possession of a valid New Jersey driver’s license is essential, along with a willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions and to work overtime on an “as needed” basis.

To Apply:

Send letter of interest, résumé and contact information for at least two professional references via email or USPS to:

Ms. Meggan O’Neill
Office of the President
Felician College
One Felician Way
Rutherford, New Jersey 07070

Commensurate with experience
Start Date:
Review of candidate materials will begin immediately.