Facilities Maintenance Worker


Organization : Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
Job Category : Facilities
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : CA
City : Calbasas
Salary and Benefits : $62,531.25 - $86,212.88 Annually

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Under the general supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, the Facilities Maintenance Worker performs semi-skilled building maintenance work and coordinates the work of vendors and contractors. The Facilities Maintenance Worker may also assist with fleet and warehouse operations.

The recruitment process will consist of an application screening, 1st round (structured) interview, and 2nd round (selection) interview. The tentative date ranges for the interviews are listed below:
 1st Round Interview Date Range: April 10 - April 14, 2023
 2nd Round Interview Date Range: April 24 - April 28, 2023
 Candidates will be notified of their status in the recruitment process via e-mail.

Essential Duties

Receives requests for service on building maintenance of any kind; schedules and performs maintenance, and ensures problems are resolved; reviews assigned work and how work is to be performed using inside/outside resources, vendors or contractors; presents recommendations to supervisor.  


Performs unskilled and semi-skilled building maintenance work such as installing shelving, replacing lights, painting, minor floor and tile repairs, repairing weather stripping, and unclogging sinks and toilets.


Contacts vendors regarding possible work; meets with contractors to discuss services needed and reviews proposals; monitors work of contactors including services such as carpentry work, carpet cleaning, custodial, plumbing, fencing, locks, window cleaning and replacement, air conditioning, signage, and other contractors needed to maintain facilities.


Submits changes in scope of services from contractors to supervisor for approval; reviews requests for payment by vendors and recommends payment to supervisor.

Utilizes a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to complete and document daily work;informs supervisor of emergency/unplanned repairs so work description can be placed in the CMMS.

Assists with fleet services by delivering vehicles to outside vendors for repairs; assists with the testing of the emergency generator operations.


Assists  with central warehouse operations when warehouse staff is not available. 


Serves as the direct contact for pest control contractors; ensures pest control issues are handled in a timely manner and annual bid specification is updated to reflect revisions.


Schedules annual fire extinguisher re-certification; performs annual district-wide fire alarm tests by activating pull switch; monitors fire alarm panels to ensure any alarm problems are resolved in a timely manner; works with security vendor to document tests.

Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Contract procedures and monitoring;
  • Records management methods;
  • Building systems and functions;
  • Equipment and machines related to the operation of building and facilities;
  • Basic knowledge of building maintenance trades;
  • Safety standards, policies, procedures, and practices.


  • Perform basic and semi-skilled building maintenance;
  • Schedule, coordinate, and monitor the work of contractors and vendors;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, contractors, staff, and tentants;
  • Use basic business software applications including computerized maintenance management system (CMMS); 
  • Understand and carry out verbal and written directions;
  • Learn and apply new information and technology;

Perform work in a safe manner and in compliance with safety standards, practices, policies, and procedures


  • Sufficient eyesight to read reports and data on computer terminal screens;
  • Ability to speak and hear at normal conversational levels in person and over the telephone;
  • Manual dexterity to write legibly and to use hand and power tools, calculators, computer terminal, and other general office machines;
  • Ability to lift and carry up to fifty pounds on an occasional basis, and to reach, bend, crouch to inspect and service equipment;
  • Operate safety devices and equipment and apply proper safety procedures in hazardous environments;
  • Safely operate a forklift to transport stock, equipment, and supplies;
  • Walk on uneven and slippery surfaces;
  • Withstand periods of physical exposure to fumes, odors, and dust without incapacitating adverse side effects;
  • Ability to wear respirator and other required personal protective equipment (PPE);
  • Exposure to fuels and oils;
  • Ability to ascend and descend ladders and stairs;
  • Ability to safely operate vehicles to deliver and retrieve vehicles and travel to different sites and locations;
  • Ability to work in an outdoor environment.

Training and Experience Guidelines

Any combination of training and experience, which demonstrates attainment of the required knowledge and ability to perform the required work (with reasonable accommodation, if needed), typically:


High school diploma or equivalent is required.


One (1) year of experience in coordinating and performing building maintenance.


A valid California class C driver's license must be maintained at all times.


Building Operator Certification Level 1


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