Maintenance Assistant

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Glenwood, Inc. has an opportunity to become a part of our excellent maintenance support staff as a Maintenance Assistant. Glenwood leads the State of Alabama in providing behavioral health care and educational services for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and severe emotional disturbances. For more than 40 years, our dedicated staff has played a pivotal role in our services. Join an organization with rewarding jobs, and supporting staff to give the best lives possible to the individuals we serve.

Shift/Hours: Monday – Friday (some weekends)
7:30am – 3:30pm / 8:00am – 4:30


• Work independently and efficiently to evaluate the work orders, what is needed and how to complete the work properly
• Perform essential maintenance for facilities and equipment
• Perform basic electrical wiring repair and installation of plugs, ballasts other electrical equipment
• Complete basic plumbing repairs, including fixtures, stoppages, and replacement
• Basic carpentry work including but not limited to replacement, patch, and repair of drywall
• Troubleshoot and make necessary repairs to appliances in residential facilities
• Properly and effectively paint facilities, signs, and other items as assigned
• Complete required administrative paperwork along with assignments on or before identified time frames
• Preventative and maintenance checks for the Agency’s fleet of vehicles, kitchen equipment and appliances
• Perform pool maintenance and upkeep daily during pool season, as assigned
• Follow accepted safety precautions, agency policies, and procedures to minimize work-related accidents with chemicals, equipment, and/or vehicles
• Other repair and maintenance duties as assigned.


• Must be able to read, write, comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions.
• Physical requirements include standing and walking for 6-8 hours per day; sitting 1-2 hours per day, and driving up to 2-4 hours per day.
• Other physical requirements include bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching, pushing, and pulling up to 1/3 of working hours, lifting and carrying weights up to 50 pounds unassisted may be required.
• Minimum 21 years of age
• Must be able to climb ladders and use power tools
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Must possess a valid AL driver’s license and have a driving record acceptable by the agency insurance carrier
• Must pass all background screens and pre-employment testing required by the agency.

Glenwood is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants, without regard to consideration of or discrimination against race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition or characteristics, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, veteran status or any other classification prohibited by applicable local, State, or Federal laws.