Maintenance Assistant and Freight Handler

Northwestern College’s maintenance department has a full-time opening available immediately for a maintenance assistant/freight handler. The assistant in this 12-month position is responsible for checking in and inspecting incoming freight, delivering supplies to housekeepers and supply closets, repairing vacuums, and inspecting roofs for needed repairs. This position will also supervise work-study in the men’s dorms. Additional responsibilities include setup for events, general repairs in buildings, snow removal, and being on a rotation for after-hour service calls and emergencies.Experience operating off-road equipment such as skid loader, forklift, scissor lift, man lift, etc., is preferred.

Prior custodial and supervisory experience is preferred. Candidates must have the ability to perform physically demanding work and be able to regularly lift 20 to 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds.

The successful candidate  will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for LearningVision for Diversity and Statement of Christian Identity.

Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. To apply, submit letter of application, résumé and Northwestern College application form (apply online below).

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