Building Service I

  • Application Period Closed Full Time Public Service
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 4 weeks ago



Post Through March 11, 2019



The City of Kettering, Ohio is recruiting to fill a full-time Buildings Service I vacancy in its Public Service Department with an experienced journeyman-level electrician.  The primary duty of the individual hired to fill this position will be to work independently and along with other staff installing, maintaining, repairing, replacing and testing communication and control cabling; and electrical systems and components, including wiring, generators and UPS systems. Additional responsibilities include repair and maintenance of appliances, equipment, motors, alarm systems, powered doors, generator systems and emergency sirens, at over 40 City-owned and managed facilities, outbuildings, residential properties, ball fields and sports courts. This position reports to and works under the general supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.  This position also performs a wide variety of general building maintenance duties in areas of plumbing, carpentry, masonry, painting, heating and air conditioning.  Duties also include repair and maintenance of routine plumbing problems; repairing leaks in roofing; moving office furniture and equipment; and painting the interiors and exteriors of buildings.  This position also participates in snow removal operations during the winter weather season.


Knowledge of standard practices, materials and tools used in building and equipment maintenance work; knowledge of the carpentry, painting and plumbing and skill in the use of tools.  Must have the ability to grasp, lift and maneuver hand tools, power tools, equipment and materials of various weights and sizes in a safe and effective manner. Must have the ability to walk, sit, stoop and bend for extended periods of time; ability to understand and follow written instructions; knowledge of basic math; ability to understand, follow and communicate oral instructions; ability to exercise alertness and judgment to report possible hazards; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, City officials, contractors and the general public; and adequate physical condition to perform position duties.  Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License at the time of appointment, with the ability to obtain and maintain a Class-A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a tanker endorsement. Must be available and willing to work required overtime. Experience as an Electrician with a knowledge of commercial and institutional electrical systems is preferred.


The entry rate for this Building Service I position, effective 3/4/19, ranges from $20.98/hr ($43,638/yr) up to the maximum rate of $28.56/hr ($59,405/yr) with promotional opportunities available to a maximum rate of $34.05/hr ($70,824/yr); excellent benefits.


The Application Packet, which includes additional information and required Application Forms, may be downloaded from the City’s Website (click on Current City Job Postings) at:  Apply by 5 PM on March 11, 2019.    Our office is open M – F, 8 AM and 5 PM.   Applicants may apply in person, by U.S. Mail, Fax to (937) 296-3371, or by attaching the required forms to an email and sending them to Visit for more information about this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer


2019 Building Service Application Packet

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