Building Service I

  • Application Period Closed Appointment Pending Full Time Public Service
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 3 months ago


Post Through December 28, 2018



The City of Kettering, Ohio is recruiting to fill a full-time Buildings Service I vacancy in its Public Service Department.  This position reports to and works under the general supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.  This entry level maintenance position performs a wide variety of general building maintenance duties in areas of plumbing, carpentry, masonry, painting, heating and air conditioning, and/or electrical trades.  The Building Service I is responsible for the performance of unskilled maintenance of City facilities, including preventative maintenance activities, and often works at the sub-journey level in one or more of the skilled trades and assists a semi-skilled or skilled tradesperson.  Duties also include repair and maintenance of routine plumbing problems; repairing leaks in roofing; moving office furniture and equipment; repairing and replacing lighting fixtures, bulbs and ballasts; 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, plumbing and/or electrical trades 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.


The entry rate for this Building Service I position ranges from $20.57/hr ($42,786/yr) up to the current maximum rate of $29.25/hr ($60,840/yr) with promotional opportunities available to a maximum rate of $33.38/hr ($69,430/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 December 28, 2018.    Our office is open M – F, 8 AM and 5 PM.  City Offices will be closed on Monday, December 24, 2018 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018 in observance of the Holidays.  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


2018 Building Service Packet

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