City of South Salt Lake
  • South Salt Lake, UT, USA
  • 16.01-24.22
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer a complete benefit package including affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance. $50,000 in life insurance paid for by the city, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays. We participate in the Utah Retirement System for a pension and offer a 2% match into a 401K.

The Facilities Maintenance Technician reports to the Parks and Facilities Manager; performs a variety of unskilled and skilled tasks in the custodial care and maintenance of City owned facilities, parks and other properties.


  1. Performs custodial and light maintenance work

1.1 Sweeps, vacuums, mops, dusts, waxes, polishes, and buffs floors, carpets, and furniture

1.2 Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and replenishes supplies

1.3 Empties garbage receptacles and picks up garbage

1.4 Cleans drinking fountains, tables, walls, fixtures, blinds, light fixtures, etc.

1.5 Cleans up spills, hazards or other damages

1.6 Performs grounds maintenance including snow removal, litter pickup, landscaping

1.7 Inspects and maintains assigned custodial equipment for proper operating condition

1.8 Evaluates status of facilities and requests needed repairs

1.9 Perform basic repairs and preventative maintenance, such as changing lightbulbs

1.10 Drives between different facilities and transports equipment and tools as needed.

  1. Prepares and supervises facilities for public use

2.1 Opens and closes, locks and unlocks facilities and sets security alarms

2.2 Arranges facilities for special events; sets up and takes down tables and chairs

2.3 Maintains security during center activities

2.4 Communicates with building users and renters, responds to requests and provides good customer service

2.5 Provides good customer service to building users and renters

  1. Keeps records of work, requests and incidents

3.1 Keeps records of work completed

3.2 Keeps records of building incidents and requests

3.3 Orders and inventories custodial and maintenance supplies

  1. Works with others to complete tasks as requested

4.1 Working as a team to complete complex or large projects.

4.2 Works with volunteers and community service workers

  1. Completes other duties as assigned.



Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and one years' experience in repair, maintenance or custodial work, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Must possess a valid state driver's license or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment.


  1. Knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in building maintenance;
  2. Knowledge of equipment, materials and techniques used to do minor repairs.
  3. Skill in operation of floor buffers, carpet cleaners, vacuum, mop, broom and dusting equipment.
  4. Skill in use of computers and basic software, including internet, email, and word-processing.
  5. Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely;
  6. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
  7. Ability to provide a high standard of customer service to facility users and visitors;
  8. Ability to work independently and to use good judgement;
  9. Ability to complete daily tasks according to work schedule;
  10. Ability to drive a vehicle between facilities.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or will be encountered by an employee while successfully performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, run, use hands to feel objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places, and exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, heat and cold fumes or airborne particles, and toxic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

The employee is required to wear a uniform and personal protective equipment including safety vest, long pants, boots, and as needed ear and eye protection.

The employee may work alone and at some times of day may be the only person in the facility.

Evening or weekend shifts may be required.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of the specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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