Maintenance Service Worker II

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Classification:Maintenance Service Worker II
Grade:Facilities Maint. Grade 2
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:Campus Administration
Location: Ketchikan
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Southeast seeks a full-time Maintenance Service Worker II to join the team at the Ketchikan facilities department. This is a full-time position covered by the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement and offers excellent benefits. Duties will involve a wide variety of tasks to maintain, operate and repair university facilities. A valid Alaska driver's license is required at the time of hire.


12Assists with maintaining building and grounds including repairing fences, gates, landscape, walls, walks, and signs.Essential
12Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins and performs periodic inventories.Essential
12Uses files, requisitions, and work orders, including computerized systems, to maintain inventories and issue materials.Essential
13Conveys materials and items from receiving areas to storage or other designated areasEssential
13Drives vehicles and small equipment including tractors, forklifts, small to medium sized trucks, and vansEssential
13Removes hazards from buildings and grounds including snow, ice, debris, animal wastes, construction materials, and other items as required.Essential
25Keeps building and grounds in clean and orderly condition including but not limited to trash removal, raking, mowing, spraying, and other general maintenanceEssential

Applicants should demonstrate an ability to work independently or in a group setting; follow, interpret and communicate oral and written instructions given by management; work cooperatively with faculty, staff, students and business contacts; and complete assignments with general instruction. Applicants will need to be able to lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Available to work evenings and some weekends.

Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.


Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals

Preferred knowledge/skills/abilities:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to work in a group setting; relating in a positive manner to management and other employees; and assist in providing a productive and safe work environment. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the job. Prior experience working in a maintenance field.


Any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the skills and abilities necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the job. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. A current valid driver's license is required.

Application Process:

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references with your application. Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain a valid Driver’s License upon hire. A valid Alaska Driver's License is required at the time of hire. 

Please submit your application no later than 12/06/2020 at 11:55 PM Alaska Time. The first review of this posting will start on 12/07/2020. This posting will be open until filled.

Salary Information: MSW2 /Step 1 $15.84/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule.   This is a full-time, benefited position with a UA employee benefits package. Union represented.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

L6070- Probationary Period:

Pursuant to Article 1.5 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work.  During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.  

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact Gwenna Richardson at or University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Gwenna Richardson at or University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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