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Maintenance Specialist – Flamingo at Guest Services

  • Construction/Facilities Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 1 month ago
  • Florida, America
  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Maintenance Specialist – Flamingo at Guest Services

Flamingo Adventures, located within The Everglades National Park, is now hiring Maintenance Specialists.

We operate 2 large campgrounds, Eco Tents, and a full-service Marina, along with our newly opened Lodge and Restaurant.

We have RV sites with full hookups for $25 (per person) per week and dorm style housing for $50 per week. Sorry, space is very limited. You must work here and be available for full-time hours to live on property.

We have seasonal options available for Summer and Winter.

Our summer season runs from May 15th through October.  The winter season is our busy time, requiring increased staffing and runs from November through April.

Pay: $16.00/hour.

Year round team members will also be eligible for benefits such as medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, and more!

Our team members enjoy free and/or discounted bicycle, kayak, and boat rentals, food discounts, and free boat tours.

Popular onsite activities include kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing, hiking, bike riding, and camping. We are also located within a reasonable driving distance from the Florida Keys, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami beaches and nightlife!

JOB SUMMARY

The Maintenance Specialist assists by performing all aspects of maintenance and repair work on all mechanical, structural, and electrical equipment and systems on assigned locations. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Receive direction from the Maintenance Manager and assist in the overall maintenance and repair of the assigned unit’s operations. 

  • Conduct scheduled inspections of designated buildings and equipment; check and repair equipment malfunctions.

  • Make major repairs to electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment as needed.

  • Respond immediately and resolve emergency facility needs/issues regarding safety/security/business requirements, including fire alarm systems; disengage electrical, water, or gas systems as necessary.

  • Lock and secure all buildings and facilities; monitor, activate and reset automatic security systems as appropriate.

  • Assist Manager with inventory/security of supplies is adequate for the maintenance of units.

  • Maintain and ensure safe facility environment including standards for maintenance and upkeep of facility’s equipment.  Notify Manager of all unusual events, circumstances, or other safety or quality control issues.    

  • Represent the company in a professional and positive manner at all times. Maintain and enhance the company’s image when interacting with clients, guests, associates, and vendors.

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

  • Partial High School education; High School Diploma/G.E.D. equivalent preferred.

  • Valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record required. 

  • Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers. 

  • Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management. 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit or assigned work location.  Bend, lift, carry, crawl, climb, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. 

  • Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.

  • Climbing steps and ladders regularly. 

  • Withstanding temperature extremes in indoor and outdoor environments. 

  • Reading and writing work-related documents in English.

  • Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by co-workers.

  • Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties.

  • Must wear the correct protective and safety equipment at all times.    

EQUIPMENT USED

  • Repair equipment.  Hand and electric tools.

  • Company motor vehicles.

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