We are hiring a Facilities Technician!

Do you like working with your hands? Do you enjoy solving problems? Are you skilled in light carpentry, painting and the use of industrial cleaning machinery? Do you like to make a difference?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be a fit! Apply now for a chance to join the team at a welcoming and accepting organization with a history that pre-dates the American Revolution and continued action in preserving democracy. We are still strong after 340 years because we remain forward thinking and modern while preserving the past!

Here’s what you will do:

Prepare the church for Sunday when the building is most heavily used: for worship services, religious education classes, social/coffee hour, meetings, etc.

Prepare the church facility for weekly activities, including renters, meetings, rehearsals, including Sunday clean-up and trash removal. As needed, prepare the church for special events such as concerts or lectures.

Maintain the physical plant by performing preventive maintenance, light repairs, or painting; keeping the grounds in order, and complete occasional deep cleaning of floors or other areas not performed by our cleaning service.

Perform a cyclical maintenance check as required by schedule, and report any problems found to the church administrator.

Here’s what you bring to the position:

Self-organizational skills and drive, the ability to follow directions, but also to work alone without direct supervision, take initiative when required, and work collaboratively and collegially with others.

Ability to sequence tasks, manage time, and be excited about the challenge presented by maintaining a historic old building.

Ability to work inside and outside in varying climates, to lift and/or carry 50 pounds or more, to climb steps and ladders, and to read and follow both written and oral directions in English.

Knowledge of general tool use.

Here’s how we will support you:

Upon hire, the Church Administrator and Buildings & Grounds Committee will provide an orientation and a copy of the First Parish in Lexington Personnel Policy Manual. Annually, your performance will be reviewed by the church administrator with input from other stakeholders so that we can let you know how you are doing!

This is a part-time position. Here’s what what we offer:

Minimum 20 hours per week with compensation commensurate with experience.

As a regular part-time employee, you will be eligible for benefits accorded to full-time parish employees on a prorated basis.

A private office and access to parish owned tools and equipment.

Ready to apply?

Please email a cover letter and resume to the attention of the church administrator at admin@fplex.org.

First Parish in Lexington, Unitarian Universalist is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment and all employees are to be treated on the basis of their qualifications and performance and not based upon their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or handicap or disability that does not prevent them from performing the essential components of the applicable position with or without reasonable accommodation.

-Must be legally permitted to work in the USA-