Job Description

Maintenance Technician Job 3081 (Facilities and Maintenance)
Lexington, KY, United States of America


The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) is an independent public health agency charged with helping Lexington be well since 1904 and proudly nationally accredited since 2014.

Vision: We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation.

Mission: Helping Lexington be well.

Values: We commit to being...
Caring: We will treat our clients, community and coworkers with compassion and kindness.
Accountable: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness.
Respectful: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness.
Equitable: We will provide services and care equitably to all of our clients throughout the community.
Service: We are here to serve our clients and community.

LFCHD provides a wide range of public health services for the community, including restaurant inspections, flu shots, HANDS visits for moms and dads, diabetes prevention/management, training to licensed child care providers, nutrition through the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, school health, a needle exchange program to fight the spread of hepatitis C and HIV, and much more. Visit to learn more about LFCHD!

Job Skills / Requirements

40.0 hours per week; $15.80 per hour with full benefits package.
This position performs building and equipment maintenance and repairs and some grounds maintenance and custodial services as needed. Core business hours as it relates to this position, late night and on-call hours as required; often rotation hours with other facilities staff.

• Performs routine preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment throughout the building (including off-site locations).
• Performs routine electrical, plumbing, and HVAC duties.
• Ensures completion of assigned maintenance work orders.
• Performs non-contractual building and grounds-keeping duties, including painting, carpentry, drywall, snow removal and maintaining grounds supplies and equipment.
• Picks up and/or delivers large items to programs within the building and off-site locations.
• Picks up supplies for the maintenance department.
• Assists with conference room set-ups and moving of heavy objects.
• Responds to security issues, custodial issues (clean up, empty restroom dispensers) and performs other custodial duties as required.

High School diploma/GED and three (3) years of experience. Acceptable experience is in building and equipment maintenance, janitorial services, grounds keeping, or related work. Certification or completion of trade skills training program may substitute for one (1) year of experience. Must have current driver's license.  Occasional driving 1-3 times per week. 

Education Requirements (Any)

MAINT: High School or GED

Additional Information / Benefits

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time and part-time eligible employees, including paid time off (annual and sick leave accruals).

Employee benefits summary:

Four medical plans are offered, so you can select the coverage that best meets your needs. Two plan options include an employer-funded health reimbursement account.

Employees who waive medical coverage are eligible for an employer-funded health reimbursement account that receives $175 per month.

Dental Insurance (Enhanced and Basic Plans offered).

Vision insurance provides coverage for eye exams, frames, lenses, and contacts.

Other benefits incentives: Basic life insurance and long term disability; Cafeteria plans; Wellness program, Employee assistance program; paid holidays; paid annual leave and paid sick leave; and Tuition reimbursement program.

Retirement Benefits:
Kentucky Employees' Retirement System (New benefit eligible employees will participate in a defined benefit pension plan known as Cash Balance Plan. The account earns 4% interest on both the member contribution and the Employer Pay Credit Balance at the end of the fiscal year. When the member is eligible to retire, the retirement benefit is calculated based on the member's accumulated account balance).

Kentucky Deferred Compensation
(Employees may elect to participate in supplemental retirement plans such as tax deferred 401K, Roth 401K, 457, Traditional IRA, and Roth IRA accounts).

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance

This job reports to the Team Leader Facilities

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Travel is required occasionally

Number of Openings for this position: 1