Job Description

Maintenance Technician (Facilities)
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

Maintenance Technician 2, full time 40.0 hours per week. $18.10 per hour (+ on-call hours pay accordingly) full comprehensive benefits packages. 4-day work week may be considered after successful completion of probation. HVAC, electrical, and plumbing skills required. 

External application deadline December 7, 2022 for Phase 1 full consideration. Please complete the application in its entirety. 

This position performs and advises on building and equipment maintenance and repairs, and performs some grounds maintenance and custodial services as needed.  The position assists with assigning and follow-up on work contracted through vendors. Core business hours as it relates to this position, late night and on-call hours as required; often rotation hours with other facilities staff. 

High school diploma/GED and 2 years of experience.  Certification of trade skills training program may substitute for one year of experience. Required to have forklift certification within 6 months of hire. Must have current driver's license. Experience in building and equipment maintenance such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, or related work. 

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Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma/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 and Vision Insurance is available with three plan options ranging from basic to comprehensive. Additional benefits include 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 include the Kentucky Employees' Retirement System and Cash Balance plan and Kentucky Deferred Compensation which includes 401(k), 457, and IRA options.

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 consistently

Number of Openings for this position: 1