Maintenance Assistant


The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for grounds maintenance and general labor activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The maintenance assistant performs grounds maintenance by mowing, edging, weeding, and trimming lawns and bushes, planting trees, and sodding yards. Collects and removes trash from lawn. Operates light to medium lawn equipment. Assists with work orders for special events and exhibits. Inspects tools and equipment. Performs minor equipment and vehicle repairs. Maintains equipment by oiling, greasing, sharpening blades, and performing other minor repairs and services vehicles which includes: filling with gas, changing oil, tune-ups, and washing. Assists with minor electrical repairs, remodeling of buildings, and performs minor carpentry duties such as fence repair, installing signs, and other carpentry duties. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of sufficient education or training to read and write; plus two years of experience/on-the-job training, performing grounds keeping and/or the maintenance of lawn-care equipment. Must have knowledge of methods and practices in skilled and unskilled trades. Must have ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on various types of grounds keeping tools and equipment and ability to receive, assign, and coordinate work activities. CDL preferred.

Subject to a background check

Salary: Grade C108 – State Pay Plan

Application Process: Submit an application and three letters of recommendation to:

Human Resources Department
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N. University Drive
Mail Slot #4942
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Deadline: Position is open until filled.

“UAPB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; and participates in E-Verify”

Posted: Adl 08/20/19

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