Facilities and Maintenance Technician - Seattle
Job Details
Seattle-Capitol Hill - Seattle, WA
Full Time
$19.81 - $21.02 Hourly

Lifelong's mission is to empower people living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS and/or other chronic conditions to lead healthier lives.


The Facilities Technician is responsible for all areas related to the oversight and maintenance of the facilities, grounds and equipment. This position requires discretion and independent judgment. The Facilities Technician reports to the Facilities Manager. This is a full-time, non-exempt, union, regular position.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for responding to maintenance requests as directed. This could include but is not limited to painting, plumbing, HVAC troubleshooting, minor electrical repair, drywall repair, replacing light bulbs, cleaning carpet/flooring, graffiti abatement, or light vehicle maintenance.
  • Maintain high level of accuracy and efficiency when answering maintenance tickets.
  • Performs general grounds clean up and litter removal as needed and leaf blowing and snow removal seasonally as required.
  • Maintain and organize tools, equipment, and workspaces to ensure they are in proper working order and ready for use.
  • Perform office, cubicle and furniture moving.
  • Serve as the primary back-up for calls regarding the Alarm System.
  • Provide superior customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.


Organizational Responsibilities:

Attend team and all-staff meetings, trainings, and events. Work with staff and clients of diverse socio-economic, ethnic, lifestyle and sexual orientation backgrounds. Maintain strict professional boundaries and confidentiality. Maintain regular and reliable hours as negotiated with your supervisor. Participate in Lifelong’s Employee Performance Management Process.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years in facility maintenance, building trades, or equivalent.
  • Must have a working knowledge of building systems including electrical, plumbing, lighting and painting.
  • Knowledge of and experience using a variety of power and hand tools safely.
  • Possess a basic understanding of carpentry, painting, and drywall principles.
  • Mechanically inclined with the ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Able to organize, prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Possess an understanding of professional boundaries.
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to respond quickly to change.
  • Patient and effective while working with diverse groups of people at all levels of the organization.
  • A strong work ethic that includes neatness, punctuality, persistence, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing, and to project a professional image.
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and walk up one flight of stairs.
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License.
  • Ability to occasionally work a flexible schedule that will include evenings and weekends.
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of MS Office Suite. (Word, Excel,etc..)


Candidates for employment at Lifelong should be aware that this is a unique work environment in which topics of sexuality and sexual orientation are an integral part of our everyday prevention and care work and are often discussed openly. Individuals who are uncomfortable with such topics, discussions and the occasional related graphic representations may choose not to work at Lifelong.