Building Maintenance

This position includes benefits and a salary up to $42,000.

Hours: Full time. Tuesday through Saturday. Additional hours (nights and weekends) may be required.

To manage the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings, grounds and other facilities. The position plans, budgets, schedules, oversees and often performs facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, labor materials and other related costs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
1. Oversee the cleaning, maintenance and landscaping of the buildings and grounds.
2. Develop a plan for and perform routine maintenance of equipment, buildings and grounds
3. Schedule and oversee maintenance service providers, including but not limited to landscaping, garbage and recycling pick up, mosquito abatement and plumbers.
4. Manage preventive maintenance of facility equipment, including HVAC, lighting and office equipment, cleaning of drains and gutters.
5. Develop budgets for, schedule and oversee non-routine facility and grounds maintenance and improvement projects, including cost estimates, timelines and project oversight
6. Oversee and inspect construction and installation progress provided by outside contractors.
7. Assist with grounds rentals and special events.
8. Assist with exhibition planning, furniture design and fabrication, lighting, installation and other responsibilities as needed.
9. Provide assistance with special projects, as needed.
Work Environment
Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and shop environments with exposure to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise. Ongoing responsibilities include painting (indoor and outdoor), preventative maintenance on HVAC systems, light electrical and plumbing, irrigation repair, fountain pump maintenance, set up and break down for events and grounds rentals, and light landscaping and carpentry. Must be able to lift 75 lbs.

Other Responsibilities
1. Inform Executive Director of issues or progress.
2. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Minimum of three to five years of progressive experience and responsibility in a maintenance field.

License/Certification(s): Valid driver’s license


 Strong interpersonal skills
 Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
 Detail oriented
 Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
 Project Management

Compensation and Benefits
The salary range is $37,000 – $42,000. Benefits include health insurance and a 3% Simple IRA employer match after two years of employment.

Send cover letter, resume and three references to Carissa Hussong, Executive Director, at Please, no phone calls.

Building and Grounds Operations Manager Job Opening @ the Agricenter International

7777 Walnut Grove Road

Memphis, TN 38120


Building and Grounds Operation Manager Job Description

Position Summary:    The Building and Grounds Operation Manager is responsible to Agricenter International’s President, Board of Directors and the Shelby County Agricenter Commission.  The Building and Grounds Operations Manager will be a proactive, hands-on manager, responsible for day to day maintenance of the Agricenter main facility, as well as the upkeep of the outlying property surrounding the facility and roadways.  These jobs are to be performed with the cooperation of the janitorial, landscaping and support staff, as well as with the cooperation of the farm management.

Reports to:  President of Agricenter

Salary Range:  Will depend on experience

Education:  Minimum 4 years college or trade school equivalent or military service trained in operation management.  (Can be waived based on experience)

Experience:  Minimum 5 years experience in Building and Grounds Operations

Preferred Skills:  Electrical, plumbing, general construction, employee management

Additional Duties:  

1. Managing the janitorial, setup and security staff on a daily basis

2. Ordering janitorial and repair supplies

3. Providing assistance and support to the set up, duration and the tear down of special events at Agricenter International.

a. Addressing the electrical needs of special events

b. Scheduling staff to work special events

c. Ensuring the building, including walls, restrooms, floors, etc., and surrounding areas are clean and well-maintained.

4. Ensuring maintenance and repairs to the Agricenter exhibition facility, tenant offices, the Farmer’s Market and equipment are scheduled and completed in a timely and professional matter.

5. Scheduling and leading quarterly safety/fire procedure meetings with tenants, and communicating these procedures to show coordinators.

6. Managing the building and grounds staff, and following up to ensure assigned jobs are performed in a proper manner.

7. Scheduling inmates and corresponding with the AOC.

8. Communicating professionally with other members of management on areas of concern.

9. Keeping accurate records and completing necessary reports.

10. Working varied hours, some nights and weekends included, based on scheduled events.

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This jobs description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform other job related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Deliver resumes to Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38120 or

email resumes to Jessica Watts




Managers and workers with experience in janitorial, custodial and housekeeping services, Memphis Goodwill, Inc. wants you!

Persons with experience in these areas are invited to attend a “Janitorial Services Job Fair” on Thursday, March 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Memphis Goodwill’s Riverdale store 7114 Winchester, Memphis, TN 38125.

Goodwill is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for key future management and team member positions. We’re interested in interviewing persons with at least three (3) years of janitorial experience, noted Latisha Robertson, senior director of Operations.

The job fair will begin at 10 a.m. with a review of mission, vision, job expectations and work environment at Memphis Goodwill, followed by a Q&A session. Attendees will fill out an employment position application, and on-the-spot interviews will be conducted until 3 p.m.

Memphis Goodwill Incorporated was founded in 1927 as a territory of the nationwide Goodwill Industries movement. Today, the organization employs more than 770 people in Tennessee and Mississippi, many who faced significant barriers to employment. For more information about Goodwill in Memphis, store locations or hours of operation, call (901) 323-6221 or


Samantha Dowdy

Human Resources Recruiter

Memphis Goodwill, Inc.

6895 Stage Rd., Memphis, TN 38133

Office 901-323-6221 Ext. 124


Our business is changing lives.

Porter-Leath – Jobs

Case Aide – Memphis, TN

Open Date: Mar. 05, 2013
Close Date: Mar. 12, 2013
DESCRIPTION The Case Aide/Residential Monitor will be responsible for providing assistance and support, including transportation services, to the clients and families in the Sarah’s Place Residential Services.


*Requires a high school diploma or a G.E.D. *Requires a minimum of one year working with at risk youth in state custody; experience with juvenile justice, detention, or corrective environment. *Safe driving skills; knowledge of Shelby County roads to efficiently plan routes to and from appointments; ability to use a map to travel to and from a location. *Ability to exhibit initiative in reporting concerns to Supervisor. *Ability to work a heavy workload, under pressure of conflicting deadlines and competing needs. *Ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues while maintaining confidentiality and objectivity. *Record keeping skills to maintain legible, accurate, up-to-date files so that information is readily researched and retrieved. *Ability to work as a team player to interact and assist all employees as necessary. *Effective oral and written communication skills. *Organizational skills to determine workload priorities. *Ability to recognize and appropriately respond to the cultural differences among the clients served. *Possess the ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families, conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change, ability to work in partnership with other team members, the ability set limits and maintain the helping role of the employee and the ability to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served and their families. Special Conditions: Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Must maintain current vehicle inspection, registration, and auto insurance.

Mail Courier/General Labor – Memphis, TN

Open Date: Mar. 05, 2013
Close Date: Mar. 12, 2013



The Mail Courier/General Labor provides support to each work site to include, but not limited to, pick up and carry mail/packages/other items between Porter Leath offices and all work sites (or to other businesses); operate telephone switchboard to support Receptionist on a daily basis; assist with day-to-day basic repairs and maintenance.


*High School Diploma or G.E.D. * One year of prior experience within a courier or driver position and a record of safe driving skills. *Valid Driver’s License & good driving history. * Knowledge of basic maintenance functions and techniques. *Ability to multitask in a busy environment. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment consisting of a heavy workload and competing needs. *Effective oral & written communication skills; ability to maintain accurate information. *Ability to work with minimal supervision and ability to effectively manage workload with planning. *Organizational & record keeping skills to maintain route schedules/Maintenance logs/Project Lists efficiently so that information is easily obtained.

Residential Monitor – Memphis, TN

Open Date: Mar. 05, 2013
Close Date: Mar. 12, 2013

The RS Monitor will have the responsibilities of being the direct caregiver for client’s and assist clients with basic needs while being a positive adult role model, actively supervising clients and assuring completion of assigned duties/chores, assist with client activities in the building and in community, maintaining key control, communicating problematic situations to supervisors, assist with dispensing medications, and other duties as assigned.


* High School Diploma or G.E.D. * Requires a minimum of one year of experience working with at risk youth. * Able to set limits and maintain the positive role and the ability to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the client’s served. *Ability to exhibit initiative in reporting concerns/issues to the Site Manager. * Possess a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record. *Record keeping skills to maintain legible, accurate, up-to-date maintenance logs so that information is readily researched and retrieved. * Effective oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse groups of people. * Ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues while maintaining confidentiality and objectivity. * Organizational skills to work with minimal supervision and to determine workload priorities in order to balance a heavy workload.

The Salvation Army Memphis Area Command is looking to fill the following position.  Please see the job posting below and find the job description attached.  If you believe you have the skills, knowledge, and abilities to fill this position, please mail your resume to:

Lynn Shettles
The Salvation Army
696 Jackson Avenue
Memphis, TN  38105-2006

or email to:

or fax to:

Attn:  Lynn Shettles 901.543.8599

Deadline to submit resumes for this position is October 14, 2011.


Position DepartmentBUILDING MAINTENANCE WORKER        

Full time-yes                 Hours Per Week      37.5        

Date Needed:          ASAP                      Nonexempt   xx        


Performs routine repairs and maintenance of buildings and equipment; performs minor plumbing, electrical, and carpentry repair work. General cleaning to include but not limited to Administration Wing, Lobby, and Kroc Hall.


Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Ability to perform heavy lifting.

Ability to perform strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects.

Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.


Knowledge of general building and grounds maintenance practices and procedures.

Ability to learn by method of on-the-job training including ability to follow instructions.

Ability to perform routine and minor repair and maintenance activities of buildings and grounds.

Ability to use and maintain maintenance equipment and tools effectively and in a safe manner.

Lynn Shettles
Human Resources Manager
The Salvation Army
696 Jackson Avenue
Memphis, TN  38105-2006
901.543-8586 phone
901.543.8599 fax