Cornell College Maintenance Technician in Mt Vernon, Iowa

Maintenance Technician

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  • 11-Sep-2018 to 10-Nov-2018 (CST)

  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA

  • Full Time

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Cornell College invites applications for a full-time maintenance technician. This position performs routine and preventative maintenance and repair procedures on campus buildings and grounds.

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.

Qualifications: High school diploma and at least seven years of responsible experience in work on grounds or mechanical and general building maintenance. Must possess valid Iowa driver's license, pass a background check, and be insurable to drive.

Preferred skills include experience in the use of all types of commercial lawn maintenance tools and equipment, good interpersonal communication skills, and a very high touch approach to service delivery. Knowledge of plumbing, hvac systems, and/or building controls is desired.

This position will remain open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.