Open Job Position

Facility Tech

MetroEast Community Media is seeking a part-time employee or independent contractor to keep the facility at our East County media center running smoothly. If you are an all around handy-person, have the ability to assess & identify issues needing correction, and are able to communicate effectively, this may be the job for you.

Hours / Classification

Part-Time / Non-Exempt: 20 hours per month

(independent contractor – requires license and bond)

Compensation

Dependent on Classification


 

About

MetroEast is a nonprofit community media hub based in Gresham, Oregon. We educate the public on how to leverage media & technology to create meaningful content relevant to our times. Our creative, diverse, and passionate staff invest time and energy working to close the digital divide as well as supporting local schools, government, and nonprofits through media education and services. Learn more about us at www.metroeast.org.


 

Overview

The Facility Technician performs routine maintenance tasks, manages vendors and other duties as requested. This position is estimated to be approximately 20 hours per month, with flexible schedule and hours. Work to be performed primarily at MetroEast’s facility just outside downtown Gresham. We are located one block from the Gresham Transit Center.


 

Reports To

Director of Finance


 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs routine preventive maintenance around MetroEast facilities

  • Performs painting and other cosmetic repairs and updates

  • Identifies issues or needed repairs and escalates to management

  • Communicates and coordinates with facility vendors (electricians, plumbers, HVAC, etc.)

  • Advises on building improvement and construction project

  • Performs other duties as requested


 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Work is physical and is performed both indoors and outdoors. The employee must be able to move about the facility to communicate with staff members. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Position is exposed to electricity/equipment. This position may be exposed to offensive acts and language in the process of video production. Requires flexible work schedule and may be required to work evenings and weekends. An ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to safety and OSHA standards.


 

MetroEast Community Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. Equity is more than a commitment at MetroEast – it is the foundation of community media.  We are fully invested in equity, inclusion, anti-racist work, and believe deeply in embracing the differences and commonalities of the communities we serve. At MetroEast, we aspire to be a place where you can be your best self, share your passion, talents, and skills, and help us realize our mission to invigorate civic engagement, inspire diverse voices, and strengthen community life.

Please Note: Successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment for this position.


 

Apply Today

Interested candidates should submit a resume & cover letter to jobs@metroeast.org.

Please list “Facility Tech” in the subject line of your email.

Learn more about this position by downloading this PDF : FacilityTech_JobDescription

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