ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES ASSISTANT
Company: Seattle Indian Health Board
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Seattle Indian Health Board has been serving primarily the
Native American & Alaskan Native population in Seattle for over 50
years and are committed to our employees and our community. We take
pride in our diverse and inclusive workforce who are from all
cultures, nations and beliefs. The work we do here is amazing and
gratifying, come join us!Benefits include an employer match to
401(k) program, health, dental and life insurance, transportation
subsidy and more!
SIHB Core Competencies
Core Competencies are foundational commitments and skills that all
SIHB staff are expected to develop. These competencies define
common measures for performance that are applied to every role in
- Commitment to Indigenous and Organizational Values: Everything
we do at SIHB is centered on Traditional Indian Medicine. It is our
responsibility to maintain cultural integrity in all that we
- Accountability: All employees of SIHB effectively manage their
own work and the work of their teams. We take ownership of our
actions and decisions. We all strive to deliver the highest quality
work and care, while respecting our teammates and relatives.
- Collaboration: SIHB is a team-oriented organization. As team
members, we share the responsibility of working toward a common
purpose. We collaborate with our colleagues across the organization
to deliver the highest quality of care and results in alignment
with our mission, vision, values and Theory of Change.
- Communication: We practice effective and clear communication
with staff, relatives, teams and community. We demonstrate empathy
among each other and with those we serve, and transparency in our
- Customer Service Orientation: All employees of SIHB recognize
the needs of the diverse community we serve. We put the needs of
our relatives first by delivering the highest quality,
professional, responsive, and innovative care. Our relatives come
first and deserve the best.
Position Summary: The Facilities Assistant at SIHB is responsible
to assist in with the day-to-day maintenance of agency
facilities/grounds/equipment required for the safe, effective and
efficient operation of the agency and the people the agency serves.
The position will engage in a range of responsibilities from office
work to handyperson duties.
Organizational Structure/Reporting Relationships: This position
reports directly to the Facilities/Security Director and is part of
the Operations team. This position has no direct reports.
- Hold Indigenous values and practices with respect and
- Hold yourself accountable to the highest standard by being
resourceful, innovative, creative and solutions-oriented
- Actively participate in organizational activities with the
understanding that success is achieved through teamwork.
- Recognize that communication is central to the organization's
success and actively champion your words and actions to maintain
respect for others, encourage constructive feedback, be open to
share laughter and acknowledge differences in skills and opinions,
all while keeping others' best intentions in mind.
- At SIHB, we refer to our customers as Relatives. Our Relatives
come first and deserve the best. Serve the needs of our Relatives
first by delivering the highest quality, professional, responsive
and innovative care.
- Consults with manager to identify and address agency
- Ensures all work requests are completed in a timely manner and
reflect quality workmanship
- Ensures regular communication and follow-up with manager and
staff regarding maintenance needs and status of maintenance
- Ensures buildings/grounds consistently project a clean, neat
and professional appearance
- Provides lawn/grounds care and maintenance, as assigned,
includes landscaped beds, parking lots, entry ways, etc.)
- Assists with maintenance and repair of agency buildings,
grounds and equipment including preventive maintenance, as
- Assists in ensuring all health and safety building/ground
issues are resolved immediately, as appropriate
- Makes light plumbing, electrical and carpentry repairs, as
- Ensures agency maintenance machinery/equipment is properly
maintained, kept clean and stored in a secure location
- Ensures restrooms are clean and stocked
- Assists with emergency repairs and maintenance at all sites
including evening and weekend emergency calls
- Assists with training and special event set-ups as
- Assists in purchasing, receiving and delivery of items as
- Performs other duties as assigned
Background Qualifications Required:
- High School diploma or GED
- Minimum one year experience in related facilities and grounds
- Valid WA Driver's with safe driving record
- Current, valid liability insurance
- Ability to operate agency vehicles in accordance with agency
- Familiarity with the health and social issues facing American
Indians/Alaska Natives and a desire to promote the delivery of
appropriate health services to this population.
- Ability to lift 60 lbs.
- Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and
evenings, if needed.
- Ability to successfully complete a background check
- The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the
employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or
controls; reach with arms and hands; climb or balance; stoop, kneel
crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is regularly
required to walk, sometimes on uneven terrain. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the
ability to focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform essential functions. The employee frequently works in
highly precarious places. The employee regularly works in outside
weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne
particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
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