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Company: Seattle Indian Health Board
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

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 CompetenciesCore 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 the organization.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 do.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 decision making.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.Organizational ResponsibilitiesHold Indigenous values and practices with respect and integrityHold yourself accountable to the highest standard by being resourceful, innovative, creative and solutions-orientedActively 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.Job ResponsibilitiesConsults with manager to identify and address agency maintenance needsEnsures all work requests are completed in a timely manner and reflect quality workmanshipEnsures regular communication and follow-up with manager and staff regarding maintenance needs and status of maintenance requestsEnsures buildings/grounds consistently project a clean, neat and professional appearanceProvides 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 requiredAssists in ensuring all health and safety building/ground issues are resolved immediately, as appropriateMakes light plumbing, electrical and carpentry repairs, as requestedEnsures agency maintenance machinery/equipment is properly maintained, kept clean and stored in a secure locationEnsures restrooms are clean and stockedAssists with emergency repairs and maintenance at all sites including evening and weekend emergency callsAssists with training and special event set-ups as requestedAssists in purchasing, receiving and delivery of items as requestedPerforms other duties as assignedBackground Qualifications Required:High School diploma or GEDMinimum one year experience in related facilities and grounds maintenance.Valid WA Driver's with safe driving recordCurrent, valid liability insuranceAbility to operate agency vehicles in accordance with agency policiesFamiliarity 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 required.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.

Keywords: Seattle Indian Health Board, Seattle , ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES ASSISTANT, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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