Ewing, New Jersey
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Housing Repair Shop in the Office of Facilities & Administrative Services is seeking a Repairer to perform basic repairs and maintenance on various building systems, fixtures and finishes in our residential facilities, and to perform other related duties as required, including providing assistance with snow removal as necessary.  This is a full-time position that will require working shift work.

Responsibilities:  Works independently or as part of a larger team to perform basic repairs and maintenance on various building systems, fixtures, and finishes, including, but not limited to, plumbing, steam fitting, masonry, carpentry, painting, electrical, and HVAC.  Performs preventive maintenance on various building systems as assigned; and, is responsible for keeping detailed records of work done, materials used, and time spent. 


  • One (1) year of experience in work involving the inspection, repair, and general maintenance of household, office, and other equipment, fixtures, fittings, appliances, machinery furnishings, and buildings.

  • Also required is a high school diploma or equivalency and a valid driver’s license in the state of residency.

  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Relevant experience needs to have been within the last 5 years and preferably in an institutional setting (e. g. college, hospital, etc.).

The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans as well as pension, paid leave time and tuition savings programs. This position is a classified Civil Service position with the title, Repairer. It is included for membership in the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers (IFPTE) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is Step 1 Range 11, $33,380.43. Salary for an internal candidate will be determined in accordance with Civil Service rules. Permanent appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a four-month probationary period.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references.

Under a residency bill signed into law by Governor Chris Christie, any individual hired on, or after September 1, 2011, will be required to establish a principal residence in New Jersey unless their position is exempt. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire. Any new employee who believes that they have a critical need to live outside of New Jersey, or that a move to a permanent residence within the state would constitute a hardship, may request an exemption from the provisions of the law by appealing to a five-member committee to be established by the State for the purpose of hearing such appeals.

TCNJ is a highly selective, public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the residential experience for its 5,900 undergraduate students, who benefit from a 12-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of only 20 students. TCNJ is one of only five public institutions included on Barron's Profiles of American Colleges list of the 75 "most competitive" colleges and universities in the United States, and of those five, TCNJ is the only primarily undergraduate institution included. TCNJ's campus encompasses 289 beautiful tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, NJ, which is located between Trenton and Princeton in the historic Delaware Valley, and is convenient to Philadelphia, New York, the Jersey shore, and the Pocono Mountains.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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