Fac Maint Tech - Bldg Trd - #003567

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Posting NumberSHRA593PQuick Link for Internal Postingshttp://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/10880Classification TitleFacility Maint Tech-Bldg TradeCompetency LevelJourneyWorking TitleFac Maint Tech - Bldg Trd - #003567DepartmentResidential LivingPosition Summary

This position is responsible for the coordination of all painting activities undertaken by the Department of Residential Living. This position will be responsible for, but not limited to the following: 1) Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, and managing and retention of a student paint crew of between 10 and 30 student employees; 2) Supply allocation and logistical planning for various paint projects; 3) Discussion of weekly work plans and weekly progress reports; 4) Supervision of the student workers, including documentation of work related issues with an emphasis on safety; 5) Work quality must meet standards set forth by the Department of Residential Living; 6) Payroll management for entire paint crew; 7) Reporting daily to the Assistant Director for Facilities in order to receive updated work assignments.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Must possess knowledge of commercial painting procedures and practices. Must possess knowledge of commercial painting materials and applications, including but not limited to latex, oil paint products, Belzona (shower covering), and grout products. Must have the ability to climb ladders, stairs and physically move paint supplies, and furnishings as needed to complete assigned work orders. Must have the ability to follow direction, and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and students.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include 3-5 years of commercial painting experience and 3-5 years of team management experience. Including, estimation of material and labor needs and coordination of labor force. Positive attitude with strong customer relations focus.

Anticipated Hiring Range$31,632 - $36,734Position TypePermanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours per Week40Number of Months per Year12Salary Band Range$24,618 - $53,376Salary GradeFor administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this journey level posiiton is considered a Salary Grade 63. Posting Text

Open Date09/23/2019Close Date10/31/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

To be considered, you must apply online. HARD COPY APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
A cover letter, resume, and list of references (include complete contact information) are required attachments.

Applicants must also include a DD-214 if claiming veteran’s preference.

If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants.

*Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR). Law enforcement officers who have not completed BLET certification as of the date of hire shall serve a 24 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR)


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. List of references
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214
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Posted: 10/15/2019
Application Due: 10/31/2019
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