Maintenance Technician 00623 (Auxiliary Operations)Role Title:
Trades Technician IIIPosition Number:
Non ExemptPay Band:
Full TimeType of Posting:
General PublicIs Sensitive Position?:
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This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.Departmental Objective:
Auxiliary Operations maintains the cleanliness and safety conditions of buildings and provides customer service to students, faculty, staff and guests.Purpose of the Position:
Reporting to the building manager of the Ferguson Center, DSU, Alumni House, & Commons through the Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing all around maintenance and repair of all areas of the buildings on a daily basis. This position is responsible for ensuring that the buildings are well-maintained, clean and safe by performing maintenance tasks that are simple and some moderately complex in nature. This position is also available in an on-call capacity on an as-needed basis.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, repair, and perform maintenance in various trades/utilities to include simple carpentry, plumbing, HVAC and electrical work
Must have the ability to survey a room and assess damages and make repairs
Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
Ability to communicate effectively with others
Ability to perform manual labor and lift up to 50 lbs.
Must have the ability to answer routine questions and resolve problems
Ability to discern when to notify supervisor regarding complex questions or problems
Ability to prioritize work-orders
Must be able to occasionally work a flexible schedule for special events including the possibility of being called in after-hours due to the need of emergency repairsEducation, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :
Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license.
Experience Required: Intermediate experience performing maintenance tasks in various trades to include simple carpentry, plumbing, HVAC and electrical. Experience using various power tools.Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :
Education Preferred: Vocational training in related trades.
Experience Preferred: Experience working in a university or office setting.Role Code:
$27,004 - $32,000Conditions of Employment:
This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period; Posting Number:
Selected candidate must be able to occasionally work a flexible schedule for special events including the possibility of being called in after-hours due to the need of emergency repairs;
Selected candidate must have the ability to perform manual labor and lift up to 50 lbs.;
This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits;
Selected candidate must attend 2-day New Employee Orientation Program.
08/03/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:
CNU will only accept online applications through the jobs.cnu.edu website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.
Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.
Selected by The Princeton Review for The 386 Best Colleges: 2021 Edition, and highly ranked for its quality of life and innovative leadership, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience — great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. A “student-first, teaching-first” community, Christopher Newport is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. The University is located between Williamsburg and the Virginia beaches in Newport News, and enrolls 5,100 students. Academic programs encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University has a new and technologically advanced campus, has generated over 7,300 applications for a freshmen class of 1,155 and has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as fourth among public regional universities in the South and seventh among all regional universities in the South. In addition, Christopher Newport is ranked third among all public schools for having "the highest proportion of classes with fewer than 20 students.” Christopher Newport is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We seek exceptional and diverse candidates and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. For further details and information about Christopher Newport, visit http://www.cnu.edu.EEO Statement:
Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement: