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East Valley Elementary Maintenance I 06.07.24

Lyon County School District
Yerington, NV, US

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Position Type:
Maintenance/Custodial/Maintenance I,II,III

Date Posted:

East Valley Elementary

Date Available:

Closing Date:

Range $21.56-$31.86 hourly with Employee/Employer retirement, dependent upon previous experience
Range $18.52- $27.37 hourly with Employer-paid retirement, dependent upon previous experience

Terms of Employment:
Maintenance I - Pay Grade 26 on the Classified Staff Salary Schedule (12 months, 8 hr/day)
Maintenance II - Pay Grade 27 on the Classified Staff Salary Schedule (12 months, 8 hr/day)
Maintenance III - Pay Grade 28 on the Classified Staff Salary Schedule (12 months, 8 hr/day)

POSITION SUMMARY: Under supervision by the Site Principal or designee, along with the Operations Maintenance Supervisor, the primary responsibility of Site Maintenance Employee is the keeping of physical school facilities in operating condition so that the full educational use may be made of them at all times.

The list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
  1. Communicates ongoing maintenance issues, concerns and repairs to the District Operations Supervisor.
  2. Directs custodial crew regarding the routine tasks of maintaining the school facility in a condition of operating excellence, cleanliness and safety.
  3. Inspect mechanical equipment to insure it is operating properly. Check water and oil flows, pressures, temperatures, and quantities. Takes action to maintain them within safe operating limits. Adjusts controls as necessary to maintain proper temperatures and flows. Checks control and safety valves for proper operations. Assists in inspecting fire boxes for damage. Flush and drain boilers and tanks, adding chemical water treatment compounds as needed.
  4. Cleans and maintains electrical control systems.
  5. Performs inspections and preventative maintenance according to an established schedule. Oils and lubricates, replaces gaskets and seals, replaces belts, and cleans or replaces filters and strainers. Assists in replacing and repairing major system components such as compressors, fan motors, pumps, circuit breakers, timers and other controls and machinery. Checks for water, steam, fuel or lubricant leaks.
  6. Inputs tickets for items in need of repair throughout the facility. Notifies the District Operations Supervisor or takes appropriate action.
  7. Replaces light bulbs and fluorescent tubes, ballasts, switches, outlets and relays. Replaces or repairs broken plumbing fixtures. Adjusts or repairs doors, door closers, locks and crash bars. Repairs lockers. Performs minor carpentry repairs and repairs to walls, floors and ceilings. Replaces broken fixtures, lays tile, and patches plaster. Performs spot painting to walls and ceilings.
  8. Inspects and maintains recreational/sports equipment, bleachers and backstops. Completes and logs complete inspection of recreational/sports equipment every 30 days.
  9. Completes basic landscaping care, including but not limited to garbage pickup, weed pulling, putting rocks back into rock beds.
  10. Maintains a log of all work performed.
  11. Maintains instrument reading log. Cleans and maintains mechanical rooms.
  12. Checks to insure building security.
  13. Serves as on-call person for maintenance issues during non-school hours.
  14. Serves on site safety committee.
  15. Maintains and updates inventory of supplies and furniture. Orders additional supplies and furniture annually.
  16. Maintains and updates MSDS log. Secures and maintains proper storage of hazardous chemicals. Completes annual report of hazardous materials.
  17. Assists with all required county, state and federal inspections of facilities and equipment.
  18. Participates in evaluation process of site custodial crew.
  19. Ability to appropriately handle stress and interact with others, including supervisors, coworkers, students, and the community.
  20. Regular and consistent punctuality and attendance are essential functions of the job
  21. Performs other tasks related to the position as assigned by the District Operations Supervisor.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: May involve supervision and/or participation in the work of an assigned Lyon County School District facility on a daily basis. Also, work hours may include nights and weekends when the work requires.
The distinguishing characteristics between a Maintenance I from Maintenance II and III is that a Maintenance I serves an elementary school.
The distinguishing characteristics between a Maintenance I from Maintenance II and III is that a Maintenance II serves a middle school.
The distinguishing characteristics between a Maintenance I from Maintenance II and III is that a Maintenance III serves a high school, two schools, or is a districtwide maintenance worker.

  1. Mechanical maintenance and repair techniques in all aspects for a school physical plant
  2. Basic to advanced understanding and skills in plumbing, electrical, HVAC, swamp coolers and boilers
  3. Basic computer/technological skills
  4. Use good judgment in applying established guidelines to solve work problems
  5. Work independently and without close supervision but as directed by District Operations Supervisor
  6. Supervise custodial crew while overseeing daily tasks of maintaining the school facility in a condition of operating excellence, cleanliness and safety.
  7. Work and communicate effectively with all people contacted in the work environment
  8. Understand and carry out moderately complex written and oral instructions
Education, Training and Experience:
High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., GED, college, technical or trade school transcript, foreign equivalency, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Specialized knowledge of three-phase and single-phase power, boilers, hot water circulating pumps, chiller towers, HVAC systems, swamp coolers, and water source heat pumps desired but not required.
  2. Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
  3. Possess personal characteristics, including but not limited to poise, perspective, integrity, flexibility, and personal appearance necessary for success in the Lyon County School District.
Licenses and Certificates: A valid driver's license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate a motor vehicle in Nevada. License must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.

EXAMPLES OF ASSIGNED WORK AREAS: Lyon County School District schools and grounds, (classrooms, restrooms, locker rooms, corridors, school theaters, cafeterias, exterior grounds, etc.), offices, construction sites, etc.

Strength: Medium/Heavy - exert force to 50-100 lbs. occasionally, 25-50 lbs. frequently, or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. May involve significant stand/walk/push/pull.
Physical Demands: Occasional climbing, balancing, crouching, and crawling. Frequent stooping, reaching, kneeling, handling, repetitive fine motor activities, talking, and hearing. Vision: occasional near and far acuity, depth perception, and color vision.
Environmental Conditions: Climate controlled office setting and exposure to weather with temperatures ranging from mild/moderate to extreme cold/heat. Exposure to noise levels ranging from moderate to loud and occasional to frequent time periods.
Hazards: Furniture, playground/office equipment, communicable diseases, chemicals (as related to specific assignment), and power/hand operated equipment and machinery (as related to specific assignment).

EXAMPLES OF EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES USED TO PERFORM TASKS: Portable man-lift, truck-mounted carpet extractor, various cleaning equipment, (i.e. vacuum, backpack vacuum, buffer, etc.).

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Lyon County School District is an equal opportunity employer and will not knowingly discriminate in any area of employment. Those include discriminatory recruiting and hiring practices against any United States citizen or legal alien on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, disability, or any other protected class and shall extend to working conditions, training, promotion, and terms and conditions of employment.
Individuals with a disability who require reasonable accommodation(s) during any step of the screening process or who have questions about qualifications should notify a representative in Human Resources. Notification may be made in person, in writing, or by calling: (775) 463-6800.


We are Lyon County School District located in Northern Nevada.
Our vision... Graduate all students to be successful in college and career.
Our Mission... Provide relevant learning opportunities that develop adaptable, persistent, and self-directed learners capable of creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking necessary to overcome complex challenges.

Lyon County School District, with over 8,500 students and 1,100 staff members is the fourth largest school district in Nevada. LCSD is comprised of 18 schools located in five unique attendance areas including Dayton, Fernley, Silver Springs, Smith Valley and Yerington. Each school boasts highly qualified instructional leaders accompanied by caring and dedicated staff, who work tirelessly to ensure the learning needs of each student are realized. The district motto of “Every Student…Every Classroom…Every Day” comes to life when you step into the classroom and see students engaged in rigorous learning opportunities. 

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Lyon County School District
25 E. Goldfield Avenue

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