School Facilities Maintenance Assistant

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We are seeking an experienced full-time Facilities Maintenance Assistant to work at our North Campus, home to Cross Trainers Academy, our K4-12th grade Christian school.  This position performs repair and general maintenance of facilities, grounds, and equipment, as well as some custodial duties to provide a clean, orderly, and safe environment for staff, guests, students and visitors.

Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm

Location: North Campus – 1530 W Center Street, Milwaukee, WI 53206


  • Perform repair or general maintenance work, including minor plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, and painting
  • Moving and assisting in transportation of furniture and equipment
  • Maintain the grounds, including yard work (utilizing all lawn/ground equipment, including power movers) and snow/ice removal (plowing, snow blowing, shoveling)
  • Event setup and tear-down
  • Maintain cleanliness (sweep, mop, remove trash, sanitize) and appropriate supplies in offices, chapel, program spaces, classrooms, restrooms, locker rooms, and other common areas
  • Perform other tasks as needed


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Two or more years previous building maintenance experience required
  • Working knowledge of basic maintenance and custodial equipment and supplies, including buffers, scrubbers, carpet extractors, pressure washers, snow blowers, lawn equipment, various hand and power tools
  • Must be able to handle physical workload – capable of continuously standing, walking, stair climbing, reaching, handling and gripping without difficulty, repetitive movement of both hands and arms, as well as frequent lifting and moving items with a maximum weight of 80lbs a short distance, and pushing or pulling heavier items with the use of a cart or dolly
  • Must be able to work independently, effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with staff, contractors, students, visitors and peers
  • A valid driver’s license and good driving record is preferred, but not required
  • Reliability, dependability, and punctuality are expected
  • A workplace demeanor consistent with a Christian church environment: civil, respectful, polite, and responsive
  • Be in agreement with and subscribe to the MRM Statement of Faith and the MRM Statement of Biblical Convictions
  • Be a committed follower of the Lord Jesus Christ, which is evident in personal testimony and Christian conduct
  • Pass a pre-employment background check and drug test


  • Hiring range $17.06-$17.86 based on experience
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts with employer match
  • Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K with generous employer contribution
  • Paid holidays and generous PTO
  • Education assistance
  • Health Club reimbursement
  • Education assistance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free meal available during shift

Click here to apply on our website.

The Milwaukee Rescue Mission is a 501 (c)3, charitable, non-profit church, Christian organization. Milwaukee Rescue Mission has an organizational religious exemption from the prohibitions contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, concerning religious discrimination in employment.  We further reserve the right to discriminate or designate certain positions when a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Subject to the Constitution of the United States and all applicable state and federal laws, Milwaukee Rescue Mission does not discriminate in the administration and dissemination of its programs and services.

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