1 Full-time opening currently available!

Open:  Open until filled

Join our awesome team and spend your day beautifying playgrounds, classrooms, office buildings and facilities! Community Action Head Start is committed to providing low-income families in our community with high-quality education for children ages birth to 5. Your efforts will help make learning and attending school a fun, rewarding and life-changing activity for children.

Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or GED. Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a variety of maintenance skills, such as carpentry, electrical, and plumbing or related fields required.

• Salary: $17.57 per hour / 40 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

• FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt – Benefits Eligible

Other Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing repairs. Ability to analyze and correct the majority of facility and equipment malfunctions. Knowledge of general maintenance tasks. Knowledge of building maintenance techniques and repairs.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in maintenance and repair duties.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to perform heavy manual labor tasks under adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to work and communicate with people from various multi-cultural backgrounds and socio-economic levels.
  • Sensitivity to the needs, abilities, beliefs, and attitudes of individuals within and outside the Agency, including but not limited to clients and co-workers.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record, and reliable transportation. Additionally, Applicants must meet the Department of Children and Families and Escambia CountySchool District’s requirements for employment, not limited to Level II background screening and pre-employment drug screening.
  • Employee must be able to lift 100 lbs. (may use assistance)
  • Ability to use word processing software, database management system, e-mail, and internet.

Community Action Program Committee is an EOE and participates in E-Verify.