Maintenance Worker

Date: November 4, 2021

Position Title: Maintenance Worker

Location: Slocum ISD

Salary Range: TBD/Commensurate with Experience

Length of Work Year: 12 Months/240 Days

Position Summary:

Assist with general maintenance and repair of district transportation and building structures and their mechanical systems throughout district. Assist with maintenance of grounds.



Clear and valid Texas driver’s license

Bus driver certification or willingness to obtain certification

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

Knowledge of basic construction and routine maintenance and repair procedures

Ability to communicate effectively (verbally)

Ability to operate hand and power tools

Ability to work independently


Experience in building maintenance and basic auto mechanics preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Maintenance and Repair

  1. Assist skilled workers with repair and maintenance of district facilities, including repairing woodwork; fixtures, and motors; painting, repairing, and replacing plumbing fixtures and drainage systems; and replacing broken glass.

  2. Inspect building exterior and interior, playground equipment, and grounds; perform maintenance and minor repairs.

  3. Detect and report needed major repairs on building structures and their systems, including lockers, furniture, and equipment.

  4. Complete repairs as directed on work orders or by maintenance foreman.

  5. Assist with mowing and detailing of district grounds.

  6. Move, install, assemble, and repair all school furniture and playground equipment as needed.

  7. Assist with repair and maintenance of district transportation.


  1. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing. Use tools according to established safety procedures.

  2. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.

  3. Maintain tools and equipment and perform preventive maintenance as required.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Small hand tools, power tools, and measuring tools

Posture: Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving

Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis

Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; may work alone; frequent districtwide travel

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress

Application Procedures

Send district application, résumé, transcripts, and copy of credentials to:

Cliff Lasiter

Slocum ISD

5765 East State Hwy 294

Elkhart, TX 75839

Application Deadline

Until filled.

*Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.