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Maintenance Technician

Posted on: March 14, 2023
Maintenance Technician

Website Children's Home Society of South Dakota

Work for Good. Do you want a career with meaning and purpose? Children’s Home Society is one of South Dakota’s leaders in providing services to vulnerable children, women, and families.

As part of Children’s Home Society, you will truly Work for Good every day—helping to change the world one day at a time, one child at a time, one woman, one family, one smile, hug, and heart at a time.

Children’s Home Shelter for Family Safety is currently seeking a Full Time Maintenance Technician to maintain designated buildings, equipment and grounds and respond to various maintenance requests from staff.

What You’ll Do:
Your responsibilities as a Maintenance Technician would include: 

Monitor and provide assistance where needed to ensure buildings are in good condition, clean and safe.
Paint, woodwork and repair as needed.
Light electrical and plumbing duties.
Ensure equipment operates efficiently and safely including the operations of company vehicles.
Care for landscape and seasonal needs of grounds.
Participate in snow removal as assigned.
Report needed repairs, damage or safety hazards to supervisor and follow through on directions.
Enter data regarding maintenance repairs and safety concerns as necessary in the maintenance system.
Place orders with appropriate staff for the purchase of maintenance tools, materials, parts or supplies as needed.
Assist in set up and tear down of tables, chairs, etc. for events.


What We’ll Love About You: 

You complete work orders in a timely manner.
You have good written and verbal communication.
Snow removal is consistently completed within acceptable timeframes.
Feedback from staff, clients and public is positive regarding upkeep of facilities and grounds.
Safety is consistently upheld.
Cleaning products, materials, tools and equipment are consistently utilized within safe operational guidelines, and licensing and accreditation and Agency standards.

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm with some on-call hours. 


Compensation: $20.00/hr+ (Depending on Experience/Education)



Health Benefits: Two health insurance options – Traditional Plan & High Deductible Health Plan with HSA (automatic employer contribution with enrollment in a HDHP). Vision. Dental.

Additional Benefits: Employer paid Group Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Short Term & Long-Term Disability. Additional Voluntary Life, Critical Illness, and Accident plans. Employee Assistance Program.

Student Loan Payments & Tuition Reimbursement: Qualifying employees are eligible for up to $200 per month in Tuition Reimbursement or Student Loan Repayment

Paid Time Off: Generous PTO package. 10 paid holidays. 8 hours “Day of Service” for volunteering in the community

Employee Referral Bonus: Current employees who refer an employee to work at CHS can earn up to $1,000.

Retirement: Qualifying employees receive a guaranteed employer contribution with 100% vesting


High school degree required.
Minimum two years experience in building and/or mechanical trades preferred.
Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and software utilized by the office.
Valid driver’s license.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Requires standing for extended periods of time. Some exposure to cleaning chemicals, requiring attentive and safe utilization.


Must successfully complete all required background/pre-employment checks. EEO/AA.

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.paylocity.com.