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Job Opportunities at The Historic Trust

The Historic Trust is a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire civic pride and economic vitality through education, preservation, and celebration of our community’s history. The Trust excels in its day-to-day work to fulfill this mission, including preserving, developing, and managing properties; producing and hosting community events and ceremonies; providing educational and engaging programming; and creating fundraising and volunteer opportunities. The Trust welcomes new perspectives and commitment to community.

Facilities Maintenance Technician I

The Trust has a variety of operations on the Fort Vancouver National Site and Academy Property fulfilling its mission that include the operation of the Pearson Field Education Center, property management and development, retail operations, events, educational programs, fundraising and other non-profit activities.  This position will perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance, repair, and restoration of historic buildings, facilities, equipment and fixtures including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical and limited heating/air conditioning work.

Reports to:  Maintenance Supervisor
Pay:  $30,000-44,000/year, DOE + Generous Benefits Package
Classification:  Full-Time
Position open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Methods, practices and equipment used in facilities management and activities including a variety of building trades work.
  • Basic theory of electricity.
  • Tools and equipment used in building maintenance, reconstruction, and repair work.
  • City policies, procedures, regulations, and codes related to facility maintenance and repair.
  • Occupational hazards and necessary precautions applicable to building and mechanical maintenance work.
  • Preventive maintenance requirements and practices.
  • Safe work practices
  • Historic preservation rehabilitation standards.

Ability to:

  • Inspect property and buildings for life/safety issues and take immediate corrective action.
  • Identify building maintenance needs and report to Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Be a self–starter and work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Perform a full range of skilled building maintenance for extended periods of time
  • Repair and maintain a variety of mechanical equipment.
  • Read and interpret sketches, drawings, diagrams and blueprints.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds above the waist and carry heavy objects

View full job description.

Resume may be e-mailed, or mailed to the following location:

The Historic Trust
Human Resources Department
750 Anderson Street
Vancouver, WA 98661
resume@thehistorictrust.org

Please visit our Volunteer page for other ways to join the Trust Team!

Facilities Maintenance Technician / Building Operator I

The Trust is responsible for a variety of operations on the Fort Vancouver National Site and the Providence Academy property, fulfilling a mission that includes the operation of the Pearson Field Education Center, property management and development, events, educational programs, fundraising, and other non-profit activities. This position will perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance, repair, and restoration of historic buildings, facilities, equipment and fixtures, including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical and limited heating/air conditioning work.

Reports to:  Facilities Manager
Pay:  $36,000-42,000/year, DOE + Generous Benefits Package
Classification:  Full-Time
Position open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Methods, practices and equipment used in facilities management and activities including a variety of building trades work.
  • Basic theory of electricity.
  • Tools and equipment used in building maintenance, reconstruction, and repair work.
  • City policies, procedures, regulations, and codes related to facility maintenance and repair.
  • Occupational hazards and necessary precautions applicable to building and mechanical maintenance work.
  • Preventive maintenance requirements and practices.
  • Safe work practices
  • Historic preservation rehabilitation standards.

Ability to:

  • Run the daily maintenance operations of the property and buildings under supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and Facilities Manager
  • Inspect property and buildings for life/safety issues and take immediate corrective action.
  • Identify building maintenance needs, prioritize work and take corrective actions.
  • Be a self-starter and work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Perform a full range of skilled building maintenance for extended periods of time
  • Repair and maintain a variety of mechanical equipment.
  • Read and interpret sketches, drawings, diagrams and blueprints.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds above the waist and carry heavy objects.
  • Use a personal computer and appropriate computer software.
  • Operate with a high level of personal organization
  • Maintain a clean work area and shop
  • Establish and maintain professional and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Process work orders in a timely fashion, to the satisfaction of the Facilities Manager
  • Receive general supervision from Maintenance Supervisor and Facilities Manager

View full job description.

Resume may be e-mailed, or mailed to the following location:

The Historic Trust
Human Resources Department
750 Anderson Street
Vancouver, WA 98661
resume@thehistorictrust.org

Please visit our Volunteer page for other ways to join the Trust Team!

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