Maintenance Assistant

Salary Expectation:
$15.89 to $16.48 per hour (Note: The hourly rate will commensurate based on education and occupational experience.)


Part time position, three days a week Monday through Friday. Average hours per week 22.50
7:00am to 3:00pm


Lakeshore Technical College – Cleveland, Wisconsin

Position Overview:

Provide assistance to Facilities staff through all aspects of buildings and grounds, equipment, and vehicle maintenance. Provide an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers throughout every interaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

(100%) Grounds Maintenance
•    Assist with grounds maintenance, including seeding and sodding, mowing, and watering of turf; operate various equipment such as tractor, lawn mowers, and landscape equipment; prepare and update maintenance schedules; coordinate and participate in soil preparation, planting of lawns, trees, shrubs and other greenery; determine and implement watering schedules; plant perennials, annuals and ornamental flowers.
•    Operate lawn mowing equipment; perform routine repair and lubrication, mow and trim grass, bushes and shrubs; direct and perform pruning activities on trees, shrubs and plants; remove dead, diseased, or injured trees.
•    Operate a variety of types of small and light equipment such as mowers, sod cutters, chain saws, pruning equipment, and various hand tools; performs routine and regular maintenance on equipment to assure efficiency and safety.
•    Assist with switching out power equipment attachments for seasonal changes.
•    Perform routine road, parking lot and road sign maintenance and repair; clean and maintain paved areas, paths, walkways and stairways and perform light facility maintenance as needed.
•    Perform seasonal duties such as marking parking areas for snow removal. 
•    Assist with remodeling projects by moving and rearranging office furniture.
•    Assist with the installation of component parts, classroom and office equipment and facility components required for the purpose of maintaining facilities.
•    Assist with the maintenance and repairs to facilities equipment.
•    Assist other maintenance personnel for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of work activities.
•    Maintain maintenance records.
•    General tasks including facility maintenance, preventative maintenance, sweeping, painting, washing and moving large equipment for event set up.
•    Establish and maintain working relationships with various LTC departments.
•    Report maintenance problems and/or broken and unsafe equipment to the appropriate party


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Experience and/or Certificates, Licenses, Registration:

High School diploma or equivalent and related associate degree or two year technical diploma or equivalent and one and one-half to two years’ recent related occupational experience. Prior work experience is desirable.

Valid Wisconsin drivers' license. 

Note: If educational/certification requirements are not met, candidates may be considered, however the expectation would be that they be met within 5 years of employment.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Ability to climb ladders; pay close attention to detail; work outside during periods of inclement weather; lift up to 100 pounds; operate lawn and garden tractors, push mowers, string trimmers, and motor vehicles. Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions, as well as services delivered. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and people of diverse cultural, social, or educational backgrounds. An individual fluent in more than language is beneficial. 

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Beginner Level Skills: Be familiar with basic hardware. Create a simple text document in MS Word. Use and maintain voice mail. Use file manager. Use network file manager. Use and maintain a personal calendar. Use email to communicate. Navigate through Windows. Access college network system. Understand database concepts. Send and receive attachments. Access a bulletin board. Navigate through the Internet.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above duties describe the chief functions of the job and are not to be considered a detailed description of every duty of the job.

Condition(s) of Employment:

  • Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) and a Motor Vehicle Record Check with the results acceptable to the College.
  • Valid State of Wisconsin driver’s license is required.

Date Updated: 08/22/2022


Lakeshore Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic testing, lack of English skills, arrest or conviction record, political affiliation, veteran status, parental status, marital status, pregnancy or other protected categories, in its services, employment, programs, and/or educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admissions, access and participation. The college attempts to be in compliance with all federal laws including but not limited to Title IX & section 504. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies are handled by the executive director of human resources/affirmative action officer, 1290 North Avenue, Cleveland WI  53015, phone 920.693.1139 or 888.468.6582, ext. 1139.

Lakeshore Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs or activities. Persons requiring accommodation to access the college’s programs, services, and/or employment should call LTC at 920.693.1000 or 888. Go To LTC (888.468.6582), or TTY 711.

Type of Position: Part Time Position

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