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City of Greenville
City of Greenville



Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS

$33,841.60 - $49,920.00 Annually


475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



Job Number




Brief Description

Job Summary
Under regular direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, conducts regularly scheduled maintenance. Inspects facilities and identifies preventive maintenance needs to ensure that City-owned facilities do not fall into disrepair. Performs or assists in basic plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, masonry, and other facilities disciplines to maintain City facilities.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Provide Preventive Maintenance of Facilities: Inspect City-owned buildings to identify preventative maintenance needs and general repairs. Check operation of exhaust fans, equipment belts, electrical switches, and receptacles. Lubricate and check door locks and closers, replacing as needed. Replace HVAC and water filters, as well as, light bulbs, ballasts, drivers, controls, etc. following predetermined maintenance schedules. Order filters, bulbs, and other repair parts to maintain supply stock. 50%

Perform Basic Facility Repairs: Assist facilities personnel assigned to specific disciplines in the maintenance and repair of commercial systems (e.g. plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, etc.). Perform basic repair and/or replacement of plumbing fixtures (e.g. faucets, drains, sensors, etc.). Assist in minor electrical system repairs to include replacing outlets, switches, etc. Provide fundamental carpentry and masonry work, as well as, participate in painting projects as needed. 30%

Provide Maintenance of Equipment: Troubleshoot equipment that is identified during inspections or reported as not operating properly. Repair and/or replace broken parts as needed. Consult with supervisor to procure and install new equipment. Effectively plan and estimate work in most efficient manner to minimize equipment/facility downtime. 15%

Ensure Safety in the Workplace: Proactively identifies, removes, and/or reports potential hazards. Complies with city, state, and federal safety procedures and protocols in the performance of job duties continuously ensuring equipment and property safety. 5%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent.
Over two years of experience in facilities maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications
Journeyman electrical, plumbing, and/or HVAC certifications.

Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License

Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Methods and techniques used in the operation, repair, and maintenance of facilities and equipment, including basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems.
Operational characteristics of a variety of tools and equipment.
Occupational hazards and standard general industry safety practices.
Proper body mechanics, including proper bending and lifting techniques in maintenance environments.
Safe practices for the use of ladders, scaffolding, or elevated walkways.
Janitorial services operations.
Proper procedures for safely cleaning bodily fluid spills per the Bloodborne Pathogen Policy.
Proper use personal protective equipment (PPE).

Ability to:
Diagnose and repair facility systems and equipment.
Safely drive forklift and scissor lifts.
Perform semi-skilled facility maintenance.
Safely and effectively use, operate, and maintain equipment and tools.
Perform heavy manual labor, including heavy lifting.
Inspect, maintain, and safely use ladders, scaffolding, or elevated walkways.
Problem solve in the use of equipment and material and in the application of techniques and procedures.
Effectively plan and estimate work in most efficient manner to minimize equipment/facility downtime.
Communicate with outside vendors and contractors to identify best products and practices for maintenance needs.
Identify and report safety issues or concerns that are observed during the course of essential job functions.
Read blueprints, periodicals, journals, manuals, and policies.
Perform basic measurement and other mathematical calculations.
Prepare reports and estimates for repair work and equipment recommendations.
Use gauges, meters, hand tools, bucket truck, and scissor lift.
Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: City facilities including outdoor job sites (rooftop, ground equipment areas).

Protective Equipment Required: Safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, steel-toed shoes, protective clothing, and hearing protection.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Weekly exposure to wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards. Frequent exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, and fire hazards. Occasional exposure to explosives, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires vision, hearing, smell and touch senses. Frequently requires standing, walking, lifting, carrying, kneeling, reaching, pushing/pulling, climbing, bending, crouching, and talking. Occasionally requires fine dexterity, handling, sitting, crawling, foot controls, balancing, and twisting. Heavy strength demands include exerting 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds constantly.

Mental Demands: Frequently requires frequent change of tasks and working closely with others as part of a team. Occasionally requires time pressures, emergency situations, irregular schedule, overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.


The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

City of Greenville (SC)

206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601




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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.


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