2315 18th Place Northeast, Washington, DC, USA
Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School

*****Please be advised. Applications will only be considered if completed on our website. Please go to aohdc.org/jobs/ select the Facilities Attendant position and complete the application. Resume is required.

                                                                 Facilities Attendant
Reports to: Senior Manager, Facilities Functional Area: Operations FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Location: Ward 5 Job Classification Category: admin

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Facilities Attendant will work closely with the Senior Manager, Facilities and the operations team to support all facilities activities and executes the school facility plan. The Facilities Attendant maintains the school buildings and grounds and oversees the upkeep of equipment and supplies. Facilities Attendant makes sure the buildings and grounds remain maintained, which entails daily and weekly cleaning schedules as well as determining, performing, and scheduling repairs, renovation projects, waste reduction improvements and safety inspections.

• Manages and completes work to support all facility related concerns such as maintenance or
repair issues.
• Coordinates intra-office moves including supporting re-design of offices and common spaces
and the setup and configuration of office spaces
• Coordinates and supports maintenance contractors and vendors to monitor extermination,
plumbing, appliance maintenance, electrical and other services as needed
• Carries out routine checks and inspection of facilities and equipment
• Maintains current knowledge of Academy of Hope’s safety and building maintenance and
plan, ensuring the organization’s adherence and compliance, and serves as a resource to staff
• Assists with the research and procurement for major equipment
• Provides custodial and maintenance care of buildings and grounds as required
• Reviews utilities consumption and strive to minimize costs and implement best practice
processes to increase efficiency
• Coordinates facilities staff (custodians, technicians, groundskeepers etc.) and external
• Implements facility management program including preventative maintenance and life-cycle
• Supports facility central services such as reception, security, cleaning, catering, waste disposal
and parking as needed
• Grounds services to include snow and ice removal and litter clean up
• Obtains, calculates and compares costs for goods and services to maximize cost-effectiveness

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

• Experience in building maintenance and all facets of facility operations
• Ability to perform and coordinate facility projects using independent judgment and personal
• Commitment to Academy of Hope mission
• High comfort level working in a diverse environment


This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm; every other Friday, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm; with occasional evening shifts to 7:00 pm dependent on programma ic activities and staff availability.

• Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style with an ability to establish
positive, personable, and professional relationships via email, phone, and in person;
• Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment
• Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems
• Ability to look at situations from several points of view
• Strong organizational skills
• Proficient with the internet and technology
• Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems
• A desire to create and maintain order, including ability to meet deadlines

• Ability to continuously stand or walk.
• Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and lift frequently
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

• May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.
• Will climb ladders and work off elevated surfaces on an occasional basis during each shift.

Academy of Hope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not allow discrimination with respect to employment or any of the terms or conditions of employment because of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status or religion.  

 Competitive salary and benefits (commensurate with experience). Candidates for employment will be subject to a federal criminal background check before confirmation of employment.  

*****Please be advised. Applications will only be considered if completed on our website. Please go to aohdc.org/jobs/ select the Facilities Attendant position and complete the application. Resume is required.

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