Independent Living Services
  • 18-Sep-2017 to 17-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Conway, AR, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time





While this position specifies responsibilities, requirements and duties in certain operational areas, this person is an employee at will of Independent Living Services and will be expected to respond to such requests not specifically contained herein.  This person must maintain the attitude that he/she works for the total organization, and as such, exhibit proper cooperation, enthusiasm and interest in all areas deemed necessary for the continuing success of ILS programs.  Knowledge of ILS Policy and Personnel Manuals is required.



The Maintenance employee will work under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Director.  The maintenance employee works alone or assists with the repair and maintenance of structural woodwork, cabinets; performs general repairs and maintenance on existing equipment/buildings in establishments as instructed by supervisor.  ILS reserves the right to adjust employment hours and days of operation based upon requirements to fulfill contract obligations.



General duties and guiding principles:

  • Know and respect the values of the people receiving services and facilitate their expression of choices related to those values.
  • Develop relationships with the individuals receiving services that are respectful, based on mutual trust, and that maintains professional boundaries.
  • Recognize that each individual receiving services has potential for lifelong learning and growth.
  • Assist the individuals receiving services as required/requested.
  • Be conscious of my own values and how they influence my professional decisions.
  • Maintain competency in my profession through continued learning and attending and staff meetings and trainings as required.
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for my actions and decisions.
  • Recognize the importance of modeling valued behaviors to co-workers, individuals receiving services, and the community at large.
  • Practice responsible work habits.
  • Being on time for work
  • Completing all necessary documentation to assure compliance with all state and federal regulations. 
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality for all consumer information, and facility operations




  1. Assists with lawn care/maintenance for all facilities within the organization.
  2. Performs repairs/maintenance at all facilities as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  3. Minor Plumbing: repair leaks, set fixtures or call service agent who gives good service for price.
  4. Electrical: light fixtures, receptacles, switches, fans, add circuits as needed for computers, etc.
  5. Windows/Doors: repair and replace (glass and screens).
  1. Builds cabinets and other wooden equipment.
  2. Installs items such as fluorescent lights, window shades, blinds, and curtain rods, wall fans, and door locks in Profiles, offices, and residential units.
  1. Heat/Air: fix minor repairs or call service agent for larger problems.
  2. Assists with moving large items and furniture as necessary. Set up furniture and repair.
  3. Appliance repair/replacement, as needed, or call service agent.
  1. Attend in-service training and/or retraining requirements as scheduled.
  1. Maintains confidentiality of all information received regarding ILS and the confidentiality shall be in compliance with ILS non-disclosure policy.
  2. This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required
  3. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.


Independent Living Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, orientation, religion, disability, ethnicity, origin, marital status, or veteran status.





  • Preferably a High School Education or equivalent.
  • One year experience working in maintenance or related experience and/or training.
  • Valid AR driver's license in good standing.
  • Ability to safely operate any and all vehicles, machines, and industrial equipment necessary.
  • Proof of vehicle liability insurance
  • 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 communicate clearly with supervisor, co-workers and consumers verbally or utilizing other effective means.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Prefer electrical experience



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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



See Employee Handbook - Section 201 - 201A.  Benefits eligibility is based on category classification and hours worked per week.

NOTE: Part-time employees working less than 30 hours weekly do not qualify for benefits.


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