About the Role
This position is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of buildings, grounds, vehicles and machinery in a condition of operating excellence, cleanliness and safety. Duties include but are not limited to: cleaning, painting, lawn maintenance, weed and pest control, replacement of lights, debris removal, minor plumbing and electrical work, equipment evaluation and repair, smoke detector maintenance, construction, etc. This person will also work in other Lafourche ARC’s premises (Main Office, Community Homes, Vocational Buildings, Apartment Complex) when needed.
This position is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of buildings, grounds, vehicles and
machinery in a condition of operating excellence, cleanliness and safety. Duties include but are
not limited to: cleaning, painting, lawn maintenance, weed and pest control, replacement of lights,
debris removal, minor plumbing and electrical work, equipment evaluation and repair, smoke
detector maintenance, construction, etc. This person will also work in other Lafourche ARC’s
premises (Main Office, Community Homes, Vocational Buildings, Apartment Complex) when
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be
assigned or required.
Conducts and assesses major, minor and routine repair and maintenance of buildings,
grounds machinery and vehicles.
Responds to emergency repairs and completes repairs as directed by immediate
Constructs and repairs building(s).
Maintains lawn care at Lafourche Arc’s premises. Washes and cleans agency vehicles
and lawn care equipment if needed.
Receives and ships all job related materials.
Keeps immediate supervisor well informed of activities, results of efforts, problems
identified/potential problems, etc.; recommends corrective action to immediate supervisor
Follows instructions and responds to management directions.
Completes and submits all required paperwork.
Reports to work regularly and on time.
Demonstrates flexibility in job assignments and priorities. Anticipates and plans accordingly.
Develops and maintains an excellent working relationship with supervisor,
people/individuals support, staff and visitors.
Respects confidentiality in discussing individuals supported, staff, and visitors; also
maintains confidentiality in personnel related matters.
Lafourche Arc fully supports and practices the principle of equal employment and strictly prohibits any form of unlawful discrimination.
Typical work hours (7:30AM-3:30PM Monday thru Friday) unless requested to work
otherwise by supervisor or designee.
Monitoring of transportation fleet (operational condition). Basic maintenance of fleet
vehicles (change burnt lights, change windshield wipers, seal water leaks, clean rear air condition filters, check tire pressure and wear, battery, air filter, and fluid levels.).
Conducts thorough facility cleaning, as directed. Assures that all exits are accessible and
free of obstructions. Assists others with cleaning and organizing donations as needed.
Remove all unwanted animals, pests, and insects from the buildings or grounds.
Reports to other Lafourche Arc’s premises when needed.
Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as may be assigned.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrates accountability and responsibility for own work.
Acquires, maintains and demonstrates current knowledge and competence.
Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence and quality improvement.
Demonstrates a positive and productive attitude.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
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 and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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 individuals/people we support or employees of the
Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts,
interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to
apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to
interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal
with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Ability to
assess, project and plan for departmental needs. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions
furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must have chauffeur’s license to provide transportation Must also meet all requirements set forth
by Lafourche Arc's insurance policy/carrier..
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
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand. The
employee is regularly required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The
employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is regularly
required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to climb or balance.
The employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly
required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to taste or smell. The employee
must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 lbs.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus. Ability to operate a motor vehicle/lawn
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 is frequently exposed to wet or humid
conditions (non-weather), frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, frequently
exposed to work in high, precarious places, frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles,
frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions, occasionally exposed to extreme heat (non-
weather), frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock, occasionally exposed to vibration. The
noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
About the Company
Lafourche Arc is a private non-profit organization which began operation in 1963 to provide services to each and every individual who is a part of our Lafourche Arc family.. Prior to that time, there were no services of any kind available in Lafourche Parish for people with developmental/intellectual disabilities. Today the agency provides a wide array of supports to approximately 250 individuals with various types of disabilities throughout a seven parish area.