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15 Dec 2023

Full-Time Maintenance Mechanic 2

recruitment@clark.edu – Posted by recruitment@clark.edu Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent classified Maintenance Mechanic 2 to support the Facilities Services department. The hours for this position are Monday- Friday, 6:30am-3:00pm. All staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.


  • Independently perform semi-skilled work in all areas of the commercial building industry.
  • Perform routine plumbing repairs such as unstopping toilets, sink or urinals, repairing leaks, as well as rebuilding of plumbing faucets and valves.
  • Replace bulbs, lighting ballasts, emergency batteries, perform testing on emergency lights and exit signs.
  • Under the technical direction of a Maintenance Mechanic 3, 4, or Manager, assist in performing skilled work in carpentry, furniture assembly, plumbing, and electrical work.
  • Replace filters and perform preventive maintenance tasks on HVAC systems.
  • Be willing to learn the campus HVAC automation control system.
  • Make minor electrical repairs under the direction of the campus journeyman electrician.
  • Estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs, order materials.
  • Operate hand tools, power tools and other shop equipment as needed.
  • Operate snow removal equipment if necessary, during winter months.
  • Operate vehicles, scissor and snorkel lifts, and forklifts with proper training.
  • Perform minor repairs on building fixtures, plumbing, heating and electrical appliances.
  • Operate automotive equipment to transport materials and supplies.
  • Enter data on CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) as required.
  • Enter hours in payroll software.
  • Assist in the fabrication of equipment and materials constructed in trade shops in accordance with project requirements.
  • Respond to trouble calls for minor repairs as needed.
  • Perform related duties as required.

Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

  • Experience in various trades such as: commercial building HVAC and controls, paint, drywall, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical (experience in all trades is not necessary to apply).
  • Experience using standard plumbing pipe cleaning snakes and power jet pipe cleaning tools.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.


  • Ability to perform moderately heavy cleaning tasks and physical work requiring reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, climbing 12-foot ladders, and lifting 50 pounds from floor to 36 inches.
  • Ability to operate computers to enter data into work orders and manipulate campus automation systems.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Willingness to work various shifts, and occasionally be on-call. Occasional hours offered (not required) outside of regular shift to avoid interruption to instruction.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.
  • This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.


  • A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs.
  • McClaskey Culinary Institute offers fast, fresh, and healthy dining options for students, faculty, staff, and the community. The space, located in Gaiser Hall, features three kiosks, a full-service retail bakery and barista bar, grab-and-go items, and a student-run restaurant.
  • Coffee Lounge in Hannah Hall and Clark Café in Joan Stout Hall.
  • Campus bookstore offers snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies.
  • On-campus early childhood education care program (pending registration and availability).
  • Gym and recreation facilities available for membership.
  • Clark promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events.

SALARY/BENEFITS:  Salary Range: $4,602-$5,341/month | Step A-M (commensurate with qualifications and experience) | Range: 47G|  Code: 626K
Successful candidates typically start at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases.
Clark College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes vacation/sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., January 11, 2024.


  • Clark College online application.
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed.
  • Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process.

 Please apply online at www.clark.edu/jobs

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105 or email re*********@cl***.edu.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or se***************@cl***.edu. The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here: http://www.clark.edu/campus-life/student-support/security/report.php.

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.
Clark College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317, gg******@cl***.edu, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice. 
Clark College Human Resources
December 14, 2023

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How to Apply

 Please apply online at www.clark.edu/jobs

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Clark College, Higher Education, and maintenance mechanic. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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