Facilities Assistant

Qualified candidates, please apply online at: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9445921

Purpose: Facilitate and maintain KCTS 9 Operations in an efficient, cost effective and safe manner to reach more people, build a great organization and increase our impact on the community

Department: Facilities

Division: Engineering

Reports to: Executive Director of Engineering and Technology

Status: Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Bargaining Unit


I. Assist Exec. Dir. of Engineering and Technology

  1. Operate, maintain and repair HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Lighting and Fire/Life Safety equipment
  2. Add, modify, delete AMAG card access and security system data
  3. Move and reconfigure department furnishings and modular office systems
  4. Patch/paint and cosmetically repair interior and exterior of the building
  5. Pick-up and deliver parts and materials
  6. Provide set-up and take down for productions and special events as needed

II. Maintain a Safe and Secure Environment

  1. Maintain and secure the building and outside perimeter and communicate any safety issues to Exec. Dir. of Engineering and Technology
  2. Maintain and inspect fire suppression systems weekly to ensure sprinklers and fire extinguishers are operational at all times
  3. Maintain and order station medical/first aid kits and supplies
  4. Serve as member of Safety Committee
  5. Comply with OSHA and WISHA requirements; stay current with regulations

III. Collaborate

  1. Act as a liaison between KCTS 9 departments and vendors to facilitate effective operations
  2. Move and change Network/Phone lines in collaboration with IT
  3. Work with Front Desk to maintain  ID badges and key cards process
  4. Perform shipping and receiving processes as needed
  5. Conduct research for new vendors and supplies as needed
  6. Engage outside vendors to ensure office and mail machines operate properly

IV. Administer

  1. Maintain inventory of building janitorial, landscape and maintenance supplies
  2.  Deliver incoming and outgoing freight to and from the warehouse
  3. Maintain and repair station vehicles

Initiative/Action Orientation
Job Knowledge/ Technical Skills
Judgment and Problem Solving
Protection of Assets


  1. High school diploma or GED required
  2. Two years’ experience in building maintenance and repair, including experience with all aspects of facility maintenance (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, fire systems) and safety regulations
  3. Communications equipment and building automation experience preferred
  4. Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Washington State driver license and must possess a safe driving record
  5. Strong organizational and customer service skills required
  6. Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and MS Office applications
  7. Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds unassisted
  8. Ability to climb, twist, bend, kneel, crawl and reach above head required
  9. Ability to safely use a variety of hand tools, power tools and various machines
  10. Ability to work in a confined space, noisy, and a wide variety of environments
  11. Ability to work some evenings, weekends, holidays and on-call shifts and to respond to emergencies when necessary
  12. Regularly report to work as scheduled
  13. Work independently and collaboratively to accomplish responsibilities, goals and projects
  14. Follow company policies and procedures
  15. Model and promote KCTS 9 Core Competencies and Values
  16. Organize time, materials, and information for efficient access and use
  17.  Maintain records and confidentiality appropriately
  18. Exhibit good communication skills through effective writing, speaking and listening
  19. Interact positively with people at all levels of the organization
  20. Adapt performance as priorities and circumstances change