George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 24-Oct-2018 to 23-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Plant Services
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Staff Position

Position Overview:

Repair, maintenance, installation of all types of plumbing systems. Ability to adjust to changing student needs. Must have positive attitude and work well with other departments at George Fox

Essential Responsibilities:

  •  Assist Supervisor in completing work orders in a timely fashion.
  •  Maintain communication to campus community through building liaisons regarding equipment status of interruption of service.
  •  Supervise student employees.
  •  Handle objects, 2 way radio, vehicles, equipment, supplies, tools
  •  Dependability in attendance at the job site.
  •  Communicate effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
  •  By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.
  •  Demonstrates awareness, respect and appreciation for diversity of culture, background, race, sex, political views, expressions of faith, etc. and works well with a variety of people.

Associated Duties: 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  •  4 years in plumbing/mechanical field. Must have a working knowledge of residential and commercial plumbing and mechanical systems including boilers, pumps, lift        stations, dish washing and kitchen equipment, and repair of sinks, faucets, showers, and toilets.
  •  Must have an Oregon journeyman plumber's license
  •  Must have a valid Oregon driver's license and be insurable. George Fox conducts motor vehicle record checks on all job applicants who are required to drive a university vehicle as an essential function of their job. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a motor vehicle record check.
  •  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach, talk and hear. The employee is also required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch. They are required to climb ladders frequently. The employee must occasionally lift up to 75 lbs. but more frequently below 50 lbs.
  •  An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with GFU Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Statement and being in living agreement with same.
  •  Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing, including on telephone, and to understand and follow instructions.

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.

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