Facilities Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512365-654476
    • Job Location: Petaluma, CA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 11, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

in Southern Sonoma County. The Center accomplishes this mission through collaborative, innovative programs, services and referral resources that meet the economic needs of the entire community.

The Petaluma Health Center is an eight-time award winner in the North Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work for 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009 and we were named as one of '2015 Healthiest Companies in the North Bay' by the North Bay Business Journal.

We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides primary medical care and mental health services to residents of Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Cotati, Penngrove and surrounding areas. We are organized as a private, non-profit corporation and governed by a consumer and community led Board of Directors.

For more information about us, please visit us at www.phealthcenter.org.

Position Title: Facilities Assistant

Summary: The Facilities Assistant performs maintenance duties at all PHC buildings, properties and departments. Duties include building maintenance and repair, environmental and safety regulatory compliance, grounds maintenance, custodial support, event and room setup, relocation, materials receivable and shipment, etc.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • May perform daily morning unlock and ensure facility readiness for business
  • May conduct daily building inspection rounds to check for variances in housekeeping
  • Checks meeting room schedules daily for set ups needed
  • Performs set up, tear down and cleanup of group meeting rooms with assistance from other facilities staff as needed
  • Completes all preparation for contract night cleaners
  • Assembles furniture for staff use
  • Completes miscellaneous paint jobs, minor repairs and tasks as needed for optimal building performance
  • Performs preventive maintenance tasks
  • Checks and replaces light tubes
  • Assist in Materials "receiving and stocking" when needed
  • Periodically inspects and assesses condition of building and grounds; reports or corrects conditions as appropriate
  • Performs periodic, major building maintenance including but not limited to window washing and building power washing
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications: 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.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; trade school a plus
  • Minimum 2 years of facilities operations, maintenance and janitorial experience; health care environment a plus

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of/ ability to quickly learn maintenance and preventative methods and procedures used in keeping buildings in clean and orderly operating condition
  • Knowledge of/ability to quickly learn safety precautions, processes and procedures critical to facilities management
  • Ability to perform physical labor necessary to successful completion of tasks
  • Sensitivity to the needs and situations of a multi-cultural staff and patient population from all socio-economic levels

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current, valid California Driver’s License

Petaluma Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply directly through our career page at www.phealthcenter.org.