Maintenance Repair Worker I

Individual is responsible for mowing, trimming and maintaining county grounds; general maintenance duties with regard to upkeep of office and workshop environments; and provide backup for custodial services within buildings.


Essential Functions

Under the direction of direct Supervisor, performs landscaping functions such as, but not limited to mowing, trimming and mulching. Transports mowing equipment off site.

  • Snow plowing and ability to haul a trailer.
  • Oversees non-county employed WEP workers involved in groundskeeping duties, including mowing, trimming, pulling weeds, etc.
  • Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance duties. Assists a variety of skilled maintenance repair workers and skilled trade persons in maintenance repair work, including some electrical repair.
  • Is responsible for minor repair of mowing equipment and tools used in grounds maintenance.
  • Maintain/repair tools, mowing equipment to assure proper and safe working order.
  • Removes snow and ice from walkways and drives; orders, checks and stocks supplies.
  • Assists in planning work projects; completes necessary reports, forms, narratives, correspondence and other written material as required.
  • Picks up supplies and materials from suppliers as needed, using truck and trailer.
  • Custodial duties: sweeps, vacuums, mops, strips/waxes floor surfaces, etc., in a backup capacity as needed.
  • Regular and dependable attendance.
  • Ability to get along with others.
  • Provides culturally competent service to all clients, the public and colleagues.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.


  • Performs related non-essential functions as needed.

Job Standards

  • Two years of experience in a position similar to a Maintenance Repair Worker; or education, training, and/or experience equaling two years in general maintenance tasks (e.g., basic & semi-skilled electrical, plumbing, carpentry, heating and cooling, and mowing/plowing and use of associated hand and power tools).
  • Also requires formal education in arithmetic that includes addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; and reading and writing common English vocabulary; or education, training, and/or experience in an amount equal to the minimum qualifications stated above.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License.

Supplemental Information

This position is full-time, non-exempt, classified, bargaining unit.
The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.