St. Martin of Tours School is seeking a School Maintenance Worker for the 2023-2024 school year. St. Martin of Tour School is located in San Jose, serving 325 students in grades TK-8.

In partnership with parents, staff, and parishioners, St. Martin of Tours School provides and supports our students’ education in an environment centered around our Catholic values and beliefs in order to foster a lifelong love of learning.

We believe by living our Catholic faith students are encouraged to have a personal relationship with God, embrace the Gospel message, and celebrate their unique gifts.

We achieve by developing our students’ abilities and challenging them to problem solve, think analytically, work collaboratively, and communicate effectively.

We roar by sending forth students who take responsibility for their actions, are capable of leading others, serve those in need, and stand up for what is right.

St. Martin of Tours School honors tradition and embraces innovation to provide students a strong Catholic foundation for a bright future, while challenging each student to reach their full spiritual, academic, and personal potential.

Interested candidates should review the job description and qualifications below and contact David Cortese at

Under the direct supervision of the Principal the School Maintenance Worker carries out the day-to-day maintenance and operations activities of the school and support building & grounds maintenance, capital improvement projects, custodial functions, campus security/safety/cleanliness operations, and event management.

Implement the school maintenance and facilities, security, safety, cleanliness policies, systems, and procedures.
● Oversee the physical plant as directed by the Principal.
● Monitor repair service calls, including oversight of the work done by outside service providers.
● Oversee the scheduling of regular preventative maintenance of all mechanical equipment.
● Respond to maintenance requests from staff.
● Work with the school custodian and/or maintenance vendors to help facilitate or complete facility repairs.
● Assist in readying the facility for special events.
● Provide setup and cleaning services for evening or weekend activities, as required.
● Oversee the school’s campus trash, recycling, and composting responsibilities.
● Assist with Emergency Operations plans and execution.
● Maintain emergency equipment and supplies.
● Regularly inspect all work areas to ensure that no safety hazards exist.

● Exhibit flexibility in day-to-day school environments.
● Exhibit judgment and tact in performing duties with minimal supervision.
● Excellent organizational and human relations skills.
● Self-motivated and reliable.
● Able to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with principal, parents, staff, and the general public.
● Able to manage moderate levels of stress.
● Outstanding interpersonal skills with a strong customer service focus (internal and external).
● Ethical and discreet team player.
Other Duties & Responsibilities:

● Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
● Support the philosophy, policies, and goals of the school, as well as the decisions made by the Principal and Administrators.
● Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all students.
● Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the parent/student handbook and employee handbook.
● Work as part of a team.
● Attend faculty, administrative, and all other meetings as needed.

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, ability, or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education and/or Experience:
● High school diploma, or equivalent work experience in relevant area.
● At least two years’ experience as a Maintenance Worker, preferably in a school setting.
● Sufficient training to perform tasks assigned by the principal and/or Facilities Manager.

Language Skills:
● Proactive communicator.
● Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders of the school.
● English, required.
● Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese) preferred.

Technical Skills:
● Detail-oriented, organized, and willing to take initiative.
● Use basic tools to repair school facilities and equipment.
● Working knowledge of Workday, or willingness to learn.

Physical Demands:
● Must be physically present on campus grounds.
● Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, stretching, twisting.
● Can lift 50 lbs. in compliance with safety standards.
● Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
● Handles exposure to climate change and temperature.
● Level of vision, hearing, speaking required.

Other Requirements:
● Able to work evenings and weekends if required.
● Must have an understanding and acceptance for the mission of the Catholic Church.
● Must support the teachings and values of the Catholic Church and its mission.

Salary is based on Elementary School Hourly and Salary Scale Guidelines.

Salary Range: $22.05 per hour – $25.53 per hours based on education and experience.


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