Overview

The High Mountain Institute is seeking a Maintenance Assistant, a full-time year round position to support the maintenance and upkeep of our campus. Responsibilities include basic repairs, carpentry, painting, cleaning, snow removal, and record keeping.

About the High Mountain Institute
HMI joins the best of a traditional independent school environment with top-class outdoor education opportunities. We seek candidates who share our passion for educating adolescents to be good students and good adults. HMI seeks to connect our students to the natural world and teach them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous, experiential academic program, extended wilderness trips, and an intentional community. In addition to a high school semester, HMI also offers a summer term for high school students, a gap semester for 18-22 year olds, and a variety of adolescent and adult programming. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org.

Position Details:

Perform general building maintenance; including basic repairs, carpentry, painting, cleaning, and record keeping
Perform campus grounds and landscaping upkeep
Schedule vehicle maintenance, including record keeping
Perform snow removal, plowing & shoveling from roads, paths, and roofs
Share on-call responsibilities with Maintenance Manager to respond to emergency calls regarding facility problems during weekends and holidays
Check maintenance logs daily and respond to issues in a timely fashion
Maintain all HMI owned tools, equipment, and furniture in good working order
Assist Maintenance Manager in performing special projects and in coordinating the work of outside contractors to perform special repair and improvement projects
Health Insurance provided
Retirement benefits (TIAA-CREF) after 1 year
$16.00 – $20.00 per hour DOE
Start date: September 2021

Tagged as: Full Time

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: 1+ years of relevant experience in maintenance & repairs. Must maintain a valid drivers license.

Preferred Skills:

Desired Qualifications:
Inspired by HMI Mission
Highly motivated & organized individual with prior relevant experience
Passion for high quality workmanship
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
High School diploma or the equivalent required
Criminal and driving background check required

About High Mountain Institute

A semester school for high school juniors, the High Mountain Institute (HMI) combines the best of a traditional independent school with outstanding outdoor education. HMI connects students to the natural world and teaches them essential leadership and communication skills through participation in a rigorous, experiential academic program, extended wilderness trips, and an intentional community. HMI also offers a Summer Term for high school students and a variety of adolescent and adult programming. For more information, please visit www.hminet.org.

HMI’s Diversity Statement: The High Mountain Institute is an equal opportunity employer that strives for diversity by honoring the differences of each member of the community. We seek to build a community (of trustees, faculty, staff, and students) that represents ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic diversity and that brings a diversity of experience, background, talent, and perspective.

Application Instructions

How to Apply: After reviewing the minimum qualifications and the HMI website (www.hminet.org), please submit a Cover Letter and Resume via email to Jill Gardiner, Administrative Coordinator & Registrar, at [email protected] and fill out the HMI Prospective Employment Form online. Your application will not be complete without all three of these items. We will begin our initial review of applications immediately and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. After an initial