Job Description

Love working with your hands? Valley View Village, a 4-star rated, 79-bed facility, is seeking a handy and reliable Part-Time Maintenance Worker to help maintain our beautiful facility. In this role, you will provide scheduled and unscheduled services such as installations and repairs of equipment, carpentry work, painting and other general maintenance. Our ideal candidates have strong communication skills and are good at multitasking.

As a continuum of care campus, we offer independent living, assisted living, long term care, and skilled nursing care including speech, physical and occupational therapies. We are conveniently located in a park-like setting on Des Moines’ East side, near shopping centers, hospitals, medical providers and I-235. 

We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration). Apply today to make a difference in the lives of those we serve!

This is a Part-Time position working Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

Maintenance Worker responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance repairs and projects as needed.
  • Implement and schedule a preventive maintenance program.
  • Respond to maintenance requests by residents and staff.
  • Follow-through on projects with little supervision.
  • Perform manual tasks and carry out all given job related instructions.
  • Keep detailed reports of ongoing and completed projects.
  • Complete lawn care and snow removal.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Maintenance Worker skills/ requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Prior experience in plumbing, electrical work, HVAC and/or floor care preferred.
  • Prior experience in a healthcare setting preferred, but not required.
  • Must be available to work on-call as needed.
  • Able to make repairs inside and outside of building, basic carpentry, basic plumbing, replace light bulbs, filters, etc.
  • Able to use basic maintenance tools such as hammer, pliers, screwdriver, drill, etc.
  • Able to assist with maintaining our building - painting, replace light bulbs, disassembles, and assemble items.
  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills.

About Us:

Valley View Village's new 70,000-square-foot building offers private and semi-private suites, with 20 memory-care beds, 20 skilled-care beds and 39 long-term care beds. This state of the art health center provides long term care, skilled nursing for rehabilitation stays, and Speech, Physical & Occupational Therapy services. At Valley View Village, we believe it is important to learn and grow. If you desire to continue your education and professional advance within the CNA role or beyond, Valley View Village will support you while you attend classes and offer opportunities for growth within the organization.

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

Important Notes

To be considered, please apply online or stop in at 2571 Guthrie Ave, Des Moines, IA, 50317, to fill out an application.

EOE/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled *A Drug Free Workplace *A Veteran Friendly Employer

Location: US-IA-DesMoines