General Maintenance Helper
Rutherford, California
Job Summary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  (List the primary duties and responsibilities that are a critical part of this job.  For each major responsibility, indicate the estimated percentage of time spent.) 

  1. General grounds Maintenance: (30%)
  • Conducts morning rounds and attends to areas needing attention
  • Rakes and leaf blows
  • Sweeps and mops all verandas and porches
  • Cleans carports and driveways
  • Cleans and fills bird feeders
  • Removes weeds, dead limbs, etc.
  • Maintains gravel paths and walkways
  • Performs animal control (gophers, skunks, rodents)
  • Packs and transports clippings, branches, leaves, grass, etc. to disposal area


  1. General facilities maintenance duties: (30%)
  • Takes out trash
  • Transports furniture and supplies to and from various buildings
  • Checks all lights and windows, replaces bulbs and screens
  • Cleans and gasses vehicles
  • Makes airport runs for pick-ups and deliveries of people and materials
  • Makes parts runs to hardware stores and other suppliers
  • Support hospitality and events
  • All other duties as directed



  1. Seasonal maintenance: (20%)
  • Splits and stocks firewood
  • Fall tree trimming and tree removal as needed
  • Cleans gutters
  • Cleans up debris after storms


  1. Manages Pools and water features, 9 total: (20%)
  • Cleans debris out of pools and fountains
  • Adjusts and maintains pool sweeps
  • Checks water and adds chemicals
  • Sets timers and temperatures
  • Cleans filters
  • Cleans and scrubs pool decks


Supervisory Responsibilities:


Job Requirements:

Education/Experience:  high school diploma or equivalent; or up to three years related experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Creative - Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.


Physical Demands:


N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

O (Occasionally) - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5+hrs/day)

F (Frequently) - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5-5.5+ hrs./day)

C(Constantly) - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs./day)


Stand – F, walk – F, Sit – O, Handling/Fingering – F, Reaching Outward – F, Reaching Above Shoulder – F, Climb – O, Crawl – O, Squat or Kneel – F, Bend – F, Working at the computer - O



10 lbs or Less, O

11 – 20 lbs, O

21 – 50 lbs, O

51 – 100 lbs, N

Over 100 lbs, N



12 lbs or Less, O

13-25 lbs, O

26-40 lbs, O

41-100 lbs, N


Other Physical Requirements

Vision (Near, Distance)

Sense of Sound (i.e. Machinery/tractor sounds)

Sense of Touch

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Steel toe boots, safety glasses)


Work Environment:


Other: (Includes licenses, certificates, age, etc.)

Posted: March 08, 2019