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Maintenance Assistant I (Housekeeping and Custodial)

Job Title Maintenance Assistant I (Housekeeping and Custodial) Location Scranton, PA Job Category Facility Services Schedule Evenings Work Type Full time Department GCSOM Facilities & Public Safety Department Date posted 05/21/2024 Job ID R-58647

Job Summary

Primary work is housekeeping and custodial. Assists General Maintenance Repairmen with projects and cleans up job sites. **Shift 3:00pm - 11:30pm**

Job Duties

  • Assists repairmen by delivering tools and materials to the job site, cleaning up job sites and returning tools and materials to the proper storage areas.
  • Assists with removing built-in fixtures and tearing down walls.
  • Collects and sorts recycling and shredding.
  • Assists with painting projects.
  • Provides limited electrical services such as changing light bulbs, etc.
  • Provides limited HVCA services such as changing filters, etc.
  • Maintains accurate daily records of time and materials.
  • Maintains all tools and equipment in a safe and operable condition.
  • Reports problems to the supervisor.
  • Assists other trade areas for seasonal requirements as needed.
  • Provides assistance with Security as needed.
  • Sweeps sidewalks to main entrance as needed.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)


Minimum of 2 years-Skilled labor (Required)


Manufacturing Safety; Facility Management; Communication

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Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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