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Facilities Operations Assistant

  2022-07-19     Pacifica Graduate Institute     801 Ladera Lane      $17 - $18 hour  


Clean and maintain both campuses and assist with campus repairs, maintenance and improvements.


  • Mow lawns.
  • Trim hedges, trees, and groundcover.
  • Maintain plants and grass (prune, fertilize, etc).
  • Sweep/blow walkways, parking lots, and roads.
  • Weed all areas.
  • Paint rooms.
  • Maintain pool (clean, evaluate, resupply, change filters, measure chlorine levels, etc).
  • Assist staff with office moves and moving large items.
  • Assist with facilities projects as assigned.
  • Purchase supplies as needed.
  • Install, repair, and maintain irrigation systems, tools, and machinery.
  • Carry out policies established by others.
  • Work within existing rules and procedures.
  • Execute all other duties as assigned.
  • Empty trash.
  • Clean smoking area.
  • Deliver recycling articles to dumpster.
  • Replace light bulbs as needed.
  • Clean gutters.
  • Maintain outside furniture (sanding and painting).
  • Transport materials and furniture for public events.
  • Transport other materials between campuses as needed.
  • Assist in facility and building emergencies.
  • Assemble furniture as needed.
  • Maintain drainage system.
  • Repair roads with gravel.
  • Maintain toilets and plumbing.
  • Execute small repairs of whatsoever nature.
  • Perform minor electrical repairs.
  • Purchase building and repair supplies.
  • Maintain generators.


To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above and below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to interface with a number of different departments. Must be detailed oriented with good prioritization and time-management skills. Ability to work independently after tasks are assigned.


  • High School Diploma preferred.
  • Maintenance/Construction/Landscaping experience required.
  • Ride-on mower, power tools, chain saw.
  • Positive personality.
  • Facilities experience
  • Grounds experience


  • CA driver’s license.
  • Clean driving record
  • Must be able to pass a background check (no felonies, or criminal record)


Ability to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. Sometimes required to sit, climb and/or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.  Close and long-range vision. Physical job, which requires all necessary physicality to accomplish the duties as, assigned. Job requires height and ladder work; power tool usage, and ability to lift 75 lbs.

Pacifica Graduate Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by nondiscrimination policy.

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