Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

  • Custodian/Repairperson

    Job Locations US-OH
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/15/2020 8:00 AM)
    # of Openings
    Salary Range
    Min Salary
    USD $54,366.00/Yr.
    Max Salary
    USD $60,890.00/Yr.
    Specific Facility
    Various: See Description Below
    Position Reports To
    Operations Supervisor
    Work Schedule
    Full-time: 8 hours a day, year round.
  • Overview

    The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a Custodian/Repairperson to perform all building maintenance and trade work including, but not limited to, HVAC systems, mechanical equipment, plumbing, electrical, carpentry (rough and finish), structural, fabrication, painting, key system maintenance and all other building maintenance repairs, remodeling and new construction activities as assigned, day to day management of key control system.  The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following:

    • Assist in installing, repairing and performing preventative maintenance work on all HVAC systems and equipment.  Assist in installing, repairing and performing preventive maintenance work on all plumbing systems.  Assist in installing and repairing all electrical systems, alarm systems, and other electrically operated equipment. 
    • Perform interior and exterior building repairs and maintenance.
    • Repair and install windows and doors. 
    • Repair and install hardware and miscellaneous materials including, but not limited to, window and floor hardware; partition hardware; fixtures; dispensers; wall hangings; fire and safety equipment, door closers, panic bars & locksets, and other locking mechanisms.
    • Upon request, assist center’s custodians in all maintenance and housekeeping activities during normal operating hours or evening hours.
    • On call, seven days a week, 24 hours per day, to perform emergency maintenance work of the type mentioned above and/or other tasks such as snow removal, building damage clean up and security checks.
    • Check phones and emails daily.
    • Be able to monitor equipment through METASYS.
    • Complete and maintain daily work activity log.


    • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of school or commercial buildings, including all mechanical and electrical equipment.
    • Ability to work on, re-key or change locking cores, and change locksets.
    • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air conditioning and other mechanical equipment.
    • Knowledge of building structure and materials.
    • Knowledge in setting up and operating various types of maintenance tools and machinery.
    • Ability to read blue prints, floor plans, structural details, mechanical and electrical designs.
    • Ability to prepare sketches and construction details for fabrication and remodeling work.
    • Skills in planning sequence of operations, job methods and estimating bill of materials.
    • Ability to read and interpret various types of measuring and diagnostic instruments. 
    • Ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with a variety of people.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

    WORK LOCATIONS:  Although the position will be based out of our Operations Facility in Cleveland, Ohio, the work performed by the position will be located in multiple facilities across Cuyahoga County.


    • Minimum five years' experience in overall school or commercial building maintenance.
    • Specialization in at least one building maintenance trade, preferred.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Trade school or other specialized training or education desirable.
    • Valid state of Ohio driver's license and continued maintenance of excellent driving record.

    Application Procedure:  Applicants must apply ONLINE.  Please do not forward your information by email.  All resumes, cover letters and applications must be submitted through this applicant portal.  Click APPLY above to begin the process.  For any further questions about the application process, see the FAQ link below.  Thank you.


    Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  


    PRIVACY AND SECURITY NOTICEBy applying for positions with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities you are accepting that you have reviewed and understand our Applicant Privacy and Security Notice provided by clicking HERE.


    Equal Opportunity StatementThe Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information


    - Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

    - Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.

    - All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 



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