Genesis Healthcare Maintenance Assistant in Reading, Pennsylvania

Currently seeking a full time maintenance helper/van driver for our senior living facility in Exeter, PA. This position is full time 37.50 hours per week and includes everyother weekend and everyother holiday. This person will drive residents to and from doctors appointments and outside recreational activities via our facility bus, in addition to working with the maintenacne and housekeeping superviors in the maintaing the cleansliness, maintanace, and repair of center grounds and facilities.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Maintenance Helper provides a variety of standard and unskilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of center grounds and facilities.


  1. Works closely with and follows directions from the maintenance director/supervisor;

  2. Maintains building and grounds in a clean, safe and orderly condition;

  3. Maintains and repairs basic functions of the center as determined by the maintenance director/supervisor;

  4. Takes care of the tools and equipment;

  5. Makes minor repairs on handrails, windows, flooring, walls, ceilings, beds, wheelchairs, geri-chairs, electrical equipment, sprinkling systems, generators, emergency lighting, fire alarms and extinguishers, changes filters on HVAC equipment, carries, lifts and stocks supplies;

  6. Remains on call, when assigned, for 24 hours a day;

  7. Assumes supervisor's responsibilities in his/her absence;

  8. Puts Customer Service First: Ensures that customers and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights;

  9. Performs other duties as requested.


SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. High school degree or equivalent and basic knowledge of wiring, plumbing and carpentry. 2. Must be able to read, write and understand the English language

Genesis HealthCare is an EO Employer- Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories