27 S Market Street Plaza P.O. Box 307
Smyrna, DE 19977 Phone: (302) 653-9231

Facilities and Maintenance Worker

Job Title: Facilities and Maintenance Worker

Salary range: Hourly Rate $15 - $17

Department: Public Works \ Electric Utilities

Hours: Full Time

Job Description:


This position is responsible for the daily operations necessary to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness condition of all Town building areas in accordance with standard operating procedures. This position is also required to offer additional support to the Public Works department when needed.


The below listed essential duties and responsibilities are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for this position. 

  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them
  • Collects and removes trash from public properties
  • Set up, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings
  • Mow, weed, and blow off the municipal grounds
  • Maintain clean facilities by performing weekly duties and daily cleaning/disinfecting in all public areas
  • Shovel snow on sidewalks and walking paths and ensure they have been appropriately treated with ice melt as needed
  • Perform required building and light equipment maintenance including but not limited to changing light bulbs and painting 
  • Wash, clean, disinfect, deodorize, and maintain rest rooms in a clean, orderly, and sanitary condition
  • Replace toilet tissue, towels, soap, deodorizer, etc., as required
  • Load and unload trucks/supplies with forklift
  • Provides the highest level of customer service and professionalism to all internal and external customers
  • Performs other related duties as assigned 


  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral instructions
  • Ability to check blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs as necessary
  • Experience with precision measuring instruments or electronic testing devices
  • Ability to interact effectively with the public, other employees, 
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a forklift and other various equipment
  • and management pleasantly, courteously, and with patience
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in maintenance or janitorial work environment


  • A valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License 
  • Experience with HVAC Strongly preferred


A minimum of two (2) years of experience in maintenance or janitorial work environment High school diploma or equivalent experience

Special Requirements

Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Miscellaneous Information

Must be available to work a varied schedule, including over-time hours on an as needed basis. This may require working late night and/or weekend hours

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