Saint Gerald

Job Openings

Facilities Maintenance Engineer

Reports to: Business Manager & Pastor
FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Please submit your resume or complete this Application and email it to Sheri Kirk at

The Facilities Engineer serves as a maintenance team member and provides service to the school and the main church campuses. Works with the Facilities Director to ensure that ongoing maintenance needs are met and that all St. Gerald campuses maintain a clean and safe environment.

Employees of the Catholic Church are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church. Individuals' public behavior must not violate the faith, morals, or laws of the Church or the Archdiocese of Omaha, such that can embarrass the Church or give rise to scandal. The following areas represent the major functions of the Facilities Engineer position:

  • Ensure that the school building is ready for the day. Do a walkthrough of the building making sure that the night cleaning crew has fulfilled their duties and that everything is in place.
  • Help perform setup/take down of tables for lunch in the school gym.
  • Lawn mowing/care of school campus grounds only.
  • Snow removal on stairs and sidewalks only.
  • Periodic set up/take down for school and parish special events.
  • Prioritize and manage time effectively. Follow through with commitments in designated timeframes.
  • Motivate and help supervise other worker at the school to assure effective use of skills and abilities.
  • Assists Facilities Director with on-going preventive maintenance plan. Makes recommendations for projects and addresses immediate maintenance needs.
  • Assists with special projects at the main church.

    Possess and able to consistently demonstrate the following qualifications:
    • Ability to work independently, following directions from the Facilities Director, School Principal or Pastor.
    • Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships and trust with staff, volunteers and vendors.
    • General understanding of basic handyman tasks.
    • Flexibility to respond to emergencies after hours.
    • Familiarity with technology; computers and various systems.
    • Maintain a current driver’s license.
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Complete Archdiocese of Omaha Safe Environment training and background check.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so qualified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.