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Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Position Number: 4595036
  • Location: Santa Rosa, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Building Maintenance Generalist

Santa Rosa Junior College

Salary: $5,324.00 - $6,476.00 Monthly

Job Type:

Job Number: 21-01299

Location: Sonoma County, CA

Department: Facilities Operations

Closing: 10/4/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

FILING DEADLINE: October 4th, 2023
It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by the filing deadline to be given consideration.


  • Salary Range: $5,324.00 - $6,476.00 per month (22/23 Classified Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at mid-range, which is $5,875 per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials).
  • Fringe Benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents. You can learn more on our Benefits page.
  • Leave/Holiday time: Full-time classified Unit members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (17 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).

Under general supervision, perform journey level work in the repair and maintenance of related facilities in keeping with District-wide sustainability efforts; may serve as lead worker to other classified staff in the area; and perform related work as required.

The Building Maintenance Generalist performs a wide variety of general and preventive maintenance and repair work. Incumbents independently perform a broad spectrum of facilities and systems maintenance functions or may serve as lead or back-up to other crafts workers on complex assignments.

This is a regular, full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-months per year, classified position. The tentative work schedule will be Monday through Friday from 7:00am - 3:30pm. This position is contingent upon funding and Board approval.

Santa Rosa Junior College has been an integral part of the Sonoma County community and its rich history, beauty and culture for more than 100 years. Many of SRJC's students are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. SRJC's mission is to passionately cultivate learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:

  • Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
  • A learning- and learner-centered environment;
  • A welcoming physical environment;
  • Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
  • Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment.
  • Access to lifelong learning opportunities
In 2021, SRJC served approximately 21,000 students each semester and is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. SRJC is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. We also support diverse learning communities including, APASS, HSI Connections, Puente, Umoja. SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the past three consecutive years and SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will share SRJC's commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.

Video Overview of Santa Rosa Junior College

Essential Functions
Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. The following duties are listed both as trade specific and shared responsibilities.

  1. Leads or assists in the construction, alteration, preparation, painting and repair to structures made of wood, plaster, concrete or brick; assists in the construction of cabinets, tables, shelves and other types of furniture.
  2. Leads or assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of building roofs; responds to service requests to secure furniture for earthquake preparedness.
  3. Assists in the maintenance and minor repairs to heating, ventilation systems, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment.
  4. Assists in the troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of electrical distribution systems including electric motors, electric controls, fire alarms, and clock systems.
  5. May lead or assist in the repair and maintenance of lockable hardware such as doors, automatic electric doors, windows, lockers and magnetic keying systems to ensure safety of facilities; maintains records on keys made and issued and lock replacements.
  6. May lead or assist in the maintenance and repair of plumbing and heating fixtures and components, piping of various size and type; checks safety equipment and replaces components such as washers, gaskets, and filters.
  7. Assists in the inspection, repair, or replacement of pumps, valves and boiler systems.
  8. Assists in the writing of specifications for repairs and new construction.
  9. Assists in the maintenance and repair of vehicles.
  10. May perform skilled work in the repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment in District swim centers.

Shared Responsibilities:
1. Maintains appropriate service and repair records.
2. Researches, purchases and inventories equipment parts, chemicals and supplies.
3. Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs and service.
4. May train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area.

Operate and use a broad spectrum of tools and equipment skillfully and safely perform heavy physical labor; read and comprehend plans and blueprints; train and direct the work of others; follow and give oral and written instructions; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.

Broad knowledge of standard practices and procedures of construction trades such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, painting and mechanical systems, including materials and tools; applicable code requirements; methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment; safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment; computer software programs including e-mail and service request systems.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency. Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)

Graduation from high school, supplemented by completion of a Union, private (in-house), military, or trade school apprenticeship program that includes theory and on-the-job work.

Four years journey-level experience working in at least one relevant trade in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting. Preferred: Broad depth of knowledge in multiple trades; experience in metal fabrication (welding).

This classification requires the use of a personal or District vehicle while conducting District business. Must possess a valid (Class C) California driver's license and an acceptable driving record.

Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades. Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical hazards.

Ability to complete the following trainings as required: forklift operation certification, lock out tag out, fall arrest, confined space, MSDS, asbestos and lead identification, ladder safety, emergency evacuation, inhouse OSHA and respirator training.

Application Procedures
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must provide the following:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/ Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the "Work Experience" section of the employment application. Applications will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.
  2. Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
  3. A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. If applicable, copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.
    • If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Information on Foreign Degree Requirements
  1. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the Classified Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader) and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered.
Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-4 weeks after the filing deadline, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for an interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
EMAIL: Please contact Jamie Cook at

The office is located in the Bussman Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
  1. In accordance with Federal Law, all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  2. Successful candidates will be extended a conditional job offer and will be required to undergo background screening prior to their first day of employment in order for an individual assessment to be conducted prior to commencing employment. Candidates must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant's expense);
  3. Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination as a condition of employment (at the District's expense). Candidates selected for the position will need to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination as a condition of employment.
  4. Must take a Tuberculosis (TB) test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
  5. Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.

Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this report. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

Non Discrimination
The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities-- including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and application for District employment.

SRJC Strategic Plan

VISION: Santa Rosa Junior College commits to setting the standard in cultivating an accessible, open, barrier-free, sustainable environment for students, employees, and the community. The college envisions equitable, impactful, transformative, enriching, and holistic learning opportunities that inspire our students to thrive.

MISSION: Santa Rosa Junior College transforms the lives of our culturally rich student body, employees, and community by cultivating a welcoming and antiracist environment, centered on social responsibility and cultural awareness. We offer exceptional teaching and learning in support of associate degree, certificate, transfer preparation, workforce preparation and community education programs, integrated with comprehensive student support services.
  • We focus on student learning by preparing students for transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education; and by improving students' foundational skills.
  • We provide a comprehensive range of student development programs and services that support student success and enrich student lives.
  • We support the economic vitality, social equity and environmental stewardship of our region.
  • We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy at work and in lifelong learning.
  • We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and thoughtful participation in diverse local and global communities.
  • We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously improve.

Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.

The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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