Facilities Assistant (Lynn, MA, USA) – Veteran Jobs

Lynn, MA, USA
Greater Lynn Senior Services, Inc


Join the GLSS Team and make a difference every day! GLSS is looking for talented and caring individuals to join our team. Benefits: GLSS embraces the need for our Employees to have work-life balance and offers a generous benefits package that starts on your date of hire! Depending on your scheduled hours of work you may be eligible for:

  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • Health Spending Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) – Healthcare reimbursement & dependent care assistance
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • 15 sick days per year
  • 2+ weeks of vacation starting year 1 and increasing with your years of service
  • 403b Retirement Savings Plan with an Agency match
  • Agency paid life insurance
  • Agency paid long term disability (LTD)
  • Tuition Assistance after one year of employment
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program to assist you in dealing with life challenges
  • Employee referral bonuses of up to $1,000
  • Travel Assistance Program – Free
  • Life Planning Services – Free
  • Optional benefits including Vision, Pet Insurance, Whole Life Insurance for you and your family members, Short Term Disability, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance

Position Overview: The Facilities Assistant will perform upkeep tasks such as repairs and cleaning. You will be responsible for applying basic fixes to equipment and building systems and ensure facilities are tidy and functional.

Position Responsibilities: Conduct maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs. Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems. Check functionality of safety systems. Perform garden/yard upkeep by collecting trash, snow shoveling, etc. Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues. Install appliances and equipment. Perform cleaning activates such as dusting and mopping. Perform general repairs that do not require a specialized technician, such as repairing drywall, painting, and repairing doors and other building fixtures.


  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience using hand tools and power tools
  • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, and general carpentry & repair
  • Ability to make proper judgments, good written and verbal skills, and ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships with staff members, consumers and vendors
  • Basic computer skills to read and communicate about work orders
  • Ability to process information accurately
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs, physically able to climb ladders, bend or crawl into awkward spaces
  • Ability to withstand prolonged periods of standing and walking


Full Time 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday