Kenaitze Indian Tribe
  • Housing - Facilities & Maintenance
  • Kenai, AK, USA
  • Full Time

Maintenance Assistant

Dept./Program: Facilities & Maintenance

Division: Housing and Facilities

Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor

Employment Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Schedule: 40 hours/week

Preference: TERO Ordinance 2017-01, P.L. 93-638

Revision Date: 06/14/2018

Job Summary

This position is entry level in the maintenance field.  At the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for remodeling offices, moving and assembling furniture, painting, sweeping and shoveling sidewalks, and other general maintenance work.

Essential Functions

  • Moves heavy furniture, office equipment, supplies and records.
  • Assembles furniture.
  • General clean-up of Tribal facilities.
  • Sweeping and shoveling sidewalks.
  • Assist for set-up and clean-up of Tribal events.
  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor with minor plumbing, electrical, and carpentry repairs.

It is the intent of this job description to highlight the essential functions of the position; however, it is not an all-inclusive list.  The incumbent may be called upon and required to follow or perform other duties and tasks requested by his/her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department and/or the Kenaitze Indian Tribe's objectives.

Working Conditions

Lifting Requirements

Heavy work Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and /or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Physical Requirements

Walk (Move, Traverse)

Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)

Climb (stairs/ladders) or balance (Ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl (Position self (to), Move)

Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)

See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)

Pushing or Pulling

Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions

Exposure to Fumes

Exposure to Dust


OSHA Categories

Category III Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid

Equipment and Tools

Drives KIT or Personal Vehicle: KIT vehicle


Comments: Travel between tribal locations is required



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).


  • Maintenance and carpentry experience preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian populations preferred.


  • Alaska Driver License and must remain insurable under the Tribe's policy.

Special Skills

  • Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.
  • Ability to lift materials weighing 50 pounds or more.
  • Able to stand, walk, bend and lift materials eight hours a day.
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