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Position Objective
Maintenance Team Members are responsible for providing an environment where guests may come to hear the Word of God proclaimed by executing the planned development, maintenance, and repairs of BMCR’s buildings, grounds, equipment and other accommodations in a manner that is consistent with the Philosophy and Extended Objectives of Blue Mountain Christian Retreat & Conference Center.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide preventative maintenance, general maintenance, and upkeep for all BMCR: buildings, structures, accommodations and grounds. • Perform needed repairs assigned by Facilities Director, or reported by other departments (housekeeping, office, etc.); in buildings, structures, and on equipment to ensure machines and buildings are running safely and efficiently.
• Follow system for general maintenance and upkeep of BMCR buildings and grounds set by Facilities Manager including but not limited to landscaping, carpentry, electrical, heating ventilation & air conditioning, plumbing, painting, flooring, automotive repair, and other projects. • Assist with scheduled contracted maintenance on grounds systems including but not limited to fuel, water, sewer, trash removal, etc. • Retain overall vision of quality of work expected by Facilities Manager and General Manager in regards to safety, stewardship, and cost on all repair and replacement projects. • Replace or update inoperable building materials and machinery with necessary equipment and parts to meet physical and recreational needs for guests. • Build comradery with maintenance team by resolving problems, achieving goals, and completing assignments cooperatively and effectively, as well as with any additional workers hired for a particular job that requires additional professional help.
• Communicate unit conditions and repair needs with other departments (office, housekeeping, etc.).
• Maintain safe storage of all equipment. • Finish other duties and projects as assigned and scheduled by Facilities Manager.
• Complete all duties in accordance with prescribed local, state and federal regulatory compliance guidelines. • Respond to emergencies on the grounds (fire, evacuation, or injury). • Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of the guests when on the grounds.

General Qualifications
• must have a true born again experience • a love for the Lord Jesus Christ
• a desire to see people come to the knowledge of the salvation available through Jesus Christ
• must have experienced or be open to the Baptism of the Holy Spirit
• be in agreement with BMCR Doctrinal Statement, Personal Principles and Practices, Policies, and Procedures
• a servant’s attitude that places others ahead of self
• must live a Godly lifestyle
• attend scheduled staff meetings
• a willingness to place oneself under the headship of BMCR

• Minimum High School Diploma or its equivalent

Work Experience
• Minimum 3 years of experience in related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Possess an ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
• Fit to serve in a fast paced environment and multitask. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills through any and all means of communication.
• Exemplary interpersonal skills, high degree of emotional intelligence, and the mind to remain calm in stressful situations. • Working knowledge of tools, power tools, methods, operations, machinery, and materials used in construction and property management. • Capable of observing staff and guest behavior, discern it’s appropriateness, and either enforce safety and emergency procedures, or report behavior to management to apply appropriate disciplinary procedures.
• Equipped to understand, implement, and communicate safety regulations and procedures to staff and guests.
• Hold a valid driver’s license and able to safely drive cars, trucks, tractors, and other construction vehicles.
• Able to obtain any certifications that may relate to the position.

Physical Demands
The physical environment requires the employee holding this position to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions on uneven and hilly terrain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be constantly grasping, pulling, pushing- performing tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles with the use of foot and/or hand-eye coordination- sitting, standing, squatting, kneeling, twisting, bending, and carrying or otherwise manipulating large objects. Employee must be able to access all parts of buildings from roofs, attics, crawlspaces, etc. with an ability to climb/work from scaffolding, ladders and access areas while balancing, manipulating tools and objects requiring manual dexterity, moving and managing equipment. There is a lot of repetitive motion and physical effort, for example, using up to 50 pounds of force frequently, etc. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds regularly.

• Remain faithful to Personal Principles, Practices, and Policies as expressed in the BMCR Staff Manual.
• Adhere to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
• Work some evenings, weekends, and holidays.
• On call nights and weekends required. • Satisfactory completion of background investigation. • Verify employment eligibility through completion of USCIS Form I-9.

Time: Full-Time Year Round
Salary: Paid
Category: Facilities

Contact Information:
Mike Liedig - Executive Director
Phone: 570-386-2154 Email:
Web site: (fill out online application)

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Facilities/Maintenance



Updated: 4/16/2024 1:42:33 PM

Job Contact:
Mike Liedig

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Why work at Blue Mountain Christian Retreat:

If you have been feeling a stirring in your heart to serve others and serve in ministry, then Blue Mountain Christian Retreat and Conference Center is the place to use your gifting's and talents to make a spiritual impact and difference in someone's life!

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    New Ringgold, PA 17960-8987


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