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Facility & Project Manager

Maintenance Manager
Full Time Missionary Position Location: Nikiski, Alaska

THE COMPASS is a Christian faith-based youth ministry founded in 2017 and based in Nikiski, Alaska. We have an afterschool drop-in center where we serve around 45 middle and high school youth each day. We also have an outdoor program (Navigate Outdoors), creative arts (Creative Wanderings), life skills (Traverse Life), community service (Pioneer Together), career and education (Plot Your Course), and faith-based program (True North). Our mission is to “Encourage, equip, and empower Youth of Alaska by building healthy relationships, teaching practical life skills, and by sharing the love of Jesus.”
THE COMPASS is looking for an energetic, relational, and passionate individual for the position of Maintenance Manager. This person will be responsible for the maintenance of the facility and all vehicles, tools, equipment, and anything that needs to get maintained or fixed. Basic electrical, plumbing, heating, construction is a must. The perfect person will have great organizational skills to create maintenance schedules of the facility and equipment, work with contractors and suppliers as needed for projects, the ability to work with ministry teams from around the US, trouble shoot issues that arise, and anything else that may be needed to keep the physical ministry running smoothly.
The Maintenance Manager needs to have a heart most importantly for following Jesus and a passion to work with, encourage, and engage with youth. Individuals must be self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, exceptional leadership, attention to detail, and very good time management, communication, and organizational skills. Personal integrity, a servant attitude, and a willingness to work through challenges and be adaptable are also necessary. 5 years of maintenance management or experience in maintenance with leadership ability is desired. Applicants will be expected to agree with and support the mission, vision, values, and Statement of Faith of the organization.

• Plan, organize, and execute maintenance schedules.
• Work with and build relationships with youth on a daily basis.
• Keep the facility clear of snow and debris.
• Ensure equipment and supplies are available, well maintained, and safe.
• Develop a positive working relationship with volunteers and staff.
• Manage work teams.
• Keep all vehicles and equipment in top notch running order.
• Troubleshoot rising problems and offer solutions.
• Meet all safety standards and requirements.
• Work 40 hours per week minimum and more if the job requires it.
The Maintenance Manager position is full-time, with a work schedule that will generally be Monday through Friday. THE COMPASS youth ministry is located in Nikiski, Alaska.
This is a missionary support funded position. You will need to raise your own team of financial support or have your own income ability. Training and coaching will be provided. Support raising time (deputation), coaching, vacation days, holidays and sick time will be provided. Must be able to pass child safety training and background check. More Info:

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Must Raise Full Support
Category:  Facilities/Maintenance



Updated: 4/15/2024 11:42:42 PM

Job Contact:
Daniel Pottner
(920) 284-7856

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Why work at The Compass:

If you love Jesus and have a heart for the next generation, THE COMPASS in Nikiski, Alaska would be a great place for you. You will be guaranteed to experience much joy, fulfillment, and challenge as we Encourage, Equip, and Empower Youth of Alaska! The Compass has many positions and opportunities where you can serve. The Compass ministry consists of an after-school program, outdoor adventure, mini-camps, and much more. Mission: Encourage, equip, and empower the youth of Alaska by building healthy relationships, teaching practical life skills, and by sharing the love of Jesus.

51781 Kenai Spur Hwy
    Nikiski, AK 99611

(920) 284-7856

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