Facility Maintenance Person

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Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!



About Us:

At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


Why Peterson?

We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.


Peterson has an immediate need for Facilities Maintenance Person at our Portland, OR location.  The position is a full time temporary role with our facilities team.  The person in the position is responsible for assuring that Peterson facilities are maintained in a functional and presentable state.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Management may assign or reassign the functions to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Job functions include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


  • Cleans grounds and removes litter.
  • Perform general grounds maintenance, such as weeding, trimming, debris pick up and swale maintenance to maintain all building exteriors presentable.
  • Vegetated swale maintenance will include but not be limited to; pulling weeds, removing debris & sediment, removal and installation of rock dams, removal of blackberries, cat tails and mowing & string trimming.
  • Clean and repair concrete & asphalt surfaces, which could involve operating company power equipment & vehicles; i.e. sweeper truck.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of facilities catch basins.
  • Maintain passageways to prevent ice buildup during winter season.
  • Be aware of and operate within OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Act) standards and company safety policies at all times.
  • Reporting of unusual or extraordinary circumstances regarding the property or grounds.


High school education; or up to six month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience operating power equipment; electric, gas & propane fueled to include but not limited to lawn mowers & string trimmers. Must have knowledge of safe operation & use of equipment for grounds upkeep, to include but not limited to power equipment, brush trimmers, hand tools and power saws.


We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.  A drug screen and background check is required.


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