(Full-time or Part-time as scheduled) – office open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, flex-time with supervisor’s approval. May require some evening or weekend hours for special projects. Additionally, the employee must be able to work off-site at any of the locations in the Planning and Service Area.

Perform home and/or yard tasks including household repairs, household maintenance, pest control, yard work, seasonal cleaning etc. for eligible persons who are unable to accomplish these tasks for themselves.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform the necessary chores, home repairs, maintenance or adaptable housing services needed by clients as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist in building handicap ramps.
  • Maintain proper and complete records for the Chore/Home repair program.
  • Assist supervisor with coordination and supervision of volunteers for Chore/Home Repair services.
  • Follow all policies and procedures of the Osceola Council on Aging.
  • Other duties as assigned, to include assisting in times of disaster as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education/Training: High School Diploma or GED. Ability to read and write, carry out written and verbal instructions and complete required reports. General handyman experience required.
  • Licensure/Certification: N/A
  • Experience: Must be experienced in a variety of home repairs. Must be able to effectively organize and maintain accurate records. Must possess clean, valid Florida driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of groups and individuals.
  • Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Sufficient skills to be able to read and write effectively.
  • Essential Mental Abilities: Knowledgeable and competent to perform all essential functions.
  • Essential Sensory Requirements: Ability to visually and audibly perform all essential functions.
  • Essential Physical requirements: Sufficient mobility and strength to move about the facility and the community, have corrected vision and hearing to the normal range. This position may require occasional bending and lifting (up to 50 pounds) subject to specific physical requirements and working conditions as listed in job duties.
  • Exposure to Hazards: None
  • Other: Assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.