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Maintenance Assistant

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  91988

MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: In accordance with CMS rules, Children’s requires all employees to be fully vaccinated or receive an approved exemption.



Provides general maintenance support for hospital campuses, satellite facilities, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Office Park. Ensures that facilities, including equipment and grounds (where applicable), are maintained in a safe and aesthetically pleasing condition to provide an environment appropriate for the wellbeing of patients, visitors, and staff. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Driver’s license


  • Experience in entry level


  • Prior experience in groundskeeping/environmental services


  • Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work without direct supervision
  • Clean driving record required if working in Engineering department


  1. Performs groundskeeping on parking lots, walkways, and buildings grounds.
  2. Keeps accurate, legible records of all work performed in accordance with department policies and procedures.
  3. Receives and obtains materials according to departmental procedures and observes proper onsite handling of equipment and materials in compliance with system policies and procedures, infection control, safety, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.
  4. Communicates and works directly with supervisors and management, clinical personnel, patients, and other staff to ensure that an optimum patient care and business environment is provided.
  5. Maintains good public relations by responding professionally and promptly to the needs of all customers.
  6. Meets all in-service requirements per system and department policy.
  7. Demonstrates an understanding of and support for family-centered care philosophy while supporting and participating in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided.
  8. Picks up discarded items on building grounds, empties external trash receptacles, pressure washes walkways, and cleans mechanical rooms and painted equipment/surfaces.
  9. Vacuums supply and return vents/sprinkler heads within the building.
  10. Re-lamps light fixtures as needed.
  11. Assists engineers/mechanics as needed.
  12. Provides traffic control as needed during peak hours for Parking and Transportation.
  13. Assists cashiers in Parking and Transportation for breaks as needed.
  14. Refills tickets and parking ticket dispenser in parking lots.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting - Not Present
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Facilities - Engineering/Facility Mgmt

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Patient Care, Pediatric, Housekeeping, Infection Control, Healthcare