Maintenance Technician III

Operations · Boston, Massachusetts
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time

POSITION: Maintenance Technician III

REPORTS TO: Island Foreman

START DATE: 4/11/2022

DURATION: Full Time, Year Round, Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Thompson Island, Boston, MA


The position requires the Maintenance Technician III to be a working member of the maintenance team, generally handling a majority of all skilled work, including: carpentry, light electrical, plumbing. The Maintenance Technician III reports to the Director of Operations.


  • Perform skilled labor alongside maintenance staff members (carpentry, painting, light electrical, plumbing)
  • Ensure that all work is being performed in a safe fashion and in accordance with OSHA best practices.
  • In conjunction with the Island Foreman, maintain a master tasking sheet (“to-do list”)


  • Reports to Island Foreman
  • Key relationships include General Manager, Boat Crew, Program team, Human Resources staff.


  • College Diploma preferred but not required
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the trades with escalating responsibility
  • OSHA 10 required, OSHA 30 preferred
  • Light carpentry, interior and exterior painting, light electrical (replacing receptacles and switches), plumbing
  • The ability to effectively manage a team in the absence of the Island Foreman
  • The ability to maintain a calm demeanor in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
  • Desire to contribute, by way of fulfilling job responsibilities, to the organizational mission of providing character development for Boston’s young people.


  • Must be comfortable working outside in a coastal environment, sometimes in inclement weather.


  • The candidate must be able to ride a ferry daily and traverse an island of varying terrains
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs unassisted.
  • The ability to stand for 5 plus hours per day

Must be currently vaccinated against COVID-19 up to CDC guidance


Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Employer-sponsored health insurance with the option to select between two comprehensive, valuable plans. Premier dental plan. 401(k) retirement plan with competitive match. Generous paid time off including, vacation, holidays, personal days, parental and sick leave. Flexible scheduling, pursuant to position. Work that engages a diverse and dynamic community of educators and other professionals, with the shared vision of shaping a better future for Boston youth.

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