Maintenance-Grounds Worker

Saint Basil Academy is the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese’s home for children in need. It provides a loving Christian environment where resident children are nurtured to adulthood and empowered to become well-rounded Orthodox Christians as well as productive members of society.  


Saint Basil Academy is currently hiring for the position of Full-Time Maintenance/Grounds Worker. 


Position summary:

The Maintenance/Grounds worker is responsible for performing a range of duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety standards. Under the guidance of the Facilities Director, the Maintenance/Grounds worker will efficiently monitor and maintain equipment performance, as well as help to maintain a safe and attractive environment for all of Saint Basil Academy, its residents, and its visitors. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain all Saint Basil Academy buildings, grounds, and assets. 
  • Mow grass, weed whack, leaf removal, tree care and plant care. 
  • Snow removal, shoveling, ice removal, plowing and salting. 
  • Maintain all grounds keeping equipment, mowers, weed whackers, blowers, leaf vacuums, plows, snow blowers, and salt spreader. 
  • Perform maintenance repairs including basic carpentry, plumbing, and electric as well as patching sheetrock, sanding, and painting. 
  • Perform maintenance tasks to ensure the safety of everyone at Saint Basil Academy as well as reporting any potential safety issues to the Facilities Director. 
  • Perform duties at the water and sewage treatment plants in accordance with all county, state, and federal regulations. 
  • Work with other team member on any building projects being completed. 
  • Perform periodic checks and services on Saint Basil Academy’s fleet of vehicles. 
  • Assist other departments as needed for any Saint Basil Academy Functions. 
  • Perform any duties other than outlined as directed by the Director of Facilities Management. 


  • High school diploma/GED 
  • Two or more years of experience 
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work both independently and with a team 
  • Must have a clean driver’s license 
  • Associate’s degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus. 


Please send cover letter and resume to Kim Ruperd at: 

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Saint Basil Academy


Saint Basil Academy
79 Saint Basil Road Garrison, NY 10524


Phone: (845) 424-3500 | Fax: (845) 424-4172



Posted on: March 23, 2022