• Maintenance Assistant/Bus Driver

    Union Position
    Avamere at Bethany
    16360 NW Avamere Court
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    Maintenance Assistant/Bus Driver: Avamere at Bethany

    Full-time Day Shift Available


    Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com

    Avamere at Bethany
    16360 NW Avamere Court
    Portland, OR 97229



    The primary purpose of this position is to maintain the grounds, facility and equipment in a safe and efficient manner to assure that a successful maintenance program is maintained at all times; and to provide reliable and courteous transportation service to residents with safety as a top priority.


    • Perform routine maintenance on grounds, parking areas, driveways, etc. such as cutting, trimming, sweeping and cleaning.
    • Work to include: plumbing, plastering, electrical, carpentry and mechanical.
    • Replace bulbs, clean windows and assist others in lifting heavy equipment and supplies.
    • Service heating and cooling units/systems.
    • Coordinate daily maintenance services with nursing services when performing routine assignments in resident living areas.
    • Ensure that the facility and its equipment are properly maintained for resident comfort and convenience.
    • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
    • Maintain defensive driving.
    • Assist passengers in and out of vehicle, and operate ramps, lifts and securement devices.
    • Read and interpret maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service for residents.
    • Keep vehicles clean inside and out, perform minor maintenance on vehicle, and schedule major and periodic vehicle maintenance as needed.
    • Maintain accurate, up to date records on trip sheets, fuel purchases, incident and accident reports, and vehicle condition reports.
    • Respond immediately to accident and medical emergencies by notifying emergency response providers and rendering first aid until emergency providers arrive.
    • Must have a current Class C driver’s license.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license in this state, with a clean driving record.
    • Knowledge and experience caring for and interacting with residents of this nature.
    • Must present a professional appearance and reputation to represent Avamere and this facility.
    • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Knowledgeable of maintenance practices, procedures, building codes and safety regulations.
    • Knowledgeable of boilers, compressors, generators and various mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
    • Familiar with maintenance of a building such as a nursing home, apartment complex or business facility.
    • Able to minimize waste of supplies and misuse of equipment.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

    Facility Information

    The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.


    Avamere at Bethany offers independent living, assisted living and memory care. We are nestled between a beautifully manicured golf course and a public park with well-maintained walking trails in our backyard offers our residents a scenic and peaceful place for seniors. Our dedication to quality care is recognized on a national level by the American Health Care Association as a recipient of the Silver National Quality Award. Avamere at Bethany is currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population to join our all-star team.   


    This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the SEIU 503


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