Employment - Facilities Assistant




Responsibilities: The Facilities Assistant works under the direction of the Facilities Manager to maintain the buildings, grounds, and equipment in topnotch condition. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance and repair of buildings, including carpentry and painting
  • Maintenance and repair of woodworking machinery and other equipment
  • Maintenance of grounds
  • Snow removal and ice control
  • Materials handling and preparation
  • Hazmat collection
  • Weekend workshop turnovers between courses
  • Assisting in weekend workshops
  • Helping to manage inventory
  • Building jigs and fixtures
  • Helping out in other areas as needed


Qualifications: The ideal candidate:

  • Is comfortable with a flexible schedule
  • Has experience with carpentry and machinery repair
  • Has CAD and CNC experience
  • Has a strong interest in exploring personal work within the community of Fellows
  • Has sufficient woodworking experience to pursue personal projects independently

Hours: 20 hours/week


Compensation: $14.00/hour. No additional benefits.

Bench space: The Facilities Assistant is assigned bench space in the Jackson Building along with participants in the Fellowship program. We encourage the Facilities Assistant to pursue his/her personal woodworking projects as an adjunct Fellow and participate fully in scheduled critiques.

To apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and references by email to kat@woodschool.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.