Catholic Bishop of Northern Alaska
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 1316 Peger Road, Fairbanks, AK 99709
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Maintenance Staff

The Catholic Diocese of Fairbanks is looking to hire a full-time, staff maintenance person to perform general building maintenance at its Peger Road campus which includes:  Sacred Heart Cathedral, Chancery, Frassati House, St. Ignatius Residence, and warehouse as well as an aircraft hangar.  Qualifications:  Prefer least 5 years’ experience in commercial building maintenance.  Experience in mechanical system including hydronic heating system, plumbing, electrical systems including lighting, carpentry and painting is highly desirable.  Able to operate and maintain equipment for use in grounds keeping.  Background check required and able to pass a drug test.

Interested individuals should submit a resume to  Full job description available at or by contacting   We look forward to hearing from you!

BASIC FUNCTIONS and TYPICAL DUTIES                                                                  

70 - 85%         Perform general building maintenance at Peger Road campus, including Chancery, Frassati House, St. Ignatius Residence, Sacred Heart Cathedral, and warehouse plus aircraft hangar per assigned tasks.  Work may include carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting and small remodel work in accordance and in compliance with building codes.

10% - 25%      Grounds maintenance, snow removal, brush cutting, and vehicle & equipment maintenance (note ground maintenance higher in summer)

5%       Assisting parishes with maintenance questions and concerns, and support other diocesan staff.  Assist with shipping of materials, as needed.


Experience in general building maintenance and/or construction projects, prefer a minimum of 5 years of commercial building maintenance experience. 

  • Experience should include the operation and maintenance of boilers, heating controls, air handler equipment and other parts of a mechanical system including fuel piping.
  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of electrical systems, including lighting and lighting upgrades.
  • Knowledgeable and able to operate and maintain equipment for use in maintaining grounds and buildings. 
  • Excellent work habits to include attendance, punctuality, and proper use of time and equipment.
  • Familiar with hazardous material handling procedures and OSHA guidelines a plus.

Able to work on a task or project with limited supervision, able to use cost effective means to solve problems. 

Must be familiar with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and other common computer software.  Able to learn on-line work order system. 

A valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one before employment is required.

This position requires a criminal background investigation and able to pass a drug test.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. 

The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, night vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.                                                                                                                                   

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; in confined spaces; and in outside weather conditions.  The employee may encounter wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and the risk of electrical shock.  Appropriate protective measures must be taken to prevent possible injury.

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