Maintenance Support Worker

Job Closing: Apr 24, 2019

Division: Office for the Aging

Job Code: 49-9098

Salary Range: $24,585.60 to 43,804.40 ($11.82 to 21.06)

Status: Full-time, permanent, non-exempt

SUMMARY: The Maintenance Support Worker will be required to perform physical labor outdoors, using a variety of equipment, in winter and summer weather conditions. This position will serve the American region of Akwesasne.


  • Exhibit a friendly and courteous manner when dealing with our employees and fellow associates.
  • Cleaning and organizing garage.
  • Maintain records, manage inventory and determine needed supplies and equipment.
  • Perform minor repairs on equipment and facilities.
  • Contact maintenance service shop for major repairs.
  • Operate a variety of equipment including mowers, tractors, snow plows, and other machinery and equipment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisor requirements for this position.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the sensitive nature of information and personnel files maintained within Human Resources, must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.

Must possess a strong attention to detail and have good observation skills to detect equipment and facility malfunctions. Ability to follow safe procedures when handling machinery. Ability to interact in a positive and courteous manner with community members. Ability to adapt to changes in company structure and responsibilities. Must possess physical strength and stamina. Must be able to bend, lift and carry fifty (80) lbs. Must enjoy being outdoors. Must be comfortable working with building and facilitating a “team selling” atmosphere as needed.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must have basic computer skills. Must have basic math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply in all units of measurement.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Strong ability to effectively multi-task, establish priorities and work independently in a busy environment. Must exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership. Ability to work well under pressure.

Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.