Careers At Sidwell Friends School

Welcome to the Human Resources Department at Sidwell Friends School. Sidwell Friends prides itself in offering a high quality educational experience to those who will lead the next generation. To that end, we are seeking qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to enhance the student experience at Sidwell Friends. We encourage you to review the job postings below and to contact us for additional information.

Lower School Maintenance Supervisor

Department: Lower School
Location: Bethesda, MD
Position Start Date: June 2019
Status: Full-time

Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD seeks a full-time Lower School Maintenance Supervisor. This position is responsible for the daily physical plant operation and maintenance of the Bethesda, MD campus.  In this role, the LS Maintenance Supervisor will monitor all aspects of the physical plant, identifying and repairing problems as they arise and will serve as the on-site Buildings and Grounds department point of contact. 
Other key responsibilities include daily checking of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems as well as performing routine maintenance service (change filters, clean coils, lube moving parts, etc.) on these systems and make repairs as necessary. Will be responsible for constructing, repairing and/or replace items specified by the faculty and staff for improving their educational programs.  This may include shelving, play/theater props, physical education equipment,  etc. Will also make preparations for the many events held on the campus, including set up and break downs.
This position has direct supervisory oversight of two team members. A minimum of 5 year of hands on experience in the building trades is required.  Must also have familiarity with the computerized digital controls used in modern HVAC systems. At least two years of supervisory experience is strongly preferred.
This 12-month, full-time position begins in June 2019. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references via our online application. 


Sidwell Friends School 
Human Resources Department 
3825 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20016

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