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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Maintenance & Facilities Specialist in Kennesaw, Georgia


Are you interested working with other dedicated professionals to keep both our clients and employees safe in a well maintained environment? Are you self-motivated and reliable?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Maintenance Specialist at Devereux has its Advantages:

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need!

As a Maintenance Specialist you will display a thorough understanding of trade skills necessary for operation within the department and Center. You will be responsible for performing general maintenance duties to provide for the safety and upkeep of the center and building grounds.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Maintain equipment and tools in proper working conditions and ensures proper storage. Ensures that time and materials are used in an efficient manner.

  • Select materials required to perform assignment. Improve and requests additional materials as appropriate.

  • Complete work order documentation ensuring information is completed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Ensure work and shop areas are clean and organized. Remains aware of safety regulations in performing work and storage of materials.

  • Perform comprehensive maintenance duties including basic interior carpentry, electrical work, minimal lawn care, minimal painting, patching/plastering, plumbing, HVAC, and locksmith work.

  • Lead the work of maintenance staff in projects related to area(s) of technical expertise.

  • Annual training and certifications remain up to date and complete.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges.

Keywords: mental health, maintenance, mechanic, electrician, plumbing, facilities, lawn care, carpentry, locksmith

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Will consider relevant work experience in lieu of education.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum two (2) years experience performing semi-skilled maintenance and repair work involving carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, fire alarm, locksmith, mechanics and general trades preferred.

Other qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Comfortable around children and adolescents with mental or behavioral differences. Have a strong passion for working with and helping children.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily.


Position typically requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, mobility, pushing, pulling, lifting, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive physical motions. Work in this position also involves working outside and exposure to various noxious odors and fumes.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (10/8/2021 10:27 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20396

Category Facilities

Position Type Full-Time