Careers

Location
The Highlands, 30 Governors Way, Topsham, ME 04086
Position Description
Maintenance and Repair Worker

Our buildings and grounds are the physical representation of our commitment to the health and happiness of our residents. The job of the Maintenance Assistant is to assure that the residents, families and staff have no concerns regarding the safety and upkeep of the building, equipment or the grounds. Our maintenance team is responsible for the general operations, both exterior and interior, including electrical, refrigeration, plumbing, heating and cooling, structural, grounds care and parking area. They render quality maintenance services which meet resident needs and enhance safety and satisfaction. Requirements: All aspects of Building Maintenance including painting and carpentry work. Flexible to participate in our on-call rotation to respond to after-hours emergency calls Responsible for snow removal as needed. Our full-time positions are eligible for benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage as well as employee meals, paid vacation and cell phone reimbursement. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Salary: $15.00 /hour Experience:

  • Maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Description
How To Apply
To apply for this position, send your résumé to careers@highlandsrc.com. Copy the position name and location into the email subject line.
Location
The Highlands, 30 Governors Way, Topsham, ME 04086
Position Description
Class B or C CDL Driver

Our drivers are responsible for maintaining the van and chauffeuring our residents to various appointments, activities and events in safe manner. If you love working with people, this is the job for you! In this role, you will interact with our staff and residents on a daily basis and enjoy perks such as the option to participate in some meals and special events with them. In addition to driving, our transportation team assists with setting up on-campus events and signage as well as light maintenance tasks such as changing light bulbs or hanging art/photos. We offer a flexible schedule and are looking to hire a team member who can also be flexible, as our outings occur during the day as well as in the evenings and on weekends. Our ideal candidate would be able to work closely with the other transportation team members to ensure that we always have coverage as needed. Essential Functions

  • Chauffeur residents in our company vehicles for personal appointments and group events
  • Ensure resident safety when entering and exiting the vehicle and when vehicle is in motion
  • Understand the lift requirements and limitations and follow accordingly
  • Report any safety concerns to the Executive Director immediately
  • Keep the company vehicles clean and in proper running order
  • Report to the Maintenance Director or Executive Director to assist with other duties in between transports
  • Support and participate in resident-centered activities programs. Assist with setup of chairs, sound equipment, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience:  Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record  Must have a valid CDL license (class B/C with a P endorsement)  Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and basic mechanical skills  Ability to lift 40 lbs  Physical requirements include: bending, standing, lifting, stooping, sitting and walking. Also, lift, carry, and stretch. Must have manual dexterity to operate a vehicle safely  Must follow directions, get along with others, and be a team player Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Experience:
  • CDL: 1 year (Preferred)
License:
  • CDL (Required)

Job Description
How To Apply
To apply for this position, send your résumé to careers@highlandsrc.com. Copy the position name and location into the email subject line.
Location
The Highlands, 30 Governors Way, Topsham, ME 04086
Position Description
Caregiver

The Highlands of Topsham is looking for a positive and dependable caregiver who has passion in caring for the needs of our Senior population. If you are compassionate and find working in this field rewarding, then consider joining the Highlands Family. We currently have openings for Full Time and Part Time positions on all shifts.

Duties

Assist residents with bathing, dressing, grooming, bed making and other activities of daily living according to the residents’ care plan or as directed by Charge Nurse/Resident Care Co./DAL.
If CRMA, administer medications in conjunction with all policies and procedures as well as with all state and federal requirements.
Mandatory overtime to cover short shifts and emergencies as needed
Regular attendance at work
Assist with Housekeeping
Skills

If CRMA, CNA or PSS in the State of Maine, current certification and ability to maintain required hours of in-service education.
Current CPR certification or willingness to become certified.
Ability to understand, speak clearly, and both read and write English, proficiently.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills; must be able to clearly and effectively communicate with residents, families and co-workers; ability to seek clarification when unsure how to proceed.
Ability to remain calm in difficult situations.
Good technical skills and abilities to use equipment such as phone, pager, call bells, computers, nursing equipment (glucose monitors, O2 Sat monitor, etc.), and any other tools/equipment necessary to perform tasks.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $12.50 to $13.50 /hour

Job Description
How To Apply
To apply for this position, send your résumé to careers@highlandsrc.com. Copy the position name and location into the email subject line.
Location
The Highlands, 30 Governors Way, Topsham, ME 04086
Position Description
Seasonal Housekeeper

The Highlands is a premier senior living community in Topsham, ME. We are currently seeking seasonal employees to join our Housekeeping Department. This highly visible front-line position is responsible for the basic cleaning of all resident apartments, homes, and common spaces within the Highlands Community. Exceptional customer service standards must be followed to ensure maximum resident satisfaction is achieved. Attention to detail and ability to promote a positive image and collaborative working style with other team members required. SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Prior housekeeping experience preferred, but not required.
  • Thorough understanding of housekeeping procedures, products and safety, or willingness to learn.
  • Must be detail oriented, have good organizational skills and be self-motivated.
  • Able to answer the phone, pager and use other tools/equipment necessary to perform tasks.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and concentrate on work.
  • Ability to perform tasks with pleasant and positive attitude, being always polite and patient with residents.
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Clean, appropriate and professional appearance is expected.
  • Must have a valid, clean Maine driver’s license, in order to travel between Estates homes.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Ability to tolerate repetitive motions involving the hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, neck and back to perform cleaning duties and laundry.
  • Must possess a valid driver license to drive vehicle on property.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and background check, paid by the Company.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour

Job Description
How To Apply
To apply for this position, send your résumé to careers@highlandsrc.com. Copy the position name and location into the email subject line.
Location
Position Description
How To Apply
To apply for this position, send your résumé to careers@highlandsrc.com. Copy the position name and location into the email subject line.
The Highlands

30 Governors Way
Topsham, Maine, 04086

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