Kids and Company of Linn County (Kidco Head Start/Early Head Start) provides a comprehensive preschool program in Linn and Benton counties for children from low-income families and children with special needs. Kidco Head Start is now accepting applications for the following position in Linn and Benton counties:

WAGE:            $10.25 per hour

HOURS:           20 hours per week with winter layoff period (November-February)

BENEFITS:       Paid vacations, holidays, sick/personal leave, and job-related training opportunities


  • High School diploma or GED

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in landscape and basic building repair and preventative maintenance.

  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Ability to perform general maintenance and repair duties.

  • Must be enrolled in the Child Care Division’s Central Background Registry and obtain an Employee Health Appraisal (which includes TB screening)

  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with staff, families and general public.

  • Valid Oregon driver’s license and available transportation; must meet agency insurability criteria for driving program vehicles.



Facilities Maintenance and Repair: perform general landscape maintenance of program grounds and basic building repair; perform daily preventative maintenance in all areas of responsibility; daily awareness of potential safety hazards; take appropriate action within the scope of the position to address issues as needed.

Materials, Equipment and Monitoring: purchase and transport materials (in company vehicle) necessary for tasks; maintain inventory of supplies and equipment as directed by the Maintenance Technician; keep accurate and up to date log of work performed; communicate regularly with Transportation/Facilities Coordinator.

In all tasks, comply with safety procedures, to include proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Please note: A program application is required.


Questions: Human Resource Department 541-451-1581 x115 or larnold@kidcoheadstart.org


This institution is an equal opportunity provider

Kids and Company of Linn County reserves the right to cancel this recruitment without notice

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