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MPT Facilities Maintenance Technician

Recruitment #21-007008-0001


Maryland Public Television is a leader in the production of broadcast programming for public television. MPT's local/regional television credits include public affairs, original performance, entertainment, and documentary programs for the citizens of Maryland. Beyond broadcast, MPT creates instructional videos, develops training, and builds internet sites that serve tens of thousands of students, teachers, and child-care providers annually. MPT's outreach activities, especially relating to arts, culture, and history, take place in all areas of the state to further fulfill MPT's mission to engage, enlighten, and entertain. 


Maryland Public Television

11767 Owings Mills Blvd

Owings Mills MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

The Maintenance Mechanic performs duties to maintain the safe and efficient operation of MPT's HVAC, Electrical and plumbing systems. Also maintains the facility's physical appearance and grounds keeping. The Maintenance Mechanic also assists with moving furniture, general and small equipment repairs and other general maintenance duties. The Maintenance mechanic also maintains inventory and possibly supervises outside contractors on special projects. Note: Incumbent must be willing to work a flexible work schedule which may include nights, weekends and/or holidays. This position requires some outdoor work which may occur during unfavorable weather conditions. Incumbent must possess a valid MD driver's license and the ability to lift 50 pounds.

This is a Special Appointment position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


  • Maintain the facilities,  plumbing,  steam pipes and fittings and  makes minor repairs to fixtures.
  • Checks and maintains all sewer lines, cleans traps and changes filters.
  • Work with and help the facilities staff on special projects such as painting, electrical repairs, set-ups for meetings, courier services, and other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain and monitor the HVAC system.
  • Maintain inventory of plumbing supplies and any necessary plumbing equipment or supplies needed to keep the facilities operating.
  • Make minor repairs to electrical equipment and building structures.
  • Work with the Facilities Staff doing snow/ice removal.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in any combination of the maintenance trades. At least 2 years of this experience must be in electricity, plumbing, refrigeration or air-conditioning.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


The maintenance mechanic must be willing to work a flexible work schedule which may include nights, weekends and/or holidays.

This position requires some outdoor work which may occur during unfavorable weather conditions.

Incumbent must possess a valid MD driver's license and the ability to lift 50 pounds.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to submit your application online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via email to by the closing date and time. The MD State Application Form can be found online.

Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Paper applications, required documents, and any addendums may be mailed or faxed (410-581-4382) by the closing date and time to:

Maryland Public Television - HR

11767 Owings Mills Blvd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Maryland Public Television (MPT) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MPT that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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