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St. Paul’s School seeks a locksmith who will be responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing and
adjusting all types of locks and their components for School buildings, rooms, furniture and vehicles;
cuts and issues keys; programs and issues key cards; implements, troubleshoots; upgrades and maintains repairs of automatic door openers, door closing units and control gates; inspects related contractor-completed work for conformance with specifications. Performs light carpentry and other duties as required. Assist with repairs and programming electronic access control systems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Install, repair, and maintain commercial locks and related hardware including card access locks,
locks on doors, windows, lockers, and magnetic keying systems to ensure safety of facilities.
• Produce and/or modify hardware for locks.
• Design, implement and maintain preventative maintenance program.
• Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring
availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.
• Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate
safety or security concerns.
• Cleans, maintains, adjusts, calibrates and services equipment used in the performance of duties.
• Operate and maintain key software program to keep key log current.
• Communicate regularly and proactively with SPS departments and stakeholders, including but
not limited to Safety, Facilities, and Information Technology, especially as it relates to ensuring
campus wide operational continuity of locks and card access system.
• Monitors work done by outside contractors for adherence to School specifications and
• Assists in the writing of specifications for repairs and new construction.
• Light carpentry/repair/painting generally related to doors, windows, millwork, glazing, and
• Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the employee’s supervisor.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Operate and maintain computer software related to card access control systems (RS2).
• Program, troubleshoot, and maintain key box software (Key Systems GFMS).
• Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in automatic locks for the purposes of identifying
equipment and/or systems repair and/or replacement needs.
• Assists with Key/ID card distribution and collection, creating and implementing policies to
ensure the safety of the campus with respect to key and card access, and overall responsibility
for the inventory of these items.
• Documents and administers the School’s card access control system which includes:
o Lock programming and building scheduling.
o Individual and bulk user creation.
o Usage report generation.
o Setting and monitoring system alerts.
o Troubleshooting card access issues.
o Partnering with the IT department on software updates.
o Assisting with user ID badge creation.

Supervisory responsibilities: None

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Locksmith training or at least two years of locksmith experience.
• Ability to operate a personal computer and software related to automatic locks.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers,
common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete
variables in standardized situations.
• Valid New Hampshire driver’s license required.
• Must be able to prioritize work so that all assignments are completed in an efficient

Physical Requirements:

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Must be able to climb ladders, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl to inspect or make repairs located in ceilings, underground, and between walls.
The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.
May be required to stand on and in wet areas to perform required work.
Must be able to work long overtime hours as needed.
The noise level in the work environment varies from moderate to loud.
Special Requirements:  Must be available for emergency call-in, and vacation approval may be limited during peak activity periods.

COVID Vaccine Policy
St. Paul’s School strongly encourages employees to remain up to date with the COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters.

St. Paul’s School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity. St. Paul’s School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation, and complies with applicable laws for the protection of civil rights.

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