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Come make a difference! Since 1896, Volunteers of Americas ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable populations and is one of the nations largest human services organizations and nonprofit providers of quality, affordable housing for low and moderate-income households.

OBJECTIVE:Responsible for preventative maintenance, painting and repairs inside and outside the facility to provide a safe, attractive and orderly environment for the benefit, use, enjoyment protection of residents staff and visitors. Conducts routine tests and inspections on various facility systems and implements programs in a manner that meet the goals and objectives of the facility.


1.Performs designated cleaning tasks and preventative maintenance services; update work performed as assigned by supervisor.

2.Perform service requests in a timely and accurate manner per work orders.

3.Assist with apartment turnover procedures.

4.Informs supervisor of supply or equipment needs.

5.Keeps storage areas locked with supplies properly stored according to established procedures.

6.Store all germicides, pesticides and other toxic substance clearly labeled and locked away when not in use.

7.Follow established reporting/repair procedures for the following:

a.Any damaged or loose fixtures, flooring or tiling requiring replacement or repair.

b.Any unsafe or malfunctioning equipment.

c.Any conditions conducive to breeding insects, rodents or other vermin.

8.Conducts frequent inspections of all fire safety equipment, alarms, extinguishers, detectors, sprinkler heads, water valves, exit lights, etc.Testing and adjusting where indicated.

9.Assist with building and equipment maintenance and repairs.Typical duties would include, but not limited to:

a.Testing emergency generator.

b.Adjusting door closures.


d.Cleaning dryer vents, exhaust fans.

e.Painting, patching, caulking and sanding.

f.Clearing drain stoppages.

g.Replacing belts, washers, screws, seals, etc.

h.Plumbing, repairing leaks.

i.Conducting physical plant safety inspections.

j.Lubricating hinges, motors, bearings, gears, etc.

k.Operating mechanical equipment.

10.May be responsible for grounds maintenance to include mowing, fertilization and watering of lawn, as requested.

11.Work closely with other team members and supervisor to create a successful Resident Focused property.

12.Assist with other projects as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS: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.

1.High School Diploma or equivalent.Preference given to graduates of trade or vocational school, with courses in blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC equipment, refrigeration and electricity.

2.Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instructions in order to identify various chemicals and cleaning agents from their labels and understand directions for use.Willingness to perform routine, repetitive tasks with frequent interruptions.

3.Minimum of two (2) year previous building maintenance experience desired.Has some knowledge of state building, plumbing and electrical codes and local ordinances.

4.Able to understand technical manuals used to install and repair machinery and equipment.

5.Coordination and dexterity needed to handle tools and equipment parts.

6.Must be capable of making decisions in an emergency.

7.Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during an emergency situation or an on-call situation.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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