Housing & Maintenance Technician

DIVISION: Energy Assistance, Weatherization, & Home Repairs

LOCATION: Colville

REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor



STATUS: Non-Exempt

HOURS: 40 Hours Per Week

SALARY RANGE: Hiring Range-$19.87-$21.49


Rural Resources Community Action is looking for a Housing & Maintenance Technician, this position is full-time (40 hours per week) with benefits and located at our Colville, WA office. As a Housing & Maintenance Technician, you would be performing general maintenance, minor electrical & plumbing, custodial duties, maintaining facility grounds, snow removal, ensuring building security & safety, and maintaining inventory of janitorial and custodial supplies.

Salary & Benefit information

The hiring range for this role is $19.87-$21.49 per hour. The full salary range of $19.87-$33.08 per hour represents the low and high end of the total salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to experience & qualifications. After the successful completion of our six-month training period, you will receive a 4% step increase.  As a regular employee, you may receive an additional 4% step increase on your annual anniversary with RRCA. Other rewards may include Paid Time-Off, a 403 (B) and/or Roth IRA retirement savings plan with a company match of up to 6%, a life insurance policy for $12,000 while you are employed, access to our Employee Assistance Program, Medical (3 Plan Options), dental, vision insurance, and other auxiliary insurance programs.


Duties & Responsibilities

The qualities we are looking for include the ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions, communicate effectively with staff and the general public, operate snow removal equipment, utilize resources in an efficient and economical, work independently with a minimum amount of supervision, operate 1-ton vans safely, diagnose/analyze/interpret and apply regulations to housing conditions, basic computer skills, treat sensitive information with confidentiality, and establish/maintain manual record-keeping systems. As well as knowledge of construction safety principles/policies/procedures, sanitary procedures, custodial principles/practices, basic tool safety/operations, plumbing, electrical, and structural repairs.

Education, Skills, and Abilities

To apply for this position, you would need:

  • Five years of multi-family unit housing maintenance experience; or Associates Degree, or equivalent, in maintenance/construction-related field and two years’ experience performing maintenance/construction work; or
  • High school diploma or GED; four years of general construction and repair experience including window, door, and insulation installation; or
  • Any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job.


Rural Resources Community Action offers a competitive benefits package. Click here to read more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Rural Resources Community Action provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.