Housing & Maintenance Technician

DIVISION: Affordable Housing

LOCATION: Colville

REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor



STATUS: Non-Exempt

HOURS: M-F 23-40 Hours Per Week

SALARY RANGE: $19.87-$33.08 Per Hour


As a Maintenance Technician, performs general maintenance functions including sheetrock repair, light carpentry, minor electrical, interior/exterior painting, minor plumbing and other facility repairs as may be assigned.  Makes apartments rent ready after tenant moves out. Performs custodial duties of sweeping, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, trash collection/disposal, window cleaning, and general facilities upkeep as instructed.  Maintains exterior appearance of facility grounds and walkways, including manual and mechanized snow removal.  Ensures building security, safety and maintains inventory of janitorial and maintenance supplies. Maintains a log of all assigned work.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Making apartments ready for rent can include, but not limited to, inspecting unit to assess/document all damage and work to be done, cleaning, painting, minor repairs, flooring repair/replacement, lock change, ect.
  • Observes all safety and health rules applicable to the area of assignment including the proper use of safety devices and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Monitors jobs for proper installation and ensures client satisfaction; ensures all safety practices are adhered to and followed.
  • Performs manual loading/off-loading of materials and supplies; physical lifting of materials up to eighty (80) pounds. Keeps all work areas clean, safe, and neat.
  • Performs regular vehicle and equipment preventative maintenance activities; conducts safety inspections; checks vehicles; schedules servicing and repairs as necessary.
  • Attends training workshops, safety meetings, and staff meetings.
  • Responsible for building and grounds maintenance as assigned, including sweeping, yard and exterior maintenance, etc., to assure the facility meets safety and health standards.
  • Provides snow and ice removal utilizing shovels, snow blower, plow, sander and other related equipment.
  • Maintains inventory of janitorial and maintenance supplies; requisitions supplies and/or equipment as needed.
  • Assists with other repairs and maintenance.
  • Maintains a detailed log of all work assigned and completion notes.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Denotes Essential Functions

Education, Skills, and Abilities

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


  • Valid Washington State driver’s license.
  • Auto insurance in the amount required by the State of Washington
  • Industrial First Aid certification or be able to obtain within 30 days of employment.
  • Acceptable completion of a criminal history background check.



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