• Part Time
  • Henrico
  • Posted 1 week ago

Housing Families First

The part-time Maintenance Technician provides facilities support for the Housing Families First offices and Hilliard House, its emergency shelter for families with children. The position is responsible for the care of the campus buildings and grounds.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Understand the mission of Housing Families First and be aware of the challenges faced by participating families, which may include barriers such as a history of domestic violence, mental illness, or substance use disorder.

Perform routine building maintenance duties, including painting, minor electrical repairs, plumbing, carpentry, and heating and ventilation systems maintenance. Maintenance priorities include repairs, scheduled and preventive maintenance, and room turning.

Comply with all health and safety regulations and confidentiality requirements.

Prepare for and oversee annual inspections (i.e. fire alarm, sprinkler system, shelter kitchen)

Respond to maintenance requests made by staff and program participants in keeping with established request procedures and within a reasonable timeframe.

Assist in preparing rooms for new resident families by inspecting rooms for maintenance needs before move-ins.

Conduct regular inspections of buildings and grounds and report building issues to supervisor in a timely manner.

Trim trees and bushes on campus, maintaining a clean and safe outside space (including cleaning around the dumpster, salting sidewalks, and snow removal)

Required Qualifications:
Knowledge of HVAC systems, basic plumbing and electrical, carpentry, and mechanical systems (including relevant equipment and tools). Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time; ability to bend, kneel, stoop, and lift or move heavy equipment and/or furniture. Strong ability to problem solve and calmly present any and all solution-focused ideas while keeping best practice and cost control in mind. Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with people with various physical or mental health conditions. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to consistently demonstrate compassion for resident families and volunteers while also establishing appropriate professional boundaries. Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality of client information. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of individuals.
$13.00 per hour
Paid sick leave, no other benefits.
How to apply:
Email a cover letter and resume to Terri Iguina at terri@housingfamiliesfirst.org. No phone calls, please. Services, employment opportunities, and volunteer opportunities are open to qualified applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status, political affiliation, or socio-economic status.
Posting Organization:
Housing Families First