PSH Maintenance Technician Position

Division: CVI

Department: Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)

Shift: 1st

Pay Rate: $25.00 per hour

Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Director of Property Management


Job Purpose

The Maintenance Technician will be primarily responsible for maintaining the properties associated with CVI’s Veterans Gardens program and other duties assigned related to the maintenance and general repair of all CVI properties. This is accomplished through performing on-site repairs, maintenance, and overall upkeep. The incumbent is also responsible for coordinating and overseeing work done by third-party vendors.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Personally performs and/or coordinates facilities maintenance
  • Clean and repair building fixtures including lights, locks, windows, doors, screens, walls, floors, gutters, and drains.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical condition of buildings do not deteriorate.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical repairs to ensure that the building is properly maintained.
  • Maintains inventory control and expenditure procedures use of purchase order is required
  • Maintains, revises and updates logs, records and forms that are necessary for the documentation and management of building maintenance.
  • Participates in staff meetings.
  • Performs routine clerical tasks as needed for facility and program maintenance
  • Available to be contacted in an emergency 24/7 and coordinate an on-site response depending on the issue.  
  • Perform all other related duties as requested or assigned

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Attention to safety in the work environment.  Required knowledge of OSHA standards and how they apply to various work environments.  
  • High level of skill with both hand and power tools
  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written format
  • High levels of professionalism with different stakeholders
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Advanced carpentry skills
  • Advanced mechanical skills
  • Must be flexible, maintain composure in difficult situations.
  • Ability to relate to and interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Experience working with tenants who have a variety of disabling conditions and understanding how to communicate with individuals who may be suffering from PTSD or other trauma-related emotional and mental issues.  


  • High school diploma
  • HVAC Certification
  • Minimum five years of related experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Current auto insurance

Working Conditions

Work is generally performed in a variety of environments: office, interior operational settings, and outdoors, with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Incumbents may be exposed to extreme temperatures, close-quarter situations, high and precarious places, moving mechanical parts, and vibrations.  Incumbents are frequently required to travel between locations.

Physical Requirements

This position lifts heavy objects, walks, and stands for long periods of time, and performs strenuous physical labor in both adverse and comfortable conditions. There will be lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying as much as 100 pounds in weight as well as kneeling, crouching and or crawling. The position requires good manual dexterity and the ability to use arms, legs, and hands for both large and fine motor skills.

Direct Reports

There are no direct reports

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