THP Maintenance Assistant Position

Division: Bureau of Housing & Development

Department: Grant & Per Diem

Shift: 1st

Status: Full-Time Non-Exempt

Reports to: VP of Housing & Development


Job Purpose

The General Maintenance Worker is responsible for the maintenance of all transitional housing facilities. 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

  1. Personally performs and/or coordinates facilities maintenance
  2. Maintains inventory control and expenditure procedures use of purchase order is required
  3. Maintains, revises and updates logs, records and forms that are necessary for the documentation and management of building maintenance, as well as program files
  4. Oversees resident house participation in facilities’ group living chores to ensure compliance with program rules
  5. Participates in staff meetings for the purpose of gathering information required to perform functions and be altered to maintenance issues
  6. Performs routine clerical tasks as needed for facility and program maintenance
  7. Available to be contacted in an emergency
  8. Perform all other related duties as requested or assigned

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Strong sense of safety measures
  • 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
  • General carpentry skills
  • General mechanical skills
  • Must be flexible, maintain composure in difficult situations and have a sense of humor
  • Ability to relate to and interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds


  • High school diploma
  • Minimum three 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. Incumbent 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 of 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.