Employment Opportunities: Maintenance Technician

Published On: October 15th, 2023Categories: Employment Opportunities

DEPARTMENT: Property Management
REPORTS TO: Regional Property Manager
SALARY RANGE: $22 -$26 hourly


The Property Maintenance Technician is responsible for the overall health and safety of tenants residing in the apartment complex. Conducting and/or supervising the repair and maintenance of the buildings, units, and grounds as necessary including preventive maintenance. Ability to manage a timeline for upcoming maintenance needs and complete unit turnovers in a timely manner. The maintenance technician must have the capability of performing repairs/replacements on electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems and the ability to perform and/or supervise painting, carpentry, landscaping duties and other repairs as necessary.


Mathematical calculations and problem solving, reading, and writing, application of analytical skills is required. Completion or oversight of work necessary to assure the overall safety of tenants. Must have ability to exercise good judgment and self-control, be trustworthy, and able to demonstrate an ability to deal with residents, peers, and co-workers. Knowledge of state and federal housing programs and fair housing laws is preferred. Experience working with confidential client information, strong communication and organizational skills are preferred.


General Property duties:
• Weekly property inspections
• Work with Community Manager to monitor apartment vacancies and ensure efficient turnovers.
• Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
• Maintain clean property grounds: snow removal, landscaping needs, etc.
• Keep detailed and clean maintenance logs.
• Act as Safety Coordinator for the property. This includes hazard assessments, develop safety policies and procedures, and manage safety data sheets.

Unit Upkeep
• Manage and prioritize work orders
• Prepare vacant units for Move in
• Inspect units at move-in & move out
• Perform annual unit inspections
• Coordinate subcontractors (as needed/ if any)
• Identify, troubleshoot basic maintenance requests
• Repair basic plumbing, leaks, electrical, carpentry, painting and appliance issues in rental units and common areas.

Capital Project Management
• Manage Subcontractors
• Coordinate project timing with tenants
• Capital planning with Regional Property Manager


View the Full Job Description Here: YVHA JOB DESCRIPTION Maintenance Technician

How to Apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, and references to acartmill@yvha.org

The Team at YVHA appreciates your interest in joining our organization. Our mission at YVHA is to support the local economy, community, and businesses of the Yampa Valley by implementing appropriate housing solutions for local workers, other qualified residents, and their families. To accomplish this mission, we have assembled a team of dedicated professionals who believe the strength, culture, and diversity of our community is enhanced when everyone has a decent place to call home. Our primary focus is to develop new low- and moderate-income housing, providing property management and maintenance services for our existing housing supply, and administering a down payment assistance loan program.

We are looking for a team member who can help us in all aspects of our business by providing support to our staff that is dedicated to future developments and property management. Our ideal candidate will be self-driven, shares our passion for creating a better community and can manage multiple projects at the same time.