Please note this position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be received by November 29, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.
King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is currently recruiting for an experienced and skilled maintenance professional to maintain, service and repair the housing units for our Burndale Homes portfolio located in and near beautiful downtown Auburn, WA. Close access to freeways and local transit makes this a convenient location for commuting.
We have a reputation for excellence in affordable housing and the Site-Based Maintenance Mechanic will be relied on to utilize their broad knowledge and experience in the field of maintenance. The successful candidate will ensure the portfolio is kept in outstanding condition through both regular preventative and general grounds maintenance. The Site-Based Maintenance Mechanic will perform duties as needed to include, but not limited to: minor plumbing and electrical work, drywall, carpentry and painting. Another meaningful aspect of this role is the need for excellent customer service in working with a richly diverse group of tenants.
At times, the Site-Based Maintenance Mechanic and Landscaper/Cleaner will work together on maintenance, grounds, custodial work, and room turns. Additionally, work in this portfolio will require upkeep and cleaning of the buildings and public areas, as well as any required maintenance for the residential units, appliances, and associated equipment. Occasionally there will be a need to respond to over-time emergency calls. This position is represented by the Seattle King County Building Trades Council.
Our hours of operation are 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday. KCHA does have some options for alternative work schedules. There are a few restrictions; however, there are many possibilities to ensure your schedule can meet your work/life balance needs as well as the needs of the team. We are a smaller crew who enjoy humor, taking pride in our work and valuing each other’s individuality. Open communication is welcomed and encouraged. We are looking for someone to join our team who is excited about making a difference and wants to enjoy their work day with a great team!
King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link.
Qualifications and Competencies
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be substituted on a year for year basis.
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Position Information and Application Process
To be considered for this opportunity an applicant should:
Salary & Benefits:
The starting salary for this position is $32.24 per hour. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are available.
Physical Work Environment:
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.