Maintenance/Grounds - Full time in Seat Pleasant, MD at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 10/7/2020

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Job Description

We are seeking a friendly, passionate and energetic candidate to join our team in our working environment.

Eastern Avenue Apartments is looking for an Entry Level Maintenance/ Grounds to join our housing community in Seat Pleasant area of Maryland.

***This is a 8:30am-5pm 40-hr a week position! Must be willing to work ON-CALL to address emergencies and will be required to drive to pick up supplies.***

POSITION SUMMARY: The Entry position must handle the grounds of the site and assist with light maintenance at the site.


1. Handle the grounds of the site and keep the area clean and up to code. Make recommendations to Community Administrator on necessary maintenance repairs, preventive maintenance, and property improvements.
2. Repair and paint the building exterior as needed.
3. Maintain adequate lighting for interior and exterior of property.
4. Schedule and expedite work order request.
5. Maintain a clean and orderly storage room.
6. Must be capable of using and climbing extension ladder to access roof, windows, and siding to make repairs as needed.
7. Safety:
A. Know, follow and enforce facility safety rules.
B. Demonstrate proper use of equipment; report equipment needs or repairs.
C. Follow and enforce facility smoking policies.
D. Report and document incidents or accidents involving residents, staff or visitors to the appropriate facility personnel.
E. Oversee and inspect quality and ensure adherence to safety and building regulations.
F. Ensure quality of contracted services and enforce adherence to safety and building safety.
G. Understand and implement established emergency procedures.
8. Complete required training.
9. Available to work on-call to insure that twenty-four (24) hour maintenance is provided to the properties.
10. Must be able to lift and carry fifty (50) lbs.
11. Must be able to perform emergency maintenance as requested.
12. May be required to live on site.
13. May be required to drive a motor vehicle to pick up supplies.
14. May be required to use own tools.
15. Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


1. High School diploma or equivalent.
2. Minimum six (6) months full-time experience in building maintenance to include construction or maintenance of equipment and utilities preferred.
3. Knowledge of basic machinery and tools preferred. – Preferred
4. Ability to follow oral and written instructions in English.
5. Ability to read, and write in English.
6. Ability to work within federal and state regulations, Volunteers of America facility policies and procedures.
7. Know how to turn the water valve and electricity off in case of emergency.

Job Type: Full-time