Maintenance Technician

Job Type

Full Time


Details: $19.00 per hour




District of Columbia
United States


Compensation: $19.00 per hour

Employment Type: Full-Time

Non-Profit Organization


Position Definition: Performs general cleaning and minor maintenance duties in two, 14 -unit buildings adjacent walks and grounds, and equipment in clean, orderly and functional condition. Provides assistance to staff, visitors and other employees as necessary.

General Duties

·        Receives oral or written orders from Program Director and Case management staff

·        Performs work according to standard procedure and by building's operational schedule

·        Turnover units, cleans, hallways, restrooms, offices, stairways and windows

·        Uses brooms, mops, and floor equipment to sweep, mop, strip and wax floors

·        Dusts furniture and equipment

·        Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors and sills

·        Makes minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs

·        Performs touch up and finish painting

·        Empties wastebaskets

·        Replenishes restroom supplies

·        Replaces lightbulbs

·        Sets up and tears down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting rooms, and function rooms

·        Prepares rooms for use by Director

·        Clears snow from entrances and walkways

·        Picks up and delivers supplies and materials to rooms

·        Follows all applicable safety rules and procedures

·        Reports work accomplished orally or on written work order to supervisor and or lead Case Manager


Additional Duties

·        Participates in general cleaning, painting, and repair work

·        Uses hand tools and power tools in making minor maintenance repairs and maintaining grounds and walks

·        Assists in shipping and receiving of library supplies and materials

·        Provides assistance to officials, staff, visitors, and other employees as necessary

·        Checks building at beginning and end of shift

·        Participates in building coverage as needed and or requested


Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Preparation and Knowledge

·        High School Diploma or Equivalent

·        Flexible work schedule ( involves nights, weekends, and holidays)

·        Willing to arrive early and stay late, when necessary

·        Must be able to establish rapport and build trust with residents in a homeless shelter

·        Must have an ability to handle crisis situations

·        Reliability is a priority

·        Great sense of humor

·        Criminal background checks and drug testing are mandatory

·        CPR/First Aid Certified

·        TB Clearance and criminal background checks (MPD and Federal) must be obtained prior to start date


Health and Dental

Level of Language Proficiency


Bilingual (English/Spanish) encouraged to apply

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Please include cover letter and resume in email/ telephone inquiries will not be accepted.