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Maintenance Technician

About Our House

Our House empowers homeless and near-homeless families and individuals to succeed in the workforce, in school, and in life through hard work, wise decision-making, and active participation in the community. The Our House team has defined a set of seven Guiding Principles that characterize our culture and that we intentionally seek to uphold: Hard Work, Wise Decision-Making, Community, Initiative, Integrity, Safety, and Heart.

Duties

Assist the Facilities Manager and Operations Director in making sure Our House is a safe and healthy environment for our staff and residents

Help maintain Our House property such as grounds, buildings, and vehicles

Assist in general maintenance on items such as HVAC, grounds equipment, minor plumbing, etc.

Report any issues that may arise with buildings and equipment that require major repairs

Develop good relationships with department heads and directors to assist with needs that are within your ability

Maintain a professional relationship with residents, job trainees, and clients that are receiving our services and working on the facilities team

Provide clear communication with staff when action is needed to ensure the environment is safe of hazards

Aid in the occasional task of helping direct traffic flow and parking for events that are held on our campus

Assist vendors when needed for inspections or repairs to our campus Conduct other duties as assigned to fulfill Our House’s mission

Qualifications

Background in building and grounds maintenance preferred

Ability to perform assigned job task in a timely and efficient manner Reliability and punctuality to perform daily duties

Willingness to continue learning and growing if opportunities are presented

Must be able to pass criminal background checks, child and adult maltreatment registry checks, sex offender registry checks, and a pre-employment drug screen

Application instructions

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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