Housing Authority of Dayton, Ky., seeking Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician • Housing Authority of Dayton, KY

Dayton, KY 41074

$15 – $17 an hour

Send Resume & Cover Letter to: Gordon Henry, Executive Director, Dayton Housing Authority: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Comprehensive understanding of general maintenance including building and grounds maintenance, standard practices, methods, tools, materials, electrical, etc.

Job details

Salary: $15 – $17 an hour

Job Type: Full-time

Full Job Description

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the overall maintenance of the Dayton Housing Authority development. The Maintenance Mechanic performs a variety of skilled and semiskilled tasks pertaining to building maintenance involving the use of mechanical, carpentry, plumbing and other trade skills. Is responsible for unit tum-overs, maintaining and ordering supplies, and grounds maintenance.


  • Report to Executive Director daily to review needs of the property.
  • Conduct work on all unit turnovers and ensure that units are completed in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Recommend and assist with the procurement of outside contractors when appropriate and supervise work.
  • Assist in the preparation of the maintenance budget.
  • Conduct inventory, order and track, stock and maintain maintenance supplies.
  • Conduct annual inventory of tools, parts and supplies.
  • Conduct a regular check of all property systems to determine maintenance needs, including major equipment.
  • Participate in annual and other inspections. of units to determine maintenance needs.
  • Conduct regular maintenance on units, building exteriors and common areas, as needed.
  • Conduct move-in, move-out inspections for all vacated units (including lock changes, and charge assessments) and submit to Executive Director.
  • Respond to and complete work orders in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the tracking and maintaining of work orders.
  • Report questionable activity immediately to Executive Director.
  • Oversee daily cleaning and housekeeping of common areas.
  • Assist Executive Director with resident activities as needed
  • Ensure appropriate uniform attire.
  • To be available for maintenance emergencies after hours.

SUPERVISING PERSONNEL (when applicable):

  • Supervise any subordinate maintenance staff.
  • Participate in pre-employment interviews for subordinate maintenance positions and make hiring recommendations.
  • Prepare and review performance evaluations for subordinate staff.
  • Train maintenance personnel.
  • Review time and leave reports of assigned staff.
  • Recommend disciplinary action as needed.


  • Comprehensive understanding of general maintenance including building and grounds maintenance, standard practices, methods, tools, materials, electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, electric baseboard heat, window AC units, and grounds upkeep.
  • Knowledge of HUD regulations regarding housing quality standards and/or knowledge of local, state or other housing codes and maintenance related issues.
  • Knowledge of safety rules and practices.
  • Ability to supervise a maintenance staff when applicable.
  • Ability to analyze information and problem solve.
  • Ability to develop plans and procedures for efficient maintenance operations.
  • Ability to maintain records and maintenance work area in an orderly fashion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with Executive Director, subordinates, co-workers, residents, contractors and the general public.
  • Ability to prepare recommendations and reports, as required.


  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Minimum three years, experience in general building maintenance or combination of training and experience in the following areas: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting.
  • valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work independently in the performance of duties.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Physical ,aspects of the job may require heavy lifting, bending, kneeling, stooping, climbing, balancing and carrying.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $17.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Work Remotely:

  • No

Contact Information

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 711
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