Position: Full time Maintenance Technician

Compensation: DOE + Rent free apartment

BENEFITS: Benefits including health, dental, vision, FSA, EAP, life insurance (LTD), 401(k), paid sick, vacation, and Holidays.

Description of Position: The Maintenance Person is expected to complete work orders in a timely manner. Work orders might include, but are not limited to: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, sheetrock/drywall, and painting tasks. Maintenance Person will work closely with the Property Manager in ensuring the property is well-maintained and necessary supplies are ordered on a timely basis.


  1. Minimum 3 years’ experience in electrical, plumbing, painting and general building maintenance required.
  2. Painting/Drywall: Ability to make repairs to drywall, texture, taping and painting.
  3. Plumbing: Ability to complete minor leak repairs, unclog drains, replace sinks, faucets, garbage disposals, water heaters, toilets, etc.
  4. Electrical: Ability to troubleshoot electrical problems.
  5. A/C: Ability to maintain and troubleshoot in-unit HVAC
  6. A valid driver’s license and carry current automobile insurance.


The following duties are normal for this position but are not to be deemed all-encompassing. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Performs a wide array of maintenance duties, including inspection, preventative, emergency, cosmetic and routine maintenance.
  • Repairs and treats structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets; performs minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets; repairs door hinges.
  • Changes filters on HVAC units.
  • Service kitchen appliances; hook up appliances as needed.
  • Reports mechanical malfunctions to appropriate party for action.
  • Moves and assists in moving furniture and equipment at the site.
  • Exercises discretion in identifying projects requiring the services of higher skilled crafts or third party contractors.
  • Annotates and updates work logs for specific site requirements.
  • Responds to emergency calls during and after regular work hours.
  • Unit turnover and preparation for new move in.
  • Assist with unit inspections throughout the year as requested by the property manager (minimally once a year) and executes work orders resulting from same.
  • Work with property manager to schedule and respond to work orders.


  • Driving or ability to travel between different locations in Santa Clara County
  • Computer use
  • The ability to lift/move/carry up to and including 50 pounds

**Selected candidate will be required to live on site.**

Looking to make an immediate hire. This position will remain open until it has been filled. If we receive resumes from qualified candidates, we reserve the right to start the hiring process at any time.

To apply:
Send the following in pdf form via email

  1. A cover letter
  2. A copy of your résumé

Principals only. No calls please. We will only respond to those persons who are deemed qualified at the sole discretion of Charities Housing. For more information about Charities Housing, please visit our website www.charitieshousing.org.

Charities Housing is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Charities Housing is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

No relocation will be provided.