Maintenance Worker


The Maintenance Worker reports directly to the Director of Property Management and is part of a four-person team in the Maintenance Department.


  • The Maintenance workers are to ensure that all maintenance repairs and unit turnovers are completed in a safe and timely manner and that all legal requirements are met
  • Ensures that all property repairs are performed according to all applicable building codes
  • Works with maintenance staff to implement building improvements beyond the scope of normal maintenance activities and implement annual capital improvement plans
  • Complete all paperwork (i.e., purchase receipts, work orders, inventory reports, etc.) daily or as the Supervisor requires
  • Monitor and maintain building budgets to minimize cost
  • Prioritize and perform property maintenance and repairs including, but not limited to, plastering, drywall installation, painting, plumbing, tiling, carpentry, HVAC equipment, electrical and appliance repairs
  • Maintains clean work areas in units and all areas of the properties
  • Lift, install, and remove appliances
  • In emergencies, be available before/after regular hours Monday-Friday and every 3 to 4 weekends for the maintenance emergency line and follow-up emergency procedures
  • Inspect building equipment per established specifications to ensure safe and reliable operation
  • Report to the Supervisor when maintenance cannot do work and needs to be referred to an outside contractor
  • Coordinate and monitor the progress of vendors or outside contractors who are completing repairs and upgrades
  • Purchase, pick up, and/or take delivery of supplies approved by Supervisor
  • Use proper safety equipment and follow safe work practices and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • At least five years of experience in building maintenance is required
  • General knowledge of carpentry, electrical, plumbing
  • Must have knowledge and experience in the safe use and operation of hand tools, power tools, and testing equipment
  • Be able to communicate effectively with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Effectively manage and solve practical problems and effectively handle situations with limited instructions
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have and maintain a valid California driver’s license and auto insurance at all times and have the availability of an insured vehicle to travel within VCH’s properties
  • Some personal tools required


  • The starting annual salary range for the position is $50,000-$54,000, plus benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, Aflac, 403(b), vacation, sick time, 14 holidays, and 2 personal days.
  • This is a full-time, non-exempt position.


  • Be able to lift up to 60 lbs. and push up to 75 lbs
  • Ability to ascend/descend stairs, ladder, and step ladder
  • Must remain standing 60-70% of the time
  • Communicates accurately and frequently with tenants, vendors, and staff
  • Constantly operates hand tools and power tools
  • Must recognize odors, leaks, smoke, and fire
  • Frequently move inside and outside units, parking areas, buildings, storages, and small confined spaces
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform the following tasks: operating a motor vehicle, viewing a computer terminal, reading, inspecting repairs, and conducting inventory and unit inspections

Application Procedure

All applicants are encouraged to apply through Betterteam.


Venice Community Housing (VCH) is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at [email protected].