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Maintenance Technician I

Maintenance Technician I

locationKent, WA, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/19/2024
Full Time

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Community Information: Learn more about Madison Plaza here !

Salary:$20-$24 per hour DOE 

Schedule: Part-time; Friday-Sunday 9 am - 6 pm.

Our purpose is to create a community where people feel seen, because we believe when people feel seen, they thrive. By cultivating award-winning workplaces, we foster an environment of connection, compassion and fun that our personnel extend to everyday life at their communities. Happy, inspired associates lead to happy, supported residents. We are dedicated to our boutique, at-scale approach to property management and building communities that flourish, which stems from hiring strong associates to grow with Team Thrive! Voted one of Washington's best workplaces 7 years in a row, Thrive builds on its culture by offering the following benefits to our Part - Time Associates: 

  • PTO, Paid Holidays, Paid Personal Day, Paid Days of Service
  • Paid Birthday Off
  • Generous Employer Matched 401k plan!
  • $75 Renewal Commission (split between entire on-site team per renewal)
  • Monthly cell phone allowance
  • Dental & Vision
  • Parking & Transit Commuter Benefits
  • 24 hour Employee Assistance Program/Hotline
  • Discounted Pet Insurance rates + additional voluntary benefit options
  • $300 annual professional development/tuition reimbursement
  • Training opportunities and career progression/growth plans! 

Maintenance Technician Purpose:

The Maintenance Technician I is to assist the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Maintenance Team in maintaining the physical integrity of the community, in a manner consistent with Thrive’s Values. This involves ensuring a safe, secure, and comfortable living environment for residents, visitors and staff. The maintenance Technician will carry out assigned duties in a safe manner and other duties as requested by the Maintenance Supervisor. In the absence of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician will assume all maintenance responsibilities. 

Maintenance Technician Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and performs routine preventative maintenance on all appropriate equipment and tools as directed by Maintenance Supervisor and Community Manager.
  • Diagnoses and performs minor or routine maintenance and repairs within homes and throughout the property.
  • Inspects and helps coordinate all needed make-ready repairs and services.
  • Assists in keeping grounds neat and free of litter.
  • Performs any additional duties assigned by Maintenance Supervisor and Community Manager.
  • Contributes to a positive team environment and happy resident base.

Maintenance Technician Qualifications:

  • Prior maintenance experience in property management strongly preferred, but not required
  • Proficient in unit turns and appliance repair is a plus
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong team player
  • Willingness to learn and take initiative on tasks and projects
  • Weekends/listed schedule days are required
  • Must have valid driver's license and automobile insurance coverage
  • Supplies their own tools

If you do not fully meet the qualifications listed above but feel you have the skills and experience to be able to be successful in this position we welcome your application! Whether this or another position within Thrive, we would love to help you find the right role in our organization. 

Physical Requirements

  • This position requires the ability to stand and walk or sit alternatively depending on the specific needs of the day. Estimated 66% - 100% of time is spent on feet.
  • Occasional need to bend/stoop/squat, climb stairs, push or pull, and reach above shoulder (cleaning up litter, putting out advertisement sandwich boards, put out balloons, open doors, pick up and move items)
  • Ability to lift/move/push/pull up to 150 lbs on occasion with a frequent need to lift/push/pull 25 lbs - 75lbs and be on your feet a majority of the day
  • For more information regarding the work environment, physical, and mental requirements, please contact Careers@thrivecommunities.com

Equal Employment Opportunity

Diversity is celebrated at Thrive as we believe it makes us a better company. Our hope is that each associate feels welcomed, respected, and appreciated for their unique contributions. From our hiring practices, performance reviews, raise decisions, and opportunities for promotions, Thrive follows consistent and fair practices to ensure all Thrive employees and potential employees have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement based on merit, and are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or on any other legally protected basis. Our Human Resources department works with teams to make reasonable accommodations for those that require assistance in being able to participate in the interview process or meet the requirements of their position.

Background Check & Drug Screen Policy

Thrive Communities conducts background checks and drug screens for onsite property associates after the conditional offer of employment is accepted, in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Candidates will be asked to authorize these screenings and results will be reviewed by a designated HR representative. For questions about what will be reviewed on the criminal history, please contact careers@thrivecommunities.com.

The 4-panel drug screen tests for the following:

  • Amphetamines including Methamphetamine
  • Cocaine Metabolites
  • Opiates including Codeine and Morphine
  • Phencyclidine ("PCP")

Thrive Communities reserves the right to modify this policy at any time without notice.