Perform a variety of routine janitorial duties, grounds maintenance and general building maintenance tasks. Assist with non-routine preparations on units for new tenants. Assist with maintaining building security systems, immediately reporting problems to the property manager and entering units only as directed by the property manager within CHS guidelines. Seek to provide tenants with a safe, positive and sanitary living environment. Perform these tasks with minimum supervision, applying solid work
experience in this area. This position has primary responsibility for the Mt Baker apartments but is also required to assist at the other 3 Bellingham properties when needed.
The Mt Baker Apartments is an eight-story 85-unit historic building in downtown Bellingham providing affordable housing for low-income workers and people on fixed incomes with active commercial businesses located on the street level. The building is part of a group of 4 ‘workforce’ buildings in CHS’s Bellingham region.
Catholic Housing Services believes everyone deserves the right to a safe, affordable place to call home. Inspired by this vision, CHS develops, owns and manages affordable housing programs for low-income families and individuals; currently including 2,100 units of housing in 50 different buildings across Western Washington. We provide supportive services for people who have experienced homelessness, low income seniors, farm worker families, and those who have special physical and mental needs
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be frequent mental health escalations and exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance, building temperature fluctuations, dust, noise, and odors.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACUITY DEMANDS:
The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications which applicants must possess to be considered for the position.)
SUBSTITUTE QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications that may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)
May be substituted for one year of maintenance experience: