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Maintenance Worker


Under direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, the maintenance worker is responsible for the maintenance, including preventative, and repair, of the buildings and grounds owned and managed by the Agency including but not limited to:  Green Meadows Public Housing (Greenville), Sierra Meadows Public Housing (Chester), Wildwood Congregate Housing (Chester) and Pine Meadows (Chester), and the Quincy office as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.

Supervisory responsibilities:  Rent credit tenants, CalWORKS workers, summer youth, community service workers, Green Thumb participants, and others as needed and available.

Duties: Depending on assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Reviewing work orders to identify the type and amount of materials needed to properly complete a task.
  2. Operating power tools and vehicles and maintaining them in proper working order.
  3. Assisting in the training of rent credit tenants, CalWORKS workers, summer youth, community service workers, Green Thumb participants, and others as assigned.
  4. Performing unskilled and semi-technical maintenance and repairs and daily custodial maintenance using skills in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and related fields.
  5. Coordinating with Agency staff and outside contractors for maintenance and repairs as appropriate.
  6. Performing all ground keeping maintenance activities, including but not limited to: lawn care, snow removal, flower bed, bush and tree care.
  7. Maintaining inventory, equipment, information/warranty and preventive maintenance records.
  8. Establishing and conducting a comprehensive preventive maintenance program.
  9. Supervising and maintaining time files on all volunteers.
  10. Responding to emergency situations including emergency system and be on call as assigned and required.
  11. Prepare reports as required.
  12. Performing Move-In/Move-Out Inspections.
  13. Other duties as assigned.
  14. Maintain confidentiality.

Qualification Standards

Knowledge of:

  1. The proper use, care, and maintenance of custodial, lawn maintenance and gardening equipment.
  2. Safety procedures related to #1.
  3. Basic building/ground maintenance and repair procedures.

Ability to:

  1. Work closely with the Maintenance Supervisor to ensure a smooth running operation.
  2. Work well with outside contractors and/or Agencies on special projects that may arise.
  3. Develop and maintain courteous, tactful and positive relationships with Agency staff, residents, volunteers, municipal, utility, and law enforcement personnel.
  4. Achieve a balance between the difficulties and concerns of individual tenants and the maintenance of the common good of the project.
  5. Work effectively under a substantial workload, time constraints, frequent interruptions, and conflicting and/or shifting priorities.
  6. Read, understand, interpret, explain, and apply applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  7. Make sound judgments based on information available.
  8. Perform unskilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, repair, and construction of buildings and grounds.
  9. Perform heavy manual labor.
  10. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Minimum Requirements for Maintenance Worker:


  1. High School graduate or its equivalent.


  1. Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities.

License and Certification

  1. Ability to pass Agency physical.
  2. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License. Must present a DMV printout upon request by the Employer for verification.


  1. Ability to be insured under Agency insurance.
  2. Possession of adequate personal vehicle insurance and proof of such coverage shall be on file with the Agency in order to operate a personal vehicle for Authority business. Use of personal vehicle for Agency business may be necessary in the performance of assigned duties.  Mileage allowances are paid in such cases.
Essential Physical Functions

Essential functions of this position requires a range of physical mobility, such as bending, stooping, lifting (usually 50 lbs. or less, but for some tasks more than 50 lbs.), turning, carrying objects and grasping.  Requires a high level of visual and auditory acuity.  Also requires ability to operate a motor vehicle, as well as indoor and outdoor mobility, remaining in a stationary position for extended periods of time, and a high level of manipulative dexterity to operate required equipment.  Qualified disabled persons must be able to perform the essential functions of the classification with reasonable accommodations.


Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Physical
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 16.14
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 17.80

    About Plumas County Community Development Commission

    The Plumas County Community Development Commission assists low income residents meet their housing needs, provides energy assistance and weatherization services, builds and improves infrastructure, supports the creation and retention of jobs, and supports human service organizations, thereby making our communities better places to live. We do this in a professional and caring manner.