Maintenance Technician

Overview: Maintenance
Technicians are responsible for maintaining the physical conditions of
properties and grounds and providing strong customer service to tenants.


Home maintenance

Complete work order requests, including tenant
requests for repairs, annual unit inspections, and preventative maintenance
activities. Log completion of work orders in property management software

Ensure vacant units are ready to re-rent, including
repairs, painting and heavy cleaning of kitchen, bathrooms and floors

Maintain exterior assets including
public lighting, gutters and downspouts

Perform limited exterminating
services, when required

Tenant relations

Responsible for key control system for developments

When assigned, be on call to respond to emergency
calls from tenants after hours or on weekends.

Attend tenant evictions and change locks in order
to rent the unit to a new family

Office and property maintenance

Ensure mechanical rooms, storage areas, and
maintenance shops have needed equipment and supplies and are kept clean, safe,
and orderly

Regularly clean offices and common areas including weekly
cleaning (vacuuming, sanitizing office equipment, etc.) and periodic heavy
cleaning (shampooing carpeting, cleaning appliances, etc.)

Maintenance of grounds and common spaces

Prepare for scheduled rubbish removal, and clean, as
needed, after rubbish removal.

Walk developments daily to remove hazards and clean,
as needed, to insure optimal curb appeal.

Weed, mow and water landscaped areas. Remove snow,
when needed

Clean sidewalks and alleyways


·      High
school education or GED.

·      At least three
years maintenance experience, including working knowledge of
plumbing, carpentry, painting, HVAC systems and appliances. Training program
certificate, preferred

Personable, flexible and dependable
with the ability to work independently and interact with a wide range of people

Comfort using software applications

·      Commitment
to safety and security

Valid driver’s license, and access
to a car with automobile insurance

Fluency in Spanish, preferred


The salary for this position is $33,750
annually, along with a competitive benefit package that includes four weeks
paid vacation, 9 holidays, 8 sick days, medical, dental and vision coverage
(for full-time employees and qualified dependents), 403(b) retirement fund and
opportunities for professional development.

Working Conditions

This is a full-time, in-person
position based in Philadelphia. Work hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to
5:00 pm, along with occasional weekend and evening work. This position is
eligible for overtime. Requires mobility and lifting for tasks typically
associated with property maintenance, including climbing stairs, bending and
reaching overhead, and carrying heavy objects.

Email resume and cover letter to
[email protected]

About the Women’s Community
Revitalization Project (WCRP)

WCRP is a non-profit organization
committed to social and economic equity for low-income women and families.
Founded in 1986 as Philadelphia’s first and only women-led community
development organization, the organization has grown to become a nationally recognized,
innovative developer that has built more than 350 affordable rental homes and
established the Community Justice Land Trust to protect the long-term
affordability of homes. WCRP manages its own properties and provides supportive
services to tenants and communities throughout Philadelphia. The organization
also leads community organizing campaigns aimed at shaping public policy
outcomes, to date winning more than $100 million for affordable housing in