JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician


LOCATION: Knoxville and Lenoir City- Dogwood Terrace 1 & 3


PROGRAM: Affordable Housing


POSITION SUMMARY:  Makes repairs and maintains properties for the Affordable Housing Program.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
•     Performs maintenance duties such as minor plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry 
repairs.
•     Schedules and completes preventive maintenance program.
•     Responds to after-hour emergency calls as needed.
•     Change return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed.
•     Completes ground work such as grounds pick-up, sweeping and light landscaping.
•     Maintains sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
•     Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting, 
cleaning and minor repairs.


ROLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Education Requirements:

•     Minimum of high school diploma or GED preferred.
•     Certification of maintenance or technical training required.


Experience Requirements:

•     Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and 
carpentry repairs.
•     Possess good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
•     Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on 
automobile.
•     Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful 
attention to work.


Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•     Basic use of computer preferred.

Hours and Benefits: Full-time; Non-Exempt.


To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA Human Resources, Attn: Maintenance Technician, P.O. Box
1218, Morristown, TN 37816 or email to awhite@douglascherokee.org.