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Intermittent/On-Call Facilities Maintenance Technician I

Location: Seattle
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:


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Closing Date: Until Filled

Agency Overview

At Neighborhood House (NH), our vision is a healthy, diverse, and welcoming community, free of poverty and racism, where all people thrive. We serve over 16,000 individuals in Seattle/South King County in the areas of early learning, youth development, citizenship, employment, health, housing, resource navigation, and aging adults. In addition to direct services, we use our experience and deep connection to our communities to advocate for equitable access to services, and policy changes that advance equity for all.

When one of us succeeds, we all succeed!

Neighborhood House is on a mission to becoming a multi-cultural, anti-racist agency. We are achieving this by sharing power, listening to and learning from each other and our communities, and working to repair past inequities. We are building a culture where equity is the foundation, inclusiveness is the default, and access for marginalized communities is the norm.

Our Agency Values include Community, Equity, Integrity, Relationships, and Sustainability. More information about our Agency Values can be found here.

Click here for more details about our benefits program.

Job Summary

Neighborhood House is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician. The Facilities Maintenance Technician will report to the Director of Facilities. Flexibility is required as hours and times of work may vary during the week. Hours are often after classroom hours, in the afternoon. Weekend availability is required. Neighborhood House sites are located primarily in Seattle and South King County.


  • Assemble, move, rearrange, set up furniture (tables, chairs, desks, computers) and office spaces
  • Installation of pictures, bulletin boards, and name plates
  • Perform routine plumbing repairs such as unstopping toilets, sinks or urinals, and fixing minor water leaks.
  • Change light bulbs or fluorescent lamps and other basic facility maintenance.
  • Performing electrical or plumbing work.
  • Perform interior painting and drywall patching.
  • Inspect grounds and facilities for potential hazards or safety concerns.
  • Landscaping and grounds work, such as trimming tree branches, leaf blowing, applying mulch, and turning play chips.
  • Pressure washing and window cleaning.
  • Clearing drains of leaves and from roofs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications
    • Experience in painting, furniture assembly, and setting up cubicles/wall systems.
    • High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one-year relevant experience. A combination of experience, industry certifications and/or education will be considered. Vocational training and certification will also be considered.
    • Good verbal communication skills and ability to interact professionally with Neighborhood House staff, volunteers, and customers in our facilities.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a safe manner and ability to work on a team to complete projects as needed.
    • Familiarity with and knowledge of how to safely operate hand and power tools.
    • Must be physically able to perform basic maintenance tasks to the highest quality, which will include the ability to frequently climb ladders, climb roofs using a safety harness, work in confined spaces, and lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Kneeling, stooping, bending, pushing/pulling for extended periods of time, etc. is required.
    • Have reliable, independent transportation for frequent travel between sites.
    • Willingness to comply with established agency performance standards, which require productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service-orientation and the maintenance of a professional demeanor.

      Desired Qualifications
      • Ability to legally drive a rental vehicle in the State of Washington.
      • Ability to drive to and from NH sites.

        Required Credentials
        • Must pass Neighborhood House background check requirements.
        • Position requires Washington State bi-annual criminal background re-check.
        • Department of Early Learning portable background check.
        • Current Health Exam and Tuberculosis Screening (must be obtained prior to employment).

          Post-Hire on-the-job Training Requirements

          • Current First Aid Certificate within 30 days of hire.
          • Current CPR Certificate within 30 days of hire.
          • Sexual Harassment Training within 30 days of hire.
          • Child Abuse and Neglect training (within 2 weeks of hire).

            Employment Practice

            Neighborhood House is committed to diversity and to equal opportunity employment. As an equal opportunity employer, we support and follow federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Neighborhood House does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, caste, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical ability including HIV status, height, weight, veteran status, military obligations, sexual orientation and expression of gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. Management and HR staff are committed to ensuring that all personnel decisions that affect employees, clients, volunteers, and board members are made in accordance with the equal employment opportunity principles of nondiscrimination.

            For more information

            Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to

Keywords: NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE INC, Seattle , Intermittent/On-Call Facilities Maintenance Technician I, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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