The Grand Junction Housing Authority (GJHA) is looking for a quality individual to join our team as a Maintenance Technician working primarily in building maintenance.

As a Maintenance Technician at GJHA, you will put your best troubleshooting skills to work at an organization that takes pride in fostering a community in which families and individuals have an inviting and safe place to call home.  If you pride yourself on a job well done and are a natural problem solver, then this is the job for you!

Our Maintenance Technicians are responsible for quality and timely general apartment maintenance and repair to ensure apartment homes and other property facilities are in good working order. Responsibilities include preparing apartments for move-in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units; electrical appliances, outlets, and light fixtures; plumbing, carpentry, and locks.  Most building maintenance is completed in occupied or unoccupied apartment units.  Other responsibilities include grounds work to include mowing, pruning, fence repairs, weed removal, leaf removal, irrigation repairs, cleaning areas around dumpsters, and removing snow.   Currently, we are looking for someone to fill a role that will work primarily in building maintenance, but possibly be asked to complete some grounds maintenance at times of organization necessity.

The ideal candidate has the ability to do the following:

  • Must treat people with respect and work with integrity and professional ethics, upholding the agency’s values and mission. Represents the agency in a positive, professional and ethical manner at all times.
  • Monitor and manage assigned work orders through an electronic work order system.  Performs electronic recordkeeping related to labor hours and materials used.  Monitor and utilize electronic communications such as email, text messages, electronic team meetings through different software platforms and respond accordingly.

The pay range for this non-exempt position is $18.41/hour - $25.82/ hour and would be eligible for discretionary, performance-based bonuses. The position is benefit eligible with a benefit menu that includes health, dental, vision, basic life insurance, paid time off accruals, and holiday pay. Outside of scheduled on-call hours, the weekly schedule is typically 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, with the possibility of occasional overtime.  This position must be available to work on-call and respond to 24-hour call outs as assigned. This position requires full time work in-person, on site.  EOE

Detailed Job Description

Deadline for application packet submittal: Accepting application packets until the position is filled.

Job Type
Full Time/Hourly
Salary Range
$18.41/hour - $25.82/hour
Application Deadline
Until Filled

Currently all phone lines at our main office location on Foresight and some of our property management offices (The Highlands & 2814) are down due to a local outage with our phone provider. We are currently working to get our main incoming phone lines forwarded to other locations. In the meantime if you need to contact us, our office is open 8am-4pm and you can also use the contact form and Maintenance Request forms on our website. We will update this as we have further information but currently the tentative repair time we have been given is Thursday at 7am.