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Maintenance Technician - Focuses in Grounds Maintenance (1)

The Grand Junction Housing Authority (GJHA) is looking for a quality individual to join our team as a Maintenance Technician working primarily in grounds 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 grounds, but possibly be asked to complete some building 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 $15.14/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

Maintenance Technician Job Description

Deadline for application packet submittal (packet items and process listed at bottom of page; must include all items or will be considered incomplete): Open Until Filled

Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspector

The Grand Junction Housing Authority is looking to add a HQS Inspector position to our team.

We are looking for an individual who would enjoy traveling around Mesa County, performing unit inspections that meet necessary Section 8 requirements. The successful individual has appropriate time management, intrinsic motivation, and the ability to develop professional working relationships with landlords.

This position conducts inspections of all rental units assisted by the Housing Choice Voucher Program on an annual basis. This position is responsible for inspecting rental units for applicants that receive rental assistance for the first time to get them leased under the Rental Assistance Program and re-inspects units that have failed or need repair in a timely manner. The HQS Inspector must conduct all inspections in accordance with Housing Quality Standards set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Federal Regulations and must be able to develop and maintain thorough understanding of the Housing Choice Voucher Program and HUD Federal Regulations.

The ideal candidate can do the following: 

  • 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.
  • Adapt well to change in the work environment.  Works with frequent interruptions and responds calmly and professionally to emergency situations.  Demonstrates the ability to provide quality services to a culturally diverse population.  Professional at all times.

The hourly hiring salary range for this non-exempt position is $18.41 - $25.82 and the position would be eligible for discretionary, performance-based bonuses.  The position is benefit eligible with a benefit menu that includes, but is not limited to medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off. The schedule is typically 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, with the possibility of occasional overtime and adjusted weekly schedule to accommodate last minute business transactions. This position requires work in-person, on site with an opportunity for some work to be done remotely.  GJHA is an equal opportunity employer.

HQS Inspector Job Description

Deadline for application packet submittal (packet items and process listed below; must include all items or will be considered incomplete): Open Until Filled

Eligibility Technician

 

As an Eligibility Technician  for the Grand Junction Housing Authority, you would be responsible for greeting and assisting clients in a courteous, professional manner with determining initial eligibility for Grand Junction Housing Authority (GJHA) Programs in compliance with GJHA policies and procedures and appropriate program rules and regulations, where applicable.

You will interact and serve a diverse population of individuals and learn the complex regulations and policies.  Your customer service skills are paramount, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines and build relationships is a must.  

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.
  • Answers accurately, citizens’ requests for information, both in person and over the telephone, about housing assistance provided by GJHA and general information about other housing agencies.  Must be cordial and helpful in providing information so that the citizen has a good understanding of the process of applying for housing assistance.
  • Supports other staff members in performance of their job responsibilities, including limited typing of routine correspondence as related to programs; i.e., waiting list purge letters, eligibility and annual recertification notices, notices of evictions, and responses to general inquiries of Programs.
  • Adapts well to change in the work environment.  Works with frequent interruptions and responds calmly and professionally to emergency situations.  Demonstrates the ability to provide quality services to a culturally diverse population. 

The hiring pay range for this non-exempt position is $15.82/hour - $17.00/hr. 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. The schedule is typically 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, with the possibility of occasional overtime and the ability to work an approved flexible schedule.  This position requires full time work in-person as this position serves our front reception for walk-in customers.  EOE

Eligibility Technician Job Description

Deadline for application packet submittal (packet items and process listed below; must include all items or will be considered incomplete): Open Until Filled

To Apply:
  1. Complete the GJHA Employment Application - Filling in blanks with "See Resume" is unacceptable. (Application link is in upper left side of page above)
  2. Include a Resume
  3. Include a Cover Letter
  4. Submit everything listed above by the posted deadline: Application packets may be emailed to human.resources@gjha.org, USPS, or dropped off at our 8 Foresight office.
  5. Individuals who have submitted a resume through Indeed still need to submit items 1 and 3 above to be considered for the posted position.

Applications can be emailed to human.resources@gjha.org or dropped off in person.  Applications and attachments returned in person to the Housing Authority must be in a sealed envelope. Until further notice, our doors are locked and a drop box is located outside our front doors for your convenience. On the outside of the envelope please write ATTN: Personnel and also clearly write your name and the position you are applying for.  To be considered for employment with GJHA, you must submit a GJHA employment application, resume, and cover letter.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application.

 


Grand Junction Housing Authority (Employer) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability or veteran status.  It is our intent that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decision be based on job-related factors.

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.