Maintenance Associate

Affinity Living Group Charleston , SC 29402

Posted 5 months ago

Nature and scope

Under the direct supervision of the Plant Operations Director, the maintenance associate assists in the maintenance of facility to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for residents, staff, and visitors.


  • Relevant work experience (1+ years preferred).

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, vendors and the general public.

  • Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work responsibly as a team member as well as an individual.

  • Must be honest, fair, dependable, respect confidentiality and the rights and privacy of others.

  • Practice and promote Policies and Procedures, Mission Statement, Core Values and Founding Principles.

  • Must have basic reporting and organizational skills.

  • Must have valid driver license.

  • Must meet all health requirements.

  • Must pass criminal background check.

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (essential job functions), with or without reasonable accommodation.

Essential functions

  • Care for the routine maintenance needs of the Community and its residents as if they were your own home and family.

  • Diagnoses technical and mechanical problems and makes repairs as appropriate.

  • Responsible for maintenance and beautification of facility and grounds.

  • Ensure cleaning chemicals are safe and consistent with company/regulatory guidelines and safely stored.

  • Maintain all electrical, plumbing and mechanical equipment.

  • Maintain pool and all aquatic equipment if applicable.

  • Maintain all fitness equipment, kitchen equipment and emergency call system.

  • Maintain all life safety equipment, security systems, keying log and security cameras.

  • Respond to resident/director/staff requests for maintenance through maintenance reports and log system.

  • Ensure 24-hour repair/response time for all daily maintenance requests.

  • Ensures the timely turnover of vacated and vacant apartments to be show and rent ready within 48 hours of vacating.

  • All minor repairs, including basic carpentry, painting, electricity, plumbing, locksmith, and preventative maintenance as defined by Affinity.

  • Carry out tasks associated with a standardized preventative maintenance program.

  • Ensures the Community is mechanically sound, safe, and well maintained.

  • Interiors must be neat, paint and wall coverings clean, sound and chip/scratch free.

  • Maintenance associates will have a keen sense of detail.

  • Patching, painting and repair will be a major part of the maintenance program, as well as carpet care and maintenance.

  • Grounds, building exterior and interior, signage are maintained year-round.

  • Flowerbeds and lawns will be weeded and trimmed.

  • Ensures the season foliage and snow/ice removal is also part of the exterior maintenance plan.

  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers.

  • Performs job duties for residents and with team members in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Take initiative to ensure resident safety and satisfaction is a priority.

  • Meet and greet visitors in a friendly, helpful manner (Visitors include anyone who visits the community; specifically, current residents' families and friends, prospective residents and their families, referral sources, vendors and regulators).

  • Answer phones appropriately, according to company and community standards.

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