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Maintenance Supervisor

Summary: MHA currently provides maintenance services to 206 Low Rent Public Housing units. MHA also administers 318 Vouchers under the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) and 39 Mainstream Vouchers.

Essential Job Functions: The supervisor position is a full-time permanent position which may require on-call nights and weekend duty rotations for emergency coverage. Duties include maintenance work as well as the supervision of maintenance staff engaged in unskilled and semi-skilled work assignments. Maintains records and prepares reports in accordance with regulations. Employee must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative to ensure that the activities of the department are properly scheduled, repair work is accomplished in a timely and proper manner, and personnel are efficiently supervised.

Coordinate the work of a small maintenance crew engaged in the maintenance and repair of housing units.

¢ Assign work orders to staff to efficiently make repairs to housing units
¢ Maintain required records and reports related to unit and site maintenance
¢ Review, approve and complete work order forms
¢ Inspect grounds, work in progress, and completed work to assure that it complies with established standards
¢ Ensure that maintenance personnel are properly trained by monitoring progress of new hires, ensuring that employees receive training on new regulations and procedures
¢ Participate in the hiring process by assisting in interviewing applicants for employment and making hiring recommendations
¢ Submit time and leave reports for the maintenance crew
¢ Assist with the performance appraisals for maintenance staff and participate in the discussion with employees
¢ Counsel employees regarding job performance and document in accordance with established procedures
¢ Recommend disciplinary action as needed
¢ Perform maintenance tasks and provide housing manager with recommendations as needed
¢ Assist in the procurement of outside contractors when necessary and help establish general guidelines and priorities in the contractor's projects
¢ Participate in annual inspection of units to determine needs for preventative and restorative repairs
¢ Conduct regular inspections of units to determine needs for maintenance of any aspect of housing units, including major equipment
¢ Make recommendations for changes in policies and procedures in response to changing conditions, requirements, regulations or technology
¢ Assist in preparations of maintenance budget for each site
¢ Inspect vacated apartments, complete make-ready list, and inform manager of status
¢ Perform a wide variety of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and preventative maintenance tasks
¢ Regularly conduct inventory of equipment, tools, parts, and supply of materials, order parts, equipment and
materials as needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
¢ Knowledge of the basic principles of management and supervision
¢ Knowledge of HUD regulations regarding housing quality standards and other maintenance related standards
¢ Acquire knowledge of the Monroe Housing Authority (MHA) policies and procedures
¢ Knowledge of the physical layout of the site properties
¢ Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance, including standard practices, methods, tools, and materials, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, carpentry, and grounds keeping .
¢ Knowledge of safety rules, including accident causation and prevention
¢ Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions
¢ Ability to supervise a comprehensive maintenance program for an affordable housing agency
¢ Ability to analyze information from inspections to determine the maintenance needs, and the quality of maintenance services
¢ Ability to develop plans, and procedures for efficient and timely completion of work
¢ Ability to maintain records in an orderly fashion
¢ Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
¢ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, subordinates, co-workers, residents, contractors, and the general public
¢ Ability to prepare recommendations and reports, as required
¢ Ability to read, understand and work from sketches and blueprints
¢ Ability to understand oral and written instructions

Minimum Qualifications include:
¢ A substantial knowledge of buildings/grounds maintenance practices and techniques
¢ A working knowledge of practices and methods used for carpentry, plumbing, heating/air, painting, electrical, and janitorial work.
¢ A working knowledge of applicable state and federal building codes and housing quality standards including knowledge of EPA's lead paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting requirements.
¢ Supervisor must be skilled in use of equipment and tools commonly used in buildings and grounds maintenance and must have the ability to develop work specifications, to read and interpret written instructions, and to prepare work progress reports.
¢ Supervisor must be able to identify deferred maintenance and develop capital plans for inclusion in the budgets.
¢ Computer knowledge and ability to operate efficiently is required
¢ Valid Driving License and insurable
¢ Ability to operate company vehicles,
Physical aspects of the job require from time to time, heavy lifting, bending, kneeling, stooping, climbing, balancing and carrying heavy objects.
¢ Five (5) years of experience in supervising maintenance staff is preferred; strong leadership skills is required.

HVAC and/or Electrician Certification preferred.

Hiring Salary Range: 20.15 - 21.00 per hr.

Apply to: office1@monroehousing-nc.com

Monroe Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants will be evaluated for this position based solely on qualifications without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, religion, age or sex. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory review of applicant's background check.


This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job classification. Incumbents may not perform the entire job duties listed, and incumbents may perform duties which are not listed. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.