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Lower Elwha Housing Authority Maintenance Supervisor 

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Category Administration  

Lower Elwha Housing Authority
Job Description

Maintenance Supervisor

Summary: The Maintenance Supervisor performs a variety of skilled, journeyman level maintenance tasks in connection with repairs to and maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment. Work involves knowledge of and skills in the areas of plumbing, electricity, carpentry, masonry, painting, refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Responsible for supervision of Maintenance staff and overall maintenance and inspections of units managed by the Lower Elwha Housing Authority (LEHA).

LOCATION: Lower Elwha Housing Authority Facility / Tribal Community

SUPERVISED BY: LEHA Executive Director
SUPERVISORY STATUS: Responsible for Supervision of all LEHA Maintenance Staff

POSITION STATUS: Full-time; eligible for standard LEHA employment benefits.


  • Troubleshoot and respond to problematic situations to eliminate operational and subcontractor problems.
  • Report any deficiencies to supervisor, while taking precautions to prevent any injuries to staff, customers, or facility. Handle all emergencies after notifying supervisor.
  • Ensure compliance with required rules and regulations in order to protect and preserve assets of the LEHA and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe.
  • Supervises and direct maintenance staff, preforms job evaluations annually, approves leave requests and enforces policies and procedures.
  • Ensure assessments of repair/renovation requirements of all LEHA housing units are conducted.
  • Work collaboratively with Resident Services Representative on annual inspection process.
  • Must practice safety precautions and be safety conscious at all times.
  • Independently performs required maintenance to building surfaces, fixtures, systems, and equipment.
  • Performs electrical; checking appliances for proper operation; testing light switches and electrical outlets; and conducting ground fault detection tests.
  • Performs such carpentry work as: inspecting/repairing doors, windows, cabinets, handrails, roofs, gutters, down spouts, floor tiles, carpet, walls and ceilings. If possible, repairs will be made immediately or a work order will be opened.
  • May perform such masonry work as: patching cracked concrete; replacing broken masonry blocks and ceramic tiles; re-grouting ceramic tile; and sealing concrete and exterior brick walls.
  • May perform such plumbing tasks as: replacing faucet washers, seats, stems, spigots, and hardware; resetting commodes, tubs, and sinks; repairing water leaks; replacing and/or repairing flush valves or flush tank hardware; and clearing clogged drains and soil lines.
  • May perform such painting tasks as: preparing surfaces for painting by patching plaster holes, sanding, scraping, or masking; painting with brushes, rollers, or sprayers; performing touch-up painting after working in an area; spot painting metal surfaces for corrosion control, etc.
  • Performs miscellaneous maintenance related tasks for a variety of situations as directed by immediate supervisor such as: servicing and/or repairing grounds card and cleaning equipment; servicing and/or repairing vehicles; and repairing work tools and equipment.
  • Provides assistance to other maintenance personnel as necessary.
  • Operates and makes all installations and repairs in accordance with local, state, and national codes.
  • Participates and assign an 'off-shift and weekend emergency maintenance' coverage as scheduled.
  • Inspects, tests, and keeps required records of all fire risers, extinguishers, fire doors, and other required fire safety code items.
  • Schedules/maintains janitorial duties for the Housing Authority building which includes: daily garbage removal, vacuuming/mopping floors, cleaning restrooms, windows and other areas of the Housing Authority building where necessary.
  • The work includes exposure to harsh cleaners and abrasive cleaning products and the use of hazardous chemicals such as pesticides and herbicides requiring the knowledge of proper safety procedures in the use of such chemicals
  • Ability to recognize and act on conditions within the development that require immediate attention, maintenance, or repair
Position Requirements


  • Graduation from an accredited high school, or possession of an equivalent certificate (e.g. G.E.D.). Possession of an Associate Degree, or two full academic years of training, from an accredited college or university with a major in construction technology or related field may be substituted for one year of experience. There shall be no substitution for supervisory experience.
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible maintenance experience and supervisory, which includes responsibility for a full range of maintenance, renovation and repair activities. Experience in either the public or private sectors in a housing-related environment would be desirable. Possess journeyman-level skills in one or more trades. Must have and retain a Washington State driver’s license. CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office Suite, the ability to communicate electronically, and excellent internet research skills.
  • Ability to comply with all applicable Federal or Tribal statutes, regulations or ordinances.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community, both orally and in writing.
  • Must pass UA testing prior to employment and maintain compliance with LEHA Drug Free Workplace policies
  • Ability to establish and keep a high level of confidence with co-workers, clients and the community.


  • Stamina to work 40 hours per week
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to read handwriting
  • Must be able to deal with the stress of a busy workplace
  • Must be available for occasional evening work and travel up to 40% of the time

As with all positions of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe this position is Indian Preference in hiring.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Open Date 9/20/2021  
Location Lower Elwha Tribal Center  
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