Service Person IV (Building Maintenance)

Salary: $17.06/Hour

General Summary

Under the general supervision of the Chief of Maintenance or Designee, the SP IV performs basic and major maintenance, repair, and construction, and all alterations of CMHA buildings, facilities, and equipment. No supervisory responsibilities; may serve as lead worker for lower classified employees when so designated.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Performs basic and major maintenance, repair, construction, and alterations of CMHA buildings, facilities, and equipment in one or more of the following skilled trade areas: Carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, drywall, plastering, masonry, and roofing. Tasks include, but are not limited to installation of lights, switches, and conduit; laying tile floors; building floors, frames, and shelves; preparing walls for plastering; installing sinks, lavatories, and bath tubs, laying pipe lines, maintenance of roofing, gutters and downspouts, concrete installation.
  • Assists in diagnosing mechanical and structural problems to determine necessary repairs. Read and interprets blue prints. Operates power tools and equipment, including but not limited to, drills, grinders, electric plains, landscaping equipment, chain saws, lawn mowers, snowplows, dump trucks, and heavy equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance to CMHA facilities.
  • Requisitions necessary supplies and materials to complete tasks based on service requests.
  • May be assigned to diagnose and repair malfunctions as well as perform preventative maintenance on CMHA owed refrigerations, stoves, and other appliances.
  • Maintains records of work orders and work performed; reports activities as required or requested.
  • May be assigned to plaster interior walls, ceilings, and other building surfaces/installs dry wall to same. May prepare surfaces and erect equipment to perform these tasks.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. 

Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                               

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Some course work in one or more of the vocational skills areas is preferred.
  • Two to three years of progressively responsible experience in maintenance work.            

Skills

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to write clearly and legibly.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to use power and hand tools.
  • Ability to work inside or outside in cold, hot, wet, and/or dry weather.
  • Ability to perform light to heavy lifting.
  • Ability to perform one or more of the craft vocational areas at a high proficiency level.
  • Ability to coordinate work with lower classified employees.
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with the public, CMHA residents, and other CMHA employees.
  • Possession of a valid Ohio operator’s license and insurability under Agency guidelines.
  • Possession of Basic Housing Maintenance Certificate (BHMC).
  • May require a Commerical Driver’s License (CDL), or specific type of registration/certification relevant to assignment.
  • The qualifications listed above are guidelines, other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job will be considered. 

Physical Demands 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

  • The Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority requires evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination for newly hired employees.* * CMHA will consider requests for reasonable accommodations for religious or medical reasons as required under applicable law. For more information please contact CMHA’s Human Resources at 216-348-5030 (voice) or email HRDir@cmha.net. * The Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") requires CMHA to maintain confidentiality of employee medical information. Any information provided will be kept confidential and will be stored separately from the employee’s personnel files as required under the ADA.


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The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the job will be considered.