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Maintenance Technician

Helena Housing Authority
Helena, Montana, United States
December 07, 2018


Helena Housing Authority

Maintenance Technician I

Wage: $15.33 -$18.47/hour (DOQ)

The Helena Housing Authority seeks a Maintenance Technician responsible for maintaining and repairing buildings, electrical, mechanical & plumbing systems and grounds features. Duties include:

• Maintenance and repair of doors, windows, gates, walls, floors, roofs, and other building features using knowledge of carpentry, cabinetry, drywall, tiling, roofing, painting and skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools.

• Repair and maintenance of building utilities, appliances, and mechanical systems using knowledge of plumbing, electrical, heating/ventilation/air conditioning, and welding.

• Manual and semi-skilled tasks in maintaining the landscape using knowledge of lawns, trees, shrubs, and other plants and a variety of hand and power equipment.

• May involve remediating contaminated units, conducting inspections and pest management.


HHA offers competitive salary with opportunity for career advancement through our Maintenance Technician Career Ladder. HHA also provides professional development and training opportunities including hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training.

Qualifications: Requires the equivalent of high school graduation with vocational coursework and three years’ experience in construction and/or maintenance, a driver’s license, and acceptable background check.


• Plumbing, carpentry, painting, heating and electrical repairs; using a variety of hand and power tools and equipment common to the building trades; using materials, methods, and equipment for building and grounds maintenance, including chemicals and cleaning products; care of lawns trees, shrubs, plants and pruning; use and care of maintenance & building tools, and light motorized equipment; working as a team member; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; organizing and completing work assignments in a timely manner with minimal supervision; performing basic arithmetic calculations; and customer service.

Job Benefits: Generous Holiday, Annual, and Sick Leave; Health and Life Insurance; and participation in the Public Employee’s Retirement System.

Special Information: For a full position description and the HHA Employment Application Form, please visit To be considered for employment, all applicants MUST submit completed HHA Employment Application, resume, and cover letter to:

Kim Hoxie, P.O. Box 1251, Helena, MT 59624 or electronically at

Questions call: 406-442-4934

Close Date: Open until filled, with ongoing screening.