Maintenance Technician I/Grounds


Muskegon Heights, MI


Maintains and repairs physical structures of apartment buildings and maintains grounds by performing the following duties. 

Employment Status: Part-Time

Pay Rate: Starting from $14.30 to $19.39 depending on experience. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs work orders in a safe and timely manner, which may include, in order of priority, emergency, on-call, make-ready, preventative, inspection, routine or resident request repairs.

Inspects the property for improvements and repairs and review with supervisor; immediately reporting unsafe conditions.

Maintains control for inventory and utilization of maintenance materials and supplies, operate and perform scheduled maintenance properly on all equipment.

Responsible for keeping work area and tools clean and in order at all times.

Assists in keeping the property free of debris and rubbish at all times.

Knows location and access to electric, gas, water, and all property shut-offs, meters, fire systems, and sewer clean outs.

Shovels snow, removes ice and applies ice melt to walks and driveways as conditions exist. Be immediately available in the event of snow.

Assist Property Management or other staff and contractors when requested.

Responsible for the security of the property at all times.  Keeping all keys to the property in possession as appropriate, and refusing to give any unauthorized person “master” keys or access.  Master keys are never permitted to be given to contractors, vendors, or other persons not employed by Dwelling Place.

May be assigned the following grounds maintenance tasks:

Landscaping responsibilities, such as plant and cut lawns, trim and edge around walks; plant and care for flower beds; plant and prune bushes, trees, or shrubs; clean grounds, rake and bag leaves, and remove litter; water lawn, shrubs, and flowers when necessary; clean drainage ditches and culverts.

Minor repairs and upkeep tasks, such as repair fences, gates, walls, and walks; paints fences, stairs/stairwells, and outbuildings; maintain and repair grounds equipment.

Operates snow removal equipment to maintain parking lots, driveways, and sidewalks; applies ice melt to public passageways as needed.

Picks up and/or delivers items from vendors or donors.

To Apply: 

Please send a RESUME and a COVER LETTER to Please put MUSKEGON MT1 in the subject line. You can also mail your COVER LETTER and RESUME to 
Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids 
ATTN: HR Manager/MT1
101 Sheldon Blvd SE Ste 2
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


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