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Kodiak Island Housing Authority
3137 Mill Bay Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
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3137 Mill Bay Road 
Kodiak, Alaska 99615 

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Facilities Laborer(s)

Department:Facilities
Reports to:Facilities Supervisor; Facilities Lead
Reporting Staff:None

DISTINGUISHING FACTORS

Under general supervision, assists and performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of Kodiak Island Housing Authority (KIHA) properties, buildings, facilities, and equipment located in Kodiak and the surrounding villages. Performs related duties as assigned. 
Village travel required. Additional off-island travel may be necessary for training.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

1.General maintenance and repair: Assists Lead and Repairers in ensuring that buildings and equipment are maintained in a safe, clean and orderly condition in accordance with health and fire regulations; monitors maintenance schedules to assure tasks are performed in a timely manner; repairs and treats structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, stairways, and carpets; cleans debris from roof gutters as necessary; troubleshoots, repairs and adjusts locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets; repairs door hinges; inspects various ventilation units; maintains and services kitchen equipment; arrange for disposal of hazardous waste and chemicals; moves furniture and equipment; opens and closes housing facilities and other site buildings.
2.Carpentry: Assists with rough and finished carpentry work in the repair of structures such as partitions, walls, doors, fences, window frames, roofs, office furniture and shelves. 
3.Glazier: Repairs and replaces windows and panes; replaces window and door hardware; replaces glass for windows, doors, and light fixtures. 
4.Electrical: Assists with electrical repair work in wiring for switches, outlets, plugs, cables, power circuits and appliances; repairs and replaces lighting systems; inspects electrical systems for unsafe conditions; maintains and regularly tests working condition of safety equipment including fire alarm, emergency lighting, and intercom systems. 
5.Plumbing: Assists with repairing and maintaining plumbing leaks or breaks above and below ground; repairing and maintaining appropriate functioning systems including sewer/supply lines, replacing seals and other minor parts; maintaining all underground water lines. 
6.Painting: applies and prepares various surfaces for paint, enamel, lacquer, varnish or stain; removes or paints over graffiti; repairs wall coverings. 
7.Grounds Maintenance: Maintains grounds in clean and orderly manner including mowing, trimming, aerating and fertilizing lawns; sets sprinklers; replaces broken sprinkler heads; weeds; trims tree branches that create hazardous situations; maintains fire lanes around buildings and property; Utilize snow removal equipment (plow trucks, snow blowers, and shovels) to clean debris, snow, and ice from grounds, pathways, driveways, and parking lots.
8.Masonry: Assist with laying forms, mixing, pouring, finishing, and repairing concrete for sidewalks, pavers, ramps, and slabs. 
9.Safety/Security/Sanitation: Assist with reporting and removing any safety hazards; reports and repairs damage to site property; reports unauthorized visitors; secures doors, windows, and grounds; responds to emergency cleanups such as spills and clogged drains.

 
KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Work respectfully and professionally with coworkers.
Works professionally with customers requesting maintenance services.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Minimum education and training: any combination of education, training, and experience or ability to learn or perform the duties and responsibilities as described. A lack of experience in one area may not be a barrier to recruitment. KIHA is willing to train successful recruits.
Demonstrate basic experience of methods used in maintenance and building repair, including basic knowledge of electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, glass replacement, painting, and ground; safety practices and procedures relating to the building trades. 
Experience with a variety of hand tools, power tools, and equipment necessary for described tasks.
Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; receive and give instructions and prepare work orders and reports.
Must be able to measure distance and calculate quantities; ability to read and interpret specifications and blueprints.
Physical requirements: must be able to perform a variety of physical labor including climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, reaching, and standing for long periods of time; lift and carry up to 50 pounds of boxes, tools, equipment and materials.
Must possess and maintain a valid Alaska Driver’s License.

ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES

Must be able to work well with management, coworkers, assigned staff, contractors, and customers.
Must be open to development and advancement of skills and technical knowledge.
Must be able to receive constructive criticism and directions.
Must be able to work under pressure and meet project benchmarks and deadlines.
Must be drug free and able to pass initial drug screen in accordance with Federal law.

Kodiak Island Housing Authority is an Equal Housing Opportunity Employer. This position is subject to the Alaska Native/American Indian employment preference under Section 7(b) of the Native American/Alaska Native Housing and Self-Determination Act, and Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S. C. 1701U) and Regulations in 24 CFR part 135.

COMPENSATION

Status: Non-exempt
Salary Range:HUD standard (Laborer)
Benefits:Full fringe benefits


Facilities Carpenter

Department:Facilities
Reports to:Facilities Superintendent
Reporting Staff:Assigned Laborers

DISTINGUISHING FACTORS

Under the direct supervision of the Facilities Superintendent, this position provides services for skilled work at the journeyman level in construction including all phases of wood frame construction and all aspects of interior remodel as well as new construction.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

1.Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, and other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, carpenter's hand tools, and power tools.
2.Performs weatherization improvements and repairs, including but not limited to attic space ventilation, baffling and insulating, removal and replacement of single pane windows with thermo pane units, wall insulation, air sealing and vapor barrier upgrades, insulated door units, weather-stripping of doors, flashing, and rot repair.
3.Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saw.
4.Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
5.Performs interior and exterior remodeling which may include painting, drywall, and detail/ finish carpentry.
6.Repair or replace metal or shingle roofing systems including fascia, soffits, and gutters/downspouts.
7.Build or repairs decks, landings, and stairs.
8.Remove and install or overlay insulated vinyl siding and other siding systems.
9.Assess and document deficiencies in homes or buildings (i.e. foundations, decks, windows/doors, flooring, etc.) and generate a work and material list.
10.Performs manual labor tasks including loading, unloading, lifting and moving materials, supplies and equipment.
11.Must be able to work in confined spaces or multiple story heights as required.
12.Study specifications in blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
13.Performs other related work as assigned. 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Works closely with and under the direction of the Facilities Superintendent to achieve objectives identified by the Facilities Supervisor or the Homeowner.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Considerable knowledge of the methods, tools, and practices used in the carpentry trades. 
Must be able to analyze various and individual problems independently and solve them with professional results and excellent workmanship.
Must be able to work in unfavorable weather conditions while maintaining good productivity.
Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the buildings, electrical or mechanical trades. 
Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, processes and materials involved in trades related to general construction. 
Three years of journeyman level experience in construction work. 
Graduation from high school or any equivalent combination of experience and training. 
Must have a valid driver's license and an insurable driving record for the last three (3) years and maintain such valid driver's license and insurable driving record while employed by KIHA.
Must be bondable and insurable by the insurance carrier of the Kodiak Island Housing Authority.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.
Must be willing to travel to remote locations as required.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

Kodiak Island Housing Authority is an Equal Housing Opportunity Employer. This position is subject to the Alaska Native/American Indian employment preference under Section 7(b) of the Native American/Alaska Native Housing and Self-Determination Act, and Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S. C. 1701U) and Regulations in 24 CFR part 135.

COMPENSATION

Status: Full time/ Non-exempt
Salary Range:DOE
Benefits:Full fringe benefits offered

Life Builders Coordinator


REPORTING STRUCTURE

Department:Housing Services
Reports to:Services Program Manager 
Reporting Staff:None

DISTINGUISHING FACTORS

This position is responsible for overseeing and implementing the KIHA Life Builders (LB) transitional housing program. This program is a mentoring and development program for young adults in need of basic life skills development and adult responsibilities skills development. The average participant typically enters the program at the level of an older adolescent with deficiencies in basic life skills, social engagement capacity, emotional maturity, and employment skills. Participants need a structured environment with extensive staff and community engagement that provides opportunities for daily learning. The successful applicant needs to be prepared to mentor, guide, and teach participants as they make the difficult transition from unskilled youth to adults with necessary skills and abilities to live self-sufficient lives. In addition, the applicant needs to have experience dealing with risk factors associated with poverty, trauma, substance abuse history, socio-emotional difficulties, broken homes, and a lack of adult role models. As no one person has all the necessary skills and training, extensive connection and collaboration with other community services programs is a must. 

The ability to work with minimal supervision and to work effectively and establish a positive rapport with KIHA residents, staff and community members is mandatory. 

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

1.Responsible for developing an effective mentoring relationship with participants built through intensive engagement and supervision. Identify and take advantage of teachable moments for all manner of skill development opportunities as they arise during activities and engagement. 
2.Responsible for offering trauma informed services that consider the socio-emotional deficiencies participants may face. Responsible for dealing professionally with participant issues, altercations, and infractions. 
3.Responsible for establishing group relationship building activities, group celebrations, etc. that connect residents with housemates, improve social interactions, and mitigate resident social barriers to self-sufficiency. Responsible for engaging participants in community activities and events that expose participants to local activities, culture, and norms and guide them in utilizing their recreation time appropriately. 
4.Ensure participants meet program employment requirements. Responsible for visiting worksites, job shadowing, and mentoring participants. Also for engaging with supervisors to assist in achieving successful employment outcomes. 
5.Ensure safe and healthy worksites for Life Builders staff and participants; ensure cleanliness of worksite and participant living quarters; enforce house responsibilities, cleaning tasks and chores assigned to participants 
6.Responsible for providing or instructing a variety of self-sufficiency and quality of life skills workshops such as cleaning, cooking, shopping, budgeting, time management, parenting, employment soft skills, etc. as needed or required. Ensure workshops are timed and located to meet resident needs and schedules when practical. Coordinate and collaborate with other KIHA and community educational resources. Responsible for developing lesson plans that work to provide comprehensive skill development over time. 
7.Provide participants with transportation assistance in accordance with program Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 
8.Responsible for developing and maintaining effective and professional working relationships with KIHA staff and with social services providers in the community. Responsible for knowing and understanding social services programs that may assist program participants in achieving self-sufficiency. 
9.Responsible for overseeing and implementing the Life Builders program in accordance with the LB Manual, SOPs, and KIHA policies. Responsible for developing and implementing Life Builders Self Sufficiency Plans. Responsible for monitoring and evaluating the delivery, impact, and effectiveness of participant Self-Sufficiency Plans. Ensure plans are adapted to participant strengths and realities. 
10.Responsible for participating in applicant screening committee. Responsible for completing intake assessments, interview, and Self-Sufficiency Plans with program participants and partnered agencies. 
11.Responsible for providing outreach and recruiting community and village participation in Life Builders. 
12.Responsible for exercising judgement when resolving problems in resident services and support programs.
13.Responsible for maintaining appropriate records as directed by program requirements (i.e., attendance forms, resident intake and self-sufficiency files, case management documentation, release of information, inventory, etc.). Responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of confidentiality for records and communications as defined by regulation, policy, and procedures. 
14.Responsible for promoting a safe and drug free work environment. 
15.Perform other duties as assigned by the Services Program Manager.

COMPENSATION

Status: Non-exempt
Salary Range:28 $39,404-53,311 DOE
Benefits:Fringe benefits offered