This position assists and performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of Kodiak Island Housing Authority (KIHA) properties, buildings, facilities, and performs related duties as assigned.

What You Will Be Doing

  1. General maintenance and repair: Assist in ensuring that buildings and equipment are maintained in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
  2. Carpentry: Assists with rough and finished carpentry work in the repair of structures such as partitions, walls, doors, fences, window frames, roofs, etc.
  3. Painting: applies and prepares various surfaces for paint, enamel, lacquer, varnish, or stain; repairs wall coverings.
  4. Grounds Maintenance: Maintains grounds in clean and orderly manner including mowing, trimming; Utilize snow removal equipment (plow trucks, snow blowers, and shovels) to clean debris, snow, and ice from grounds, pathways, driveways, and parking lots.
  5. 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 minor emergencies.
  6. Other duties when sufficient skill is demonstrated, or training is provided.

Preferred qualifications

  • 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, painting, and 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
  • Must be able to measure distance and calculate quantities
  • 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.

The successful candidate will have…

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


  • Status: Temporary
  • Salary Range: $25.00+ per hour Depending On Experience

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If you have any question please call 907-486-8111 or email Career@kiha.org

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