Maintenance Worker Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Maintenance Worker

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Maintenance Worker to perform upkeep tasks such as repairs and cleaning. The Maintenance Worker will be responsible for ensuring that our facilities are in good condition and meet safety standards. The ideal candidate will have experience in maintenance work and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.


  • Perform routine maintenance tasks such as painting, plumbing, and electrical repairs
  • Clean and maintain facilities, including restrooms, kitchens, and common areas
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems to identify issues and make necessary repairs
  • Respond to maintenance requests from staff and tenants in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all maintenance work is completed safely and in compliance with regulations


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proven experience as a Maintenance Worker or similar role
  • Knowledge of basic maintenance procedures and techniques
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Physical stamina and strength to perform manual labor tasks

Working Conditions: The Maintenance Worker will work primarily indoors, but may be required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. The position may require standing, walking, bending, and lifting heavy objects. The Maintenance Worker may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings plans.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Maintenance Worker

What is the best way to find and hire a Maintenance Worker near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Maintenance Worker applicants. Employers posting their Maintenance Worker job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Maintenance Worker applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Maintenance Worker are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 12 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Maintenance Worker positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Maintenance Worker role?
SMS has 96% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Maintenance Worker job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Maintenance Workers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 138% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Maintenance Worker applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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