Maintenance Supervisor-Full Time
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 9/18/2019

Job Description

Come join the Volunteers of America– we are seeking a friendly, passionate and energetic candidate to join our team in our working environment.

Brightway Commons is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to join its housing community and supervise Brightway Commons 1 & 2 Apartments in Milford, DE!

***This is a Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm position! Must be willing to work ON-CALL to address emergencies and will be required to drive to pick up supplies. ***

POSITION SUMMARY: The Maintenance Supervisor assume responsibilities for overall maintenance of property. Responsible for preventive maintenance, painting and repairs inside and outside the property to provide a safe, attractive and orderly environment for the benefit, use enjoyment protection of residents, staff and visitors.


1. Develop and review Maintenance policies and procedures on an annual basis.

2. Plan, schedule, supervisor, delegate and participate in maintenance and repair work, including, but not limited to masonry, carpentry, painting, gardening, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, air conditioning and heating, monitors staff for completion of work in a timely basis. Supervise outside repairs and contract work authorized by the Community Administrator.

3. Make recommendations to Community Administrator on necessary maintenance repairs, preventive maintenance, and property improvements.


Job Requirements


1. High School diploma or equivalent.
2. Graduate of trade or vocational school, with courses in blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC equipment, refrigeration and electricity preferred.
3. Minimum three (3) years full-time experience in building maintenance to include construction or maintenance of equipment and utilities preferred.
4. Previous experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.
5. Knowledge of state building, plumbing and electrical codes and ordinances.
6. Know how to turn the water and electricity off in case of emergency.
7. Knowledge of basic machinery and tools.
8. Ability to follow oral and written instructions in English.
9. Ability to read, and write in English.
10. Ability to work within federal and state regulations, Volunteers of America facility policies and procedures.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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