« Back to Job Board
Job Board
Job Title: 

Maintenance Worker

Job Location: 
Salary Range: 
$41,468.11 - $52,924.33 Annually
Full Job Description: 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:      To work at an advanced level, with limited supervision, maintaining and repairing Agency residential and commercial buildings and maintaining grounds and landscaped areas of Agency facilities.      



Receives direct supervision from the Maintenance Supervisor

Receives lead direction from Maintenance Coordinator

Receives functional guidance from higher level staff

Provides technical and directional guidance and training to other maintenance staff

Only up to 100 candidates may be invited to the written examination. Only up to 32 who pass the written examination may be invited to the oral exam. Both the written and the oral exams must be passed in order to be placed on the eligible list for this classification.  

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis to establish an eligible list for this classification. 

The Maintenance Worker performs a variety of skilled maintenance functions which may include:

Prioritize work orders and create schedules

Provide back-up workforce when needed

Inspect units for HUD compliance and/or unit turnover maintenance and repair

Ensure proper materials and supplies are maintained and stored

Assist supervisor in monitoring quality control

Provide training and direction for staff

Monitor work performance of other maintenance workers on a project-by-project basis and report status to supervisor regularly

Use a computer or hand-held device to input job data, code and track invoices, write correspondence and prepare reports

Perform duties on an “on-call” status

Job Preparation

Maintain inventory and order supplies

Stock work vehicle with needed supplies and equipment

Test, clean and repair tools and equipment

Make recommendations on purchases of new equipment and supplies

Maintain records and logs of work

General Facility Upkeep and Maintenance

Work independently, as assigned, to:

Complete repairs, such as plumbing, electrical, roofing, appliances and HVAC 

Repair and hang prepped doors, furniture, counter tops, cabinets, shelving, floor tile and other carpentry items

Patch, touch up, paint and finish dry wall and other interior and exterior surfaces

Repair and replace locks and hardware

Repair or replace windows and doors and coverings such as screens, blinds and drapes

Manage electronic systems such as, but not limited to, gate controllers, call systems, video surveillance, and alarms

Deliver and install appliances

Maintain work vehicle

Operate and maintain hand and power tools and equipment

Identify major maintenance needs and report to appropriate staff

Respond to tenant lock-outs and other emergencies


Site & Grounds Maintenance

Remove concrete and builds forms; mix and pour to replace concrete

Fill holes and patch asphalt

Check, install and rebuild sprinkler and other irrigation systems

Plant, water, mow, edge and care for lawns

Plant, cultivate, prune and water shrubs, trees, flowers and other plants

Hoe, rake and sweep weeds and garden debris

Pick up trash and debris and take to landfill/transfer station

Trim and remove trees and branches

Clean off and repair roofs, gutters and downspouts

Repair or replace benches, tables, fences, signs, playground equipment and related structures

Operate power equipment 


Education and Experience: 

Any combination of experience and education that would be likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities could be qualifying, as determined by the Agency. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience – Three (3) years experience and proficiency in general maintenance repair work such as glazing, plumbing, electrical, roofing, appliances; HVAC; repair, carpentry such as install doors, furniture, counter top, cabinets, shelving, floor tile, and other carpentry items; hang tape, patch, texture paint, stain drywall and other interior surfaces; repair and install locks and hardware; repair or replace windows and doors and coverings such as screens, blinds and drapes along with emphasis on writing and communication skills

Education – Graduation from an accredited high school, or possession of an equivalent certificate or diploma recognized by the State of California (e.g. G.E.D.).  College courses in construction technology or a related field are desirable.

Licenses and Certificates:   Must possess and maintain an applicable California Driver License and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.

Other Requirements:  Will be required to take and successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination.   Will be required to drive an Agency vehicle during the course of employment.



All employees may be assigned, and required to carry out, additional duties at any time. An employee with a known disability will only be assigned additional duties when the duty being added is an essential function of the position, or can be carried out with reasonable accommodation.


Every employee is expected to participate in discussions of individual, department and Agency performance and work on problem-solving teams as assigned. Any employee serving on a problem-solving team may be asked to carry out the role of team leader.


Any person driving for Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency must maintain a valid driver’s license on his/her person, and demonstrate compliance with the motor vehicle law, standards of courtesy on the road and attention to safety. All drivers must maintain their insurability.

As a condition of employment with SHRA, this employee will be required to complete a COVID-19 vaccination recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (including for emergency use) and provide proof of vaccination to the Human Resources Department prior to employment.

SHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: 

For a complete job announcement and/or to apply online, click on the following link:


Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 31, 2023
Posting Expiration Date: 
Monday, August 7, 2023
Job Location Details: 
Sacramento, CA

Sorry, this content is only available to members.

If you're a member of CLPHA, please click here to log in.

If you have not created your CLPHA.org account, it’s easy to create one. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

You can also click here to watch a webinar site tour that shows CLPHA members how to create website accounts for themselves and provides an overview of the site's functionality.

Otherwise, we invite you to learn more about the many benefits of CLPHA membership.