West Valley Housing Authority

Maintenance Tech I:bar

$2,317/mo. Step 1 -to- $2,819/mo. Step 6
Medical / Dental / Vision / PERS

The Maintenance Technician I performs the work required to keep the common areas and grounds of the West Valley Housing Authority’s (WVHA) properties in exceptional appearance and function. The Maintenance Technician I is primarily expected to perform ongoing landscape maintenance and janitorial duties, but also serve in assisting other maintenance staff with unit turnovers and work orders as needed. Successful incumbents shall have the ability to take direction as provided, or direct their own work in the absence of guidance, with an attention to detail, thoroughness, and timeliness in the performance of the work.



  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Possession of a valid Oregon Driver’s license and evidence of an acceptable driving record.

  • Evidence of previous experience in grounds keeping, maintenance, and janitorial work.

  • Ability and knowledge to consistently and safely use basic mechanical hand tools, power tools and equipment.

  • Attention to detail and the initiative to proactively correct deficiencies.

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check to the satisfaction of WVHA.

  • General knowledge of work orders and other, record keeping devices.

  • Good manual dexterity (hand-eye coordination) and problem-solving skills.

  • Strength and stamina to perform physically demanding work for a standard, work day, and work week, with the ability to work overtime on occasion.

  • Ability to direct one’s own work day in the absence of direction from others.

  • General knowledge, and application, of building and equipment maintenance and repair.

  • Knowledge of general safety and the proper use of the personal protective equipment appropriate, or necessary, for the task(s) being performed.

  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and manipulate (push/pull) with up to 100 pounds of force.


Work is performed primarily out of doors with exposure to all weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration with moving, mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particulates, toxic or caustic chemicals, harsh and/or abrasive cleaning products, extreme temperatures, and the potential risk for electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Work in this position will generally include, but is not limited to, pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, reaching, crouching, and twisting. This position establishes a standard work week, but the incumbent will be required to work some overtime hours for emergencies and as the need arises. Occasional, overnight travel for training may be required.


To Apply :

Download Application Packet Here:

Application in Acrobat PDF Format

Please return completed application material to Personnel, West Valley Housing Authority, 204 SW Walnut Ave., Dallas, OR 97338. Faxed or e-mailed materials will be accepted, provided the application materials include proper signatures. Fax: 503-623-6907, E-mail to DOmnes@wvpha.org. Application must be received by the deadline listed below. Late or incomplete applications will be rejected and no résumés will be accepted in lieu of an official application.


By Monday, March 18, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.