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Roving Maintenance Specialist - NORTH COUNTY

Full-Time: 78 HOURS BI-WEEKLY (7:30 AM-5:00 PM, plus on-call)
Salary: $1,918.13 Bi-weekly, plus benefits

The Roving Maintenance Specialist (North County) position performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair duties on Agency owned and managed properties, and related facilities. Responds to any of a variety of maintenance needs, often with very little advanced notice and with a selective degree of urgency. This is the journey level class in the maintenance worker series. Employees at this level are required to work independently and be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility and travel significant distances throughout the County of Santa Barbara. This position receives direct supervision from the assigned Maintenance Manager.

Essential functions include performing a variety of skilled and/or semi-skilled maintenance at the journey level in the trades of carpentry, plumbing, drywall, electrical, painting, landscape, locksmithing, appliance repair, and custodial; Operate and maintain a variety of hand and power tools and equipment used in the performance of various assigned duties; Assist with completion of resident work orders daily; Maintain an organized, clean and safe work area; Assist with unit turnover; Comply with all established site safety and hazardous communication standards; Maintain accurate records; Abide by all local State and Federal Fair Housing laws Perform after-hours on-call duties as part of an on-call rotation schedule. Must report to assigned location at the start of the work shift and may report to either the Lompoc or Santa Maria office on an as-needed basis and perform duties in Guadalupe, Santa Maria, Orcutt, Los Alamos, Lompoc, and the Santa Ynez Valley. Home to work travel is not compensated hours and no mileage reimbursement for home to work travel; must have a good driving record.


Knowledge of:

  • Advanced knowledge of multi-family building systems and maintenance
  • The proper use of hand and power tools and equipment
  • Operating electronic devices including tablet, smartphone, and computer
  • The proper use of dry, liquid, aerosol chemicals
  • The proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations

Ability to:

  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with residents, coworkers, supervisors and vendors.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading, writing and operating assigned equipment.
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allows the capability of making sounds decisions and demonstrating intellectual capabilities.
  • Use independent judgement.

Physical Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Environmental Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job can be loud.

High school diploma or GED

Five (5) years of relevant building maintenance experience.

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Closing Date - this recruitment is open until filled.