Requisition Number: PA090-MNTWK-H-07-2020-02
Job Title: Maintenance Worker I
City: Quakertown
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $17.00

Maintenance Worker I

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Description/Job Summary

The Maintenance Worker is responsible for overseeing and helping to maintain the upkeep of the physical plant for the Pledge for Independence, Empowerment and Recovery (PIER) program.  The Maintenance Worker does repair work, schedules and monitors contractors, completes safety inspections, provides safety trainings to residents and staff, assists with vehicle issues and completes housekeeping tasks assigned by the Operations Director.

Responsibilities/Duties


  • Complete assigned monthly property inspections
  • Complete Fire Safety Trainings as scheduled
  • Responsible for coordinating and attending when necessary any safety, health or required inspections as they relate to the physical site, such as heater inspections, fire safety inspections, etc. 
  • Complete repair work and property improvements as needed at sites to keep all properties safe, functioning optimally and in compliance with regulatory expectations
  • Responsible for immediately notifying supervisor of any red flag items
  • Responsible for hiring contractors when needed including getting the required number of estimates and overseeing the scope of job
  • Responsible for making purchases related to the overall functioning of the physical site and vehicles when necessary
  • Responsible for awareness of property needs (through phone calls, inspections, maintenance lists) and prioritizing repairs accordingly
  • Responsible for creating a system in which emergent facility needs can be addressed 24/7. For example, if the heat stops working on the weekend and you are unable to respond to the call/need, staff should have a list of a contractor they can call or an expectation of what they should do next

Required Experience

  • Previous employment in facility maintenance repair or as a contractor

Required Education

HS Diploma/ GED Equivalent

Required Qualifications

  • Must maintain a valid PA driver’s license
  • Criminal background must be in accordance with LTSR regulations
  • Must be comfortable working in the program environment (Behavioral Health Residential)

Program Summary

 The PIER (Pledge for Independence, Empowerment & Recovery) program is a new program located in Bucks County.  The eight bed co-ed Long Term Structured Residential (LTSR) serves individuals with mental and behavioral health disabilities.  Beds are alocated to Bucks County unless otherwise approved by Bucks County Behavioral Health (BCBH) and Bucks County Department of Mental Health/ Development Programs (MH/DP).


Resources for Human Development, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.