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Maintenance Manager Job Position

Position Description
Position Title: Maintenance Manager
Reports To: CHA Executive Director

Job Description:
Under the supervision of the Carrollton Housing Authority (CHA) Executive Director, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for supporting on-going property maintenance functions at the CHA. The Maintenance Manager directs the activities of the Maintenance Department which includes inventory, properties, facilities, and grounds operations. Duties include, but are not limited to, preserving and protecting the long-term physical and operational viability of all CHA properties and facilities; responsibility for the administrative functions of the department including budget preparation, personnel management; directing maintenance staff and advising the Executive Director regarding general facilities matters. Additionally, is responsible for the selection, training and evaluation of subordinate staff; prepares and presents reports and recommendations as needed. The Maintenance Manager helps establish and maintains a level of pride in the performance and appearance of CHA communities by ensuring the properties remain safe, comfortable homes that our residents can be proud to reside in.

Required Duties:
• Trains and supervises maintenance and ground care personnel; performs yearly evaluations on all maintenance personnel.
• Supervises all phases of CHA’s modernization program, consulting subordinates in conferences, reviewing records and reports, and inspecting physical layouts and operations.
• Responsible for procuring all required materials and supplies for the modernization program; approves purchases orders and vendors invoices for payment.
• Supervises and directs routine, preventive, and emergency maintenance activities, ensures all work orders are completed expeditiously, particularly emergency work orders; conducts inspections of grounds and facilities for proper maintenance and upkeep.
• Oversees all HQS inspections.
• Tracks work order type and completion and prepares management reports on work order activity.
• Delegates work; assigns daily work orders to other maintenance personnel.
• Performs vacancy inspections and produces vacancy fix-up work orders.
• Ensures appropriate inventory levels are maintains; procures required items, communicates with vendors; generates purchase orders; receives and logs-in new inventory in data management systems; maintains inventory flies; procures special materials and supplies as needed.
• Provides support for the CHA’s software management systems.
• Prepares and/or provides input for various management reports required by the Executive Director.
• Keeps informed about public housing matters by careful study of HUD regulations, laws and ordinances, and publications related to public housing matters.
• Maintains positive public relations
• Performs related duties as required
Required Knowledge and Skills:
• Knowledge of the purpose, policies, and regulations of the CHA as established by The Board of Commissioners or as set forth by the regulations of HUD.
• Knowledge of the plans, programs, budgetary needs, and organizational structure of the CHA.
• Knowledge of the federal and state laws and city ordinances governing public housing, including health laws and fire regulations.
• Ability to plan, organize, schedule, and supervise the activities of other personnel.
• Very knowledgeable of the practices and procedures of public housing modernization, maintenance , and grounds care program
• Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
• Capability to plan, organize, schedule, and supervise the activities of subordinate personnel; ability to plan long-term , future-oriented modernization and preventive maintenance programs; ability to prepare a departmental budget.
• Ability to train new employees.
• Ability to understand, carry out and interpret policies, regulations, and procedures set forth in HUD regulations.
• Ability to track and manage data; ability to prepare and interpret comprehensive, factual, reports and data.
• Ability to meet and deal courteously and tactfully with the general public.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship[s with other employees and to work harmoniously with groups and other organizations in the community.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety measures.
• Ability to occasionally work in less than ideal conditions, e.g. noise, high traffic areas, etc.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:
• Ability to drive to multiple offices and residential locations.
• Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, calculators, etc.
• Strength, manual dexterity, and physically able to lift and use a variety of tools.
• Must be physically able to operate a variety of maintenance equipment.
• Ability to perform physical activity for extended periods of time; perform physical activity outside in hot weather; perform physical activity inside hot conditions; perform physical activity inside in cold conditions.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• Graduation from high school, or GED equivalency.
• Extensive progressively responsible experience in administrative management, public administration or public housing.
• An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered sufficient. Previous public housing experience is high desirable.
• Possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License and provide proof of automobile insurance/clean driving record.
• Ability to be covered under the CHA’s vehicle, liability, and fidelity insurance.
• Must be able to pass state and nationwide background check.

Applications can be downloaded here or picked up at our main office. Completed applications can be returned to our main office or emailed to

Carrollton Housing Authority
1 Roop St.
Carrollton, GA 30117


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