Under general supervision, performs skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of facilities, utility systems, grounds maintenance, and preventative maintenance. Carpentry, plumbing, electrical, heating, refrigeration, wall preparation, and painting skills are required. Work includes considerable knowledge, initiative, and the use of good judgment to work independently without direct supervision. This position could be required to work emergency/on-call if needed. Reports directly to the Lead Mechanic and/or Property Manager.
Required Education and Experience
Requires a high school diploma or GED or any equivalent combination of experience, training, and education that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Prefer 2-4 years of experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, wall repair and painting, and/or HVAC repair work.
KHA offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and within the agency's current pay scale. Starting salary: $16.55 per hour. The benefits package includes 100% paid employee medical, dental, and life insurance. All employees are enrolled in the Local Government Retirement System and KHA matches 3.5% of the gross salary of the NC 401(k) and NC 457 Plans. Vision and Long-Term Disability are also available at the employee's expense.
Must pass a criminal background check and have a valid NC driver's license.
Apply at the Kinston Housing Authority Central Office located at 608 N Queen Street, Kinston from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday or contact Diane for an application at (252) 523-1195.