Maintenance Technician I/Porter

ID
2020-2144
# of Openings
1
COMPANY
Liv Communities
Category
Maintenance

Overview

“I like coloring inside the lines because it looks good. I love the outdoors. I use Saturday mornings to eliminate my to-do list. I have turned sandwiches into an art form. People say I’m meticulous I just do it right the first time.”

 

Sound like you? Apply to be a Porter with Liv Communities today. When you’re a porter, you’re an engineer and artist, all rolled into one. You make sure all outdoor aspects of your property are functioning correctly and are safe.  You know that things can’t just “work” — they also have to be attractive to new and current residents.  The grounds are your masterpiece, and your work is seen by hundreds of people every day!

 

At Liv Communities, we are in the people business. Ask our employees why and they’ll say, “Because we can help people live fuller lives.”  But that doesn’t just apply to our residents. We invest in our team members and promote from within so we can build a long-lasting, sustainable team for our residents.  We demand quality, but we know you’ll have fun in the process. The word “boredom” is not in our vocabulary.

 

Can you thrive in a culture like that?

Do you believe serving others is the best thing a person can do?

 

Whether you’ve worked in property management before or not, you’re someone we’d like to talk to. 

 

Of course, work wouldn’t be work without some responsibilities.  You’ll be responsible for all aspects of maintaining parking areas, property lawns, plant beds, irrigation systems and the swimming pool. You’ll work inside too, caring for entryways, stairways and hallways.  You’ll coordinate with contractors hired for snow removal and extra landscaping, and will complete maintenance.  From simple everyday hazards to seasonal maintenance, safety will be a top concern for your position at all times.

 

If you can do all of these things, and you’re outgoing, passionate, and ethical, then what are you waiting for? Apply today.

 

Primary Purpose of Position:
To improve and maintain the condition of turf, plant bed areas, and buildings.

 

People First! | Live It: 

Support Liv Communities LLC’s Why, People First Promise, Model, and Values. Incorporate the People First! | Live It concept and SPIRIT behaviors into strategy, daily decision making, and relationships. 

Responsibilities

Planting Approved Material

  • Plant annual flowers or other plant material in specified beds.
  • Construct new plant beds as directed.

Repairing Damaged Turf Areas

  • Prepare area for seed/sod.
  • Install seed or sod as directed.
  • Install erosion control netting or hay over area if applicable or block area off as directed.
  • Water area as necessary.

Maintaining Existing Plant Beds

  • Remove weeds or debris from plant beds on a weekly basis.
  • Prune plant material as necessary or as directed.
  • Water turf and plant beds as necessary or as directed.

Building Entries & Exteriors/Hallways & Stair Casings

  • Sweep out and remove debris from all building and apartment entries.
  • Wipe down exterior doors, casings, light fixtures and signs as directed.
  • Wash exterior siding and garage panels as directed.

Parking Areas

  • Remove and/or treat weeds.
  • Clean away debris from curbs.
  • Repaint curbs or parking lot lines as directed.

Irrigation System

  • Periodically checks sprinkler heads to ensure each is working and adjusted appropriately.
  • Adjust watering times as necessary.

Monitoring Workmanship of Landscape & Snow Removal Contractors

  • Inspect workmanship of contractor to ensure they are meeting contract obligations.
  • Notify supervisor when failure of an obligation is witnessed.

Snow Removal (as needed)

  • Shovel snow from sidewalks and building/garage entries as directed.
  • Salt parking areas, sidewalks and building entries as directed.
  • Remove icicles from buildings as directed.

Swimming Pool

  • Wash pool furniture as directed.
  • Test pool water and add chemicals as directed.
  • Rearrange pool furniture as necessary.
  • Empty trash receptacles as necessary.

Daily Inspections

  • Inspect common areas and community amenities daily to ensure that these areas are in good condition.
  • Prepare appropriate service request or notify Maintenance Supervisor when areas need attention.  If corrective action is minor and within the scope of the grounds keeping responsibilities and if tools and/or material is in stock, proceed with work to be completed.

Preventative or Seasonal Maintenance - Assist Maintenance Level II and/or III co-worker or Maintenance Supervisor with one or more of the following functions:

  • Start-up, regular maintenance, and winterization of irrigation system.
  • Swimming pool opening procedures, daily maintenance, and end of season close down procedures.
  • Installation, removal, and regular maintenance work on fountains.

Administrative

  • Complete service requests and leave a copy for the Resident and/or office.
  • Note inventory checklist when material is removed for use in the community.
  • Complete time sheets.

Support

  • Offers assistance as necessary to alleviate a team member’s workload.

Communication

  • Maintain a professional and friendly rapport with residents, team members, and contractors.
  • Notify Maintenance Supervisor of Contractors who consistently fail in performing contracted work.
  • Notify Maintenance Supervisor of work delays, low inventory, emergency situations or angry Residents.
  • Keep Property Manager apprised of unhappy team members, angry Residents, complaints, alleged neighbor disputes or incidents believed to have violated a community policy or term of the Lease.

Safety

  • Complies with the Liv Communities LLC Employee Safety and Compliance manual.

 

'This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Completion of one approved fair housing seminar within one year, and every two years thereafter.

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