Painter, Maintenance Assistant - Starting at $20/hr

  • Full-time
  • Community: The Springs at Happy Valley

Company Description

Welcome to the next generation in senior living, The Springs Living.

Our purpose at The Springs at Happy Valley is to change the way people think, feel and experience senior living. We’ve taken the time and care, to create handcrafted communities for seniors and their families. All of our communities offer warm and inviting environments that enhance people's lives, and offer quality services and genuine solutions for seniors.

Job Description

The Springs at Happy Valley is seeking a Maintenance Assistant for a one of a kind Independent, Assisted Living, and Memory Care community opening soon in Happy Valley, Oregon. Our setting is unique and our commitment to compassionate quality care is truly distinctive. This state-of-the-art community will contain 210 beautiful homes for our seniors to spend the best years of their lives.

The Maintenance Assistant for our community supports the Plant Operations Director to assure proper, consistent maintenance of our community including building interior and exterior, grounds, walkways, driveways, and parking lot.

Full Time, Benefits, Starting at $20/hr

Essential functions of the job are:

  • Support proper and consistent maintenance of facility exterior, including building, lawn, plant, and/or flower beds, walkways, driveways, and parking lot.
  • Support proper and consistent maintenance of facility interior, including resident apartments, common areas, offices, storage rooms, and kitchen.
  • Assures all equipment and supplies related to maintenance tasks are stored appropriately and safely.
  • Assures Assistant Executive Director and Plant Operations Director are regularly informed of facility status and particularly of any significant problems for which guidance is necessary.
  • Assures all equipment and supplies related to maintenance tasks are stored appropriately and safely.
  • May be required to drive community vehicles to and from required destinations, safely and according to schedule.

Some additional functions:

  • Demonstrates safe working practices at all times
  • Listens effectively and provides clear, concise, and accurate verbal and written information including all relevant documentation.
  • Cooperates with others to effectively and efficiently achieve goals and resolve problems
  • Maintains confidentiality and privacy of our residents and staff at all times.
  • Meets the needs and wishes of customers (residents, staff, and families) appropriately by being prompt, polite, professional and personal
  • Consistently reports to work on-time and completes scheduled shifts


  • Previous experience in apartment maintenance or similar preferred, but not required
  • Maintains current and appropriate driver’s license or CDL and safe driving record
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, electronic, or schedule form
  • Ability to solve practical problems
  • Ability to prioritize and organize assignments
  • Proficient PC skills including e-mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug test prior to employment

Typical physical and environmental considerations:

  • Maintainability to lift 75 pounds; to stand or walk throughout the vast majority of the workday, and to frequently push, pull, bend, twist, and reach
  • Must have sufficient manual dexterity to work with the fingers and to reach/handle items.
  • Must also be able to walk throughout campus on a frequent basis for extended periods of time. (Up to five hours)
  • Involves light to heavy physical activity performing non-strenuous and strenuous daily activities

Additional Information

We hire people with a commitment to “doing it right.” Because our employees and residents deserve the very best, the right candidate must be nurturing with employees, residents, and families and be passionate to support, inspire and lead our team towards excellence every day.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.