Maintenance Assistant

  • Part-time
  • Community: The Springs at Missoula

Company Description

Welcome to the next generation in senior living, The Springs Living.
Our purpose at The Springs Living is to change the way people think, feel and experience senior housing. 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 peoples' lives and offer quality services and genuine solutions for seniors.

Job Description

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

Essential functions of the job are:

Support proper and consistent maintenance of facility exterior, including building, lawn, plant and/or flower beds, walkways, driveways, fountains, gates and parking lot.

Support proper and consistent maintenance of facility interior, including resident apartments, common areas, HVAC Equipment, commercial kitchen, refrigeration equipment, offices, storage rooms, and kitchen.

Assures all equipment and supplies related to maintenance tasks are stored appropriately and safely.

Assures Director of Plant Operations is regularly informed of facility status and particularly of any significant problems for which guidance is necessary.

May be required to drive community vehicles to and from required destinations, safely and according to schedule.

Since The Springs Living is a community that is open 24x7x365, candidates must have excellent attendance, including ability to work weekends, overtime and holidays.

Some additional functions:

  • Upholds The Springs Living AIM Values.
  • 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 a professional image to residents and fellow co-workers, in words, actions, and appearance.
  • Adheres to community dress policy.
  • 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.
  • Makes the best decision based on information while resisting the influence of peer pressure and emotions.
  • Consistently reports to work on-time and completes scheduled shifts.
  • Adaptable and willing to change in order to ensure success.
  • Completes all assigned duties efficiently and accurately.
  • Attends education and training classes, including as necessary to fulfill state regulations.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Plant Operations Director.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent or Technical AS degree
  • Previous experience in construction or apartment maintenance preferred, but not required.
  • Previous experience in one or more of the following technical disciplines: carpentry/flooring/walls; HVAC installation and maintenance (roof top units, commercial refrigeration, PTAC units, VRF Systems, condensers); chemistry and record keeping; Electrical systems, breakers, switches, LED conversions; Residential and commercial plumbing.
  • Maintains current and appropriate driver’s license or CDL and safe driving record.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret schematics, As-Built drawings, manufacturer specifications, and administrative regulations.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, electronic, or schedule form.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize assignments.
  • Proficient PC skills including e-mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.

Additional Information

Schedule: Weekdays, Possible weekend shifts, Holidays as needed

Hours: 24 hours a week

Part-Time position

Additional information

Typical physical and environmental considerations:

  • Maintain ability 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
  • May be exposed to bio-hazardous materials including, but not limited to, blood and bodily fluids, sharps exposure, animal dander, and latex.

Come see why our employees love working here! The Springs at Missoula offers competitive wages and a great team environment. Full-time employees are offered a generous benefits package after 90 days of employment that includes medical, dental and vision as well as supplemental insurance options. All employees have access to a company 401K, Health Express and ETO.

In addition to complete on-the-job-training, the Springs offers to each employee:

  • Healthy discounted meals including free soups and drinks
  • Many e-learning opportunities
  • Perkspot discount program
  • New Direction Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness (TrainingPeaks) and career coaching available
  • Gym access for use before/after your scheduled shift

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

Job Type: Part-Time, Hourly

Benefits: For Full time only

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Weekdays
  • Holidays and Weekends as needed


  • Maintenance: 5 years (Preferred)
  • HVAC: 1 year (Required)
  • Facilities Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Electrical: 1 year (Required)
  • Indoor Painting/Drywall repair: 1 year (Required)
  • Plumbing: 1 year (Required)
  • Carpentry: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification: Driver License

Work Location: In person

Job Type: Part-time