Maintenance Mechanic (Temporary)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (Temporary, 12 Month Position) HOURLY, NON-EXEMPT, REPRESENTED

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SALARY RANGE:
$44,221 to $55,474 plus benefit/retirement package

JOB SUMMARY: This position is only for a 12 month term. This position performs skilled maintenance and
repair of Bellingham Housing Authority appliances, equipment and facilities to contribute to a safe, healthy, and
functional living environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs vacant unit restoration/renovation. Repairs and/or replaces carpentry, plumbing, painting,
windows, screens, electrical, walks, floors, etc.
2. Performs repairs and maintenance of heating, cooling and exhaust systems, including boilers, pumps,
fans, thermostats, ducts, gas piping, valves, controls, registers, baseboards, filters, and emergency
back-up generators.
3. Performs building system repairs, maintenance and carpentry of all building systems, including cabinets,
counters, flooring, drywall, ceilings, roofing, trim, doors, windows, paint and varnish, foundations, crawl
spaces and drive/walkways.
4. Performs plumbing systems maintenance and repairs, including bath, kitchen, sprinklers, hot water,
heating, etc. Repairs or replaces fixtures, water heaters, drain clogs, toilet stoppages, and stuck valve
controls.
5. Performs repairs to electrical systems and maintenance equipment, appliances, distribution panel
(switches and outlets), circuitry, telephone, and cable. Repairs or replaces circuit breakers, complex
system components, defective fixtures, etc.
6. Performs troubleshooting and diagnosis. Assesses repairs needed and determines best remedy
available.
7. Applies appropriate pesticides for control of insects, rodents and birds.
8. Performs duties related to lock and key control including "combinating" locks on new construction and
re-combinating locks on existing units as needed.
9. Requisitions to replenish inventory.
10. Completes work orders in a timely fashion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High School Diploma or G.E.D. and two years of vocational or trade school in mechanical repairs,
carpentry, electrical repair, and/or plumbing repair with a journey level of skill. One year of school can
be substituted for each full year of experience up to two years of experience.
2. Five years of work experience in housing and facilities maintenance. Also, experience using
construction and repair equipment, including saws (hand, table, skill, and radial arm), drills, plumbing
tools, electrical tools, sanders, and ladders.

TO APPLY: Download forms at www.bellinghamhousing.org, or obtain a packet from our front desk,
located at 208 Unity Street, Bellingham, WA. Lobby Hours: 9am-4pm (M-F)

COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKETS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA:
• EMAIL: hr@bwcha.org
• FAX: 360-676-7747
• MAIL: P.O. BOX 9701, BELLINGHAM, WA 98227

THE BELLINGHAM HOUSING AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Description
Custodian

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION: CUSTODIAN HOURLY, NON-EXEMPT, REPRESENTED
CLOSING DATE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED 
SALARY RANGE: $31,450 to $39,458 plus benefit/retirement package

JOB SUMMARY: This position performs general cleaning and janitorial functions at Bellingham Housing
Authority owned and managed buildings (high-rises, scattered units, maintenance shop, and administrative
facilities), hallways, community rooms, garbage rooms, vacated units, elevators, stairways, restrooms, and
all other common areas to assist in maintaining neat and clean facilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs a variety of floor care duties such as mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, vacuuming,
sweeping and shampooing.
2. Maintains trash collection and recycling. Places trash/recycling in appropriate containers, cleans
trash room and compactor components.
3. Maintains all common areas, including lobbies, halls, community rooms, restrooms, stairwells etc.
General cleaning of all surfaces, trash removal, window cleaning, and light bulb replacement.
4. Completes work order tasks as directed, including reviewing task, acquiring supplies, and
performing task.
5. Cleans vacated units.
6. Walks property interiors and exteriors. Picks up trash, and identifies and reports areas in need of
attention or repair.
7. Performs routine pest control functions as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. One year of uninterrupted relevant work experience.
2. Experience using a variety of cleaning tools such as vacuums, buffers and carpet cleaners.
3. Valid Washington State driver's license and verified safe driving record according to BHA standards.
4. High School Diploma or GED.
5. Criminal records background check is required.

TO APPLY: Download forms at www.bellinghamhousing.org, or obtain a packet from our front desk,
located at 208 Unity Street, Bellingham, WA. Lobby Hours: 9am-4pm (M-F)

COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKETS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA:
• EMAIL: hr@bwcha.org
• FAX: 360-676-7747
• MAIL: P.O. BOX 9701, BELLINGHAM, WA 98227

THE BELLINGHAM HOUSING AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Job Description

Application Form

Affirmative Action Form

Community Engagement Coordinator

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 POSITION:                       COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

CLOSING DATE:              Open Until Filled

SALARY RANGE:             $42,852 - $53, 748 plus benefits package

 JOB SUMMARY: 

This position is chiefly responsible for creating and maintaining a BHA marketing program, serving as BHA’s landlord liaison and participating in community meetings to further BHA’s message and mission.  In addition, this position provides administrative support and eligibility functions contributing to the overall effectiveness of the department. 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 1.   Education:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Business or equivalent experience.

2.   Experience: 

  • ·       2+ years’ marketing, advertising or community outreach experience.
  • ·       Affordable housing and/or property management experience a plus.

3.   Licenses or Certificates:

  • Valid Washington State Motor Vehicle Operator's License and an acceptable driving record according to BHA standards.

 

TO APPLY: Download forms and review the full job description at www.bellinghamhousing.org

or obtain a packet from our front desk, located at 208 Unity Street, Bellingham, WA. Lobby Hours: 9am-4pm (M-F).

 

APPLICATION PACKET, COVER LETTER AND RESUME WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA:

  • ·        FAX: 360-676-7747
  • ·        MAIL: P.O. BOX 9701, BELLINGHAM, WA 98227

 

THE BELLINGHAM HOUSING AUTHORITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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Application Form

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