Home Repair Technician Assistant

Senior Services Inc | Kalamazoo, MI

Posted Date 1/09/2023
Job Description
Milestone Senior Services is seeking to fill a Home Repair Technician Assistant position.  This position will assist the Home Repair program by addressing various types of work orders, including but not limited to, chore related repairs (gutter cleanings, screen repairs, etc.) and home safety modifications (smoke detectors, grab bars and handrail installations) for older adult occupied households that would otherwise be at risk of relocation or endangerment.  This position will be primarily based in Kalamazoo County but will also assist Handy Helper efforts in Calhoun County as needed.
This person must be self-motivated, eager to learn, with an ability to work independently while maintaining exceptional communication skills.  This position requires knowledge of carpentry and tools required to perform general home maintenance and repairs.  Must have excellent customer service skills and be courteous, responsive to customers with an understanding that hearing, vision, and cognitive impairments may make communication more challenging.  Physical ability to complete services as listed above and lift 50 pounds is a general requirement.  Valid Michigan Drivers license is required along with compassion for our mission.
Compensation & Benefits
  • Non - Exempt position with starting hourly wage of $15.71-17.95, which will be adjusted for experience.
  • Benefits packages include:
    • Medical, dental, vision
    • 403b retirement plan with matching
    • Short term disability
    • Life insurance
    • Employee assistance programs (EAP)
    • Robust Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual
Who is Milestone Senior Services?
Our mission is to provide options that empower people to thrive in their community.
Core Values:  Collaboration, Dedication, Resourcefulness, Inclusivity, and Integrity.
Milestone Senior Services (formerly Senior Services, Inc.) has been delivering to the Kalamazoo and surrounding communities for over 50 years.  We encompass over 20 services that support the independence and well-being of older adults, adults with disabilities and caregivers throughout Southwest Michigan.  We are dedicated to working in a collaborative manner with individuals in need, family members, and all others that support those we serve to live a healthy, meaningful, and productive life.
Why join Milestone Senior Services?
As a team member you will have the opportunity to work with mission driven co-workers within an environment that values their team members and creates great work/life balance.  Milestone Senior Services embraces the belief that cultural, social, and all other differences should be respected and celebrated.  Team members enjoy a well-rounded benefits package that includes 29 days of PTO in the first year of employment, 9 paid holidays, 403b plan matching, and other employee-based assistance programs! 
Additional Information
Milestone Senior Services is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and participates in E-Verify.  All applicants will undergo a reference check, pre-employment drug testing, and a State of Michigan background check. Milestone Senior Services is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse field of qualified candidates.
Salary15.71 - 17.95 Hour

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