03 Jul
Facilities Technician (Seattle)
Washington, Seattle-tacoma

Mary Places works to end homelessness and create communities where all families have safety, stability, and housing. Since 1999, Mary’s Place has helped hundreds of women, men and families move out of homelessness into more stable situations.

Mary’s Place is currently seeking a responsible and motivated Facilities Technician to join our Facilities team. In collaboration with the Facilities Manager, the Facilities Technician supports the facilities team in assisting women and families experiencing homelessness by ensuring our buildings are safe and well maintained.

At Mary’s Place, we value our staff, partners and volunteers! In recognition of the important and life-saving work that our front line staff do, we are providing shelter staff incentive bonuses ranging from $100 to $500.

To find out more on how we are protecting our guests and staff during the Covid-19 Crisis, visit us at: https://www.marysplaceseattle.org/job-opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

Work in partnership with Mary’s Place Facilities Manager and Site Directors to ensure optimal functioning of shelter systems including, but not limited to, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, general carpentry, custodial, locks and hardware, pest control, laundry facilities and security

Perform routine and preventative maintenance to building and systems, including plumbing, electrical, mattresses and bed frames, and all Mary’s Place owned equipment (lawn care equipment, mechanical tools)

Keeps accurate records of all maintenance and repairs

Reports problems/issues to the Facilities Manager, recommends solutions and estimates

Oversees, and assists volunteers providing maintenance services such as cleaning, painting, and landscaping

Supervise contractors and vendors as they relate to maintenance

Set up and take down of special events

Provides snow removal and landscaping as needed

Maintain a calm demeanor and model positive behavior

Communicate regularly with other staff members to ensure consistency

Attends staff meetings


Work experience related to project management, vendor management, facilities and/or maintenance

Must have valid Washington driver’s license, own reliable vehicle with current insurance and the ability to travel to all organization locations on demand

Knowledge of plumbing and related repairs

Able to perform basic electrical work and determine when an electrician is needed

Self-motivated possessing a high level of organization

Experience using standard power tools and non-powered tools

Sensitivity to the needs of guests who are homeless, low-income, limited English speaking, or impacted by domestic violence, substance abuse or other barriers to employment

Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays as needed

How to Apply:

Please submit resumes and applications to our Careers page at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/302949/Marys-Place-Seattle/Facilities-Technician

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