Maintenance Supervisor

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Auburn, WA

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor    

Location: Campus Corner Apartments at Green River College 

Reports to: Director of Residential Life and Housing  

Salary: $26.00 – $31.00 per hour and comprehensive benefits package

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt     


Under the general direction and supervision of the Director of Residential Life and Housing, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for curb appeal, preventative maintenance, upkeep, and facility repair. Responsibilities include improving functionality and reliability of all facility equipment including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems equipment and components; managing and scheduling all facility work orders; performing and scheduling all preventative maintenance plans; identifying and evaluating suppliers, negotiating with inside and outside service vendors; conducting training for all maintenance staff; supervising and mentoring maintenance team; and responding to emergency alarms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide direct leadership for preventative maintenance, curb appeal efforts, facility repairs, safety processes and procedures, and the maintenance of building equipment; participate in short and long-range strategic planning, capitol budgeting, site turn coordination, and facility assessment. 
  • Work on maintenance of each apartment unit’s exteriors, interiors, and common areas.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of parts and materials required for common property repairs.
  • Conduct daily site and periodic unit inspections. 
  • Review contracted/vendor services annually to evaluate level of service provided and cost effectiveness. 
  • Oversee all work performed by various contractors for renovations/repairs and inspect upon completion to ensure quality workmanship. 

 Preventative Maintenance & Safety

  • Must be aware of the condition of physical property throughout the community and immediately correct unsafe conditions.
  • Schedule and perform minor and routine maintenance on all appropriate equipment on a regular basis. 
  • Inspect and maintain all tools in excellent condition.
  • Instill a “safety first” philosophy with maintenance technicians and all site professional and paraprofessional staff.
  • Instruct staff on proper use and guidelines for wearing safety items.
  • Establish, maintain, and continually update a facilities manual that identifies various protocols and/ or standards designated for the facility. 
  • Perform monthly inspections of the HV/AC units and change filters as required by manufactory of the system. 
  • Monitor sidewalks during snow season to help prevent ice build-up. 
  • Perform general furniture repair, painting during non-turn periods, general plumbing, some appliance repair, minor electrical repairs and HV/AC repairs. 
  • Monitor roof for leaf and debris in gutters and engage vendors to remedy as needed.
  • Propose, coordinate and/or conduct preventive maintenance plans. (ie. Exterior Power Washing, Glass Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning, Lawn aeration etc)

Make-Ready Process/Turn

  • Ensure that all make-ready repairs and services, as requested, are completed correctly and on schedule. 
  • Maintain adequate inventory of spare parts and maintenance materials to handle most common repairs and situations.
  • Lead efforts to keep grounds neat and free of litter as needed. 

Other Duties

  • The position requires a regular workday with additional responsibilities in the evenings and weekends as needed. 
  • Respond to all resident maintenance requests within 24 hours.   
  • Coordinate a schedule to provide on-call response for maintenance emergencies 24 hours per day, 7 days per week as needed. 
  • Manage budget responsibilities within the position as assigned.
  • Review, update, and enforce policies and handbooks as assigned. 
  • Attend meetings as scheduled and required
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. 

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)  
  • Three to five years of general maintenance experience (apartment maintenance preferred). 
  • Understanding of college student housing operations (preferred).
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.   
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.   
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 
  • Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Teams

Other Information

Pay range commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package including health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K. 

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening. 

If you are unable to apply because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact We will make every effort to respond to your request for assistance as soon as possible. 

To provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) will be based on qualifications and abilities. COCM does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.