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Facilities Specialist

Full-time with benefit options.

All considered applicants must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check.

Applications/ Resumes may be submitted to or at our Central Office located at 1103 Broad St, Greenville, NC 27834.

For more info, please contact Aisha Holton via email or at 252-329-4070.

Department/Business Unit
Asset Property Management (or GHDC)

Start Date

Closing Date
(until filled)

As Assigned


Salary Range
$33,027 to $41,283

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to perform intermediate semiskilled work assisting with the completion of routine work orders in the maintenance and repair of housing, office facilities, and grounds. Additional responsibilities include related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor (or supervisor as assigned).  All actions must support the HACG's mission, vision, strategic goals, and objectives.

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

Essential Functions (examples of duties)

  • Performs grounds maintenance including picking up trash, mowing grass, removing dead trees and limbs, trimming shrubs, edging lawns, raking leaves, removing abandoned property, etc.

  • Assists in cleaning vacant units and preparing units for occupancy which involves such duties as mopping, sweeping, stripping and waxing floors, cleaning appliances, installing light bulbs and globes, washing walls and windows, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, cleaning sinks, etc.


  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of housing units including performing basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and heating and air conditioning repairs; repairs concrete ramps and steps.

  • Operates various types of machinery and equipment such as saws, sanders, drills, mowers, tillers, trucks, etc.; utilizes hand tools, plumbing, and electrical tools, etc.


  • Removes snow and ice from roads, paths, walks, driveways, steps, and parking areas; shovels dirt, sand, snow, and ice melt; participates in storm clean up as needed.

  • Prepares surfaces for painting; paints interior and exterior walls,
    ceilings, doors, windows, cabinets, and equipment.

  • Maintains inventory of tools and supplies; picks up and delivers parts and supplies; performs basic maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment.

Education and Experience (at minimum)

High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in general building and grounds maintenance.


Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, in which, in the sole determination of the Housing Authority, provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Maintenance, repair, and manual tasks of the area assigned
  • The proper methods and procedures for electrical, plumbing, and carpentry repairs, installation, and maintenance
  • General knowledge of the use of common hand and specialized power tools required in the work
  • General knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment required in the work

Skilled in:

  • The operation of trucks and other automotive equipment on an as-needed basis.
  • The use of equipment to which assigned
  • Basic computer skills

Ability to:

  • Diagnose and repair problems and plan and organize appropriate corrective action
  • Work from sketches, drawings, plans, or specifications
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Foster respectful dialogue, even amidst disagreement

Physical Requirements

This work requires the following:

  • Regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force
  • Regularly requires standing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling
  • Close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception and peripheral vision
  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels
  • Visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities
  • Frequently requires exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to the risk of electrical shock and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places
  • Exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements

Valid North Carolina Driver's License within one (1) year of hire.

Must have and maintain a current driver's license and be insurable under the Authority's vehicle insurance.