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« Back to all jobsMaintenance Technician at Matilda Cleveland

Department: Facilities

Reports to: Facilities Supervisor

Salary Range: $18/hr

Benefits: Medical, dental, 10 vacation days in the first four years of employment, sick leave, 11 holidays.

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Location: Oakland, CA. This is an onsite position.

Start Date: Available Immediately.

About EOCP: Founded in 1990, EOCP is a dynamic and growing organization that provides safety-net and rapid re-housing services to a diverse base of individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Alameda County.

Position Summary: Maintain building in a clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, walls, restrooms, and elevators (if applicable). Duties includes performing routine maintenance activities, cleaning and removing trash from interior and exterior of building, notifying management of any repairs needed. Ensure that building is maintained in compliance with Health & Safety Code requirements.


  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, stripping, waxing, and polishing.

  • Clean windows, glass doors, mirrors, door handles, and commonly touched areas using the appropriate cleaning solutions and tools.

  • Make general repairs

  • Ensure all areas of building, including perimeter, are clean and well maintained at all times.

  • Follow directions and procedures when using power equipment and/or chemicals, in order to prevent damage to floors, fixtures, and equipment.

  • Move heavy equipment, furniture, and supplies either manually or by hand truck.

  • Perform monthly inspections on all fire extinguishers.

  • Keep inventory of and request janitorial/maintenance supplies when needed.

  • Ensure garbage is ready for pickup on designated pickup dates, and that receptaclesacle are clean and well maintained.

  • Notify management concerning the need for major repairs, maintenance, or additions to building operating systems.

  • Set up, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facility for events and meetings.

  • Conduct regular safety rounds and cleaning throughout the day.

  • Ensure pest control maintenance on a monthly basis, and more often if necessary.

  • Provide leadership to staff and residents as it relates to cleanliness and safety of the facility.

  • Drive agency or personal vehicles required to perform task or to travel to assigned work locations.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Good organization, interpersonal and time management skills. Must have the ability to work independently and request guidance when needed. Must have the ability to prioritize assignments and follow up on pending assignments to ensure completion.


Must have 2 years of general maintenance/cleaning experience including basic painting skills. Must believe in the capacity of people to improve their lives in the stressful environment of a homeless shelter.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: English, second language a plus.


REASONING ABILITY: Must have the ability to utilize good judgement, think logically, and make sound decisions.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Basic computer knowledge and the willingness to learn.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid CA Driver's License and insurance

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be in good physical health and have the ability to complete tasks such as building maintenance, lifting up to 50lbs and driving on a daily basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job assignment requires a flexible work environment, which includes working off site at other agency locations as well as conducting off site agency shopping and donations pickup.

To Apply:

  • Send a resume and cover letter in PDF format to

  • Use subject line: FName, LName for Maintenance Technician Matilda Cleveland (your first name and last name).

  • In the cover letter, answer these questions:

    1. Do you have 2 or more years' experience working as a Maintenance Technician?

    2. Do you have interior painting experience?

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