Merrill Gardens at Kirkland

Senior Living Maintenance Assistant - Kirkland

Kirkland, WA
At Merrill Gardens our focus is always on the people who live and work at our communities. Our co

Job Description

Senior Living Maintenance Assistant

Posted: Sunday, 6/2/2024

Merrill Family of Senior Living Communities, a privately-owned family company with a proud history of success, is currently hiring a Maintenance Assistant at Merrill Gardens at Kirkland.


If you want a career with kindness and are a team-focused individual with a deep commitment to customer service, please start the online application process to become part of the Merrill family!

We offer our employees:
      • Highly competitive pay!
      • Benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with generous company match, vacation & sick time, holidays, and more!
      • A free daily meal!
      • A stable career with a long-term company committed to our team members for 30 years.
      • A rapidly growing company with opportunities for advancement!

Our Maintenance Assistants are responsible for:

Provide a high level of customer service to residents and Team Members by achieving the standards as outlined in the MG Cares program.

      • Perform general maintenance projects as scheduled or assigned, including installations and repairs involving plumbing and electrical equipment, fire and sprinkler equipment, H.V.A.C., landscape, carpentry work, painting, and equipment repair.
      • Must understand and have knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
      • Ensure that walls, floor coverings, doors, windows, furniture, woodwork in the common areas of the community are properly maintained and repaired.
      • Must have basic prep and painting abilities
      • Repair and maintain vacated rooms in a timely manner which includes painting walls and cleaning carpets.
      • Responsible for all in-house plumbing, e.g. sinks, toilets and bathtubs.
      • Responsible for minor electrical work within units and in common areas, e.g. light switches, wall outlets, garbage disposals, etc.
      • Responsible for painting of all apartments and common areas.
      • Repair, clean and maintain all carpet, floor coverings and furniture.
      • Responsible for completing all work orders in a timely manner – noting any other work completed at the location but not listed on work order.
      • Document safety issues as well as physical plan deficiencies related to local, county, state and federal guidelines.
      • Assist MS in preventative maintenance and cleaning of the community vehicles (busses and cars, vans).
      • Assist with training and development of safety procedures and hazard communications.
      • Responsible for any other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor, Regional Maintenance Supervisor or General Manager.
      • Responds immediately and appropriately to all accidents and emergencies, based on established protocol.
      • Other duties as assigned.

If you are someone with:
      • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
      • 1-3 years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
      • Demonstrated knowledge of building maintenance, electrical, mechanical, painting, plumbing, floor care, heating and HVAC skills.
      • Prefer knowledge of fire suppression & irrigation systems.
      • Prefer motor vehicle maintenance ability.

The pay range for this position is between $17.00-$29.00 per hour, and will vary based on qualifications, experience, education/additional licensure, and other objective factors. Hiring at the maximum is not typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth.

Consider applying to become a Maintenance Assistant with the Merrill Family of Senior Living Communities!

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Our mission is to provide an inspiring environment for our residents, families, and team members where every life is defined by the possibilities.

Merrill Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Merrill Gardens at Kirkland At A Glance

At Merrill Gardens our focus is always on the people who live and work at our communities. Our commitment comes from the deep roots of our family company. Our founder, Richard Dwight (R.D.) Merrill, came to the Pacific Northwest in the 1890's to establish timber holdings. He was an innovator, the first to practice sustainable forestry, and his tradition of attention and thoughtfulness eventually grew to include the business of caring for people. Merrill Gardens started with one community in Seattle, Washington in 1993 and we now have thousands of team members across the country. Through innovative programs and a determined commitment to residents and team members, Merrill Gardens is one of the most respected senior living providers in the country. We have 70 communities in 20 states offering independent living, assisted living and memory care and we are growing too, with four new communities in development. Our company is still privately owned and family run, our chairman is a fourth generation Merrill family member. The management and resources of the R. D. Merrill Company ensure a long-term commitment to quality, built on a strong foundation of family, community, and entrepreneurial spirit.
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