Department: Aha Macav Housing

Summary:  This position performs on-going maintenance repairs for the rental units managed by the Aha Macav Housing Entity (AMHE). The maintenance worker also performs preventative maintenance to reduce the risk of future problems. Responsibilities will also include fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries. Communication with the tenants is crucial therefore the selected individual must have internal and external excellent communication and customer service experience. This position will include demolition, repair, and modernizing of rental units, and landscaping all areas of the housing authority complex and assigned areas. On-call assignments will be determined by the maintenance supervisor.


Essential Functions (Duties and Responsibilities of the position):

  • Perform demolition of rental units, repair of units (drywall, interior/exterior painting, repair plumbing, replace flooring, door installation, roofing, carpentry, site clean-up, etc.)
  • Will be responsible for landscaping all areas of the housing authority complex and project areas.
  • Able to perform basic HVAC repairs and troubleshoot.
  • Will be responsible for the day-to-day work order assignments and work schedule.
  • Will annually perform preventative maintenance on all units managed by the AMHE.
  • Will annually perform unit inspections.
  • Will work with co-workers to modernize (upgrade) selected units and rehabilitate homebuyer/homeowner units based on eligibility.
  • Maintain and keep all tools and equipment assigned in safe and good working condition.
  • Will be required to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the FMIT vehicle insurance policy.
  • Reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor and or Lead person.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Be responsible to report any vehicle maintenance issues immediately.
  • Will be responsible for on-call maintenance based on the needs and determination of the maintenance supervisor and or Lead person.
  • Must be able to provide excellent customer service to tenants, vendors, other departments, and co-workers.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, vendors, and tenants.
  • Able to work alone in many different aspects of the job duties.


Education:   Must possess a high school diploma or general equivalent diploma; higher education is a plus but not mandatory.


Licenses:   Valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement and be insurable under the FMIT vehicle insurance plan.



A basic knowledge of housing construction and all hand and power tools related to the field of construction.  A good work ethic and dependability are a must.  Applicant should have basic landscaping skills and the ability to work outside in extreme heat in summer season and moderate cold in the winter season.  This position requires operation of motor vehicles and requires a valid driver’s license that is insurable under the FMIT vehicle insurance.  He/she must maintain a drug and alcohol-free workplace and will be required to complete a pre-hire drug screening and pass a background check. This position will require the ability to take direction from the Maintenance Supervisor and Lead person.  Providing great customer service to those AMHE serves including co-workers, vendor’s, and other tribal departments.  This position may also require on-call duties as determined by the Maintenance Supervisor and all other duties as assigned.




  • Must have excellent customer experience.
  • Any experience in the construction field would be a plus for this position.
  • This position may require on-call duties as determined by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Must possess a good work ethic.
  • Must be able to travel for training purposes.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be dependable.
  • Ability to read and interpret work orders.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to individuals.
  • Basic general math and measurements.
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and/or oral form.
  • Knowledge of hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work on your own and when applicable complete deadlines.



This position requires the physical ability to perform duties in extreme summer conditions and moderate weather conditions.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, reach or feel and manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is frequently required to stand for long periods and walk distances as well as stoop, bend, kneel and crouch.



This position will require traveling for training purposes.  All other duties assigned.





















The Indian Preference Act will be enforced. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.  The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet