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  • Full-time / 37.5 Hours Weekly
  • Hours 8:00am - 4:00pm Mondays – Fridays/ Weekly On-Call Rotation
  • Competitive Pay
  • 20 Days Paid Off first year
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Benefits: Medical, Vision
  • Medical Reimbursement Fund
  • Ongoing training and development for career growth opportunities

The Maintenance Custodian will support our housing communities in Bradford PA.  You will work closely with the Maintenance Supervisor to ensure general upkeep of building and facilities. The purpose of this position is to support the mission, vision and values of MCRHA by performing general custodial building maintenance at assigned locations. The maintenance team oversees maintenance activities for multiple units, playgrounds and properties.


  • Highschool diploma or GED
  • Minimum 2 years’ prior experience in maintenance custodial and grounds keeping work; or any combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of federal housing laws and programs including: HUD rules and regulations that apply to housing management preferred
  • Custodial and building maintenance experience preferred


  • Respond to on call/after hour maintenance needs;
  • Perform upkeep maintenance for residential buildings, grounds, streets and parks;
  • Performs routine and comprehensive custodial maintenance of assigned facilities;
  • Sweeps sidewalks and recreation areas, performs grounds keeping duties in accordance with established procedures/custodial job schedule.
  • Sweeps, mops, waxes and scrubs floors in accordance with established procedures;
  • Vacuums and shampoos carpets and cleans furniture, and washes windows as necessary in accordance with established procedures;
  • Removes trash and sanitize waste containers in accordance with established procedures;
  • Other maintenance custodial duties and responsibilities as necessary


Salary: Starting at $27,000 Depending on experience

Interested applicants should submit a resume along with references to: McKean County Redevelopment Authority, Attn: Patty Fitzsimmons,415 W. Main St. Suite 1, Smethport, PA 16749. Or by email at:



Full-time Maintenance/Laborer

McKean County Housing Authority has a full-time maintenance position available immediately in the Smethport Area. All interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resumes: or by mail at: 415 W. Main Street Smethport PA 16749.

Job Description:

The Maintenance/Laborer is responsible for completing tasks that ensure the community meets safety, appearance and operational standards established by the Agency. The Maintenance/Laborer is responsible for complying with the MCRHA’s operating and safety policies and procedures and for adhering to all federal, state and local laws pertaining to the operation of the community including Fair Housing laws.

This is a full-time, Monday-Friday, hours typically are 8AM-4:00PM. Unless on Emergency On-Call as assigned by monthly crew rotation.

  1. Responsible for the timely completion of assigned service requests.
  2. Performs repair and preventative maintenance work on property units and buildings per Property Standards.
  3. Responds quickly and courteously to resident requests for maintenance service, troubleshooting the source and taking appropriate action to repair and/or restore service by providing quality workmanship within the time standard established for the community.
  4. Responsible for the make ready of vacant units prior to new resident moving in including painting, overall cleaning, repairs to any damages within the unit and carpet/floor cleaning.
  5. Completes required documentation for work completed.
  6. Responsible for company tools, maintenance supplies and property maintenance inventory system.
  7. Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor this Maintenance/Laborer will initiate and implement preventative maintenance schedules.
  8. Initiates ideas and means to improve property appearance and maintenance services collaborating with members of the maintenance team.
  9. Seeks ways to economize Housing Authority resources without compromising quality.
  10. Ensures the common areas are maintained and ensures the grounds are well maintained and free of debris and litter.
  11. Removes snow ensuring the safety for residents, in a timely manner per MCRHA policy.
  12. Informs Property Managers of any issues observed in housing units.
  13. Maintains availability for on-call night and weekend work as required per schedule.
  14. Follows-up on service requests to ensure the highest quality customer satisfaction.
  15. Collaborates with Property Management staff to ensure continuity of service.
  16. Maintains positive, can-do attitude with residents, communicating potential problems to the Property Manager or designee.

Qualifications High School graduate or GED; technical school preferred but not required. Prefer 2 years’ maintenance experience. Basic carpentry skills. Basic computer skills. Solid mechanical aptitude. Solid knowledge of general electrical and plumbing repair and maintenance. Solid interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel and the general public.  Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability and willingness to continually improve the technical skills necessary to perform assigned maintenance duties.