Position: Maintenance LTE

Location: Bad River Housing Authority

Duration: Limited Term Employee LTE- M-F 8am - 4:30pm

Immediate Supervisor: Project Manager

Hourly Rate: TBD based on skill level.




This is a limited time employment opportunity up to a maximum six (6) months, 40 hours a week. Responsible for performing a variety of building construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, custodial, grounds keeping and related work to insure BRHA maintains its properties in a safe, sanitary condition as well as meets all applicable Federal, State, Tribal OSHA standards and guidelines as well as compliance to all applicable BRHA policies and procedures.

Education and/or Experience in:

General Carpentry, Roofing, Door/Window/Siding Installation, VCT/Linoleum Installation, Drywall and Painting Experience.


•Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance

•Must submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment drug test

•Transports, moves and installs furniture, appliances and related equipment

•Performs general building repairs and preventative maintenance checks and audits consisting of window, door, screen replacement, maintenance and/or repair/installation of air condition/HVAC units, painting, trim work, etc.

•Proper documentation of work order completion for input into the work order system, including a true and accurate accounting of materials used, hours spent, etc.

•Other duties as assigned

•Ability to follow written & oral instructions, possess effective communication skills, ability to define and iterate issues at hand

•Ability to maintain a good working relationship with tenants, the public and other employees

•Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

•Ability to receive, track and document assigned work orders

•Be reliable, and able to perform duties in a timely and safe manner

•Ability to participate in activities designed to improve and increase skills, including travel to training sessions and successfully complete training programs

•Must be 18 years of age or older

•Possess a High School Diploma or GED

•Possesses a good understand of carpentry and maintenance type of work. Experience in heating, refrigeration, mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing work is preferable.

•Possess basic knowledge of methods and materials used in building construction, specifically roofing.

•Strive to continuously build knowledge and skills, and share expertise with others

•Possess previous experience in a maintenance or similarly related position

•Have an aptitude for operating effectively under pressure and deadlines. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously, multi-task.

•Work well in a team/partner environment. Actively participate in group problem solving situations. Balance team and individual responsibilities. Exhibit objectivity and be open-minded to the needs and view of others. Must be open to give and receive feedback. Contribute to building a positive team spirit. Must be willing and able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.

•Complete projects/assignments in a timely and economically efficient manner with little or no supervision.  


Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift 75lbs, be able to work out doors in the winter months.

Indian Hiring preference

Under Bad River Housing Employment Policy HA 2000.20 Indian Preference Policy Statement, preference will be given in the following order of priority, once a pool of qualified applicants has been determined:

  • Qualified Tribal Member
  • Qualified Indian spouse of a Tribal Member
  • Qualified Other Indian
  • Qualified Non-Indian Spouse of Tribal Member
  • Qualified Non-Indian

Hiring Preference: Indian Preference: Under Bad River Housing Employment Policy HA 2000.20 Indian Preference Policy Statement, preference will be given in the following order of priority:

•Position subject to passing a background check

•Complete a BRHA job application

•Complete release of information form for BRHA

•Complete release of information to conduct a background check

•Submit to a pre-employment drug test

•Copy of your tribal I.D. card; or if your spouse is a tribal member, a copy of his/her tribal I.D. card or a valid Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

•Copy of your driver’s license, or evidence that you have applied/reapplied and accepted for a valid driver’s license



Application Available:

Bad River Housing Authority

P.O. Box 57

75860 US Hwy 2

Odanah, WI 54861