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Berkshire Housing Development Corporation & Housing Services Inc.


Employment Opportunities

Berkshire Housing is an equal opportunity employer.


Download an employment application here.

Download a copy of the Berkshire Housing Employee benefits package here.







Reports To:

Maintenance Supervisor and Property Manager


Areas of Responsibility:

The Maintenance Technician works as part of a team, and is responsible for general and routine cleaning of the interior and exterior of the Brattlebrook Village apartment complex along with all minor maintenance tasks that affect the efficient management of the facility and the comfort, welfare and safety of the tenants. Strict confidentiality must be followed and adhered to at all times with regards to tenant related issues.


Specific Tasks & Duties:

This position will be expected to fulfill duties of Berkshire Housing, as directed by the Property Manager and or the Maintenance Supervisor.

Cleaning appliances, vacuuming/cleaning shampooing carpets and floors, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens and painting. 

Attend to or repair tenant maintenance issues.

Tasks include snow-blowing, shoveling, and treating sidewalks and entryways, with ice melt, during times of inclement weather. Shovel and keep clear all paths from exits.

Ensures rubbish, papers and debris are picked up. Check for property damage and safety hazards and for proper exterior lighting.

Wash down or sweep down building where accessible to remove spider webs, etc.

Maintain common areas by vacuuming and cleaning halls, stairs, carpets, community rooms, windows, walls and replacing any broken / inoperative light fixtures and or bulbs.

Performs general repair duties (replacement of electrical fixtures, toilet repairs, equipment installations (504 accommodations), drywall and flooring repairs).

Goes to local supply centers to pick up supplies for the project.

Acts in a responsible manner at all times keeping in mind the Project’s interest

Performs all other related tasks as requested by management including enforcement of property rules and regulations.

Mowing of lawn and other landscaping as required


These duties are not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties that are associated with a position of this nature may be added.


Job Qualifications:

1-2 years general maintenance experience including basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, custodial and grounds keeping

Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as part of a team

Ability to take direction

Dependable with excellent work ethic a must

Ability to communicate effectively with tenants to address issues and/or concerns.

Experience operating a plow, zero-turn commercial lawn-mower, and golf cart helpful

Valid Driver’s License preferred

Basic computer ability helpful


Physical Requirements:

Ability to change positions (sit/stand/bend/squat/kneel) regularly throughout the day

Ability to lift/move up to 30 lbs regularly

Ability to lift/move more than 50 lbs occasionally

Ability to work outside in all weather conditions

Ability to safely climb ladders occasionally

Ability to move safely over uneven terrain and sometimes in confined spaces

Ability to use hands/fingers to complete various maintenance tasks


Work Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (1/2 hour lunch) – on-call evening hours as well as a rotational weekend on-call shift



Download an employment application here.

Download a copy of the Berkshire Housing Employee benefits package here.



Berkshire Housing Development Corporation & Berkshire Housing Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1180, Pittsfield, MA  01202-1180    Phone: 413.499.1630 - Fax: 413.496-9831