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JEA Senior Living Maintenance Director in Urbandale, Iowa


Responsible for ensuring that the facility is safe, attractive and well maintained and operating within the facility maintenance budget.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Relevant work experience (2 plus years preferred).
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, vendors and general public.
  • Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly.
  • Must have basic reporting and organizational skills.
  • Must be capable of maintaining full time attendance.
  • Must meet all health requirements. Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with Administrator and Director of Operations to help evaluate and find solutions to routine maintenance needs.

  • Provide information regarding maintenance to the Administrator and/or Director of Operations through weekly/monthly reports.
  • Care for the routine maintenance needs of the facility and its residents as if they were your own home and family.
  • Assist the Administrator with fire and life safety training and drills.
  • Be extremely familiar with life safety and all operational systems in the facility.
  • Respond to resident/Administrator/staff requests for maintenance through maintenance reports and log system.
  • Ensure 24-hour repair/response time for all daily maintenance requests.
  • Minor repairs.
  • Facility must be mechanically sound, safe, and well maintained. Interiors must be neat, paint and wall coverings clean, sound and chip/scratch free. Maintenance Director will have a keen sense of detail with regard to these items. Patching, painting and repair will be a major part of the maintenance program as well as carpet/floor care and maintenance.
  • Grounds, building exterior and interior, signage are maintained year-round. Beds and lawns will be weeded and trimmed. Season foliage is also part of exterior maintenance plan.