Maintenance Technician

Avesta Housing is looking for a well-rounded, dedicated, skilled Maintenance Technician to maintain buildings and grounds of our affordable housing properties in the Southern Maine region.  

About Avesta Housing 

Avesta Housing is a local leader in housing development, property management, and assisted living solutions. Founded in 1972, our nonprofit organization serves individuals and families in need of quality affordable housing in Maine and New Hampshire.   

What it’s Like to Work Here 

Our team members have positive attitudes, are creative problem solvers, and share a dedication to housing equity and inclusion for all. Our shared commitment to improving the lives of others and strengthening our communities through affordable housing gives us purpose and inspires our best work. Our workplace culture and continuous opportunities for growth have resulted in Avesta Housing being a popular place to work. 

  • A reliable and independent individual who has the willingness to learn and grow in a mission-based environment
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, and general repairs skills
  • Mechanical aptitude 
  • Independent judgment and ability to work well with a team
  • Professional attitude and strong work-ethic
  • Detail oriented
  • Good communications skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Experience with technology is helpful
  • Available to work on call if needed

Click HERE to view the full Maintenance Technician job description.

This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position with opportunity for overtime pay.  Hourly wage is $21.00 - $23.00/hour.    

Work Location  

This job is on-site at a defined portfolio with properties in Sanford, Alfred, North Berwick, and Wells. 


We have excellent employee benefits, including:

  • Employer-paid health and dental plans for employees
  • Flexible spending and dependent care accounts
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with immediate vested match of up to 6%
  • Employer-paid basic life, long-term and short-term disability
  • Free mental wellness services for benefits-eligible employees 
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Up to 8 weeks paid parental leave
  • Generous earned time, starting with 19 days in first year of employment
  • Professional development assistance
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement


Ready to Apply? 

If this job sounds like a fit for you, please click through to our Employment Application and submit a resume.


Salary Description
$21.00 - $23.00