Maintenance Associate

United Neighborhood Centers NEPA

UNC Locations: Scranton, Tunkhannock, Jessup, Carbondale, West Pittston. This position supports all UNC locations.

Hours: Full-time hours Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm with availability to participate in weekly team On-Call rotation.

Position Summary: 

Under the direction of the Director of Maintenance, the Maintenance Associate is responsible for handling preventative maintenance, emergency repairs and maintenance projects throughout UNC & UNCDC. The Maintenance Associate must have strong interpersonal skills, including successful verbal and written communications with staff, clients, and vendors.


  • Assessing system breakdowns and determining the kind of repairs that are required.
  • Handle basic repairs and install/upkeep of household fixtures.
  • General housekeeping as assigned.
  • Maintain safety for building grounds-Snow removal, trees trimming and debris removal (including garbage), hazardous materials, properly dispose of any chemicals used.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on equipment and facilities/properties.
  • Conduct walkthroughs for inspections.
  • Check functionality of systems (ex. Fire alarms, emergency exit lights and elevators).
  • REAC inspections.
  • Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary.
  • Meeting deliveries and escorting vendors to the appropriate room to unload bulk items.
  • Ensure equipment and tools are cleaned and stored properly, maintaining tool inventory.
  • Report major damage to the Director of Maintenance.
  • Communicating regularly with the Director of Maintenance and participating in regular meetings to assure readiness of the facility for all activities.
  • Coverage for schedule/unscheduled time off within the maintenance team.
  • Available to participate in weekly team on -call rotation.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.
  • All duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 1 year experience and/or knowledge of basic mechanical projects/basic repairs is preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.


  • Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time Off
  • Holidays (11)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Salary Deferral
  • 401(k) 5% Company Contribution
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Free Child Care Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • LifeMart Employee Discounts
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

UNC of NEPA is equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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