On Site Staff – John Fox

Posted on October 20, 2023
OPEIU Local 8
Low Income Housing Institute
 - $ 
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled

On-site Staff

John Fox Place

8700 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

DATE POSTED: 10/10/2023

REPORTS TO: Area Manager

HOURS: Full time, 40 hours a week plus some on call

PAY RANGE: $19.41-$19.95 per hour, DOE

ACCOMMODATION: Rental rate of $50 per month plus utilities for a 2-bedroom onsite unit with a private balcony (Does not need to income qualify.) Must live on site.

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, long term disability insurance and sick leave are available to employees. Employees accrue 116 hours of vacation during the first year and receive 11 paid holidays. (Prorated for part-time employees).

POSITION:  Non-exempt. This is a unionized position, represented by Local 8 of the Office of Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).



  1. Perform and schedule routine maintenance and janitorial of common areas, grounds maintenance, garbage removal, weeding, replacing locks and light bulbs, performing minor carpentry and painting.
  2. Respond to emergencies on site, being on-call with pager and performing nightly grounds checks.
  3. Respond to residents’ concerns and questions regarding the building.
  4. Inspect the building’s interior and exterior regularly. Inspect units annually; at time of turnover or as directed.
  5. Maintain an inventory of basic maintenance supplies.
  6. Prepare vacant units including light maintenance, cleaning, and coordinating with vendors for re-rental in a timely manner.
  7. Reside at the site in a designated apartment.
  8. Other duties as assigned.



  1. Two years building maintenance experience.
  2. General facility maintenance knowledge.
  3. Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  4. Experience working in a diverse environment.
  5. Great written and communication skills.
  6. Willing to make a one-year commitment.
  7. Must pass background check and drug screening test.


The Low Income Housing Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified members of historically marginalized and underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. LIHI participates in the e-verify system.

About the employer: Low Income Housing Institute

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) has a 30-year history and track record of owning and managing low-income housing; developing innovative solutions to homelessness; advocating for housing justice; providing supportive services; and operating hygiene services for homeless people at our Urban Rest Stops. LIHI staff have developed over 4,500 affordable housing units and manages over 2,500 units including rental housing, permanent supportive housing and transitional housing. The populations served include: families, singles, seniors, veterans, young adults, immigrants, low wage workers, and people living with physical and mental disabilities. LIHI is one of the largest nonprofit housing organizations in the state. Our properties are located in Seattle, King County, and five adjacent counties. LIHI is a national leader in sponsoring tiny house villages as a crisis solution to homelessness. Annually, the tiny house villages and shelters serve 1,000 homeless people and our hygiene programs serve over 8,000 homeless people. LIHI is a BIPOC organization committed to anti-displacement, equitable development, and social racial justice. LIHI staff is collaborative, dynamic, and dedicated to taking bold steps in ending homelessness and creating supportive communities for people to thrive.

About your union: OPEIU Local 8

OPEIU Local 8 is a progressive, democratically run union working for social and economic justice since 1945. Local 8 represents more than 6,000 members all over Washington state working in many settings including offices, health and home care, housing, social services, the insurance industry, legal services and the public sector.

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