Maintenance Technician

Maintenance · Sells, Arizona
Department Maintenance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

Position Title: Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Posted Rate of Pay: DOE

Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time


Limited to current TOKA employees only: No


Documents required for application

1.     Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Association Application Form

2.     Current Resume

3.     CIB or tribal identification card


Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Association conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which may include a criminal background check, verification of education, credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history.  In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.  All employees are required to successfully pass a drug screening test prior to employment; random drug screening tests may be administered post-employment.


Under general supervision, maintains and repairs electrical, plumbing, roofs, drywall, coolers, and heaters and performs routine housing/building maintenance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains and repairs electrical, plumbing, solar system, structural and mechanical aspects of housing and building units.
  • Read electrical and plumbing schematics and/or blue prints.
  • Troubleshoots, dismantles, remodels, repairs, reassembles and installs electrical switches on housing units .
  • Repairs vandalism or storm damage to buildings and houses.
  • Performs scheduled preventative maintenance to assigned housing units.
  • Repairs cabinetry, roofs, sheetrock, and ceilings.
  • Replaces mirrors, windows, and interior/exterior doors in building and housing units.
  • Repairs or opens locked doors and gates.
  • Replaces floor tile.
  • Welds and repairs doors, gates, fences and equipment.
  • Paints indoors and outdoors of building structures.
  • Maintains , repairs or replace HVAC or swamp cooler systems.
  • Concrete repairs which may include block and/or pouring.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and installs stoves, refrigerators and water heaters.
  • Assists with other trades maintenance activities.
  • Occasionally scheduled for on-call duty.
  • Communicate/report to supervisor as needed.
  • Other related tasks assigned.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities
  • Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance
  • Interpersonal - Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things
  • Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information
  • Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction
  • Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner
  • Quantity - Completes work in timely manner
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 3 years work experience within the maintenance or construction trade and any training certificate within the maintenance field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English.  Ability to write simple correspondence in English.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  Ability to understand and speak O’odham Language, preferred.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and use fractions.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills:

Basic computer skills needed. 


Certificates and Licenses:

  • Valid Arizona's Drivers License
  • No DUI’s in past 3 years

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme outdoor weather conditions.  The employee may be exposed to dusty conditions, mold and pest when working on repairing units.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

Other Requirements:

Must possess basic hand tools such as measuring tape, hammer, screwdriver, etc.

Indian Preference

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian applicants in accordance with Section 703(i) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. §2000e-2(i) (1982) and Tohono O’odham Nation Ordinance 01-85, Section 3, provided the applicant has submitted acceptable proof of Indian preference for employment.


The Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Association is an equal opportunity employer, and there will be no discrimination for consideration or in selection, because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, or age.



I have reviewed and understand the job descriptions and believe them to be accurate and complete. I understand that the Management of the Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Association retains the right to change the Job Descriptions as it deems necessary. I will follow and adhere to my Job Description to the best of my ability.


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