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Maintenance Tech/Custodian

Maintenance Tech/Custodian

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Maintenance, Housekeeping, Laundry
Thursday-Monday, 10am to 2pm

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Heritage at Irene Woods seeks a Maintenance Tech/Custodian to join its team.  Heritage at Irene Woods is developed and owned by Edward Rose & Sons, known for creating amenity-rich communities where people can appreciate comfortable and affordable living in beautiful settings.  Partnering with Edward Rose & Sons is Ecumen, a not-for-profit organization that has grown to be one of the most innovative leaders in senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives.  Heritage at Irene Woods consists of 111 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes as well as 30 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Memphis, Tennessee.


 The Maintenance Technician and Custodian is responsible for performing various ground maintenance work such as removing trash from the grounds as well as make ready work.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Apartment make ready work - painting and repairs as needed.
  • Constantly customer focused by providing excellent service, encouraging and respecting customer’s individuality and treating people with dignity and respect.
  • Good steward of time and resources.
  • Knowledge of, observes and follows all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the community including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident’s Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, Right to Know, and MSD
  • Responsible for performing various housekeeping duties that require higher skills such as carpet extraction and polishing floors as needed.
  • Identify preventive maintenance activities that need to be performed including checking fire extinguishers and checking emergency lighting systems.
  • Diagnose, repair and service equipment including problems that can arise with plumbing, faucets and other ailments in the resident's area.
  • Perform minor carpentry such as painting, edging, plaster, patching etc.
  • Ensuring that all waste receptacles are emptied daily.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Responsibilities for all Heritage at Irene Woods positions:

Acting with Honor and Character

  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others.  Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Integrity and Trust.  Shows consistency between words and actions.  Protects confidential (and sensitive) information.  Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

Honoring Brand

  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to our mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit.
  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance.  Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

Creating the new and different

  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo.  Encourages others to try new methods and approaches.  Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.


  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.  Demonstrates effective listening skills.  Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them.  Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery.  Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests.  Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.


This position requires a person who has a High School Diploma or GED as well as 2 years of related work experience.  All employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.