General Maintenance Job Description

General Maintenance Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a General Maintenance to join our team.


  • Maintaining daily logs of operation, maintenance, and safety activities;
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of the work area which includes inventories, requisition (receipt and storage), trash removal and clean up;
  • Reporting maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; properly storing flammable materials;
  • Fixing minor plumbing and electrical problems;
  • Performing building repair such as drywall, plastering, painting and vinylene;
  • Maintaining complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; using equipment only as intended;
  • Communicating with guests/customers when necessary to resolve maintenance issues;
  • Responding and attending to building repair requests;
  • Performing additional duties as assigned.


  • Must be self directed, motivated and demonstrate exceptional service, interpersonal, and analytical skills;
  • Professional experience and training with power tools, plumbing, electrical and chlorine pool maintenance;
  • Ability to move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 22.5 kilograms (50 pounds) without assistance;
  • Ability to work independently with maximum accuracy, efficiency and attention to detail, maintaining a sense of urgency at all times;
  • Outstanding ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and openly in all interactions, both verbal and written;
  • Must maintain flexible schedule to meet the business needs of a hotel environment, including weekends, evenings and holidays;
  • Previous relevant experience in hotel/high rise residential building (400 + rooms);
  • Exceptional organizational abilities and skill for multi-tasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced work environment;
  • Capable of bending frequently, standing and walking for long periods of time;
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.