Employment Opportunities

Director of Maintenance
Department: Operations
Contact Email: jobs@cambridge-housing.org
Date Posted: 6/26/2018
Posting Expires: 7/13/2018
Position Location: Cambridge, MA
Position Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to administer and supervise the work involving major and minor renovation work performed by the Cambridge Housing Authority (“CHA” or “Authority”) through the award of contracts to private firms and the development, implementation, and monitoring of preventative and day-to-day maintenance programs. The incumbent shall also develop and supervise the programs and tasks for the Authority’s skilled maintenance staff, prepare work write-ups, specifications of bid documents and smaller construction contracts, as well as supervise these contracts.

Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a background in one or more of the building trades as well as strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, and MS Outlook). Ability to learn other computer software programs may be required by assigned tasks. Considerable knowledge of the Massachusetts Building Code is required. Other requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or architecture and at least five (5) years of experience in contract administration, housing management, and/or maintenance planning and implementation. Construction management experience is desirable.

Application Procedure:

Please send cover letter and resume to:     Cambridge Housing Authority

                                                                            362 Green St.

                                                                            Cambridge, MA 02139

                                                                               Attn: Human Resources Department

                                                                                                                                                               Electronic submissions may be made to: jobs@cambridge-housing.org

Please reference position title in subject line. Resume and cover letter must be an attachment and not included in body of email.


It is the policy of the Cambridge Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3- eligible individuals. The Cambridge Housing Authority is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Minorities, handicapped and others are encouraged to apply.


TDD 1-800-545-1833, x 112 (Telecommunications devices for the deaf)


Commensurate on experience

About Cha:

The Agency offers a competitive benefits program including health insurance through the Group Insurance Commission, FSA’s, Blue Cross Blue Shield dental insurance, the State Retirement System, additional voluntary benefits, and MBTA Corporate T-Pass Program.

Job Type:

Full Time