OMNI Human Resource Management

Maintenance Worker

Job ID
reStart, Inc
Job Location(s)
US-MO-Kansas City



For more than 30 years, reStart Inc. has provided housing and services to homeless youth, families, men, and women to end homelessness in the Kansas City community.


A pioneer in the field, reStart is the only homeless agency in Kansas City serving all homeless populations, including singles, couples, gay, straight and transgender individuals, as well as youth ages 12-18, non-traditional families, persons with HIV/AIDS and individuals with substance use and mental health related issues.


They are seeking a Maintenance Worker to join their team.


Reporting to the Director of Administration & Operations, the Maintenance Worker provides maintenance support to the shelter building at 918 E. 9th St. in KCMO and the Housing Solutions Center at 1444 E. 8th St. in KCMO, including the surrounding grounds. This position is instrumental in providing a clean and well maintained environment for reStart, Inc. and its clients, volunteers, employees and guests.

  • Maintain the entrance, exit ways, and offices.
  • Cleaning duties include the lobby, basement, public restrooms, common spaces, etc., and ensuring restroom supplies are fully stocked.
  • Empty the trash and sweep/mop in staff offices and on the first floor.
  • Assist with stocking and distributing maintenance supplies and inform supervisor when running low.
  • Keep maintenance room clean and inform supervisor of any deficiencies in tools or supplies.
  • Clean reStart's fleet of five vehicles both inside and out.
  • Change batteries in smoke detectors.
  • Basic plumbing, electrical and maintenance work.
  • Assist with moving furniture, carrying boxes, loading/unloading vehicles for deliveries, and other lifting duties.
  • Assist with assembling bed frames, 'ready to assemble' furniture for client rooms, and other assembly duties.
  • Clean elevator tracks daily.
  • Assist contractors at all sites.
  • Clean vacant units after clients move out.
  • Other work as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Basic plumbing, electrical, and maintenance experience required.
  • Previous experience with maintenance at an apartment complex or other multi-family housing environment a plus.
  • Ability to use a computer, tablet or smart phone a plus.
  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language (oral and written).
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff, colleagues, and clients in reStart's "housing first" client-centered environment.
  • Drug and alcohol free required. Must be willing to submit to random drug testing according to State and Federal requirements.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening and background check will be administered.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and have ability to drive.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Availability to be on call for emergencies.


Shifts are 7am-3pm and 9am-5pm

Regular schedule will be determined prior to hiring.

Maintenance staff may be asked to work Sunday and/or Saturday as part of his/her normal work schedule or on occasion if the need arises. Schedule changes will be communicated in as much advance notice as possible.


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Please direct general questions to OMNI Human Resource Management


OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.



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