The John Stewart Company

  • Maintenance / Janitor - Bay Vista & Creekside at Meadow Park

    Job Locations US-CA-Novato | US-CA-Novato
    Job ID
    Location Name
    Bay Vista at Meadow Park
    # of Openings
    Additional Location
    Creekside at Meadow Park
    Maintenance / Janitor
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    The John Stewart Company is a full-service housing management, development and consulting organization that began in 1978 with a commitment to providing high quality service in the affordable housing sector. We work to enrich the lives of our residents and employees, while delivering our services costeffectively, efficiently and with the highest levels of professionalism, compassion, integrity and respect.




    Performs a wide variety of maintenance and janitorial duties. This position performs a wide variety of maintenance duties including preventative, emergency, cosmetic and routine maintenance and regular inspections. Nature of work requires emphasis on safe work practices, sustained physical effort, trouble shooting, problem solving, attention to detail, customer service and time management.


    • Works with Property Manager to conduct routine monthly safety hazard and maintenance deficiency inspections in accordance with JSCo and Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS).
    • Perform electrical, plumbing, mechanical, carpentry, masonry, plastering, painting tasks and janitorial duties as assigned.
    • Operates and makes all installations and repairs in accordance with local, state and national codes.
    • Performs timely apartment unit turn-overs as directed by Property Manager.
    • Performs routine work orders as necessary. Prepares work orders for safety hazards and deficiencies to specify on the work order.
    • Participate in off-shift and weekend emergency maintenance coverage as scheduled.
    • Report physical condition needs of common areas such as the grounds, building exteriors and takes corrective action.
    • Performs overall upkeep of the grounds. Including but not limited to remove trash from the grounds, gather and empty trash and recycling bins, cleaning sidewalks, parking lots and carports.  Maintaining all areas are clean (i.e. by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming). 
    • Performs monthly safety hazard and maintenance deficiency inspection.
    • Creates and implements preventive maintenance schedule.
    • Tuesday through Saturday Schedule


    • High school diploma or GED certificate.
    • Must possess valid California driver’s license & must possess reliable, insured and registered vehicle
    • Basic mathematical skills with fluency in reading, writing and communication in English.
    • A minimum of 3 years of multi-family apartment maintenance experience.
    • Knowledge of precautions and safety procedures for working with ACM/LBP in pre-1981 housing.
    • Ability to perform maintenance and repair building trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC system, appliance repair, painting, drywall, plaster, fire protection system etc.
    • Ability to recognize safety hazards and take precautionary measures to protect self and others.
    • Spanish Speaking and knowledge of Fair Housing are pluses



    Full Time Employees

    • Medical, dental and vision care; preventative medical care paid at 100%.
    • Vacation leave of up to ten days per year in the first year.
    • Up to 72 hours of sick time per year.
    • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care.
    • Company paid Life AD&D Long Term Disability


    Full Time AND Part Time Employees

    • Free, confidential counseling through our Employee Assistance Program.
    • Commuter benefit program.
    • Discounts for AT&T and 24-Hour Fitness
    • Matching 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan of up to 2% of your compensation (for any employee who works 20 hours or more per week)

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The John Stewart Company (“JSCo”) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
    San Francisco ONLY: JSCo will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance. Oakland ONLY: Section 3 candidates will be given priority at Section 3 properties. Los Angeles City ONLY: JSCo will consider applicants with a criminal history in compliance with the Los Angeles City Fair Chance Ordinance.


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