First Step House
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • $14.00-$18.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


We are currently seeking to hire another member for our Maintenance team who is passionate about helping to serve our organization and patients. Our Maintenance department performs a variety of work which would include landscaping duties and maintenance assisting.

 Our mission statement is, "We help people build lives of meaning, purpose, and recovery," and we are dedicated to this mission. First Step House is a well-established, non-profit behavioral health organization that has multiple drug and alcohol treatment centers in Utah. Our team fosters a culture of honesty, transparency, proactive problem solving, and a purpose and belief in something bigger than ourselves. We are looking to hire the best employees, those who have an established set of skills yet are coachable, and those who seek to find solutions to problems rather than remaining stuck on obstacles.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • All landscaping needs for facilities year round
  • Maintains grounds in a presentable fashion by cutting, trimming, and edging
  • Performs minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets.
  • Services appliances, kitchen, and emergency equipment.
  • Hooks up appliance and reports mechanical malfunctions to appropriate party for action.
  • Exercises discretion in identifying projects requiring the services of a higher skilled crafts person.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duty functions.

  • Basic knowledge of the following trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, grounds keeping with gas powered tools, standard practices and tools used in the maintenance and repair of building facilities.
  • Safety practices and procedures related to the building trades; basic math to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Effectively use a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Follow oral and/or written instructions; communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  • Valid driver license and be able to be added to our insurance.


Education and Experience:

  • Experience in the behavioral health field is preferred
  • Any combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described including related work experience in one or more of the building trades.

This is a full time position with benefits that include:

  • Generous paid time off allowance (18 days starting in year one with significant increases each year after)
  • Generous holiday policy (14 observed holidays a year including your birthday)
  • Group health
  • 401(k) employer matching
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunity for annual merit increase
  • Opportunity for annual bonus

For more information about our non-profit organization, you can visit our website at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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