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Working at Helena Housing Authority (HHA) offers the opportunity to positively impact the lives of residents and to serve the Helena Community.  HHA offers a challenging and dynamic work environment that allows you to succeed.  Team members work together on a variety of projects to meet our common goal of providing safe and affordable housing and related services to eligible, low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled.

HHA is seeking energetic, service-oriented individuals to join the maintenance team as Custodian/Groundskeepers.  You will perform a variety of cleaning, custodial, and maintenance services to ensure buildings and facilities are clean, orderly, and safe.  This includes cleaning housing units after tenants vacate.  Duties include removal of garbage from the interior and exterior of facilities, cleaning floors, walls, windows, cabinets, appliances, and plumbing fixtures.  You will work outside, cleaning and maintaining the grounds and landscape features to provide safe and functional outdoor spaces for the tenants.  You will drive vehicles throughout the Helena area to our facilities to complete custodial tasks and perform minor repairs.  Custodian/Groundskeepers collaborate with Maintenance Technicians to prepare housing units for residents and complete special projects.  Team projects offer opportunities for learning and professional development.

Qualifications to join our teamHigh school diploma or equivalent; two (2) years related janitorial and grounds keeping experience; Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record; and successful background check.  Must be available to work overtime and/or after-hours, if needed.

SkillsThe use, care, and minor repair of a variety of hand and power tools and light motorized equipment; using materials, methods, and equipment for building and grounds maintenance, including chemicals and cleaning products; care of lawns, trees, shrubs, plants, and pruning; customer service and working well with others; organizing and completing work assignments in a timely manner with minimal supervision.

Benefits:     Retirement plan: Montana Public Employees Retirement System; excellent Health Insurance; and Paid Leave Program including holidays, sick, and vacation leave that exceeds governmental employee benefits.

OpportunitiesHHA offers a competitive salary and great benefits with opportunity for career advancement through our Facility Support Career Ladder, and learning new skills through extensive job training.

Salary$13.89-$16.34/hour DOQ

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF): - Employment with Helena Housing Authority may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF.   Check if you qualify at

How to apply:  Go to the Helena Housing Authority website ( and download the application from the Employment page.  Submit a cover letter, resume, and completed HHA Application Form either by mail to P.O. Box 1251, Helena, MT 59624 or call 442-4934 and ask for an email address to directly send your application.  We look forward to talking to you.  Please call 442-4934 with questions.

HHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications will continue to be accepted and the position remains open until filled.