Maintenance Manager

Job Type
2Life Communities
Job Description

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the physical facilities of the site, ensuring that it is clean and safe at all times. Serve as the project and maintenance team leader, assigning work to other maintenance staff, ensuring that work orders and turnovers are done on time and to industry standard.



  • Supervise the physical maintenance work performed by maintenance staff and contractors in the facility to ensure that work is to 2Life standards

  • Ensure that maintenance staff is appropriately trained, certified, and licensed, complying with 2Life standards and HUD, Spectrum, and other regulatory agency standards. 

  • Project manager for all routine inspections of the entire property, including REAC, Metro Housing, Investor, and City of Boston inspections.  

  • Point person for escalated mechanical tasks and repairs that require mentoring or training opportunities for maintenance staff 

  • Lead vacant unit turnovers, delegating work needed to ensure they are prepared for re-rental in a cost-effective and timely manner

  • Lead maintenance team by delegating activities ensuring that the walkways and lots are clear of ice and snow, ordering supplies, and contacting third party snow removal companies if needed.

  • Partner with the Executive Director and Maintenance Director to work with Capital Projects to identify major property repairs needed outside of daily maintenance work

  • Provide on-call availability during off-hours to assist with escalated maintenance emergencies 

  • Interact with residents in a sensitive manner and promptly report any concerns about a resident to the Executive Director

  • Reports any accident, injury, or safety concerns to management and completes incident reports immediately

  • Performs additional duties, as assigned



  • Minimum of five years of experience as a superintendent or supervisor in a residential building

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations

  • LEED certification desirable

  • Knowledge of elevators and high-rise building systems is a must

  • Working knowledge of high-efficiency boilers, heating plants, plumbing, heating, HVAC, blacksmithing, and electrical systems

  • Proficiency with a mobile device and computer software for record-keeping, communicating and reporting

  • Ability to plan, create and utilize organized task management and communication tools

  • Ability to obtain Hoisting License, drive Bobcat, Ventrac



  • Oversees work of outside service technicians 




  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, climb, etc.  Must have full use of arms, hands, and finger dexterity to reach, lift, pull, push and feel.  

  • Ability to work outdoors in winter conditions 

  • Ability to work in an environment under construction (noise, dust, etc.)


2LIfe Communities provides superior housing to older adults of all backgrounds who can thrive independently within a supportive environment. We are a mission-driven organization with a vision whereby all older adults have the opportunity to age in community – to live a full life of connection and purpose in a dynamic and supportive environment. We are continually evolving support services to meet the needs of our diverse residents as they age. 

2Life Communities owns and operates over 1,300 units of affordable rental housing located within six campuses in metropolitan Boston. With another 210 apartments under construction and more in planning, we expect to add another 600-700 units within the next several years as we complete projects in active planning and construction phases.


Qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply here




We offer a very rich benefit plan which for individuals adds 27% on top of the base pay and over 30% for employee +1 and families. Our rewards program includes but not limited to:

  • Robust medical and dental plan

  • Vision 

  • Employer-paid life and AD&D, STD, and LTD insurance 

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid vacation 

  • Paid holidays 

  • 2 floating holidays 

  • Pet insurance

  • And more!


The above statements intend to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to do this job. The above does not intend to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.


We desire to build and cultivate an inclusive environment that brings together a diverse workforce with unique experiences, backgrounds, talents, and perspectives.


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

Application Instruction

Please apply by using the link above.