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Maintenance Technician

Your Future Career

A Northern Michigan Escapes Maintenance Technician helps investment property owners and homeowners in preserving and increasing the value of their investments. This candidate would participate in the day-to-day operations at a variety of properties including The Edgewater Inn, Pointes North Inn, and all other privately owned rental properties throughout the Charlevoix and Traverse City area. We are looking for an autonomous, hardworking seasoned professional who is friendly and customer service oriented. While serving in this role, your responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:

  • Always represent the company’s best interest, maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism
  • Conduct general upkeep procedures and other tasks as assigned
  • Assist in maintaining heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
  • Perform manual repairs
  • Perform pool cleaning and maintenance
  • Perform hot tub cleaning and maintenance
  • Survey buildings to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and mechanical systems
  • Plan, manage and participate in property renovations
  • Document and coordinate labor and material costs within our Service Order software program
  • Communicate with current vendors/partners to provide the best possible repair service for properties such as electrical, heating and cooling, etc.
  • Install and service appliances
  • Perform janitorial and light housekeeping as needed
  • Report findings and concerns to management and provide suggestions for repairs

What We’re Looking For


  • Education:High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ideal Experience:Minimum 1-2 years of experience as maintenance technician
  • Other:Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems
    Basic understanding and experience with iPhone and MacBook are highly appreciated

Essential Functions


  • Candidate must possess the skills necessary to manage a fast-paced schedule working independently and responsibly, while observing all health and safety guidelines.
  • Candidate must be able to perform maintenance tasks of great variety such as painting, drywalling, general maintenance, etc.
  • Candidate must have a general understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and other systems.
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of tools, common appliances, and devices.
  • Candidate must be able to collaborate with coworkers and other professionals during property renovations

Physical Requirements


  • Must have good physical condition and overall strength with the ability to walk, bend, stand, sit, lift up to 50 pounds with or without assistance, stretch/reach, hear, see, functional hand/finger dexterity and drive a vehicle.
  • Must be free of physical limitations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions in accordance with applicable laws.


Candidate will be expected to perform the duties required by the role on a full-time basis and devote all reasonable efforts to ensure the role is adequately performed (40-45 hour per week – weekdays and weekends on average with variation based on occupancy / season)

What We Offer

We care about our employees and want each one to feel valued and appreciated. Position would include the following benefits:

  • Health Care
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Simple IRA
  • Simple IRA match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Supplemental Pay: Eligible for annual bonus

*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Position Specifications

  • Location:Charlevoix / Traverse City
  • Reports To:Vice President of Hospitality Services
  • Status: Full Time; Non-Exempt
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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About Us

Northern Michigan Escapes, with offices in Boyne City, Charlevoix, and Traverse City, is Northern Michigan’s Premiere Vacation Home Advisory Services Firm. Our rapidly growing company is seeking an experienced property management professional to serve as Housekeeper in the Boyne City / Charlevoix area. Northern Michigan Escapes has more than 250 vacation rentals in Northern Michigan, including condo units at the Edgewater Inn, Water Street Inn, North Shore Inn, and Pointes North Inn, as well as private homes throughout all of Northern Michigan. Northern Michigan Escapes has become the go-to source for Northern Michigan visitors looking for condos, resort homes, and private homes in the area.