Maintenance Manager Opportunity

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Maintenance Manager Opportunity

Looking for a rewarding career serving others? We are seeking a reliable individual to lead our environmental services team! Birchwood Cottages is a locally owned and managed memory care community that provides not only a welcoming and caring place for our residents, but a culture of excellence and support for employees.

The ideal candidate’s responsibility includes delivering a high-quality experience for the Birchwood Cottages community. This involves general maintenance of the grounds, building interior and exterior, and equipment to support the overall safety, cleanliness, and appearance of Birchwood Cottages, as well as preventative and on-going maintenance and professional service recommendations

If interested in this opportunity, use our online form to send in your resume and we will be in touch!

The ideal candidate will have a passion for delivering a quality experience for seniors living with memory loss and being a part of leadership while working for a family-owned community that cares.


  • Compliance and working knowledge of safety and emergency policies and procedures as outlined including the ability to demonstrate evacuation procedures.
  • Ensure the maintenance, availability, and awareness of emergency equipment and services (flashlights, radios, fire extinguishers, security systems, first aid kits, 911 services, sprinkler system, emergency lights, smoke detectors, and fire alarm panels.)
  • Maintain a clean and neat building interior and exterior, including common areas and resident rooms, parking lot, courtyard, garden, to ensure a safe, odor-free, and comfortable environment.
  • Oversee housekeeping staff and delegate as applicable.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair on the facility and equipment to include plumbing (sink, tub, shower, toilet, and drain), plastering, electrical (low voltage, standard voltage, alarm systems, lights, and related tests), carpentry, floor care (shampooing, spot cleaning, and repairs), mechanical (HVAC), painting, and household appliances (washers/dryers, vents) etc.
  • Assist with resident and household needs including vacant room preparations, furniture arrangement, repairs, picture hangings, and assisting with moves in a timely basis, etc.
  • Assist with all routine and seasonal cleaning as necessary, to include daily trash removal, replace light bulbs as necessary, cleaning windows and screens, shampooing carpets, etc.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair of lawn care equipment.
  • Maintain the company vehicle including but not limited to monitoring tire pressure, oil changes, tire rotation, and seat belt function.


  • Must possess a high school degree or equivalent.
  • Two or more years of experience facility management and maintenance including carpentry, plumbing, painting, general repairs, and grounds keeping.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background study.
  • Hold current Minnesota Driver’s License and automobile insurance.
  • On-Call for building emergencies
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English Language.

If you are passionate about providing care to seniors and are looking for a fulfilling career, we encourage you to apply or share this with others who may be interested.

• Registered Nurse with current licensure with the MN State Board of Nursing
• Experience working in a leadership role in an Assisted Living with Memory Care setting a plus!

Compensation & Benefits:
• Generous PTO program
• Full benefits package
• Competitive compensation
• 401K with matching
• Bonus pay opportunities

Additional Birchwood Benefits:
• Locally owned and managed
• Experienced leadership team
• Nursing support
• CEU/Education opportunities
• Free chef prepared meals
• Casual dress
• Flexible hours

About the Community
Our Owatonna campus has 2 buildings, with a max occupancy of 32 residents in each building. In this role, the DON will oversee the care of the residents in the North building. The individual in this role will be part of an experienced leadership team that includes the Executive Director, DON of the South building, Assistant Director, and several department managers. To learn more about our mission and what we do visit here.

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