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The Primavera Foundation is co-creating pathways out of poverty through housing, workforce development, homeownership and financial education, and community building and engagement.

The Porterplays a key role in the upkeep of grounds, amenities, building exteriors, parking lots, and other community buildings of multi-family residential grounds. Ensuring we provide a clean, safe, and professional environment for participants to enjoy.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Work assignments may vary depending on the department’s needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by leadership):

  • Versatility in general handyman tasks, including repairs, maintenance, and troubleshooting across various areas.
  • Sweeping, raking, and blowing sidewalks, parking lots, and common areas to keep free of rocks, debris, and trash
  • Prune shrubs and trees to shape and improve appearance and growth
  • Exterior and interior paint touch up as necessary
  • Setting up and maintaining safety cones and signs
  • Assist in building security, locking and unlocking of doors and gates
  • Removal of trash from office areas and apartment community perimeter
  • Prepare property trash for city pick-up
  • Assist in the preparation of units for new tenants, including removing trash from vacant units
  • Preformed assigned maintenance tasks promptly
  • Assists in the cleaning of units
  • Assists in the repair of mechanical, carpentry, and electrical problems
  • Report any maintenance concerns to the Maintenance Manager
  • Notifies Maintenance Manager of the need to order supplies/ materials
  • Maintain Curb appeal of property
  • Ensure that unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner
  • Ensure compliance with all company, local, state and federal safety rules
  • Adherence to and demonstration of Primavera’s guiding principles of integrity, respect, accountability, compassion, and leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership


  • High attention to detail
  • Proficiency in painting techniques and materials
  • Familiarity with drywall installation and repair techniques
  • Experience in groundskeeping practices, including landscaping and maintenance tasks
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, including wiring, fixtures, and safety protocols


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience working as or assisting with carpentry, electrical, groundskeeping, plumbing, painting, HVAC, roofing, flooring, and/ or other related trades
  • Ability to work on-call and extended hours
  • Must have a current Arizona Driver’s License
  • Most possess valid proof of insurance and be an insurable driver through Primavera
  • Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions.


  • 3 years of experience as a general handyman or in a related trade
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • At least one year of experience working with low-income and/or homeless individuals.


  • Ability to stand, kneel, and stoop
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 75 pounds.
  • Ability to work outdoors in desert climate.

Please include your Cover Letter and Resume.

(This job description is intended to indicate the basic nature of the position and examples of typical duties that may be assigned. It does not imply that all positions within the job description perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned. Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.)

The Primavera Foundation is committed to a discrimination-free workplace and to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, pregnancy, mental or physical challenging condition, marital/family status, amnesty, political affiliation, status as a covered veteran, or other protected characteristic(s) in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Employment Type
Job Location
Working Hours
Ability to work on-call and extended hours
Base Salary
$18.00 Per hour
Date posted
May 29, 2024
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