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Maintenance Manager

Strader’s Garden Centers is seeking a well-qualified Maintenance Manager to join our team in Columbus, OH. This is a hands-on maintenance position and is responsible for property inspections, make readies, work orders, general maintenance and repair. The position is responsible for ensuring that the physical aspects of the property meets Strader’s established standards. Must own a set of tools.

Essential Job Duties/Oversight Responsibilities

  • Ensure all work orders are completed in a timely manner based on priority
  • Painting/Staining both interior and exterior applications
  • Working hand in hand with the Property Manager/Owner on a monthly budget review
  • Manage and adapt a preventative maintenance program
  • Exterior structural maintenance as needed
  • Managing coverage of a 24/7 emergency cell phone
  • HVAC repair

Other Duties

  • Assist in various projects including but not limited to rehab and/or major repairs for Strader’s properties
  • Assist in managing 3rd party vendors including gathering bids for projects

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • 2+ years’ experience in maintenance
  • 1+ years in multifamily housing preferred
  • Experience managing/supervising 2+ employees
  • Dry walling, including painting and carpentry
  • Working knowledge of plumbing, including sweating copper pipe
  • Working knowledge of electrical, including outlets, switches and light fixtures
  • Working knowledge to repair and/or diagnose operation of appliances including refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, microwaves and garbage disposals
  • Water heater knowledge, both electric and gas
  • HVAC/EPA Certification required
  • 3+ years of experience with HVAC
  • High School Diploma required


To apply, download the application form below and email to

Strader’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A physical demonstration fo your ability to complete the basic job duties will be required during the interview process.