Preferred Living has been developing real estate, managing a luxury portfolio of multifamily and commercial properties as well as building homes in Columbus and the surrounding area since 1996. Our properties are located in Dublin, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Grandview, New Albany, Short North, and OSU area.

Preferred Living is a cut above when it comes to a career. We made a commitment to a very high standard for our residents many years ago and that same standard is applied to how we treat our employees. A great day at work means a great life at home! Excellent health and wellness plans, 401K, paid time off, employee rental discount program & access to many on-site amenities is a sample of what you can expect when you join the Preferred Living team.
Maintenance Technician Overview:

  • Perform service and repairs in the areas of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, painting, etc. based on work orders in accordance with company standards.
  • Review property daily for issues to be addressed.
  • Maintain contact with vendors that work regularly on property maintaining units or property to ensure the vendors are completing tasks to standard.
  • Follow all checklists provided by management.
  • Turn units
  • Handle emergency service calls on a rotational basis.
  • Ensure maintenance work areas on property are organized, stocked, and items are easily located.
  • techs receive monthly performance bonuses averaging $130/month as well as cell phone reimbursement
  • competitive on-call pay and paid mileage


  • Two or more years’ experience in apartment maintenance
  • Experience with Drywall repair
  • Experience with minor Electrical issues
  • Experience with plumbing
  • One or more years’ experience with HVAC and EPA certification required
  • Motivated self-starter with a positive attitude who prides themselves in a fast-paced environment while producing quality work.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour


Send applications to [email protected].