Salt & Sand Realty
February 12, 2024
Oak Island, North Carolina
Job Type
Hourly Rate: $16 - $20 per hour based on experience and achievement 



Your expertise in home repair could open the door to a fulfilling career in maintaining some of Oak Island’s most sought-after vacation rental properties.

Welcome to Salt & Sand Realty – based locally on Oak Island, North Carolina, we provide premier vacation rentals, real estate sales and service, short-term and long-term management services.

Founded in 2020, Salt & Sand Realty has rapidly carved out its niche. As a team, we strive to provide the absolute best experience for our guests, homeowners, and real estate clients - with our passion for Oak Island and the surrounding area evident in everything we do. As a team, we see every interaction as a chance to surpass expectations and draw from our collective expertise of over 20 years in sales, marketing, and customer service.

What makes us different? 

We're constantly evolving, staying ahead of industry trends while still holding on to the traditional southern hospitality that makes Oak Island and the surrounding areas such a desirable place to vacation, live, and invest. Additionally, our leadership places immense value on the team we’re building, as evidenced by our competitive compensation package. But beyond financial rewards, you'll be able to enjoy a work-life balance that reflects the beauty and unique experiences that only Oak Island and Brunswick County can provide.

Your hard work and skills are the keys to our success at Salt & Sand Realty – come and play an important part in our North Carolina vacation experience.


We’re looking for a skilled and conscientious Maintenance Technician to join our dynamic team. This is a full-time opportunity for an individual ready to roll up their sleeves and apply their maintenance expertise in our growing company.

Your Role on the Team 

In this hands-on role, you’ll be responsible for helping maintain the high standards of our vacation properties. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include various maintenance tasks, from addressing electrical and plumbing issues to repairing appliances and ensuring our HVAC systems run smoothly. Your ability to troubleshoot and resolve in-home technology problems will ensure our guests enjoy a stress-free experience. The ability to think on your feet and respond to emergency calls promptly and efficiently will also be crucial to ensure minimal disruption to a guest's stay.

Why This Role Is Unique 

When you work as a Maintenance Technician at Salt & Sand Realty, you will be doing more than just fixing things - you will be improving the vacation experience for guests from across the US and beyond. This role is perfect for you if you’re the kind of individual who takes pride in your work and enjoys seeing the direct impact of your efforts.

If you have experience in home maintenance and a commitment to excellence, we invite you to apply to our close-knit team today.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


  • Promptly respond to service requests and work orders, ensuring timely and efficient resolution.
  • Conduct comprehensive interior and exterior maintenance, including electrical, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, painting, and appliance repairs.
  • Handle installation and troubleshooting of locks, thermostats, sensors, and in-home technology such as TVs and Wi-Fi.
  • Oversee outdoor maintenance tasks, including building roadside signage, property appearance for guest check-in, and poly cart disposal bin management.
  • Utilize company software and apps for accurate reporting and communication on work orders and maintenance activities.
  • Maintain clean, well-equipped company maintenance vehicles and ensure a safe, orderly work environment at company facilities and rental properties.
  • Engage professionally with homeowners, guests, vendors, and coworkers, and be adaptable to perform varied duties as assigned.


  • Maintenance experience, preferably in residential properties or similar service environments.
  • Proficient in addressing common repair issues in rental homes, including basic carpentry and intermediate diagnostic skills in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and appliances.
  • Skilled in maintaining a clean, safe work environment and adept in using technology for work order management.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation for work-related tasks.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, demonstrating initiative in completing tasks and resolving issues.
  • Capability to manage the pressures of a high-demand hospitality setting, maintaining strong attention to detail and excellent time management.
  • Excellent communication skills, with a commitment to integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism.


Hourly Rate: $16 - $20 per hour based on experience and achievement


  • Paid time off, such as PTO, sick days, and vacation days
  • Retirement benefits or accounts


  • Willing to work on-call and respond to/resolve after-hours emergencies