Maintenance Worker - Violence Intervention Program High School Diploma Job11 months ago - Other categories - New York City - 182 views
The Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing the routine upkeep and extensive range of work in the repair and general maintenance of office buildings, safe dwellings and/or apartments; incl. surrounding grounds. The Maintenance Worker is under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor. The Maintenance Worker is on call for building/apartment emergencies 24 hours a day. Emergency issues include but are not limited to issues with gas, heat, hot water, flooding and/or lock issues.
Ø Performing repair or general maintenance (Sweeping, moping, waxing, garbage collection, etc.) work of VIP’s office buildings, safe dwellings and/or apartments, and surrounding grounds.
Ø Overseeing the regular operations of the boiler/furnace and gas heat, calling for service when necessary.
Ø Repairing and treating structures such as showers, floors, sinks, walls, ceilings and carpets.
Ø Performing minor repairs, troubleshooting, incl. new installations, and replacement of locks and/or keys.
Ø Monitoring exit signs and alarms on exit doors.
Ø Plumbing repairs as need, including repair of leaks.
Ø Recommending repairs and necessity for outside contractors.
Ø Performing building repairs, such as plastering, painting, stripping floors, etc.; incl. repairing and replacing electric plugs and light fixtures.
Ø Moving and assisting in transportation of furniture and equipment.
Ø Cleaning front of buildings includes sweeping and spraying when needed.
Ø Garbage collection and bringing garbage to the curbside on garbage removal days. Making arrangements with the Sanitation department for the removal of special/large items.
Ø Snow removal from the front of buildings and on steps, including salting sidewalk as needed.
Ø Maintain accurate inventory of janitorial supplies and equipment; incl. receiving and storing deliveries.
Ø Pick up and deliver donations to the agency and/or clients as needed.
Ø Cover daily responsibilities for any vacancies/absences within the agency.
Ø Overseeing extermination of buildings, safe dwellings, and apartments when necessary.
Ø Support and comply with the values and policies of the Violence Intervention Program.
Ø Attend and participate in regularly scheduled agency and program meetings including supervision sessions with the Program/Property Manager, case conferences, agency-wide staff meetings, development meetings and others as needed.
Ø Provide VIP Hotline coverage as needed, this includes but is not limited to on-call evening/weekend coverage.
Ø Report Language access issues as they occur to Deputy Director for Programs and Executive Director.
Ø Capacity building in all areas of the agency-demonstrating competency with incorporating financial literacy in the performance of their responsibilities.
Ø Perform other tasks as required, including any related supervisory and administrative duties as needed.
Ø High School Diploma with a valid certificate of fitness.
Ø Must have minimum of two (2) years previous experience.
Ø Fully Bilingual Required (English/Spanish – verbal and written).
Ø Previous experience and knowledge in painting, plastering, wall paper hanging, removal and installation of commercial tiles, plumbing repair, repairing and maintaining heaters/radiators, troubleshooting air conditioning system.
Ø Must have the ability to use efficiently various power and hand tools.
Ø Must have the ability to communicate and follow instructions efficiently and fluently in both written and oral form.
Ø Ability to assist moving clients in/out of VIP safe dwelling (Shelter) & SHP (Casa Sandra), incl. heavy lifting (30 lbs.) and travel via public transportation (bus, train, etc.)
Ø Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
Ø Must be knowledgeable in working with diverse communities, particularly Latino, people of color, and low income population and deliver culturally competent services.
Ø Must be well organized, assertive, work independently and collectively, while maintaining a flexible schedule.
Ø Must have the ability to operate office equipment such as computers, copy machine, fax machine, phone systems, etc. with strong internet and software skills; incl. Microsoft Office and client database.
Ø Flexible schedule is required to meet the clients’ needs e.g., evenings, weekends
Ø Must be able to exercise good judgment and sensitivity at all times.
Ø Must ensure agency, program and client confidentiality at all times.
Ø A valid NYS Drivers License a plus.
• Health Insurance
• Commuter benefits
• Retirement Account
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual English and Spanish
How to Apply
How to Apply
Qualified candidates may respond to this opportunity by submitting a cover letter & resume with salary requirement to: firstname.lastname@example.org