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The Porter at Coalition Houses, Bridge and Fulton Street provides weekly building cleaning and assistance with other basic maintenance and janitorial tasks. This position will work at separate locations on days to be determined, primarily based at off-site residential locations, but also expected to assist with similar duties at our main headquarters on a weekly basis. 

In general, the Porter preps and disposes of garbage and recycling for pickup, daily cleaning, assists with heavy lifting, receipt of deliveries such as appliances and turn-over of vacant units, assists Superintendents with repairs as needed (painting, apartment turnovers), provides coverage if Superintendents are out or called to respond to an emergency at another site, assists with obtaining supplies as needed, and helps with all other support tasks, as necessary. At the Fulton Street location, the Porter further assists with maintenance and janitorial duties, receipt of deliveries to the building, assists Program and Development staff with heavy lifting, moving and organizing items for sorting and distribution to Coalition clients. Performs job duties consistent with the mission and goals of Coalition for the Homeless

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to lift 70 pounds. Spanish fluency a plus, but not required. Prior building Porter experience a plus. Ability to work an 8-hour shift between the hours of 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, as needed. Must be able to work/commute to all locations - Upper West/East Side and Fulton Street in Manhattan.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Porter is expected to:

1.    On a regular and consistent basis perform general building maintenance and janitorial duties including: trash, recycling and bulk disposal, cleaning of all common areas, offices, restrooms and elevators - metal, wood, and glass surfaces, dusting/polishing, sweeping, mopping, carpet vacuuming/shampooing, floor stripping, waxing and buffing;

2.    Responsible for maintaining all building exterior appearances to include: sidewalk sweeping and washing, as well as snow and ice removal during and after inclement weather;

3.    Assist Fire and Life Safety Director (FLSD) with inspections of fire alarm and other safety/security equipment, and perform maintenance, as required. Assist with periodic fire drills;

4.    Provide coverage for Coalition properties such as Bridge Coalition, Coalition Houses, and other offsite Coalition Program locations as needed;

5.    Consistently maintain appropriate and professional conduct and interactions with staff, tenants, clients, building inspectors, mail carriers, parcel and freight delivery carriers, vendors and equipment repair individuals;

6.    Assist with high volume deliveries in and out of Fulton Street, as well as with heavy lifting, moving, sorting and organizing of Coalition orders, donations and supplies throughout the year,  and particularly during special annual events and drives;

7.    Work collaboratively with Program and Security staff to ensure safety in and throughout the building, as needed;

8.    Attend regular supervision with the Residential/Commercial Building Superintendent or designee;

9.    Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Residential/Commercial Building Superintendent or Manager of Operations or designee.

The Porter at Coalition Houses, Bridge and Fulton Street provides weekly building cleaning and assistance with other basic maintenance and janitorial tasks. This position will work at separate locations on days to be determined…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 20, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 17, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

On-site
129 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038, United States

How to Apply

 Submit cover letter and current resume. Include the job title in subject line of e-mail. Email: jobs@cfthomeless.org  Attention: Porter

Persons of color and formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply.

EOE

 Submit cover letter and current resume. Include the job title in subject line of e-mail. Email: jobs@cfthomeless.org  Attention: Porter

Persons of color and formerly homeless…

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