Facilities Assistant I (P/T)
Under the supervision of the Operation Manager, the Facilities Assistant I is responsible for the care and upkeep of the facilities which includes minor repairs, routine maintenance and other miscellaneous duties.
- Paint projects (as necessary).
- Basic plumbing duties (i.e., repair leaky faucet, shut off water valve, unclog sink or commode).
- Basic flooring installation and repair.
- Basic electric maintenance ( i.e., light bulb, switch plate replacement).
- Basic carpentry (i.e., changing locks, minor repairs and maintenance of facilities.
- Maintain the janitorial inventory list.
- Apprise Operation Manager of any issues, damage, equipment or supplies re-order that requires follow up. Completes maintenance log daily.
- Notifies the Operations Manager of urgent and re-occurring issues, related to plumbing, electric, HVAC, and security.
- Change batteries, re-charge devices as warranted and maintains emergency “go-bag” and disaster plan supplies with necessary supplies.
- Member of the agency’s Emergency Response Team
- Regular inspection of grounds and perimeter of building to assure that walkways, stairs and ramps are safe; “Salt” grounds and shovels (as necessary) in snowy and icy weather.
Offices and Meeting rooms and common areas:
- Assures that conference rooms are clean and conducive for family and staff meetings; assures that furnishings, equipment and hardware are in good condition
Bathrooms & Kitchens:
- Assures that conditions of the bathrooms are sanitary and that there are sufficient supplies of toilet tissue, soap and paper towels; Inspects sinks, toilets, urinals, counters, walls, stalls, and dispensers.
- Inspects refrigerator, microwave and other appliances for cleanliness and to safeguard against fire hazards
• High School diploma/ GED required.
• Basic knowledge of facilities maintenance and office functions.
• Ability to perform bending, lifting, prolonged sitting/standing. Ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs.
Competencies & Character Traits:
- Supports the mission, vision and philosophy of Graham Windham. Complies with all organizational policies and procedures.
- Supports all functions that attain and maintain accreditation and compliance with regulatory agencies.
- Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively on a team with peers and across programs.
- Able to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work with diverse populations (including LGBT) and cultures, process information and respond appropriately.
- Valid New York State Driver’s License and a clean driving record and willingness and ability to drive a car or van within the 5 boroughs of New York City, Long Island, counties north of the city
- Flexibility to work evenings and occasional weekends.