Apartment Maintenance Worker

Job Type

Full Time




New York
United States



Community Access, Inc. (CA), founded in 1974, is a progressive not-for-profit organization that expands opportunities for people living with mental health concerns to recover from trauma and discrimination through affordable housing, training, advocacy and healing-focused services. We are built upon the simple truth that people are experts in their own lives. Our programs are spread across 20 locations and include over 1000 units of supportive housing in three boroughs, the Howie The Harp Advocacy Center, ThriveAtWork, Blueprint Supported Education, East Village Access—a PROS program, and a peer-driven Crisis Respite Center.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of


to work in our Health Division

This is a Full-Time position; paying an hourly rate of $13.50, plus an excellent benefits package.

Position Overview:

The Maintenance Worker Apartment Cleaner will be responsible for daily cleaning of all areas necessary in the occupied or unoccupied apartments; performing sweeping, mopping and stripping/buffing of floors; Coordinating with clients and tenants for the removal of their excessive or unwanted belongings; Assisting in apartment fumigation; Performing routine maintenance repairs as needed and directed; Performing apartment leave violation removal such as health, tripping and fire hazards; Perform wall restoration to include general cleaning, patching, sanding and painting; Responsible for observing and reporting to his or her supervisor any apartment lease violations; Keeping supervisor informed of daily day-to-day activities and significant conditions that may impact upon agency mission and goals; Assisting with operations activities such as apartment and general maintenance cleaning, mopping, dusting garbage and moving furniture at other sites as needed; Working with onsite supervisor to understand and evaluate duties; Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualified candidates must have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access; Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED); Knowledge of appropriate cleaning agents; Ability to operate and maintain appropriate machines such as buffer, wet/dry vacuum, etc.; Must be able to walk up several flights of stairs; Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NY State Justice Center; Ability to work overtime hours as needed; Ability to regularly lift and carry items that weigh up to 100lbs; Possess the good aptitude and work skills for janitorial duties; Must have good communication and interpersonal skills; Must have good writing skills; Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Bilingual Spanish-speaking candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should apply on www.communityaccess.org/jobs

Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.



This is a Full-Time position; paying an hourly rate of $13.50, plus an excellent benefits package.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish-speaking candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply