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Maintenance Worker - DV Shelters

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Safe Horizon
|
New York, NY

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Supervising/Lead Maintenance Worker, the Maintenance Worker performs custodial duties to ensure that the agency’s Domestic Violence shelters and/or dwellings are maintained in a clean and safe manner. The Maintenance Worker also provides basic maintenance and repair as necessary.


 

Responsibilities:

  •  Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients.
  • Cleaning all elements of the facility including floors, walls, kitchens, bathroom, common areas, etc. Handling garbage collection and removal. Thoroughly cleaning residential units and all associated elements such as stoves, refrigerators, painting, plastering, etc. in order to prepare them for incoming clients;
  • Performing a variety of general maintenance tasks such as changing light bulbs, changing batteries in smoke and carbon dioxide detectors;
  • Moving, loading, unloading, and transporting furniture, equipment, tools and supplies for use at the facility;
  • Assembling and installing furniture and equipment;
  • Performing a variety of light construction duties such as drywall installation and patching, painting, light bulb and fixture installation, drain and sewer line stoppages, cabinet installation and repair, vinyl and ceramic tile installation and repair and window air conditioner installation and maintenance. Actions will include the use of power tools (hand drills, saws, etc.) and repetitive motions of drilling, sawing, screwing, ratcheting, etc.;
  • Operating basic building systems including boilers and heating systems, fire prevention and alarm systems, etc.
  • With prior notice, the Maintenance Worker will be assigned to work temporarily at other Safe Horizon locations within the 5 boroughs to provide site coverage.


Qualifications:

  • Certificate or certification in a building trade, maintenance, building systems or building equipment repair;
  • Ability to lift and move 35lbs on a daily basis;
  • Valid New York State driver’s license with no suspensions and fewer than 3 points required.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Experience working in a supportive housing setting preferred,
  • Computer proficiency are desired.
  •  High school diploma or equivalent (or equivalent experience)

Work schedules: 

Sunday - Thursday from 8am to 4pm

Tuesday - Saturday from 8am to 4pm

Sunday - Thursday from 8am to 4pm

 

If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me. I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment


AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply


Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information:


http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf 

Summary:

Under the supervision of the Supervising/Lead Maintenance Worker, the Maintenance Worker performs custodial duties to ensure that the agency’s Domestic Violence shelters and/or dwellings are maintained in a clean and safe…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Location

On-site
New York, NY

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