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Maintenance Worker - Clinton

Company: Homes for the Homeless
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Maintenance Worker
Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is seeking experienced Maintenance Workers for our newest facility opening in Hell's Kitchen, to maintain a functional, safe, and comfortable environment for the families and children we house.
Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is a non-profit social services organization operating family shelters throughout NYC that serve as a hub of opportunity for families residing in the shelter and those in the neighboring community. On-site programs range from childcare, early childhood education centers, afterschool clubs and programs, and youth recreation activities, such as sports teams, to housing assistance, case management, parenting workshops, career and job vocational training, support groups and substance abuse assistance, and family engagement and recreation events for the whole family.

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure facility systems operate efficiently and the site's physical condition does not deteriorate.

  • Effectively handle service requests and work orders.

  • Assess and repair issues, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and general carpentry.

  • Identifies and reports building deficiencies or needs to the supervisor.

  • Operates and maintains tools and equipment safely and efficiently.

  • Assist with unit inspections.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • High School Diploma or GED.

    • Minimum two years of experience in general maintenance.

    • Must know about plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and drywall repairs.

    • Familiar with the proper use of power tools.

    • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer and related technology efficiently.

    • Ability to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift to 60 pounds.

    • Be able to stand for long periods (up to 9 hours).

    • Capable of performing duties with limited supervision.

    • Availability to work a flexible schedule.

      To attract and retain a high-performance workforce, Homes for the Homeless offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment that ensures an appropriate work-life balance. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide excellent benefits, including comprehensive health insurance (including medical, dental, and vision), an employee-funded 403(b) retirement plan, commuter benefits, life insurance, Work/Life Assistance Program, 3 weeks paid vacation, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 12 paid holidays.
      Homes for the Homeless is committed to promoting an inclusive organizational environment of dignity and respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment and prohibit any form of discrimination or harassment based on age, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, arrest or conviction, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or any other basis that would violate any applicable federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Homes for the Homeless, New York , Maintenance Worker - Clinton, Professions , New York, New York

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