Maintenance worker

at Grand Street Settlement

Job Detail




1-2 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Full Time


80 Pitt St, New York, NY 10002, USA




03/16/2019, 03:54 PM


DEPARTMENT: Youth Services REPORTS TO: Program Director & Assistant Program Director LOCATION: Brooklyn, address (Bushwick) SALARY: $25,000 Annually SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday; 2pm-10pm, with Saturdays 12pm-5pm. This position is performance based and it is also contingent on funding availability. DATES: September 2018–June 2019 JOB SUMMARY: Performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures in the community center including mechanical equipment and utility systems. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS: • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required • Candidate must be very responsible; organized & demonstrate positive communication skills • Ideal candidate is personable, energetic, & enthusiastic • Candidate must successfully complete the following: NYSDOH Fingerprinting Screening; address Clearance Review Background Check; 3 Reference Check; Physical w/ updated TB Test ( Fees may apply) • If offered the position, must submit $25 fee for address Clearance Review • Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with all staff and participants while remaining professional at all times • Must demonstrate timeliness, attendance and most importantly, professionalism • The skills and knowledge required would generally be obtained with previous experience in building cleaning and maintenance work • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved oral or written instructions • Ability to relate to officials, staff and public in a courteous manner • Ability to acquire job skills with three months of on-the-job training • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing from 15 to 25 pounds • Ability to work occasionally in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Receives oral or written orders from the Program Director or Assistant Program Director • Performs work according to standard procedure and by center’s operational schedule • Cleans rooms, hallways, restrooms, supply rooms, offices, stairways, windows and cleans outside grounds on an as needed basis • Uses brooms, mops, and floor equipment to sweep, mop, strip and wax floors • Uses vacuum cleaners to clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture and blinds • Dusts furniture and equipment • Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors and sills • Makes minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing repairs • Performs touch up and finish painting • Empties wastebaskets • Replenishes restroom supplies and cleans restrooms • Replaces light bulbs • Sets up and tears down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting rooms, and function rooms. • Clears snow from entrances and walkways • Picks up and delivers supplies and materials to rooms • Follows all applicable safety rules and procedures • Reports work accomplished orally or on written work order to PD or AD • Other duties as assigned