Maintenance Specialist - Woodhull Residence
|Benefits:||Comprehensive benefits, including 90% employer-paid health insurance|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||A brand new program in Brooklyn providing permanent housing and supportive services to mentally ill and medically fragile individuals, along affordable housing for community members. This is a new beautiful state of the art, green design residence.|
Comunilife is looking for hard working Maintenance Specialists to work in a team environment. For more than 25 years, we have been a provider of supportive housing, both scatter site and congregate, for individuals with serious mental illness and/or chronic medical issues such as HIV/AIDS.
-Responsible for the overall cleanliness, repair, and safety of facilities used for congregate, supported and transitional housing, scatter site programs and office spaces.
-Move clients furniture and personal effects as required.
-Includes general mechanical repairs; apartment type heating and cooling systems; painting; and minor construction skills; such as dry walling, painting and patching and plugging holes; and attending to grounds; including snow and debris removal.
-Must also be able to perform routine maintenance
-Must be knowledgeable about, and capable of complying with general City regulations regarding garbage collection, snow removal, and street cleanliness.
-Must be able to keep accurate inventory of supplies by tracking usage and re-ordering through administrative personnel
|Qualifications:||REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:|
-Physical requirements: lift at least 50 lbs, and walk, stand, push or pull, climb stairs and ladders frequently, bend, carry goods including furniture, supplies and equipment and exert all other medium to heavy physical effort.
- 1 year of maintenance experience
- High School Diploma or GED required
-Must understand verbal and written instructions in English.
- Bilingual skills in English/Spanish a plus
-Driver's License is a big plus with a clean record.
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