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Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is seeking an experienced Maintenance Workers to help keep our residential facilities functional, safe, and comfortable for the families and children we house.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure facility systems continues to operate efficiently and the physical condition of the site 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 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 2 years of experience in general maintenance
Must have knowledge plumbing, electrical, carpentry and dry wall 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 up to 60 pounds
Be able to stand for long periods of time (up to 9 hours)
Capable of performing duties with limited supervision
Availability to work a flexible schedule
ABOUT HOMES FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.
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 both residing in shelter as well as 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.
In order to attract and retain a high-performance workforce, Homes for the Homeless offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment, with a focus on ensuring 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 employer-funded 403(b) retirement plan, commuter benefits, life insurance, Work/Life Assistance Program, 3 weeks paid vacation, and ample personal and sick leave.
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 be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.
Homes for the Homeless provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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