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Handyman at The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Staten Island, New York

Job Description:


The Handyman performs a variety of maintenance services and housekeeping duties according to procedures and safety measures.


* Perform a variety of duties in and around buildings and grounds of the institution.

* Assist mechanics and other workers in completing their tasks in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering and electrical repairs.

* Make simple repairs under direct supervision.

* Clean, lubricate, and store maintenance tools and equipment.

* May work with grounds-keeper with mowing, raking, and weeding lawns; sweep walks and shovel snow.

* Clean and service building areas. Move furniture, equipment and supplies in and around buildings. Perform a variety of housekeeping duties to maintain buildings in an orderly and sanitary condition.

* Sweep, mop, wet-wash, and vacuum floors. Periodically polish floors using buffing machine and polish.

* Wash walls, ceilings, windows, and screens.

* Move furniture, gather and dispose of trash, clean lighting fixtures, door frames, and other high places using a ladder as necessary.

* Drive when necessary.

* Transport orders to storage room.

* Pick up bagged soiled laundry and distribute clean laundry.

* Do minor repairs; construct simple items, i.e. stools, benches, chests, etc.

* Inspect all homes daily and report any problems.

* Other duties as assigned


  • GED/High School Diploma.

  • 12-18 months experience in the use of unsophisticated tools.

  • Ability to read and write and follow oral or written instructions.