Apply Now Maintenance Worker I (NHS833) Brooklyn, NY, USA Req #544 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Volunteers of America, Inc. (VOA, Inc.) is a national, faith-based human services organization that was founded in New York City in 1896 and has remained at the forefront of social service ever since, helping individuals and families in need overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. The largest of the affiliates, Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) serves tens of thousands of men, women, and children in need every year, through 80 programs staffed by 1,300 skilled and dedicated staff, throughout New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.
VOA-GNY's life-changing, often life-saving work impacts the lives of individuals and families who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness, families recovering from domestic violence, children with developmental delays, individuals living with HIV/AIDS or behavioral health issues, older adults and veterans struggling to reintegrate. VOA, Inc. is one of the largest providers of permanent, supportive housing in the United States. VOA-GNY is the largest provider of supportive housing for veterans in New York, and is committed to addressing the needs of the community with compassion, creativity, respect, and therapeutic models that inform our work.
Summary: The Maintenance Worker I is responsible for cleaning of the building and grounds and some minor repairs.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Supervisory Role: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities
Principal Responsibilities: 1. Clean areas and dispose of garbage in accordance with the facility schedule. 2. Complete work orders. 3. Accept and transport deliveries of supplies, furniture, and other program materials. 4. Assist in inventory control. 5. Provide back up in emergency safety situations. 6. Perform other duties as required. Expected Results of Principal Responsibilities: 1. A clean, safe environment is maintained. 2. Work orders receive prompt attention and are completed in a timely manner. 3. Deliveries are routed to the appropriate location. 4. Inventory is properly monitored. 5. Emergency situations are handled safely and professionally. 6. Related duties are performed completely, accurately and on time.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to environment conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds.
Position Type: This is a full-time position
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