Services for the Underserved

Facilities Manager

Job Location US-NY-New York
Homeless Services
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

The Facilities Manager will be responsible for managing building maintenance and repairs, cleanliness, grounds keeping, fire safety, building evacuation, building security, consumer safety, and consumer hygiene.



  • Develop regular cleaning and preventative building maintenance schedule.  
  • Responsible for managing, ordering, and inventory of maintenance tools and supplies, office equipment and supplies.
  • Collaborate with Program Director around building maintenance budget management.
  • Responsible for maintaining fire safety which includes:
    • Developing Fire Safety plan and training all staff on Fire Safety Procedures and Building Evacuation.
    • Oversee the coordination of monthly fire drills/building evacuation procedures and the maintenance of fire drill logs.
    • Oversee periodic building inspections checking for any fire safety hazards or violations and all systems related to fire prevention (centralized fire alarm panel, sprinkler system, smoke detectors, and fire extinguishers).
    • Coordinating servicing and documenting service/inspections of all fire safety equipment.
  • Oversee the provision/posting of all written fire safety and prevention information to all staff and consumers and periodically revise/edit same as appropriate.  
  • Manage and oversee workload distribution for Porters.
  • Prepare for DHS building inspections, and outside entities such as the Office of Temporary Disability Assistance, NYC Dept. of Buildings, and other state and city agencies.   
  • Complies with and enforces all SUS Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols, SUS Corporate Compliance Policies, and NYC - DHS Regulations, and Statutes.
  • Coordinates with DHS on major building repairs as appropriate.
  • Coordinates with vendors for extermination and laundry service and coordinate scheduling.
  • Receive work orders, prioritize workload, and triage repairs.
  • Responsible for program vehicle.
  • Maintains CPR/ First Aid and Mandated Reporter Certification on annual basis.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Program Director.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as needed.
  • A work schedule that includes some weekend and evening hours will be required.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Certification as a Fire Safety Director or Coordinator and/or Security Guard in NYS preferred.

  • Three to five years of supervisory/management, building maintenance, and security experience in a large shelter or residential facility that provides comprehensive social services, housing placement, and job skills training to the homeless, mentally ill, and chemically dependent populations.

  • Knowledge and experience in NYC Dept. of Homeless Services contract requirements preferred.

  • NYS Driver’s License required.

  • Bilingual Preferred.

Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.



Company Overview

Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others. We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values: respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement.

S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Recruitment.


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