Services for the Underserved

Maintenance Worker union

Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

The Maintenance Worker union will;


  • Provide minor Maintenance Duties for 220+ Scatter Site Apartments in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn Rockaway Scatter Site and Broadway Scatter Site Housing Program
  • Collect and dispose of garbage from all offices and common areas on a daily basis (in the location where Scatter Site Team is located)
  • Submit requisitions for necessary maintenance/repair supplies to the AA on a weekly basis and control the inventory of supplies
  • Complete the monthly physical plant and fire safety audit of the facility (as needed)
  • Establish and execute a formalized preventative maintenance schedule for Scatter Site Units, i.e. minor painting, plastering, changing locks, changing lighting fixtures, light bulbs, stripping and waxing floors, installing shades, etc.
  • Install Smoke / Carbon Monoxide Detectors and Fire Extinguishers; Install AC’s when needed
  • Winterize some apartment windows when needed
  • Ensure the overall cleanliness of the Storage Room for Scatter Site Supplies and Materials
  • Installation of Scatter Site Apartment Program furniture and appliances
  • Participate in moving clients in and out of the apartments
  • Turnover apartment once tenant moves and prepare for new move in
  • Maintain vehicle maintenance/mileage record prior to and upon returning from trips
  • Regular attendance in staff meetings and trainings
  • Participate in Adult Daily Living Skills training (ADL) as, needed or in a group setting with Wellness Coach
  • Participate in meetings as assigned including supervisory and service planning meetings
  • Adhere diligently to all life-safety policies and procedures
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Program Director or designees
  • Adhere to on call cell phone system to facilitate crisis intervention, emergencies and other situations that require immediate action


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • At least one year of maintenance/cleaning experience in a large residential/ Program setting
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills
  • Experience with; Homeless Families and Mental health a plus
  • Experience working with the Young Adult population preferred

Company Overview

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.


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.


Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


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