Services for the Underserved

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Maintenance Worker

Maintenance Worker

Job Location 
US-NY-Brooklyn
Category 
Behavioral Health
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

Position Overview:

Looking for a career that offers great pay, benefits, flexibility and growth? Well, S:US is the right place and now is the right time! S:US is looking for Maintenance Workers to assist in maintaining the cleanliness of our shelter programs. The duties include: floor care (mopping, sweeping, buffing, waxing), cleaning bathrooms, separating recyclables, emptying garbage, wiping windows and walls, and cleaning stairway. The Maintenance Worker is also responsible for the exterior of the building, snow and ice removal and upkeep of the grounds. Also, assisting with moving and storing program supplies, office furniture, office equipment and dorm furniture.

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Minimum one year experience as a repair-person.
  • Valid NY State Driver’s License.
  • Minimum one year experience working with mentally ill individuals within a residential or scatter-site program.