Services for the Underserved

  • Maintenance Worker

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Category
    Homeless Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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:

    The Maintenance Worker ensures the proper maintenance and upkeep of the shelter. Responsibilities include assisting in developing consumer’s ability to maintain individual residents on basic cleaning and safety, maintain cleanliness in assigned areas within the facility. The Maintenance Worker oversees floor care (mopping, sweeping, buffing, waxing), cleaning cafeteria and kitchen areas, bathrooms, emptying trash, separating recyclables, emptying garbage, wiping windows and walls, and cleaning stairways and/or elevators. Minor repairs and building maintenance throughout assigned areas of the facility, including; painting, plastering, repairing furniture, maintaining smoke detectors, and fire extinguishers.

     

    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

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • At least two years of building maintenance experience in a large residential/institutional setting working with special needs population required
    • Must possess good interpersonal skills
    • Driver’s License strongly referred

     

    SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.

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