Handyperson (Schenectady)


: $71,533.33 - $194,070.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Facility Maintenance

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Handyperson works as an integral member of the on-site maintenance team to ensure safe affordable housing is provided and maintained for tenants who live in buildings managed by POP Management, the housing office of Catholic Charities, Brooklyn & Queens. The Handyperson is responsible to perform routine repairs in and around the property while adhering to a standard that meets all outside monitoring requirements to ensure a safe and clean environment for all tenants. Additionally, the Handyperson is responsible to participate in the duties of the regular cleaning and sanitizing of the property. The Handyperson ensures that tenant apartments meet required safety standards. As part of a team, the Handyperson works closely with on-site recertification and social services staff as well as POPM Facilities staff.

The Handyperson ensures the Agency Mission and Best Practices are upheld and modeled for other staff, while promoted to tenants and the broader community in which our programs work. The handyperson reports directly to the Regional Property Manager. Day-to-day repair and maintenance task supervision will be managed by the on-site Superintendent.

* Work closely and cooperatively with the Superintendent to ensure optimum maintenance of the property.* Complete routine repairs in the building as needed and ensure documentation on a Service Request Order.* Work closely and cooperatively with the Superintendent, vendors, contractors, apartment inspections, and monitoring all mechanical systems for proper operation.* Perform cleaning tasks and follow trash removal guidelines as outlined by the NYC Department of Sanitation.* Participate in the regular schedule of floor care.* Prepare vacant units for timely rental.* Timely and complete removal of snow and ice.* Monitor designated maintenance/janitorial inventories.* Monitor safe use of cleaning supplies, material and equipment.* Assist with special projects.* Conduct building tours; represent the building and agency best practices* Attend staff meetings as required* Attend trainings as requested* When required, cover front desk and answer main building phone* Provide back-up coverage to other POP managed facilities* Performs other duties as assigned.

* High School or GED preferred, but may be waived for 2 years related experience.* Experience with cleaning and repair equipment, including vacuum/shop vac, floor machines, snow blower and yard & landscaping equipment.* Basic knowledge of and competence in, carpentry, electricity and plumbing.* Adequate knowledge of the operation of boilers, electrical machinery, elevators, HVAC and fire pump & standpipe/sprinkler systems.* Ability to read, write, and speak in English.* Certificate of Fitness from the FDNY as appropriate to the work site is required within 6 months of hire. * Bilingual preferred (Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Russian, Albanian).

* Ability to lift, carry, push, and/or pull weight up to 50 lbs * Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, evenings, holidays according to the needs of a 24/7 program operation.* Able to mop, sweep, climb ladders, and use basic tools, maintenance tools and equipment.* Ability to stand for longer periods of time; able to bend, kneel, and crouch. * Able to frequently reach, twist, and make repetitive hand movements in the performance on daily duties. * Able to read printed materials.

Associated topics: commercial, general manager, lead, manage, management, manager iii, property manager, representative, resident, supervisor * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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