Driver/ Maintenance Worker, Scattered Site Housing Program, Queens

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

The Scattered Site Housing Program (SSHP) – Queens is a community based, permanent, independent apartment housing program for HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) clients.  This program provides 140 units of scattered site housing and all units are leased in the agency’s name.  Seventy-five percent of the units are for single individuals and twenty-five percent are for families.  Both case management and housing maintenance services are provided.  In addition, clients receive partial financial assistance with their utility bills.  Clients with income other than Public Assistance must pay thirty percent of their household’s income to the program as rent.

Position: Driver/ Maintenance Worker

Reports To: Assistant Program Manager

Location: 89-31 161st Street Room 701, Jamaica, NY, 11432

What the Driver/ Maintenance Worker Does:

  • Operate a variety of company vehicles to transport passengers such as clients, employees, and/or supplies and materials.
  • Make repairs, paint, and perform other upkeep functions to maintain the organization’s physical facilities, and clients’ apartments.
  • Load, unload, and carry furniture and supplies up stairs and move furniture and supplies as needed.
  • Clean exterior grounds around building and dumpster.
  • Fulfill security and/or courier/messenger or marketing tasks in addition to maintenance tasks.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Sufficient education and technical expertise: to comprehend written and oral instructions (work orders); to accomplish maintenance tasks; and to document accomplished tasks.

Other Requirements:

  • Must wear protective safety devices such as weight belts, goggles, work suit, etc as required.
  • Knowledge about, understanding of, and at least one year of experience working with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues.
  • Must have Valid New York State Driver’s License and excellent driving history.
  • Must complete NYS Approved Defensive Driving Classes every 3 years.
  • Must take Refresher Computerized Defensive Driver class
  • Must remain insurable based on CAMBA’s point system throughout the duration of employment.
  • If required to drive 15 passenger van, must score at least 80% on computerized 15 passenger van improvement test every year.
  • If required to drive 15 passenger van, must pass an observed Van Road Test
  • Acknowledge review of CAMBA’s Transportation Policy

 

CAMBA is a City contractor that provides services where employees can be expected to physically interact with members of the public. All CAMBA staff are subject to the City’s October 21, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, whether they have direct involvement with members of the public, or they support others who have direct involvement.

All new hires must provide proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religious or medical reasons. If you are offered employment at CAMBA, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation is received and approved by CAMBA.