Maintenance Worker I, HOPWA Scattered Site Housing

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.

SPH 1, SPH2, SPH 3 and SPH4 Housing Programs program consist of 100 units of housing which is comprised of: 100 Scattered-Site Housing apartments to homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, single individuals and/or families living with HIV/AIDS. Units are scattered primarily throughout Brooklyn in apartments that meet HUD criteria and are located near public transportation.

Position: Maintenance Worker I

Reports To: Operations Supervisor    

Location: 19 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225           

What The Maintenance Worker I Does:

  • Ensure that vehicle is properly serviced in accordance with maintenance schedule.
  • Perform daily pre-trip vehicle inspection prior to first trip of the day.
  • Immediately report vehicle and/or equipment that are inoperable, missing or improperly utilized.
  • Complete vehicle travel log for all trips.
  • Assist passengers needing assistance in order to enter and/or exit vehicle.
  • Keep vehicle clean and/or free of litter at all times.
  • Ensure that the parking plaque is in place and follow the instructions on where you can use the parking plaque
  • Follow all traffic laws while driving.
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas. (19 Winthrop Street and/or other assigned CAMBA facility).
  • Clean apartments, scrub, carpets, wax, polish floors, rugs, upholstered furniture, dust furniture and equipment, etc.
  • Paint interiors of program apartments.
  • Replace light bulbs.
  • May deliver/build furniture.
  • Transport trash and waste to disposal area and consolidate for pickup.
  • May assist clients in maintaining an appropriate living environment.
  • May polish metalwork, including lighting fixtures.
  • May wash walls, ceiling, woodwork, windows, door panels, and sills.
  • May replenish bathroom supplies.
  • May cut and trim grass, and shovel snow or use snow blower.
  • May drill out locks or change lock/cylinders.
  • May escort staff to program apartments.
  • May meet landlords/supers/contractors/Marshal at unit to resolve pending issue/s)
  • May glaze bathtub and/or bathroom sink.
  • May install bedroom/bathroom or closet door.
  • May install linoleum and/or commercial stick on tiles.
  • May install air conditioner brackets..
  • Attend trainings for professional development

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:

  • Knowledge about, understanding of, and at least one year of experience working with, persons with HIV/AIDS; substance use and mental health histories.
  • 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

Compensation: – $35,000 Annually
When salary ranges are listed, the range would represent the low and high end for the applicable position & program. The salary offered would be based on various factors unique to each program and candidate. This includes but is not limited to experience, education, budget and/or program size, internal equity, skills and other factors that may be required for the position and organization.

Status: –Full-time (35 hours per week)
: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

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