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Breaking Ground Housekeeper in Bronx, New York


Park House, 4275 Park Ave, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Req #726

Friday, November 20, 2020

ABOUT US: - We believe that everyone deserves a home!Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness.

But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home.

The Housekeeper is a part of the Maintenance department that maintains the common areas of Park House, which includes 248 low-income and supportive housing apartments. Examples of common areas include offices, multi-purpose rooms, roof deck, garden, trash collection area, lobby, fitness room and sidewalks. Tenant apartments will also be cleaned. The Housekeeper will also actively support the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor in startup operations for both locations. Our residential buildings help to prevent and end homelessness by providing a home to low-income and formerly homeless individuals. The Housekeeper will also support the Maintenance Supervisor and Assistant Director, Facilities and Security in startup operations for both locations. Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers.

This position's shift is: 11.00am - 7.00pm and includes some weekends.


  • Sweeping, mopping, washing, dusting and vacuuming

  • Sealing, waxing and buffing of floors and hard surfaces

  • Maintaining the sidewalks including raking leaves and shoveling snow

  • Cleaning individual units when vacated to prepare them for rent up

  • Sort and separate the recyclables from other waste to comply with NYC regulations

  • Assist the painter and the maintenance engineer when assigned

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Comparable work experience.

  • Working with elderly, disabled and/or formerly homeless population is a plus.

  • Operation of vacuum cleaner, high speed buffer.

  • High School Diploma or Trade School or its equivalent

  • Basic computer skills required


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  • Park House, 4275 Park Ave, Bronx, New York, United States of America