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Volunteers of America-Greater New York, Inc. Maintenance Technician (ECP831) in Bronx, New York

**Maintenance Technician (ECP831)**
Bronx, NY, USA Req \#1031
Friday, May 28, 2021
Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-Greater New York) is the local affiliate of the national organization, Volunteers of America, Inc. and is one of the largest providers of human services in the metropolitan New York area. Founded in New York City in 1896 as a charity staffed by volunteers tending to the city's poor, today VOA-Greater New York has 1,300 paid staff that provide life-changing, often life-saving services through 80 programs in New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.

VOA-Greater New York services extend to survivors of domestic violence; individuals and families - including veterans - experiencing, or at risk of homelessness; people living with HIV/ AIDS, behavioral health, and substance use issues; adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities; preschoolers with developmental delays; older adults on limited incomes, many with a history of homelessness; and at-risk youth.

VOA-Greater New York expands, and introduces new services in response to community needs. As such, it is at the forefront of building affordable, supportive housing for seniors; providing a service-rich continuum of care for formerly homeless veterans; and expanding its services for those recovering from domestic violence. Battle Buddy Bridge®, a peer counseling program for veterans, and the work VOA-Greater New York is doing to raise awareness of the impact of Moral Injury, are examples of the organization's responsiveness, creativity and life-altering work.

Many of VOA-Greater New York's programs are nationally recognized and meet the rigorous standards of accrediting bodies CARF, COA and the NAEYC. Operation Backpack® is the organization's signature community service campaign that ensures every student who calls a NYC shelter "home" has a new backpack full of supplies in time for the first day of school.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the building and grounds and minor repairs.

**Minimum Qualifications:**
High School diploma or GED or an additional 2 years of experience. One (1) year custodial and/or maintenance experience. Good communications skills.

**Supervisory Role:**
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

**Principal Responsibilities:**
The below enumerated principal responsibilities are inclusive of both program specific and firm-wide related administration, as applicable.

Clean all areas and dispose of garbage in accordance with the facility schedule.

Provide general interior and exterior maintenance (examples: floor stripping, power washing, plaster or sheetrock repairs, painting, lightbulb changing)

Maintain the facility landscape and perimeter (examples: lawn mowing, shrub trimming, snow removal, debris removal)

Assemble furniture and equipment and maintain in working condition

Complete work orders in a timely manner.

Accept and transport deliveries of supplies, furniture, and other program materials.

Assist in inventory control.

Be available and provide back-up in emergency situations.

Perform other related duties as requested.

**Expected Results of Principal Responsibilities**:

A clean, safe environment is maintained.

Work orders receive prompt attention and are completed in a timely manner.

Deliveries are routed to the appropriate location and inventory is properly monitored.

Emergency situations are handled safely and professionally.

To maintain a positive public image and good relationships.

Safety hazards and emergency situations are handled, safely, promptly and professionally.

To ensure accurate record keeping of the program.

All other related tasks are completed on time and accurately.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories.

**Other details**

- Job Family Maintenance Technician
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education High School

- Bronx, NY, USA