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Children of America maintenance technician in Jackson Heights, New York


For more than 18 years Children of America has been the trusted daycare leader among families. We believe that every child is unique and deserves the very best in education. Our programming is play-based and nurtures a child's natural desire to learn. We innovate, we teach and we connect, making our learning environments exciting and purposeful. COA has 65 locations and expanding every year. We are looking for an experienced Maintenance /Handyman for our NY, and MA Schools.

  • *Purpose: *Maintenance personnel ensure the safety of their assigned schools through regular maintenance and repair to the facilities, equipment and vehicles as requested by corporate and school management.

Essential Duties


  1. Perform repair and maintenance on assigned schools ensuring their adherence to government and licensing codes
  2. Cooperate with school and corporate management to ensure all work is accomplished in a timely manner
  3. Report any observed needed repairs or maintenance to supervisor
  4. Attend any meetings as requested
  5. Assist inthe set up of all new facilities
  6. Deliver and store supplies from the warehouse
  7. Purchase maintenance supplies in accordance with set policies and procedures at Children of America
  8. Be available at all times in cases of emergency and may include weekends and evenings.
  9. Utilize computerized maintenance logs and email to document completion of jobs and daily activity
  10. Ensure that all activities operate consistently and ethically within the mission and values of Children of America
  11. Passionate about Children of America's mission and able to promote and communicate the philosophy, mission and values of Children of America to coworkers, customers and the community

Other Duties

Maintenance personnel perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Facilities Management and other corporate management


Works under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Facilities Management

This position may be asked to supervise other maintenance staff at Children of America

Job Qualifications


Strong work ethic


Accountability for time and expenses


Work Experience

At least two years experience in same or related fields such as drywall, painting, plumbing, HVAC and electric


High school diploma (GED)


Ability to use Outlook and document management software

Job requires travel to each school as assigned

Working Conditions

Physical Work Demands

Able to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis

Able to lift and move up to 75 pounds occasionally

Able to climb a ladder and work on roof tops

Mental Work Demands

Regular and on-time attendance

Hours may exceed 40 hours per week

Note:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

Children of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Start/End Date: 20-Oct-2020 to 19-Dec-2020 (EST)

Department: Jackson Heights

Location: Jackson Heights, NY, USA

Pay Rate: 40000

Pay Type: Salary

Employment Type: Full Time