Maintenance Worker II (HRB841) in Jersey City, NJ at Volunteers of America Greater New York

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volunteers of America, Inc. (VOA, Inc.) is a national, faith-based human services organization that was founded in New York City in 1896 and has remained at the forefront of social service ever since, helping individuals and families in need overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. The largest of the affiliates, Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) serves tens of thousands of men, women, and children in need every year, through 80 programs staffed by 1,300 skilled and dedicated staff, throughout New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.

VOA-GNY’s life-changing, often life-saving work impacts the lives of individuals and families who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness, families recovering from domestic violence, children with developmental delays, individuals living with HIV/AIDS or behavioral health issues, older adults and veterans struggling to reintegrate. VOA, Inc. is one of the largest providers of permanent, supportive housing in the United States. VOA-GNY is the largest provider of supportive housing for veterans in New York, and is committed to addressing the needs of the community with compassion, creativity, respect, and therapeutic models that inform our work.


FUNCTION

The Maintenance Worker II is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of
the building and grounds including some minor repairs. May require lifting, pushing, or pulling up to
50 pounds without assistance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED preferred with two years of maintenance experience.



PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Clean all interior and exterior areas on a scheduled and as needed basis.

  2. Coordinate work of staff as assigned.

  3. Complete work orders as assigned.

  4. Assist in computer tracking of maintenance activities.

  5. Assist in routine site safety inspections and maintenance.

  6. Provide back up in emergency safety situations.

  7. Perform other duties that may be assigned.


CLOSING STATEMENT:


Volunteers of America offers a comprehensive benefits package to help protect
you and your family, top-notch training opportunities, and an energetic and
professional work environment.

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