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Job Details


Company name
Birch Family Services, Inc,

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Jul 15,2019

Valid Through
Oct 28,2019

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Job Location

Nazareth Early Childhood Center - Brooklyn, NY

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School

Job Shift


Job Category



The maintenance worker is responsible for maintaining the building in a clean, orderly, safe condition as outlined in Birch’s Health and Safety Facility Checklist. The maintenance worker performs heavy cleaning duties such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing the rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, providing handyman services within the residences as needed, notifying management of the need for repairs, and cleaning snow and debris from sidewalks.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the company.

Essential Functions

Troubleshoots minor maintenance problems involving electrical, structural, plumbing and equipment repair or replacement.

Performs preventive building maintenance duties (i.e., caulks windows & doors, repairs/replaces broken windows, etc.).

Performs routine plumbing repairs (i.e., unstopping toilets & sinks, fixing water leaks & leaking faucets, etc.)

Performs routine minor electrical repairs (i.e., changing light bulbs; replacing ballasts & light fixtures, etc.)

Maintenance assignments will include travel to & from various Birch facilities and supply stores (i.e., Home Depot, Lowes, etc.)

Purchases supplies, equipment and materials necessary to complete projects.

Assembles and moves furniture, hangs pictures and bulletin boards, moves and sets up tables & chairs, etc.)

Steam cleans & shampoos carpets; strips, seals and polishes floors

Repairs and replaces door knobs or locks, repairs door closures, patches holes in walls and paints interior and exterior surfaces.

Ensures that all hazardous conditions are addressed in a timely manner (i.e., snow removal; gathering and removing trash from the premises; debris removal, etc.).

Ensure all hazardous conditions are reported and repaired on a timely basis.

Move furniture, deliveries, packages and other large items as required.

Promptly communicate any facilities or maintenance issues with the building administrator or designee.

Attend to all weather-related tasks including, but not limited to, managing walk-off mats, snow removal, spreading ice melt on sidewalks, etc.

Perform other duties as required by management team .


Educational Requirements

High School Diploma/ GED

Two (2) or more years of building maintenance experience

Skills and/or Experience Required

Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience working in a construction site, handyman role for residential program and or related field and preferably experience in a residential, health or treatment related setting preferred.

Demonstrated competency in written, verbal and computational skills to document records pertaining to the physical plant operations.

Should have the ability to work a flexible schedule if needed to accommodate working on the properties occupied by the individuals.

Company info

Birch Family Services, Inc,
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Company Profile
Birch Family Services is a team of more than 3,000 teachers, therapists, social workers, psychologists, nurses, residence counselors, administrators, board members, and family members working together: To provide the finest education, habilitation, and residential services to people with autism and other developmental disabilities To help their families overcome the lifelong obstacles they face in raising children with disabilities. We’ve grown from a few classrooms into a large network of schools, residences, and family support programs located throughout New York City. Committed to sharing our expertise widely for the benefit of those we serve, we train hundreds of professionals throughout the tri-state area in our Birch Training Institute.

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