BRC
  • Glass Factory Apartments
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full Time

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Glass Factory Apartments consist of 45 units of supported housing for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Fully renovated in 1996, the Glass Factory is a permanent SRO housing facility funded by the NYC Human Resource Administration's HIV/AIDS Services Administration and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development. In addition to providing permanent housing for its tenants, Glass Factory offers a variety of supportive services aimed at helping clients stabilize their health, maintain their independence and build a community of support among peers. These services include case management, medication monitoring, referrals to medical facilities, health education, psychiatric management, entitlement support and money management, recreational act.

 

HOURS:                                             

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:    

Supervise assigned maintenance staff.  Maintain cleanliness of interior and exterior of facility and ensure prompt response to maintenance requests for the Glass Factory and Clyde Burton House Programs.  Make repairs requiring skills such as carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical.  Responsible for preventative maintenance of cooling/heating and domestic water systems.  Ensure that the periodic maintenance and inspection of elevators, sprinkler systems, fire alarm system and fire extinguishers is performed and documented as directed.  Arrange for and oversee outside contractors as directed.  Receive and store deliveries of maintenance/office supplies.  Asses security needs and maintain systems.  Repair and maintain agency wide equipment and property as needed. Move furniture as needed.  Be a member of the fire safety team.  Participate in fire drills.  On call for emergencies, this may require early and/or late hours.  Related duties as assigned.

 
QUALIFICATIONS:          

Five years' experience in building maintenance, experience in trades is helpful.  Prior supervisory experience.  Ability to use independent discretion and judgment.  High school diploma or  G.E.D. required.  Basic computer literacy required. Valid driver's license required.

ABOUT BRC:

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers.  With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents.  BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation.  BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it, most recently as a winner of the NY Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management.  Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach.  In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work.   For more information about BRC, please see our website at  www.brc.org.

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