Maintenance/Facilities Specialist

Division / Program: 
Center for Hope (CFH)
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Thu, 09/20/2018
Position Summary: 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning and implementing preventative maintenance, responding to and completing maintenance work orders, tracking/documenting issues. Shelters operate 24-hours, seven days a week, and work is performed under general supervision.
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Accountable for and abides by the standards set forth by Center For H.O.P.E. executive staff and City regulations
  • Maintain confidentiality and rights of residents, employees, and facility information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies
  • Implement funding agency and management rules, regarding sanitation, maintenance, and shelter regulations/requirements
  • Attend government/agency trainings, complete certification requirements, as required
  • Maintain a clean, reasonably comfortable, and safe environment at all sites’ interiors/exteriors and exhibit safe work practices
  • Coordinate with janitor, site management, security team, kitchen staff, and administration to ensure all areas of buildings are clean, safe, and free of debris
  • Perform light carpentry repairs, drywall, painting, minor plumbing repairs, minor tile repair and replacement, routine replacement of miscellaneous equipment, light bulbs, air conditioner filter replacements, etc.
  • Coordinate with Director to plan painting projects, trash removal, pest control, minor/major repairs, temperature control (as needed), and general maintenance of facilities
  • Assess, report, and escalate issues relating to building maintenance and repairs and manage maintenance and repair work records
  • Aid the planning and execution of facility preventative maintenance schedule
  • Manage maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) inventory, tools
  • Assist contractors and/or perform a variety of minor building maintenance work including plumbing, general repairs, carpentry
  • Move furniture, load and unload, make deliveries, as needed
  • Ensure that snow removal and lawn care are scheduled and completed as needed
  • Accountable for information contained in Employee Handbook
  • Accepts assigned duties in a cooperative manner and willingly performs other duties as assigned by appropriate personnel
 
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; related training/certifications post high school, preferred
  • At least 3 years commercial property maintenance experience
  • Must submit to a background check
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • Must possess a general knowledge of building maintenance services (i.e., plumbing, carpentry, electric, etc.)
  • Ability to learn new software for the purpose of developing and presenting maintenance status reports/plans
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of common hand tools; basic recordkeeping techniques; basic workplace safety procedures
  • Knowledge of personal computers to use automated recordkeeping tools, maintain logs, inventories; respond to service requests and emails
  • Must have the ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to learn and apply written policies and procedures, and think strategically about all work related to building maintenance
  • Ability to concentrate on a designated area for extended periods
  • Able to set and observe appropriate boundaries with clients
  • Able to multi-task and remain calm in demanding and unpredictable situations
  • Able to maintain a professional, customer service-oriented attitude at all times
  • Ability to interact with homeless individuals of diverse backgrounds and disabilities, including physical, mental, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS
  • Ability to prioritize work and work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to travel to various sites as needed
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Forward cover letter and resume (mail or fax) to: TonyaM@cfhphila.org