Maintenance/Facilities Specialist

Division / Program: 
Center for Hope (CFH)
Position Details
Position Summary: 

CFH, a program of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) is currently looking for an individual to fill the position of Maintenance/Facilities Specialist. The individual selected for this position will report to the Director of Operations. 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
  • 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
  • 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 5 years commercial property maintenance experience
  • Must submit to a background check
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • 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
  • Able to meet a flexible work schedule including holidays, evenings and weekends
  • Available for on-call emergencies by phone
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Forward cover letter and resume to with "CFH Maintenance/Facilities Specialist" in the subject line.