The Walsh Park Benevolent Corporation currently owns and maintains an inventory of 23 residential rental properties and two commercial rental properties. It is Walsh Park’s desire to improve its maintenance and improvement process to provide a better living experience for its participants and to ensure that the units remain attractive and in the best condition possible for long-term sustainability.
Walsh Park is seeking a new team member to partner with the Board of Directors and Program Manager to ensure that Walsh Park achieves this goal.
Reports to the Program Manager (Matt Edwards), under general direction of the Program Manager and the Board of Directors, plans, organizes and implements both short-term and long-term maintenance schedules for the 23 residential rental units and two commercial spaces owned and managed by Walsh Park Benevolent Corporation.
• Performs a variety of repair and building work as well as facilities and ground maintenance
• Establishes day-to-day work priorities
• Assigns and monitors work performed by contract maintenance and repair services
• Responds to emergency maintenance issues
• Oversees maintenance of inventory and ordering of materials and supplies
• Conducts administrative duties
• Performs other related work duties as assigned
General supervision is received from the Walsh Park Program Manager (Matt Edwards).
Examples of Duties (Illustrative only)
- Plans and implements proactive maintenance schedule for all Walsh Park rental units
- Responds to emergency maintenance issues in a timely manner, sometimes after hours.
- Prepares, logs and prioritizes maintenance work orders; follows-up with tenants or makes on-site inspections to determine the nature of the work to be performed and estimates materials required to complete the work
- Prepares and submits project updates bi-weekly to Program Manager
- Monitors contractor work to ensure that it meets requirements (scope, expense and on-time completion)
- Coordinates the preventative maintenance program; conducts or oversees annual inspections of all units and grounds as assigned
- Maintains an inventory of materials and supplies; arranges purchase orders with various local suppliers to obtain limited materials and supplies; monitors use and costs to ensure an effective use of the procurement system.
- Maintains records related to construction, maintenance and repair work performed, inspections made and preventive maintenance work scheduled.
- Performs routine to skilled-level physical work in one or more craft areas, such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical maintenance and repair, appliance maintenance and repair, painting and cement finishing; assists in cleaning and rehabilitating facilities as required, including moving heavy items such as furniture, appliances and debris.
- Performs other related work as assigned.
- Principles and practices of management necessary to evaluate and perform maintenance services.
- Principles and practices of implementing a comprehensive preventive maintenance program for multi-unit, multi-story residential units.
- Principles, practices, techniques, materials and tools used in the construction, maintenance and repair and rehabilitation of building, grounds and related facilities and equipment.
- Principles and practices related to the performance of skilled work in one or more various crafts involved with the maintenance and repair of multi-tenant residential facilities.
- Techniques for estimating materials and equipment required to accomplish construction, maintenance, repair and rehabilitation activities in a residential facility.
- Principles and practices related to the performance of routine to semi-skilled work in multiple crafts involved with the maintenance and repair of multi-tenant residential facilities and grounds.
- Use and minor maintenance of the hand and power tools and equipment related to the work.
- Safety equipment, practices and procedures related to the work and as required by insurance and regulatory guidelines.
- Demonstrating initiative, strong organizational skills, judgment, and discretion in making independent decisions.
- Using initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines and defining problem areas, analyzing data, preparing formal recommendations and carrying out solutions.
- Troubleshooting repair problems and determining the most effective repairs, materials and supplies required.
- Inspecting contract work in progress and upon completion to ensure that standards are met.
- Communicating effectively with tenants of various ages, genders and ethnic backgrounds.
- Reading and understanding construction and architect plans, drawings and written repair instructions.
- Recognizing and reporting hazardous and potential maintenance problems and making recommendations for solutions.
- Maintaining manual and automated records of work performed and supplies and materials purchased and used.
- Operating standard office equipment, including job-related computer hardware and software applications.
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Education and Experience
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent of graduation from high school or possession of a GED certification and minimum four years of experience in performing a wide range of building and/or landscape construction as well as maintenance and repair.
Must possess and maintain a valid New York State class D driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
The position requires sitting, standing, walking on level and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when inspecting work and operating assigned equipment. The need to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing 25 pounds or more is also required. Additionally, incumbents in this indoor/outdoor class work in all weather conditions including wet, hot and cold. Incumbents may use cleaning and lubricating chemicals, which may expose the employee to fumes, dust and air contaminants. The nature of the work also requires employee to climb ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment, drive motorized vehicles and often work with constant interruptions.
Compensation will include a base salary, annual bonus at the discretion of the Board of Directors and benefits consisting of paid vacation, sick and personal days as well as a retirement plan.
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