: $48,430.00 - $112,810.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Construction

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The Handyman position is a physically active role performing a variety of general building services including but not limited to: repair, operation, general upkeep, maintenance, and safety and security duties. This is a union position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the overall maintenance and operations of buildings and grounds; ensuring that the facility is clean, properly functional, in good repair, and safe; Performing basic grounds work including, but not limited to: planting/pruning, mowing, raking, bagging, trimming, clipping, planting, watering, weeding; Seasonal maintenance, including snow removal as needed
  • Responsible for basic building repairs such as plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, electrical and HVAC and to other building related systems
  • Responsible for opening/closing program buildings, and operating basic building systems (security locksets, alarms, lighting, HVAC, fire safety, utilities etc.)
  • Managing trash removal and recycling as per building requirements NYC DOS regulations
  • Cleaning, lubricating, and repairs; maintaining, organizing and proper storage all required tools and equipment; Responsible for proper use of hand and power tools, ladders / lifts, personal safety gear, etc.
  • Responsible for documenting/reporting all facilities, building, unit or property related issues to supervisor, including all safety/operational issues; Observing/reporting all external work performed by vendors, and third parties; and facilitating access to work areas
  • Moving/transporting office furniture, equipment and supplies in /around building(s) and grounds in the course of executing their duties
  • Appropriate use of agency vehicles in the course of performing related job duties and as directed by management
  • Provide coverage to alternate agency units/buildings as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency is highly preferred
  • A current, valid clean Driver's license is required , and must be maintained throughout the course of employment
  • Five (5) years of experience in building construction/maintenance/repair; an Educational/Trade certificate in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, and well-rounded hands on mechanical skills
  • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing the English language at a high school level; able to understand and process written directives and work orders
  • Ability to work well with people, with strong customer service skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in indoor and outdoor environments, in all weather conditions
  • Ability to predominantly work on their feet during working hours/throughout the course of the day
  • Ability to lift & carry fifty (50) pounds; able to bend, reach, push, pull, load, unload, climb, etc.; including the ability to work safely from a six (6) foot ladder or OSHA approved work platform
  • Required to attend and successfully complete all safety, security, and other trainings provided by The Jewish Board, including, but not limited to: equipment use, OSHA, DEP, etc.
? * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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