Title: Building Manager
Program: Renewal House
Salary Range: $55,000 – $57,000
Fletcher Residence is a single-room occupancy transitional residence providing housing for 25 formerly homeless single adults with chronic mental illness, some of whom are dually diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder. Renewal House is a 50-bed transitional residence for individuals in recovery from substance abuse.
Under the general direction of the Program Directors of Fletcher Residence and Renewal House, with wide latitude for independent action and decision-making, the Building Manager is responsible for directing the maintenance staff in performing all repair and maintenance work in the interior and as-needed, exterior of the building. His or her primary role will be to ensure that all building equipment and cutting-edge mechanical systems (“green” technology) are functioning properly to provide a safe, clean, sanitary, and code-compliant facility. Additionally, the Building Manager will coordinate the performance and completion of any capital improvement projects with appropriate staff and perform related work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Position include but are not limited to the following activities:
Train, supervise, and direct two full-time maintenance staffers to:
Perform a variety of tasks including cleaning, mopping, stripping, waxing, and buffing floors.
Attend to the exterior of the building, which includes sweeping and cleaning the sidewalks, as well as performing snow removal,
de-icing and salting functions when necessary.
Maintain and trim trees and shrubs, mow grass, and otherwise maintain all program greenery.
Utilize trash compactor and perform garbage removal in accordance with the established schedule.
Adhere to the NYC recycling program.
Clean and sanitize bathrooms; sweep and dust specified areas.
Paint and perform minor repair work.
Prioritize and ensure the timely completion of all work requests (“Work Orders”) from program participants and staff; ensure the timely filing and maintenance of a work order tracking system for quick and easy retrieval of current and completed Work Orders
Assists / trains custodial staff in the completion of Work Order requests for minor repairs in the tenants’ apartments. These include such things as: replacing light bulbs and/or light fixtures, changing plumbing and bathroom fixtures, replacing broken tiles, moving or repair furniture and small appliances and doing minor painting.
Conduct monthly inventory of all janitorial and building supplies and prepare supply and equipment requisitions for submission to the appropriate Program Director for approval, to ensure adequate supplies and equipment are always on hand.
Supervise and assist custodial staff in the preparation of resident rooms in anticipation of new client move-ins, consisting of: bagging personal belongings and storing for a minimum of 30 days; disposal of refuse and items deemed unwanted by the appropriate clinical staff member(s); thorough cleaning of the entire unit; painting the entire unit; checking all appliances, electrical, plumbing, smoke and CO detectors to assure they are in good working order and repairing or replacing; setting up the full complement of furniture PRI provides; coordinating with clinical staff on stocking the room with all other items (kitchen, sheets, etc.) the program may make available to the incoming resident
Supervise and assist custodial staff with the resident’s move in and move out process; may assist tenants in moving furniture into and out of the apartments.
Conduct CO/Smoke Detector checks every two weeks in all vacant units and sign off in the appropriate binders; replace the batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide devices to ensure that all are functioning properly.
Replace furniture provided by the building such as refrigerators, bedframes, air conditioners, mattresses, tables, chairs, bureaus and televisions as needed and upon new tenant move in.
Receive, inventory, and organize all janitorial and maintenance supplies (or any other deliveries that come to the building), store them in appropriate storage areas, and notify the appropriate Program Director of the intake of these items within two business days.
Obtain and maintain as current any and all PRI- or FDNY-required Fire Safety licenses or certifications within six months of employment and assist program staff in all scheduled drills and actual building evacuations.
Obtain and maintain as current any and all standpipe/sprinkler or any other building system licenses and certifications within six months of employment.
Conduct maintenance staff meetings and provide individual supervision, as needed, or as specified by the Program Director(s).
Supervise all contractors and service personnel who come on-site for building-related issues, assuring that they have presented proper ID and have signed in at the Front Desk
Respond appropriately and in a timely fashion to all emergencies (e.g., breakages, leaks, assorted building issues, etc.) and contact appropriate contractors and service providers for assistance in accordance with existing contracts and in cases where the response required is more than can be handled by on-site staff.
Develop building-wide knowledge of all mechanical systems.
Assemble any office furniture, recreation equipment, etc., that is delivered and promptly dispose of all containers and materials as appropriate.
Clean and organize common areas as directed in preparation for meetings and special events; clean as necessary and restore the space to its normal state in a timely fashion afterwards.
Inform Program Director(s) of scheduled or emergency work being done by contractors or PRI personnel and inform them when personnel arrive on-site.
Maintain all storage and utility rooms in a clean and organized fashion.
Available to respond 24/7/365 via phone to building emergencies, and to provide on-site coverage, as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned by Program Director(s)
While performing the duties of this position, the Building Manager is regularly required to walk through the buildings. In the event the elevator is out of order, the Building Manager must walk between the floors of the facilities, sub-basement to roof, climbing up and down the staircases in order to observe vendors and tend to the building’s needs. Furthermore, the Building Manager must stand to talk to staff, sit for extended periods of time at the computer, bend, reach or squat to get records from files or when addressing building needs, climb and work from ladders of 2 to 16 feet in height and also climb fixed access ladder, work from multi-purpose scaffold, and be able to lift and or move packages as well as furniture and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
High school diploma or GED
A minimum of six months experience doing repair, painting, and maintenance work. An ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Boiler certification, P99
City Wide Standpipe System, S-13 (must be obtained within six months of start date)
City Wide Sprinkler system, S-12 (must be obtained within six months of start date)
10-hour OSHA certificate
Driver License, Class D must be kept in good standing for the duration of employment.
Teamwork: Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and residents in order to serve the needs of program participants as effectively as possible
Systems: General knowledge of building plumbing and electrical systems, boilers and fire safety equipment
(see ‘Certificates, Licenses and Credentials’ above)
Communication: Ability to effectively communicate with staff and residents requesting maintenance and repair services
Computer: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Window
All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
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