Title: Building Manager
Location: The Support and Connection Center
The Support and Connection Center (Center) provides 24/7 short stay, engagement, stabilization, and treatment services for adults with mental health and/or substance use issues referred directly by NYPD as an alternative to the traditional police responses of arrest, summons, or transport to an emergency room. Guests are referred to the Center when their infractions are non-violent and/or low-level offenses such as loitering, trespass, public inebriation, and disorderly conduct. The goal of the Center is to help guests begin to identify and modify the behaviors that result in repeated police contact. An OASAS licensed outpatient clinic, located on site, provides services to guests who are eligible. The maximum length of stay is 5 days.
Under the general direction of the Shift Supervisor and Program Director, the building manager is responsible for performing janitorial and maintenance tasks daily to provide a clean and safe environment for the guests and staff in the facility; performs related work. In addition, the manager will supervise the maintenance team to ensure duties are completed and the building is maintained.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties include but are not limited to the following activities depending on the assigned shift:
• Per an assigned schedule, performs janitorial duties—cleans, sweeps, mops, polishes and disinfects floors; wipes down walls and furniture; cleans and disinfects bathrooms and kitchen areas
• Completes minor repairs including replacing light bulbs, adjusting loose fixtures, and painting/plastering
• Performs refuse duties including dumpster and compactor maintenance, sorting metal, carrying garbage bags to the curb, and preparing items for the facility’s recyclable plan
• Keeps facility entrance clear and free from debris that could cause trips, falls or other hazards
• Assists in checking and as needed, replacing batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide devices to ensure that all are functioning properly
• Maintains a proper level of supplies and materials for areas assigned to ensure the timely and efficient completion of require tasks
• Accepts and moves deliveries into storage area
• Keeps building grounds and common areas clean and in safe condition.
• Maintains inspection logs for sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers and other building systems as required by state and federal law.
• Coordinates with external/internal contractors or repair crews for work that is outsourced.
• Support and participate in interviewing and hiring of maintenance staff
• Supervises the work of the custodian
• Performs other duties as assigned by Program Director
• Available to respond 24/7/365 via phone to building emergencies, and to provide on-site coverage, as needed
Job duties generally require the physical activities described below, subject to any necessary reasonable accommodations due to disability. While performing the duties of this position, the custodian is regularly required to walk up and down stairs, perform physical tasks including mopping, sweeping, painting, minor building repairs and other duties as assigned. The Custodian must stand for extended periods of time and regularly move supplies and materials and must be able to lift items weighing up to forty (40) pounds.