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Handyman in Manhattan, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

OVERVIEW: Perform a variety of maintenance services and housekeeping duties according to procedures and

safety measures.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Perform a variety of duties in and around buildings and grounds of the institution.
  • Assist mechanics and other workers in completing their tasks in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering and electrical repairs.
  • Make simple repairs under direct supervision.
  • Clean, lubricate, and store maintenance tools and equipment.
  • May work with grounds-keeper with mowing, raking, and weeding lawns; sweep walks and shovel snow.
  • Clean and service building areas.  Move furniture, equipment and supplies in and around buildings.  Perform a variety of housekeeping duties to maintain buildings in an orderly and sanitary condition.
  • Sweep, mop, wet-wash, and vacuum floors. Periodically polish floors using buffing machine and polish.
  • Wash walls, ceilings, windows, and screens.
  • Move furniture.  Gather and dispose of trash.  Clean lighting fixtures, door frames, and other high places using a ladder as necessary.
  • Drive when necessary.
  • Transport orders to storage room.
  • Pick up bagged soiled laundry and distribute clean laundry.
  • Do minor repairs; construct simple items, i.e. stools, benches, chests, etc.
  • Inspect all homes daily and report any problems.
  • Other duties as assigned


REQUIREMENTS:         Ability to read and write and follow oral or written instructions. GED/High School Diploma. 12-18 months experience in the use of unsophisticated tools.