About the Program
The Midtown Community Court, an innovative criminal justice project, is seeking a Facilities Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Facilities Assistant will be responsible for the general maintenance interior and exterior of the Midtown Community Court. The position will be called upon to occasionally work evening/weekend hours.
About the Position
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Oversee the indoor and outdoor maintenance of the Midtown Community Court building.
- Perform general facilities and maintenance related to the court building, including but not limited to sweeping and mopping floors, emptying trash bins throughout the building, vacuuming carpets, cleaning bathrooms, removing stains, and cleaning countertops/tables and other office spaces.
- Assist the Director of Facilities with building minor repairs.
- Assist the Office Manager with set-up/clean-up for meetings, site visits, or other events.
- Replace and repair light fixtures and other ceiling-related repairs, often requiring the use of a ladder.
- Move and assemble cabinets, boxes, office furniture, and other equipment as needed.
- Sweep sidewalks at the front and back of the building, sweep leaves from the back courtyard, remove snow, and perform other incidental seasonal tasks.
- Maintain an inventory of all building cleaning supplies.
- Assist the Office Manager with replenishing supplies.
- Provide coverage when needed for the Community Engagement team. Coverage will include some supervision of clients onsite mandated by the court for community service, as well as supporting community engagement projects offsite by providing supervision to clients and participating in the project.
- Participate in staff meetings and trainings.
- Perform other duties as required by the Director of Facilities, Deputy Director, or Project Director.
The ideal candidate will have general maintenance/facilities experience. Candidates must be skilled communicators able to work in a multi-disciplinary setting and maintain strong relationships with onsite and offsite partner organizations. Maturity, reliability, excellent judgment, and sensitivity to working with a diverse range of people in a competent manner required. We are seeking an individual that is flexible and has the ability to work independently. Physical demands include the ability to lift 25 pounds frequently and up to 75 pounds occasionally; standing; walking; reaching; climbing a ladder; and pulling and pushing. Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred. Valid driver’s license required.
Position Type: Full-time (Monday – Friday 9AM- 5PM, occasional night and weekend hours.)
How to Apply
Send resume and cover letter with Facilities Assistant in the subject line to: email@example.com.
If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:
Attn.: Wendell Jack, Office & Facilities Director
Midtown Community Court
314 W. 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
Note: The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Learn more about us at www.courtinnovation.org.
The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.