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Property Maintenance Tech & Environmental Maintenance Tech @ Friends for Life

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FOR IMMEDIATE POSTING:

JOB TITLE: Property Maintenance Technician DEPARTMENT: Housing /Facilities
STATUS: Full time REPORTS TO: Director of Operations, Housing and   Facilities

SUMMARYThe Friends For Life Corporation Property Maintenance Technician will be responsible for safely maintaining the physical condition and daily appearance of all agency owned and/or operated by Friends For Life.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. Perform, with good workmanship, all assigned maintenance projects in a timely manner. Perform electrical repairs such as outlets, wall switches, and light fixtures, circuits, ceiling fixtures, and ceiling fans. Perform plumbing work, such as cleaning pipe clogs, replacing fittings, stopping leaks. Repairing or replacing toilets, hot water heaters, kitchen and bathroom faucets, and feed lines, P-traps, washers, seats and stems.  Perform HVAC services such as cleaning condenser units, changing filters, repairing or replacing thermostats. Repair or replace as necessary, glass, tile, carpet, fixtures, blinds, locks, doorknobs, and hinges. Paint interior surfaces as directed. Perform carpentry work as directed. Make minor concrete and masonry repairs as directed. Responsibility for proper usage of maintenance material and stock control, reporting possibility of shortages to supervisor before depletion. Carry out preventative maintenance for all agency properties according to established PM schedules. (Monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual).  Assist as requested with regular inspections, reporting all violations, discrepancies and damage, including those incurred in contract services, during scheduled building checks, apartment move outs and move-ins and regular work routine.  Ensure that all maintenance has been performed to prevent failure of Habitability Standards inspections or other Code inspections. Perform minor refurbishment of all apartments prior to occupancy.  Complete service repairs requested by residents of apartments.  Perform monthly plumbing inspections in all apartments.  Maintain community grounds, common areas and parking lots of all FFL properties.  Provide supervision to all outsourced contractors performing work on agency properties.  Have working knowledge of all utility and alarm cutoffs and clean outs.  Follow agency bidding protocol for work that has to be outsourced. Submit bids within 10 days of report.  Keep accurate records on maintenance request forms noting date and time completed and any unusual incidents regarding maintenance requests.  Submit on a daily basis completed maintenance request forms.  Maintain and secure all general area supply rooms.  Have proper insured transportation, available for carrying out requested work on a timely basis. Ensure compliance with standard safety programs and procedures. Insure that all agency facilities and properties are locked and secure to prevent loss of agency resources. Follow agency purchasing procedures.  Must comply with all OSHA and agency safety policies at all times.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regular and predictable attendance is necessary.  Maintain confidential information and adhere to all policies and procedures regarding Protected Health Information (PHI)

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must have high school diploma or GED. Must have experience in repairs of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry and painting. Must have experience and be skilled in the safe use of hand tools and small power tools.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Fluency in English.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Have the ability to perform basic math procedures such as addition and subtraction, multiplication, division and percentage calculation.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must have a valid State Driver’s License, provide proof of automobile insurance coverage to employer at all times and have an automobile to be used daily to perform job duties.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Remaining in the seated position. Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed spoken. Providing instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Extended periods of computer use. Sit for long periods of time at a computer. Repeat the same movements. Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions. Must have own basic tools and use them while employed by agency.  Must be sensitive to the culturally and racially diverse nature of clients and visitors to FFL. Must be able to interact with everyone in a friendly, helpful manner.  The ability to work well in a fast pace environment.  The ability and desire to work in a team environment.

OSHA CATEGORY:  This position performs tasks that may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. Training will be provided per Standard Operating Procedure for your area of operation. All FFL employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Contact Information and Procedure:
Mail, fax or e-mail application and resume along with a cover letter highlighting in detail skills and experience. Applications can be obtained at the FFL office or www.friendsforlifecorp.org/employment/

Email applications in Word or PDF only. Candidates will be selected for interviews on the basis of materials provided.  Not all candidates will necessarily receive an interview.  No telephone calls please.

Deadline for applications is:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, but priority will be given to those applications received by June 21, 2013.

Send application materials to:

Email:  gina.fortner@friendsforlifecorp.org

Mail:    Human Resources

Friends For Life, 43 N. Cleveland St., Memphis, TN 38104

Fax:       901-272-7458

*Position contingent upon continued grant funding- EEO/AA

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FOR IMMEDIATE POSTING:

JOB   TITLE: Environmental Technician DEPARTMENT:   Housing & Facilities
STATUS:   Part Time REPORTS   TO: Director of Housing and Facilities

SUMMARY:   The Friends for Life Corporation Environmental Technician will provide janitorial services for the agency’s properties located at 35 North Claybrook, 32 North Claybrook and 43 North Cleveland and any additional properties owned and or operated by Friends For Life Corporation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

For the 35 North Claybrook and 32 North Claybrook properties, property, the job functions include:  Sweep, dust, and mop downstairs and upstairs hallways and stairs. Pick up paper and other debris around property and in all common areas. Wash walls in all common areas, including doors and stair rails. Dust and remove cob webs from inside hallways and on the outside of the building. Sweep the parking lot, walkways and side walk in front and sides of building. Complete and submit maintenance requests for common areas of building (as needed) to Housing Director.  Insure that trash cans or other containers on the outside of the building that are used for cigarettes contain sand at all times. Vacuum mats in hallway area. Maintain OSHA protective standards in performing job duties. Other duties as assigned.

For the 43 North Cleveland property, the job functions include:  Empty trash containers in offices and other areas. Replace trash containers with liners.  Carry trash to outside dumpster.  Vacuum offices and hallways. Clean break room area including refrigerator and microwave. Sweep and mop uncarpeted areas of building. Replace tissue, soap and paper towels as needed in bathrooms and break room. Maintain other areas of building in a clean and sanitary condition. Monitor supply of tissue, paper towels and cleaning supplies.  Submit purchase order request to prevent depletion of supplies needed to perform job duties. Maintain OSHA protective standards in performing job duties. Clean water fountains.  Dust furniture in common areas, such as lobby, PLC.  Dust baseboards of walls.  Other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assist the Property Maintenance Technician with preventative maintenance tasks as needed

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Regular and predictable attendance is necessary. Maintain confidential information and adhere to all policies and procedures regarding Protected Health Information(PHI) ..

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Have High School Diploma or GED.  Some janitorial experience desired but not required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and write in English to complete reports and order needed supplies.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Fluency in English.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Have the ability to perform basic math procedures such as addition and subtraction, multiplication, division and percentage calculation.

REASONING ABILITY:  Employee must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:Must have a valid State Driver’s License, provide proof of automobile insurance coverage to employer at all times and have an automobile to be used daily to perform job duties.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Remaining in the seated position.  Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed spoken.  Providing instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.  Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Extended periods of computer use sit for long periods of time at a computer. Repeat the same movements. Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Must have the ability to do light janitorial work.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions. Must be sensitive to the culturally and racially diverse nature of clients and visitors to FFL. Must be able to interact with everyone in a friendly, helpful manner. The ability to work well in a fast pace environment. The ability and desire to work in a team environment.

OSHA CATEGORY: This position performs tasks that may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. Training will be provided per Standard Operating Procedure for your area of operation. All FFL employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

COMMENTS: This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

Contact Information and Procedure:
Mail, fax or e-mail application and resume along with a cover letter highlighting in detail skills and experience. Applications can be obtained at the FFL office or www.friendsforlifecorp.org/employment/

Email applications in Word or PDF only. Candidates will be selected for interviews on the basis of materials provided.  Not all candidates will necessarily receive an interview.  No telephone calls please.

Deadline for applications is:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, but priority will be given to those applications received by June 21, 2013.

Send application materials to:

Email:  gina.fortner@friendsforlifecorp.org

Mail:    Human Resources

Friends For Life, 43 N. Cleveland St., Memphis, TN 38104

Fax:      901-272-7458

*Position contingent upon continued grant funding- EEO/AA

 

 

 

 

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