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Please e-mail application, cover letter and resume to Kathy Fernandez, Human Resource Director:

employment@ywca-neny.org or kfernandez@ywca-neny.org

Or mail to:

YWCA NorthEastern NY
Kathy Fernandez

ATTN: YWCA Employment
44 Washington Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12305

If you are interested in an internship, please download the Intern Application (.doc).

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Maintenance Worker


Maintenance Worker

Job Summary/Function:
Responsible for indoor and outdoor property maintenance of multiple YWCA NENY sites.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

FLSA Category:
Non-Exempt, Full-Time, 40 Hours per week

Essential Duties:

  • Provide daily cleaning services, including common areas, bathrooms, hallways, and other indoor spaces. Re-stock paper towels, soap, and toilet paper.
  • Assist with apartment and room turnovers, including moving furniture, cleaning, and painting.
  • Utilize basic plumbing and electrical skills and tools needed for repairs such as changing outlets, light fixtures, sinks, toilets, thermostats. Able to complete repairs independently and effectively.
  • Respond to YWCA client maintenance requests and complete work in a timely fashion.
  • Provide outdoor grounds maintenance such as mowing, weeding, trimming, raking, and trash pickup.
  • Provide snow removal, including shoveling, salting, and using a snow-blower.
  • Provide outdoor building cleaning such as power-washing and painting.
  • Participate in staff trainings/meetings and contribute to ongoing program evaluation.
  • Substitute as necessary to cover shifts; participate in On-Call rotation.
  • Communicate with Maintenance Supervisor to coordinate work.
  • Use basic computer skills with email, Internet use, and computer time clock system.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

High School Diploma/GED required; six months or more of property maintenance experience or similar position.  Experience working with professional cleaning and maintenance equipment, including electrical/power tools (such as drills, saws, hammers, screwdrivers, nail guns, and similar tools) gas mower, trimmer, snow-blower, commercial mops and vacuums.

Physical requirements:

  • Lift up to 50 pounds, including carrying a backpack vacuum
  • Able to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Able to work with cleaning solvents, paint, and cleaning chemicals
  • Manual dexterity and physical stamina needed for this work
  • Frequent bending, pushing, lifting, twisting, kneeling, squatting, climbing ladders and stairs
  • Driving required

Additional requirements:

  • Criminal Background check and clean NYS Driver’s license. Ability to use own vehicle during work hours.