This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Maintenance Worker, Behavioral Health in Brooklyn at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview

The Maintenance Worker ensures the proper maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Assists in developing consumer’s ability to maintain individual residents on basic cleaning and safety.
  • Establish and execute a formalized preventative maintenance schedule for the facility, i.e. painting, plastering, plumbing, changing locks, changing lighting fixtures, stripping and waxing floors, installing shades, etc.
  • Submit requisitions for necessary maintenance/repair supplies to the Program Director on a weekly basis and control the inventory of supplies
  • Complete the monthly physical plant and fire safety audit of the facility.
  • Participate in moving clients in and out of the facility.
  • Maintain vehicle maintenance/mileage record prior to and upon returning from trips.


  • HS Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Minimum one year experience as a repair-person.
  • Valid NY State Driver’s License.
  • Minimum one year experience working with mentally ill individuals within a residential or scatter-site program.

Company Overview

Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays