Facilities Maintainer

Full Time | Staten Island, NY


An integral part of the Facilities team, the Maintainer is responsible for general repairs including, but not limited to: electric, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, and small engines. The Maintainer is expected to work as part of the team on the day-to-day maintenance, repair, and organization of Snug Harbor’s buildings and grounds. The Facilities Maintainer is a full-time, year-round position. The ideal candidate will have the flexibility to work weekends.


  • Operate, maintain, and repair all systems related to the Snug Harbor campus including, but not limited to:
  • Electrical – general knowledge and ability to repair electrical systems and lighting fixtures
  • Plumbing – general knowledge and ability to repair HVAC systems, replace faucet fixtures, snake pipes, assist in replacing pipes and connections, monitor boilers and air-conditioning systems on site, change belts and filters, maintain site-based water features
  • Carpentry – replace windows and window glass, repair walls, floors, ceilings and doors, install sheetrock, paint interior and exterior;
  • Mechanical – repair small motors and engines, vehicle repair
  • Miscellaneous – asphalt patching, lock repair, powerwashing
  • Operate tools including drills, grinders, table saws, and air compressors;
  • Perform scheduled building checks of mechanical spaces;
  • Perform visual inspections of building systems, preparing punch lists for proposal requests;
  • Complete work orders with diligence and attention to detail;
  • Log and report on assigned information on a daily basis;
  • Complete all work requests of supervisor or manager
  • Move, unpack, and store deliveries to appropriate locations within the building;
  • Collaborate with contracted vendors to perform seasonal or specialty tasks;
  • Participate in grounds cleanup tasks and winter snow and ice removal;
  • Safely operate tools and equipment in compliance with all federal, state, and local safety
    requirements, including but not limited to: trucks, electric vehicles, specialized equipment, small power equipment, hand tools, etc;
  • Use proper personal protective equipment such as face masks, protective gloves, hard hats,
    goggles, etc;
  • Keep inventory of tools, supplies and materials
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.


  • 2 years relevant work experience in general maintenance at a medium to large facility or campus;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform a wide variety of maintenance tasks;
  • Self-motivation and proactivity in identifying and executing new tasks;
  • Ability to work with power tools, small motorized equipment, and vehicles;
  • Able to work alone or in groups;
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, sometimes for extended periods of time;
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and on an on-call basis as needed;
  • Ability to acquire required OSHA and FDNY certificates of fitness;
  • Ability to relate well to the public in a highly-visited public space;
  • Good communication skills and ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Be personable, a team player, and able to interact with a wide variety of people
  • Job requires employee to walk, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and regularly lift and/or move 50 lbs., and occasionally lift and/or move heavy objects utilizing proper tools and leverage methods in excess of 75 lbs;
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.


Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@snug-harbor.org with the subject line “[Your Name] – Facilities Maintainer.”  We are an equal opportunity workplace and welcome cultural diversity in our workforce.  We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.