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Breaking Ground Facility Maintenance Supervisor in Jamaica, New York

Facility Maintenance Supervisor

100-30 Atlantic Ave, Jamaica, NY 11416, USA

Req #2343

Monday, June 10, 2024

ABOUT US: - We believe that everyone deserves a home!

Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness.

But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home.

Facility Maintenance Supervisor, Programs

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Facility Maintenance, Transitional Housing, the Facility Maintenance Supervisor, Programsoversees the day-to-day building operations, including all functions and supervising the staff of the Maintenance Department. The Facility Maintenance Supervisor directly impacts the quality of life of all tenants by providing a structurally safe, exceptionally clean and highly maintained positive environment. The Facilities Maintenance Supervisor develops a preventative maintenance plan, and performs electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and general carpentry work. The Facility Maintenance Supervisor assigns tasks and coordinates inspections with tenants, supervisors, peers, and related city agencies and oversees the maintenance of the building systems through work orders, purchasing, and building inspections to ensure the building maintains its certificate of fitness.


  • Oversee day to day building functions including supervising maintenance, housekeeping, and inspections

  • Manage building maintenance services and systems with contractors and supervisors

  • Oversee work order system and unit turn over process

  • Address tenant concerns about maintenance via meetings or written notices

  • Respond to emergency calls and rectify existing conditions

  • Respond to summons and violations, city complaints, and help develop strategies to reduce violations and summons

  • Assist in preparation of annual budget and maintaining budget for maintenance department

  • Maintain inspection logs for standpipe/sprinkler, maintenance logs, and all federal, state and city regulations

  • Ensure building compliance with all building and health codes

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the building trades or related field

  • Basic skills in plumbing, electrical work, carpentry, and dry wall application

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams and some property management software i.e. MRI Outlook

  • Ability to read and understand design drawings

    As part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees and clients, and in compliance with the City of New York COVID-19 Safety Requirement Mandate, Breaking Ground strongly recommends all employees, interns, volunteers, and subcontractors to receive an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination and provide a one-time verification of immunization as a condition of employment.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Min Hiring Rate $26.37

  • Max Hiring Rate $26.37

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  • 100-30 Atlantic Ave, Jamaica, NY 11416, USA