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Breaking Ground Operations Specialist, Outreach in Jamaica, New York

Operations Specialist, Outreach

S2H BQ - QUEENS, 100-30 Atlantic Ave, Jamaica, New York, United States of America

Req #2465

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.

Report ing to the Operations and Logistics Director , the Operations Specialist , Outreach oversee s operations of the Queens based, 24/7 Street Outreach program ’s vehicles an d facilities. The Operations Specialist manage s a fleet of at least 8 vehicles and is responsible for the tracking and maintenance of the fleet. The Operations Specialist work s closely with the program staff leadership as well as staff in other departments throughout the organization as well as coordinate with outside vendors to ensure outreach facilities and assets are properly maint ained . They will be the primary point of contact for all facility and vehicle matters for the Outreach Teams and will act as a liaison between Breaking Ground’s Asset Management team, vendors, and Street to Home Queens management.


  • Oversee the maintenance of the vehicle fleet of at least 8 vehicles

  • Ensure IT devices are tracked, monitored , and working properly

  • Monitor the Manhattan Outreach o ffice s for facilities issues

  • Attend facilitates appointments with vendors

  • Assist in the completion of monthly building walkthroughs

  • Work with the Office Manager and Program leadership on inventory management at the sites

  • Ensure each vehicle has up-to-date registration, inspection, insurance, and maintenance

  • Perform weekly and monthly inspections of all vehicles

  • Maintain a tracking system of relevant fleet information including parking tickets and parking permits

  • Complete incident reports for building s and vehicle s

  • Transport vehicles as needed

  • Perform other dutie s as assigned


  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Experience working with homeless population helpful

  • Ability to work to develop systems for fleet management

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams

  • Valid NY or NJ driver’s license with a good driving record, as defined by Breaking Ground, is a condition of employment


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Min Hiring Rate $25.85

  • Max Hiring Rate $25.85

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  • S2H BQ - QUEENS, 100-30 Atlantic Ave, Jamaica, New York, United States of America