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Repair/Maintenance Worker

Department: METROPAIR
Location: New York, NY

FLSA: Non-Exempt/Overtime Eligible

Benefits: Eligible

Hours Per Week: 40/Full-time

Position Summary:

Met Council is Americaís largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy. Met Councilís ten different departments are staffed by experts who helped over 305,000 clients in 2021 and continuously advocate on behalf of all needy New Yorkers. Our holistic programs range from 100% affordable housing at 20 locations to our award-winning family violence program to comprehensive Holocaust survivor assistance to senior programming to crisis intervention to the largest free kosher food distribution program in the world. Our network of 101 food pantries, 20 affordable housing sites, and 15 JCCs provide services directly in neighborhoods across New York.

The Repair/Maintenance Worker is responsible for conducting minor in-home repairs in accordance with weekly schedule in the homes of NYC senior and disabled residents.

Principal Responsibilities:


Skill and Education:

Physical Demands:

  1. Required Constantly:  Physical activity including completing necessary tasks to prepare and complete in home repairs, carrying of repair items and tools required for tasks, walking, sitting, and driving to and from homes.
  2. Required Frequently: Standing; climbing stairs; carrying large boxes and tools (approx. 10-25 lbs).
  3. Required Occasionally: Reaching above the shoulder, and lifting 5-25 pounds, pushing and pulling.


Special Requirements: