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Maintenance Worker/Handyperson

Location: Brooklyn, NY

FLSA: Non-Exempt/Overtime Eligible

Benefits: Eligible

Hours Per Week: 40/Full-time

Met Council is America’s largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy. We fight poverty through comprehensive social services and by treating each client with compassion, integrity, and respect. Our programs are staffed by experts who help over 325,000 clients each year and advocate on behalf of all needy New Yorkers. Our services include 100% affordable housing at 21 locations, family violence program, Holocaust survivor assistance, geriatric social work, crisis intervention and the largest free kosher food distribution program in the world. Our network of 120 food pantries, affordable housing sites, and JCCs provide services directly in neighborhoods across New York City.

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Worker/Handyperson ensures that all building structures and surroundings are maintained to provide a safe, secure, and sanitary environment. The Maintenance Worker/Handyperson also ensures compliance with all OSHA and safety laws, rules, and regulations.

Principal Responsibilities:


Skill and Education:

Physical Demands:

  1. Required Constantly: Walking, lifting and/or carrying of materials and tools between 25-50 lbs, climbing stairs.
  2. Required Frequently: Climbing ladders, operating machinery.
  3. Required Occasionally: Shoveling of snow, reaching above the shoulder, pushing and pulling.

Compensation: $19.14 per hour

Benefits: Major medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; pre-tax commuter benefits; FSA; 403(b) with employer contribution; plus generous vacation, sick leave, and holidays.