Make A Bigger Difference

Handyman

For nearly 150 years, The Jewish Board has been delivering innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of over 45,000 New Yorkers each year.

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POSTED
06/13/24

SALARY
$20.19

JOB TYPE
Facility Support [100s]

REQ
# 13780

LOCATION

Brooklyn, NY 11209, US

Make a bigger difference


Handyman

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.


• We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.

• With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.

• Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.

• We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.

• You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.


How you can make a bigger difference:

The Handyman’s main duty is the overall maintenance and operations of buildings and grounds. In this role they are responsible for basic building repairs such as plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, electrical and HVAC and to other building related systems.

Qualifications

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:


• High School Diploma or GED Equivalency is highly preferred

• A current, valid clean Driver’s license is required, and must be maintained throughout the course of employment

• Five (5) years of experience in building construction/maintenance/repair; an Educational/Trade certificate in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience

• Strong mechanical aptitude, and well-rounded hands on mechanical skills


If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:


• Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days

• Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans

• Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness

• Free continuing education opportunities

• 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension

• Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation

• 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program

• Life and disability insurance

• Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee


Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

More on Equal Opportunity:


We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

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Who We Are

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

Our Values.

Our values help guide us in everything we do, from our relationships with fellow staff to the clients and communities we serve.

Treat every person
with dignity
We act with respect and caring towards our clients, colleagues, and communities.
Strive to
be outstanding
We are exceptional professionals in all that we do.
Embrace each
other’s differences
We create a fair and inclusive environment for all.
Engage individuals and families
as our partners
We heal our communities one person at a time through thoughtful collaboration.
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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer
We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.