Breaking Ground Painter in New York, New York
The Prince George Residence, 14 East 28th Street, New York, New York, United States of America
Monday, May 17, 2021
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.
The Painter is a part of the maintenance department that maintains the common areas and apartments of our residential buildings. Examples of common areas include offices, multi-purpose rooms, roof deck, garden, trash collection area, lobby, fitness room and sidewalks. Basic plumbing, wood-working and electrical work is required to maintain these spaces. Our residential buildings help to end homelessness by providing a home to formerly homeless individuals. The position will also be responsible for painting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare, paint and clean-up of assigned areas
Perform all preparation duties not limited to; scraping, spackling, sanding, and taping
Maintain inventory on all paint and supplies
Assist in housekeeping and maintenance of the building when assigned
Performs other related duties as assigned
3 years of comparable work experience.
Working with elderly, disabled and/or formerly homeless population is a plus.
Able to lift and move furniture and appliances in preparation for painting.
No fear of using ladder, and ability to stand for many hours at a stretch.
High School Diploma or its equivalent preferred.
Basic knowledge of computer is a plus, not required.
Ability to multi-task and shift seamlessly between various responsibilities
- The Prince George Residence, 14 East 28th Street, New York, New York, United States of America