Job Title

REPAIR TECHNICIAN – Nelson Avenue Family Residence

Job Description

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and are guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.


BronxWorks is hiring a Repair Technician for its Nelson Avenue Family Residence.



  • Assist the Superintendent in any repair, as necessary.
  • Provide light electrical repairs on appliances, fixtures, switches, outlets, circuits, etc.
  • Perform light plumbing work, at a minimum outside the wall repairs; this includes clearing stoppages, replacement of fittings, changing of deck mounts and replacement of other fixtures and fixtures parts.
  • Replace broken glass, tile, carpet, screens, garbage disposals, fixtures, appliance, and locks.
  • Assist in groundwork when necessary.
  • Assist in porter work, which includes: sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash and cleaning windows.
  • Perform swimming pool maintenance as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist with plumbing issues, work on floor and sheetrock issues, trace water leaks and check for bedbugs.
  • Assist with electrical issues and compactor room clean-up.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.



  • High school diploma or equivalent credentials.
  • One to two years relevant experience in building repairs, including electrical, plumbing, locksmith and general maintenance.
  • Certification in operation of all fire department standards such as Standpipe with City Mains, Fire Drill Conductor, Maintenance of I side Alarm System and Supervision of Low PSI Oil Burner.
  • Proficiency in standards applied by the OSHA and Department of Health for kitchen operation, youth programs and congregate social service programs.
  • Proficiency in English required; proficiency in a second language preferred.
  • Ability to pass a physical skills test.
  • Valid drivers license preferred.
  • Pool operators certificate preferred.
  • Strong mechanical skills.
  • Strong communication and organization skills and the ability to work with multiple agency personnel.



  • Ability to climb and stand on a 15-foot ladder.
  • Ability to lift, pull, push and/or move a minimum of 60 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, crouch or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs.
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects.
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather.



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BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
    Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid.
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

Additionally, BronxWorks offers:

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar.
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities.
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees.


BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with  federal, state and local laws,  does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.

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