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Institute for Community Living, Inc. Maintenance Worker (RP555518) in Brooklyn, New York


Institute for Community Living (ICL) ( is a non-profit organization servicing the NYC-Metro area and for over 35 years, we’ve provided life-saving care to New Yorkers in need that includes but is not limited to addiction assistance, mental health services, and housing support for all. Proudly doing so, with integrity, love, and respect. Our goal is to have a positive and long-lasting impact on the lives of the people and communities we serve with the hope of providing the care, support, and attention they need.

So it is our pleasure to announce that we are currently seeking a full-time candidate for the role of Maintenance Worker to join our team!

By ICL definition, a Maintenance Worker is someone who is responsible for performing super-like duties and related activities at an assigned facility location by conducting a variety of routine maintenance repairs, and manual labor duties using a variety of hand power tools and various equipment. – activities, tasks, and equipment/vehicle usage vary according to the season and individual needs of the program. Please Note: This role is not to be confused with a Custodian, there is seldom cleaning involved.

To be considered for this role, you MUST first adhere to and understand the requirements and tasks listed below…


  • Available Monday to Friday – (Day Shift: 7:30am - 4pm)

  • Location: to be determined…

  • No Education Required – company assessment test provided, if necessary

  • 1-2 years of trade work, installations, and laborer experience – knowledge in ‘handy-person’ like maintenance preferred

  • OSHA 30 Certified – a plus but not mandatory

  • VALID Driver’s License Photo ID – NYS preferred

  • Knowledge of responsible tool usage – ie.: drills, power saws, hammers, and more…

  • Heavy Lifting, Pushing & Pulling of up to 50+ lbs – the ability to bend, kneel, squat, and stand for long periods is a MUST

  • Knowledge of safety and basic information related to trade, installation, and laborer work – a MUST

  • Following all safety guidelines in accordance with the performance of tasks mentioned

  • Strong communication and conveying skills – bi-lingual is a plus but not mandatory

  • Proper attire at all times – this includes work pants, boots, and outer/inner-wear with the ICL company logo (provided)


  • Tool Inventory – maintain and ensure all tools are returned to the site at the end of each workday

  • Carpentry – build and perform routine installments, maintenance, replacement, and repairs of metal, slate, shingles, roofs, doors, stairs, railings, floors, gates, ceilings, furniture, locks, bookcases, shelves, tables, signs, modular furniture, cabinets, countertops, wood equipment, and other fixtures including platforms and temporary staging, windows: install blinds and door hardware

  • Renovation – assists with the remodeling of offices and apartments: repair plaster and drywall, strips, paints or stains woodwork, prepare surfaces for the painting of interior and exterior building structures, fixtures, and equipment

  • Locksmith – open locks when keys are not readily available

  • Plumbing – perform routine installments, maintenance, replacement, and repairs of plumbing systems and fixtures such as damaged steam valves, faucets, sinks, toilets, and leaking pipes: insulate steam lines, thermostats, and water heaters whilst locating and unplugging stoppages using plungers, snakes, etc.

  • Electrical – perform routine installments, maintenance, replacement, and repairs of electrical equipment overhead door motors, electric ranges, lighting fixtures, outlets, switches, and other appliances; running and repairing electrical cables and wires

  • Heat / Water – operate and maintain equipment by replacing parts, such as filters and pumps; clean equipment and adjust components, such as thermostats, and checking the oil level in storage tanks

  • Masonry – perform routine installments, maintenance, replacement, and repairs of such as tiles and carpets as necessary


  • Groundskeeping – performs outside maintenance duties such as lawn mowing, bush trimming, snow removal, etc. as needed

  • Moving – responsibly move, load, and unload useable and/or unusable furniture, equipment, supplies, and client belongings onto trucks for transport

  • Vehicles – perform routine installments, maintenance, replacement, and repairs such as changing a flat tire, maintaining appropriate fluid levels, and ensuring the interiors and exteriors of vehicles are clean.

  • Administrative – submit docs./paperwork in a timely manner at the end of each workday; follow the work request and other departmental tracking systems; follows already established procedures in place

  • Perform other job-related tasks as assigned in an organized and clean manner

If you feel that you’re a suitable candidate for this role and would like to join our organization, please submit your resume in response to this ad to contact a recruiter in HR for further related info to the role above or the benefits mentioned below…


PLEASE NOTE: ICL Company Benefits are exclusive to employees working 20+ hours and EDU Leave is 40+ hours ONLY!

  • PAID Orientation and Training + Union

  • Choice of full and/or partial Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits (spousal and child coverage available too)

  • Life & AD&D Insurance + Medical Flexible Spending

  • Mental Health Services and Providers

  • Educational & Parental Leave

  • Tuition & Work Life Assistance

  • Commuter Benefits Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Matching 403B (non-profit)

  • Payroll Benefits: Corporate Fitness Account / NYS College Savings Program / Etc.

  • Discounts on select ticketed purchases provided by Plum Benefits

  • And many more…