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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Maintenance Technician– Float in Poughkeepsie, New York

At Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), our greatest strengths are the employees who empower every individual with the information, resources, and care they need to live happy, healthy lives.

This position is responsible for effectively responding to all issues that affect the Facilities of PPGNY in our Region 2 and Regin 3 locations, under the supervision of the Sr. Facilities & Security Manager, whether directly and hands-on or by coordinating estimates from vendors. These issues include day-to-day maintenance matters as well as major repairs and/or build-outs. This position will travel between the Region 2 and Region 3 locations under the direction of the Sr. Facilities & Security Manager, including covering staff vacations and assisting in locations with heavy ticket loads.

· Travel: This is a full-time position and involves travel within New York State about 80% of the time. Primary travel will be to Region 2 locations with some travel to Region 3 locations as needed.


  • Program and Office Support (15%)

  • Able to maintain and update systems to coordinate and facilitate work flow

  • Attend orientation, training, and staff development functions as required.

  • Effectively communicate with leadership regarding daily duties and affiliate needs.

Customer Service Responsibilities (10%)

  • Prioritize and respond to emergent situations, analyze and take appropriate action which may include outsourcing the work

Daily Workflow (75%)

  • Oversees building and grounds maintenance including but not limited to:

  • Maintaining and efficiently responding to facilities tickets

  • Performing basic housekeeping duties

  • Yard maintenance including weeding, garbage pick-up, mowing, salting, snow shoveling, tree trimming, etc.

  • Regular maintenance and inspection of exterior security lights and interior lights

  • Ensure timely and regular inspection and repair of buildings and equipment. Keep organized records of inspections and repairs. Inspect buildings’ structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations

  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards

  • Timely response and management of CMMS tickets

  • Supervise external contractors during capital improvements; Checks completed work by vendors and contractors

  • Moving of furniture and supplies throughout the agency with special attention given to all Centers; assist in discarding of bulk trash for all sites and work in special projects as assigned by Facilities supervisors during renovation work at the sites.

  • Install and change locks and doors as needed

  • Assist with key control

  • Track vehicle mileage and record a daily work log

  • All other duties as assigned


  • A demonstrated commitment to PPGNY’s mission related to bodily autonomy, health equity, and gender and racial justice

  • A demonstrated commitment to learning about and enhancing practices related to racial equity and its impact on healthcare systems.

  • Strong relationship building and communication skills, including an ability to work and build trust across cultural differences related to race, class, age, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or ability; and to reflect on one’s personal identity with humility


+ + Interpersonal

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Ability to remain focused and calm in stressful situations

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills

  • Superior oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective, professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to work effectively as part of team

  • Subject Matter Knowledge

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Outstanding time management skills, including the ability to work under deadline

  • The ability to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment with changing and/or competing priorities

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and independent decision-making skills

  • Ability to produce reliable, high quality work with minimal direct supervision

  • Ability to exercise discretion in the handling of confidential information

  • Ability to demonstrate and document evidence-based clinical judgment

  • Comfort making data-driven decisions

  • Ability to make strategic decisions

  • Superior negotiation skills

  • Ability to work a flexible or extended schedule, including evenings and weekends, as operational demands require

  • Well-developed problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to build and lead high-performing teams

  • Comfort making sound strategic decisions in the face of uncertain or incomplete information


  • Experience, Education and Licensure

  • Current Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Professional knowledge may be obtained through formal education and/or through work experience

  • Prior work experience: at least 3 years prior work experience in the areas of construction, electrical, plumbing, and/or HVAC


  • Well organized, and able to optimize the use of space and equipment while reducing operating costs

  • Knowledge of bid sheets and bid process for a variety of work

  • Good analytical/critical thinking; decision making and problem solving skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Ability to climb an extension ladder and a step ladder

  • Bending at the waist, sitting kneeling, laying horizontally, climbing, walking

  • Ability to use power tools.

  • Ability to work in team settings and work independently.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a non judgmental manner or attitude

  • Ability to read, write and do arithmetic

PPGNY's benefits package includes:

Generous PTO and holiday schedule

Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents

FSA, HSA, Commuter pre-tax reimbursement funds

Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life and AD&D

401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor contributions after 1 year of employment

All positions at PPGNY require:

Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season and Covid-19) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) is a leading provider, educator, and advocate of sexual and reproductive health care in New York State. PPGNY is proud to provide a wide-range of family planning services at our 28 health centers and mobile care units. We care for everyone regardless of their immigration status, zip code or ability to pay. PPGNY’s education and outreach programs are backed by medically-accurate, evidence-based information that allows people to make informed decisions about their health and future. As a voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY supports legislation and policies that ensure all New Yorkers have access to the full range of reproductive health care and education.

At PPGNY, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.

PPGNY is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.