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Rural Preservation Company of Clinton County, Saranac, NY General Maintenance Worker in Saranac, New York

The job of General Maintenance Worker was established for the purpose of providing maintenance services as needed &/or assigned for the grounds, apartments, & buildings; assisting in a wide variety of maintenance activities; addressing immediate operational &/or safety concerns; identifying & performing preventative maintenance measures needed; assisting skilled trades; & ensuring that tools, materials & machinery are maintained in good working order.

Prioritize and complete service requests left by tenants & manager in a timely manner. (24-48 hours is Rural Development standard turnaround time-with obvious exceptions recognized)
Perform a wide variety of general & semiskilled maintenance activities (ex. Carpentry, painting, electrical, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects within established time frames.
Perform preventative maintenance actions without direction of SVH manager.
Document all work performed on provided work orders (whether tenant/manager or worker)identifies issue.
Complete basic repairs in apartments & common areas
Repair plumbing issues, such as replacing faucets, unclogging drains & toilets
Perform electrical repairs, such as replacing ballasts & outlets
Perform light carpentry, such as installing grab bars, repairing sheet rock
Replace light bulbs in all outdoor and indoor fixtures, excluding NYSEG outdoor lighting.
Plant & maintain trees, shrubs and flowers, as needed or requested
Mow, trim & edge lawns
Water, seed, sod, fertilize, rake & aerate lawns
Remove trees; trim hedges, shrubs, bushes, vines, & trees within reach
Purchase or order parts as needed
Schedule additional or more extensive repair through SVH manager/RPC Executive Director will be involved when necessary or on more extensive or costly jobs.
Remove snow and ice from the sidewalks, roadway & parking lots. (6:30 a.m. start following nighttime snowfall)
Apply sand/salt or ice melt as needed. Keep track of ice melt usage & schedule subsequent deliveries of product.
Repair & paint exterior surfaces
Clean rain gutters
Repair and paint apartments during turnovers.
Pull/install carpet as needed.
Assists other employees with projects or requests as time permits
Monitors outside contractors when their services are needed
Submit annual and special projects budget needs to the Manager
Arrange furniture & equipment for the purpose of providing adequate preparations for special events.
Cleans buildings & ground areas as needed and/or assigned
Maintains machinery, tools & equipment
Participates in meetings, trainings, & seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns. A 2-hour minimum call-out is paid for emergency/time-sensitive calls.
Prepares written materials (ex. work order requests, repair status, time sheets, etc.)
Reports to the Site Manager. The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling.

The 2019 budget allows for a combined total of two maintenance personnel to work a yearly average of 10 hours per week. This number of hours per week will fluctuate as seasons and outdoor responsibilities change, but the average will be 10 hours. Job Will pay between $16 and $21 per hour based on experience.

The Maintenance person has flexible work hours, but a set day with at least 4 hours is necessary, with the exception of snow removal. Should a variance to this time need to be changed, please inform SVH manager or notify residents with a notice on the dry erase board. Overtime pay is not authorized.

Please supply one professional and personal reference.

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