Building Superintendent

Department: Urban Family Center
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview: Urban Family Center provides transitional housing and supportive services for families, their children, and survivors of domestic violence. In addition to housing, residents receive on site social services, including individual/group counseling, support groups, family case management, housing search assistance and employment preparation. UFC has a seamlessly integrated, comprehensive on-site social service program that helps residents restore and rebuild their lives while managing their housing crises.


  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate’s Degree preferred
  • At least three (3) years’ experience supervising maintenance and superintendent staff
  • Must obtain the Certification of fitness in the following areas:F80 Certificate of fitness; F-01 Fire Guard, S-95 Fire alarm, standpipe and sprinkler system, F-07 Fire & Emergency drill conductor within the first six (6) months of employment
  • Must obtain CPR & First Aid certificate within the first six (6) months of employment
  • Must have knowledge in carpentry, plumbing, electrical wiring, walls, floors, doors, and locksmith
  • Must have knowledge of inventory and stock control
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience in providing crisis intervention
  • Must have strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills
  • Basic knowledge of computer, Internet explorer, MS office, and outlook
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including holidays, evenings, and weekends
  • Must be available 24 hours for emergencies on call
  • Bi lingual (Spanish & English) required
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 50lbs


  • Provide direct supervision to maintenance staff
  • Oversee and direct workload for maintenance staff
  • Provide hiring and firing recommendations
  • Establish and maintain personnel accountabilities
  • Complete staff’s new hire and annual performance evaluations
  • Provide expertise in the following areas: boilers, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and locksmith
  • Provide weekly and monthly inventory reports of maintenance equipment and supplies
  • Paint and plaster buildings
  • Perform repairs and provide preventative maintenance as needed
  • Report serious repair problems to the Plant Manager
  • Maintain all logs, records, and statistics relative to maintenance and kitchen functions and provide written reports to the Plant Manager on a weekly basis
  • Process work schedules and work orders for repairs along with the maintenance staff
  • Order proper amount of supplies
  • Assist Plant Manager to ensure that all maintenance contracts for equipment are renewed
  • Assist maintenance staff with the daily cleaning of building
  • Assist in keeping all common areas of the facility clean
  • Assist in keeping the facility in compliance with all inspections
  • Supervise and oversee inventory for quarterly reports
  • Duties may vary according to the needs of the agency and the population it serves
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor (Plant Manager)

To Apply: email Cover Letter and Resume to In the subject line, please indicate “Building Superintendent” AND the website where the position was found.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

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