The Children’s Aid Society (CAS), established in 1853, is one of New York City’s leading child and family service organizations. Today the CAS Early Childhood Department serves nearly 1000 low-income children ages 0-5 in schools and community centers across 12 sites throughout Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island through a combination of Universal Preschool, Head Start and Early Head Start funding and child care subsidies. The mission of the Early Childhood Department is to prepare young children for kindergarten. The Early Childhood Program Director will report to the Early Childhood Division Director.
The Maintenance Worker must have qualifications that satisfy Federal Head Start requirements and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Article 47 regulations.
• Preferred: Hold a current S95 Certificate of Fitness for Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems and Other Related Systems
• Experience working in an Early Childhood setting
• Effective communication skills
• Professional approach
• Resourceful & dependable
• Bilingual preferred
(A review and final determination of credentials and qualifications are reserved for the site Education Director and the CAS Director of Early Childhood Programs.)
Under the direct supervision of the site’s Education/Program Director, with support from each site’s Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Worker’s responsibilities include the following:
• Clean the Early Childhood classrooms, offices, kitchen, bathrooms, and common areas
• Assemble Early Childhood equipment and furniture as needed
• General repairs around the facility as needed
• Strip/wax floors
• Paint touch-ups
Record Maintenance, Contract Compliance
• Maintain an up-to-date inventory of supplies
• Replenish supplies
• Communicate the need to place maintenance orders on a timely schedule
• Participate in offered trainings, workshops, In-Service days, and/or All-Staff conferences
• Maintain certification requirement and proof of attendance in professional activities.
• Support the growth of the center including participating in program-wide goal setting and individual and program self-assessment.
Health and Safety
• Adhere to all state and city licensing requirements and CPR/first aid certification.
• Maintain a healthy and safe environment (i.e. safely store cleaning supplies, keep equipment away from children, mark wet floors, etc.)
And other related duties as assigned, at the discretion of the Program/Educational Director and /or CAS.
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