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Maintenance Mechanic

Community Access



Community Access, Inc. (CA), founded in 1974, is a progressive not-for-profit organization that expands opportunities for people living with mental health concerns to recover from trauma and discrimination through affordable housing, training, advocacy and healing-focused services. We are built upon the simple truth that people are experts in their own lives. Our programs are spread across 20 locations and include over 1000 units of supportive housing in three boroughs, the Howie The Harp Advocacy Center, ThriveAtWork, Blueprint Supported Education, East Village Access—a PROS program, and a peer-driven Crisis Respite Center.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of
to work in our Housing Programs.

This is a full-time position; hourly rate of $14.42, plus an excellent benefits package.

Position Overview:
The Maintenance Mechanic assists with maintaining agency apartments and facilities as needed and directed. The essential job functions of the Maintenance Mechanic are to assist with processing repair requests generated from the work order system; assist with making routing repairs to apartments and facilities, as needed and directed; assist with monitoring and inspecting equipment daily; maintain shop, work areas, tools and supply inventories in good order; assist in identifying and reporting problem areas throughout apartments and facilities; assist with apartment and agency moves, as directed; provide back up to superintendent during absence of maintenance workers, as needed and directed; assist with preparing apartments for new occupancy, to include general cleaning and painting; assist with annual agency-wide inventory of equipment and supplies, etc.

Qualified candidates must have minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; at least one-year technical training and one year work experience in one or more of the building trades; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH); possess the aptitude and skills for work in masonry, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc; good communicational and interpersonal skills; basic math skills; ability to work overtime hours, as needed; and must be able to lift and carry items, which weigh up to 100lbs. regularly; must have good communication skills; must have good interpersonal skills.

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should apply on

Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.


This is a full-time position; hourly rate of $14.42, plus an excellent benefits package.


Interested candidates should apply on

Posted on 01/10/18; CVMHA ID #11759