Quickly Exit Site

Maintenance Supervisor


The Urban Resource Institute (URI), a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization established in 1980, operates shelter, legal and job training programs for domestic violence victims, residential and vocational programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. With a $70-80 million annual budget with over 600 staff by the end of the year, URI promotes safety, justice, health, and independence for vulnerable individuals and families residing in New York City.

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible to ensure the facility is maintained in a first class manner. This would include the supervision and completion of all building repairs, building maintenance and contract maintenance services and the teams that support these activities. In addition, all work must adhere to organizational guidelines and requirements as well as reference industry best practice.

• Supervise staff employees and outside contractors
• Identify, schedule and coordinate building repairs
• Ensure all repairs and maintenance is performed in a workman like manner
• Support, train and review repair work performed by URI Maintenance Workers
• Coordinate scheduled preventative maintenance service work
• Supervise contracted work
• Coordinate the completion of Service Requests
• Coordinate the turnover of vacated residences
• Ensure adequate repair materials and cleaning supplies
• Conduct regular inspections of the building and grounds
• Provide regular repair and maintenance updates to the Facility Director
• Coordination and participation in snow removal
• Adhere to all local building codes as well as state and federal building regulations
• Respond to site emergencies as the situation requires
• Perform other duties as assigned

• A minimum of 3 years of building maintenance experience in a supervisory role in a residential apartment or commercial building environment
• Basic knowledge of building systems including heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing, carpentry, electrical repairs, drywall repairs and painting
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Outlook
• Good Communication Skills both verbal and written
• Multi-task in a time sensitive environment
• Demonstrated sensitivity and experience with and/or knowledge of domestic violence within and against disenfranchised communities including individuals whom identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or HIV-affected, the elderly and individuals with mental health issues.
• Ability to read and understand blueprints
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• College Degree a plus

Interested candidates may forward a copy of their resume to careers@urinyc.org for consideration.

Urban Resource Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.