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FamilyAid Boston Maintenance Technician in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

FamilyAid is Greater Boston\'s leading provider of solutions to family homelessness. Our mission is to empower parents and caregivers facing homelessness to secure and sustain housing and build strong foundations for their children\'s futures. We prevent homelessness whenever possible; reduce harm if homelessness can\'t be avoided by getting families stably housed as quickly as possible and mitigating trauma, especially for children; and provide wraparound supports for children and parents that foster long-term stability. Our approach works: families in our care make significant progress towards self-sufficiency within seven months, 64% of whom are rehoused within one year with a 99% retention rate, far outperforming national averages. Most importantly, our parents report that their children are healthier and happier. We have quadrupled in size in the last five years and remain on an exciting growth trajectory to serve more than 5,000 children and parents this year. We have launched bold new strategies to reduce two-generation homelessness by deepening and increasing our prevention, housing, and supportive services for children and parents. Significant new funding powers our strategic vision of serving more families through a deepened 2 Generation approach that reduces homelessness\'s cause, scope, and impact. To support these strategies, the agency seeks a dynamic and driven Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician will perform basic facility repairs and property maintenance, utilizing power and hand tools commonly used in the industry. They will monitor and report condition of all units including furniture, furnishings, appliances and building systems during site visits and will post inspection confirmation and reporting. The success candidate will have at least two years professional experience in facilities maintenance and have specific experience in residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical maintenance. Additionally, the chosen candidate will have Spanish or Haitian Creole language capabilities and have reliable personal transportation to commute and travel between multiple FamilyAid locations. Our supportive, collaborative, and diverse workplace of more than 120 professionals is ideal for a skilled, result-oriented executive driven to help children and families thrive. The agency supports professional growth, and offers competitive salaries, health, and dental plans, an employer-contributed 403b retirement plan, and a generous paid time off package. To learn more about our work, please visit Requirements 2+ years professional experience in facilities maintenance. Bi-Lingual ability Spanish/Haitian Creole required. Ability to perform building / grounds maintenance and repair duties utilizing power and hand tools commonly used in the industry including but not limited to power tools such as, drills, saws, and hand tools such as a tape measure, hammer, sockets/ratchet sets, pliers, plumbing snakes, screw drivers, painting tools, pressure washers, lawn mowers and leaf blowers. Exposure to maintenance of residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical system Flexibility and compassion essential. Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA. Experience w/apartment turnovers, preventative maintenance. Valid Massachusetts Driver\'s License (with a clean driving record). Reliable personal transportation to access FA sites in greater Boston daily and in response to emergencies. Ability to climb a ladder up to 25 feet. Ability to lift 75 lbs. Work Schedule and Conditions: Full-time on-site position 40 hours/week. Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM-5 PM. FamilyAid\'s headquarters is located at 3815 Washington Street, Boston, Ma 02130. Some evening availability required. Required to be in an on-call rotation and must be able to respond to off hour\'s critical calls to resolve facility issues.