Environmental Services Worker (Full-time; Middletown, CT)

June 16, 2022

Columbus House, Inc.

Job Posting: Full Time, FLSA Non-Exempt, Essential

Environmental Services Worker, position located in Middletown

To collaborate with program staff, and assist the Facilities Manager as directed to safely implement the maintenance of physical assets, grounds, facilities, equipment and utilities, to monitor the security of occupants and property, and to supervise building occupants and others pursuant to programs and operations to ensure goals are achieved and that the property and improvements are clean, safe, healthy, and may be fully used productively, comfortably, economically and safely, at all times by residents, staff, volunteers, visitors, and others.


Duties and Responsibilities
General: Complete daily, weekly and monthly checklists, maintain records of scheduled procedures, and identify and recommend improvements pursuant to maintenance, security, and programs and operations. Encourage open and honest communications and teamwork for mutual success. Other related duties as assigned. Maintenance: Assist the Manager of Facilities and perform minor repair and maintenance of all physical assets, buildings, facilities, grounds, and utilities. Inspect physical assets, buildings, facilities, grounds, and utilities and identify items in need of maintenance or repair. Security: Provide onsite security. Inspect physical assets, buildings, facilities, and grounds to ensure such assets and building occupants are safe and secure.


Minimum Job Requirements
Must have a basic understanding of Columbus Houses’ mission, homelessness, substance abuse, and mental health, and the unassisted and unrestricted ability to: move independently throughout Columbus House and Middletown; perform manual labor in varied assignments; lift and carry as much as 25 pounds safely; do extensive walking, bending, stooping, reaching; use hands to perform fine manipulation and safely use maintenance tools and equipment. Must be reliable and capable of accepting supervision.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Requires skill, knowledge, and experience, pursuant to: safe work practices, occupational hazards, and safety precautions involved in general property security, grounds and maintenance work; safe and efficient operation, use, and maintenance of a variety of basic hand tools and equipment; chemicals and other products used to perform routine maintenance and custodial work; recognize failures pursuant to electrical, plumbing, HVAC and other equipment and building components; Requires skill, knowledge, and experience to execute oral and written instructions; read, write, make, and maintain legible reports and records; maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, building occupants, volunteers, public officials, visitors, etc.; and work independently or cooperatively as a member of a team.

Supervised by: Facilities Coordinator

Schedule: 40 hours per week, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday including during extreme weather protocols and emergency closures.
Salary: $14.00 per hour plus excellent employment benefits


How to apply (choose only one; indicate where you saw posting):

*Email your resume and a cover letter to hr@columbushouse.org

*Send your resume and a cover letter to Human Resources Generalist, Columbus House Inc., P.O. Box 7093, New Haven CT 06519

*Fax your resume and a cover letter to 203-773-1430

*Apply via our site


Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/ Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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