RESIDENT BUILDING SUPERINTENDENT

NYC Careers


Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Manhattan, NY
Salary: $60,171 - $93,630 / year
Contract type: Full time
NYC Careers
Under the direction of the Property Manager, the Resident Building Superintendent is directly responsible for the Maintenance and Janitorial Operations at a housing development. Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:



General Property Administration: Oversee all maintenance, janitorial and capital improvement work at the development, including the care, cleaning and inspection of public spaces within development such as buildings, grounds and garbage disposal areas, in accordance with established procedures



Repair/Work Orders



  • Monitor resident repair requests and respond within prescribed guidelines; coordinate the completion of repairs and close out work orders in accordance with established procedures.

  • Monitor and maintain the Turnover Tracking Log to ensure that vacant apartments are available for immediate occupancy.



Staff Supervision



  • Ensure the timely response to emergency conditions at the development involving major incidents and matters discussed at Resident Association meetings.

  • Ensure work performed by staff and/or contractors is completed satisfactorily and follow up on any deficiencies.

  • Adhere to established guidelines to ensure safety and security of residents and staff; observe work operations, procedures and environment to identify possible hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices; formulate corrective measures for safety



Procurement



  • Initiate bidding process for work needed at the development that falls under $5000 (Small Procurement); coordinate the submission all relevant documentation; follow up as necessary to ensure that vendor work starts promptly.

  • Maintain a sufficient supply of material for the development utilizing Oracle application system.

  • Maintain the encumbrance report; update the report, as required, including the tracking of packing slips and invoices for entry into the Oracle application.



NOTE: This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this position.



SPECIAL NOTE: Effective August 16, 2021, all persons newly hired for employment by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to beginning their employment, except for those who obtain an exception due to medical or religious reasons through the reasonable accommodation process.



After receiving a conditional offer of employment from NYCHA, an applicant for employment must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine within a reasonable period of time. Failure by the applicant to provide NYCHA with proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine will result in NYCHA revoking the conditional offer, unless the applicant obtains an exception through the reasonable accommodation process.



Any person who begins their employment with NYCHA after providing proof of having received only one dose in a 2-dose series of a COVID-19 vaccine, will also be required to provide NYCHA with proof of receipt of a second dose within 30 days of the first dose. Failure to do so will result in termination.



NOTE: IF THIS APPOINTMENT IS MADE ON A PROVISIONAL BASIS PURSUANT TO §65 OF THE NYS CIVIL SERVICE LAW, NO TENURE OR PERMANENCE ACCRUES TO AN INCUMBENT IN THIS POSITION BY VIRTUE OF SUCH APPOINTMENT.



NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the link below:



http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/downloads/pdf/psb/100_1.pdf



Please read this posting carefully to make certain you meet the minimum qualification requirements before applying to this position






Minimum Qual Requirements





1. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, plus five years of supervisory experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of large tenanted buildings, three years of which must have been in responsible charge of properties having not less than seven maintenance and operations employees. Higher education may be substituted for up to two years of this experience on the basis of 30 semester credits from an accredited college for each year of experience. However, all candidates must have at least three years of experience in responsible charge of properties having not less than seven maintenance and operations employees.






Preferred Skills





1. Knowledge of Authority policies and procedures, laws and standards pertaining to property management, such as local and state building codes and other municipal regulations, OSHA, Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") rules and regulations.

2. Strong mechanical background in troubleshooting gas and oil burners, electrical and electronic heating controls, steam distribution systems, hydronics systems, instantaneous hot water, feedwater and vacuum tank systems.

3. Ability to interpret policies and guidelines and make sound decisions; prepare clear concise reports and recommend improvements; communicate effectively both written and verbally.

4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, superiors, residents, community service agencies, and the public; manage multiple priorities and demands; analyze situations and identify problems and offer solutions






Additional Information





1. For NYCHA employees: this position is open as a promotional opportunity only. It is not open on a direct transfer (lateral) basis.

2. For NYCHA employees: preference will be given to employees who have served a period of one year in their current title and level (if applicable)

3. NYCHA residents are encouraged to apply.






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55-a Program





This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.






Public Svc Loan Forgiveness






As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at StudentAid.gov/PSLF.








Residency Requirement





New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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