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The New York City Council is seeking a Facilities Assistant with knowledge of the inner workings of building management. The ideal candidate should possess the knowledge to work with private entities, city agencies and especially DCAS to ensure the provision of services relating to telecommunications, recycling, security, office cleaning, office remodeling, office moves, signage needs and equipment repairs.  Coordinates with 250 Broadway landlord on all matters pertaining to daily general maintenance, heating, air conditioning, etc.

SALARY RANGE:

$60,000 to $65,000

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with the upkeep of inventory program and database.
  • Completes request for disposal of furniture and equipment.
  • Arranges for the pick-up of salvage equipment and furniture.
  • Processes and distributes Council identification cards. Produces reports, as needed.
  • Efficiently maintains tasks related to the continued operation of the Council’s physical plant.
  • Maintains the office space in 250 Broadway, including moving furniture, equipment and files.
  • Maintains surplus equipment and furniture in basement of 250 Broadway and off-site location.
  • Liaison with 250 Broadway management concerning electrical, plumbing, disposal, air conditioning and security matters.
  • Responsible for garbage and recycling within 250 Broadway.
  • Assists Council Members in maintaining their district offices, including garbage removal, furniture and equipment disposal.
  • Assists in the closing and opening of Council Member district offices in regards to furniture and equipment.
  • Transports equipment, furniture and paper throughout Council facilities.
  • Accepts delivery and storage of large purchase such as paper and computer supplies.
  • Provides back-up coverage to the Messenger Unit and Copy Room.
  • Transports Council records between 250 Broadway and Queens Storage.
  • Moves, restores, and builds, when needed, Herman Miller furniture.
  • Works special events for City Council.
  • Paints various sites within 250 Broadway.
  • Implements energy conservation and paper recycling program for the Council.
  • Energy conservation is enforced within the guidelines set forth by city regulations and instituted by the building management on a regular basis. 
  • Staff is made aware of paper recycling program in a professional manner.  
  • Paper recycling drop‑offs are identified and maintained on an uninterrupted basis.
  • Maintains working relationship with the Department of Sanitation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent project management, communication and presentation skills, strong interpersonal and analytical skills, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Must be able to function effectively under pressure.
  • Requires attention to detail and considerable follow-up

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

New York City residency required within 90 days of appointment.

As of November 15, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus to work at City Hall and/or 250 Broadway offices, or at any Council Member district office, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered employment with the New York City Council, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the New York City Council.

The New York City Council makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact EEOOfficer@council.nyc.gov.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates should forward their resume and a cover letter to:

E-MAIL:         counciljobs@council.nyc.gov   

MAIL:             New York City Council

Attn: Personnel Services/Recruiting (FHC)

250 Broadway, 16th Floor

New York, New York 10007

FAX:               12124014711

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The New York City Council is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.