Facilities Building Grounds Maintenance Associate

January 8, 2023

Website United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA

Facilities Building Grounds Maintenance Associate

United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA (UNC) is one of the largest, and longest operating, nonprofit organizations in the region. The agency’s purpose is to meet the needs of local low-income families, seniors, youth, and new immigrants, while also empowering them to attain self-sufficiency. UNC’s wide array of programs are continuously adjusted to fill the gaps that exist in local services.

Under the direction of the Director of Property Operations, the Facilities Building Grounds Maintenance Associate is responsible for handling preventative maintenance, emergency repairs and maintenance projects throughout UNC & UNCDC. The Maintenance Coordinator must have strong interpersonal skills, including successful verbal and written communications with staff, clients, and vendors.


Tasks will include:

  • Assessing system breakdowns and determining the kind of repairs that are required
  • Handle basic repairs and install/upkeep of household fixtures
  • General housekeeping as assigned
  • Maintain safety for building grounds-Snow removal, trees trimming and debris removal (including garbage), hazardous materials, properly dispose of any chemicals used
  • Preforming preventative maintenance on equipment and facilities/properties
  • Conduct walkthroughs for inspections
    • Check functionality of systems (ex. Fire alarms, emergency exit lights and elevators)
    • REAC inspections
  • Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary
  • Meeting deliveries and escorting vendors to the appropriate room to unload bulk items
  • Ensure equipment and tools are cleaned and stored properly, maintaining tool inventory
  • Report major damages to the Director of Property Operations
  • Communicating regularly with the Director of Property Operations and participating in regular meetings to assure readiness of the facility for all activities
  • Coverage for schedule/unscheduled time off within the maintenance team

Join the ranks of a GREAT Non-Profit organization committed to helping those in the communities we serve.  UNC offers our regular full and part-time employees a great benefits package to include a superior healthcare plan, dental. Generous holidays schedule, plenty of sick, vacation and personal days off, and a 5% contribution to your retirement plan. Apply now!

UNC of NEPA is equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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