Job Application - Cortland County Community Action Program

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Building Maintenance Worker

September 7, 2022


CAPCO Job Posting: Energy Services


Position: Building Maintenance Worker

Program: Energy Services

Reports to: Building Superintendent

Status: Part Time, Non-Exempt, 15-20 hours per week

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Required


Job Function: Performs upkeep tasks of CAPCO-owned and rented facilities to include routine cleaning duties based on predetermined daily schedule. Responsible for basic maintenance and repairs of CAPCO facilities to include addressing immediate operational and safety concerns, assisting skilled trades, and ensuring preventative maintenance and repair procedures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


·        Working under the direction of the Building Superintendent, perform minor building repairs, upkeep, and general maintenance of facilities, grounds, and equipment at various sites including basic painting tasks, electrical, plumbing and carpentry. Identify need for skilled contractors and assist as necessary.

·        Assembling and moving furniture, supplies, boxes, and other materials within and between worksites.

·        Order, deliver, and maintain janitorial and custodial supplies for each designated location.

·        Responsible for maintaining clean and orderly Agency-designated van including maintaining tools and tracking mileage.

·        Identify and solve facility safety concerns, working with and reporting to the Building Superintendent for guidance and approvals.

·        In the absence of the Building Superintendent, participate as contributing member of the Agency Safety and Facilities Enhancement (S.A.F.E.) Committee.

·        In collaboration with Janitorial staff, responsible for assisting in the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly cleaning maintenance of CAPCO-owned and rented facilities, following Agency cleaning schedule: Main Office, South Main Facility, Cosimo’s Facility, Elm Tree Facility, Energy Services Facility.

Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (GED) degree preferred. Three (3) to five (5) years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid and Acceptable NYS Driver's License


Physical Demands & Working Environment: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee will be required to frequently use power tools. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds with assistance or appliance dollies. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high places; dirty confined spaces, outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


Application Deadline: Interested candidates should apply no later than Wednesday, October 5, 2022 using the application link or forward a resume and letter of interest via email to or at the CAPCO Main Office, 32 N. Main St., Cortland, NY  13045.


CAPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, and physical or mental disability. CAPCO will make reasonable accommodations for qualified candidates in adherence of the Americans with Disabilities Act and New York Human Rights Act.