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Families in Transition

Mission: To prevent and break the cycle of homelessness.

Our Aspiration:

To be the most effective and respected resource in the region preventing and breaking the cycle of homelessness.

Our Values:

  • Treating others with dignity;
  • Building collaborative relationships;
  • Empowering people

Our Core Strategy:

  • Pursuing evidence-based approaches to address the root causes of homelessness.
  • Meeting people where they are by providing essential needs while engaging clients in a transformative process to reach their fullest potential
  • Providing all the resources and support someone needs to prevent and break the cycle of homelessness; an
  • Building strong, collaborative relationships with our clients and partners to provide the best support possible.

*Families in Transition is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

The Environmental Technician is responsible for safely and efficiently completing assigned activities to ensure facilities and the properties are kept neat, clean, and sanitary. Responsible for grounds maintenance and upkeep, as well as applicable cleaning for apartment turnovers.

Full time, Monday-Friday (7a-3:30p)


*Families in Transition is mandating the COVID-19 vaccination upon employment. You must provide proof of vaccination prior to the first day of employment*


You also have access to benefits, including:

  • 5 weeks of PTO, accrual beginning on date of hire
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Employee assistance program (EAP) 
  • Verizon wireless cell phone discount
  • Working Advantage/ Tickets at Work benefit program
  • 30% employee discount at Outfitters Thrift Store

Minimum Requirements (Education/Experience/Certificates/Licenses):

  • High School Diploma or GED·
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of commercial cleaning experience
  • Ensure common areas in all buildings, including housing and offices, are maintained for cleanliness as outlined in the cleaning procedure requirements; includes vacuuming, washing floors, sweeping, dusting, wiping rails, etc.
  • Wash walls and windows in common areas in office and housing facilities.
  • Ensure outside areas of facilities are kept clean; includes picking up litter and cigarettes outside buildings, etc.
  • Sweep walkways and parking lot areas at office and housing facilities.
  • Complete all snow removal and clean-up; ensure walkways, stairs, and parking areas are shoveled and plowed. Salt and sand stairs and walkways as necessary.
  • Maintain garbage areas at housing facilities to ensure trash is contained, and not scattered, escalating any oversized items to the manager.
  • Clean laundry rooms at facilities at a minimum every week (includes washing floor, washing the exterior and within the lid of washing machines, the exterior of the dryer, empty garbage).
  • Ensure light bulbs in hallways, fire/smoke detectors, emergency lighting, and fire extinguishers are all operating and proactively address issues or escalate to replace/fix as necessary.
  • Ensure all offices/administrative buildings are clean; including vacuuming of individual offices and common areas as needed (minimum weekly, 2-3 times during winter months), washing floors, and cleaning bathroom in its entirety.
  • Remove trash from common areas, kitchens, and individual offices twice a week.
  • Responsible for safety and upkeep of company vehicles, including cleanliness, registration, and washing.
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning and property maintenance supplies.
  • Ensure timely and thorough cleaning of apartments at the time of turnover. Following standard procedures required for apartment turnover. Ensure all items and tasks are completed in preparation for move-in.
  • Opening and closing of facilities by disabling and enabling facility security alarm systems
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and security protocols
  • Demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic, and motivating presence at all times.
  • Participate in in-service training.
  • Maintain and promote professionalism, in accordance with the Families In Transition’s Employee handbook.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Assistant Facilities Manager and/or Facilities/Project Manager
  • Uphold and promote Families in Transition’s mission.
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Date Added: May 6, 2022

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