Maintenance Worker

Location: New York, NY

Job Title: Maintenance Worker 

FLSA Status: Full Time - Non Exempt

Department: Facilities Department 

Reports to: Facility Manager 

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Summary: Provide cleaning and maintenance support at the Kennedy Center. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Dust, mop and clean surface areas.
  • Sweep and vacuum offices and common areas.
  • Buff, strip, and wax floors.
  • Assist with snow and ice removal.
  • Conduct routine inspection of premises and notify Facility Manager of any safety concerns.
  • Handling basic repairs and maintenance.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: 

This is a full-time position. Days of work are generally Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm. Additional hours will  be coordinated according to meet program needs. Will be required to work at least 1 weekend on a monthly basis and some late evening will be required on a monthly basis. 

Working conditions and physical demands: 

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Remain upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Use upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion, or to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Raise objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects horizontally from position-to-position.
  • Bend the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Apply pressure to objects with the fingers and palm.
  • Medium to heavy physical work, exerting from 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally.
  • Subject to atmospheric conditions such as: fumes, odors, dust, cleaning solutions, sprays, etc.


Education and/or experience: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience or training in a building trade, moving, maintenance, and performing general repairs.

Skills, Licenses, and/or competencies: 

 Ability to handle multiple demands and work well independently or within a team.


Job Summary

Maintenance Worker
Facilities Department
High School diploma or equivalent

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant past experience and qualifications, and state their position of interest and desired compensation. Submissions without this information will not be considered.

Please send resume and cover letter to: