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Facilities Maintenance Specialist

SafeHouse Denver
Denver, CO
Expired: July 10, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $25 Hourly
  • Part-Time

Position Information:

  • Part-time - 24 hours per week
  • SafeHouse Denver-owned properties (3)
  • Nonexempt position
  • Starting rate - $25.00 per hour

Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the Facilities Maintenance Specialist will provide maintenance at SafeHouse Denver-owned facilities, coordinate facility repairs, and develop and maintain vendor relationships and related resources to support the organization’s facilities and operations.  The position is based out of the emergency shelter and works with the shelter team to support a tranquil environment based on nonviolence and respect.  This position requires on site presence and therefore, remote work is not an option.   

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintenance and upkeep of the SafeHouse Denver residential and administrative facilities, including repairs and overseeing the cleaning in each facility.
      • Replace lightbulbs, reattach dresser drawer knobs, replace/secure window coverings or shower curtains, tighten loose hardware throughout facilities, etc.)
  • Coordinates repair projects, obtains quotes from and arranges services with vendors and/or the Volunteer Coordinator, and manages project to the finish line.
  • Assists the Volunteer Coordinator in the development of volunteer-driven facility-related projects.
      • Works closely with the volunteer coordinator to ensure volunteer projects are completed safely and according to scope and the needs of the organization.
  • Ensures completion of regular landscaping and snow removal. 
      • Responsible for overseeing vendors tasked with outdoor services. 
  • Conducts regular walkthroughs of the facilities to determine where attention or repairs are needed.
  • Coordinate repair services with professional vendors, demonstrating a willingness to negotiate discounted or pro-bono services when possible, and supervise vendors while onsite.  
  • Works with vendors to create preventive maintenance schedules to keep up with the needs of each property.
  • Communicates expectations of visitors on SafeHouse Denver property and works to maintain the confidentiality and safety of the facilities, residents and staff.
  • Maintains and cultivates new effective relationships with all vendors (paid and pro-bono), through consistent, professional and respectful communication. 
  • Plans and coordinates all deliveries and installations.      
    • Required to be on site for deliveries and installations. 
  • Prepares reports to update the CEO on facility-related projects.
  • Manages and addresses the condition of equipment and appliances to meet health and safety standards.
  • Purchases and maintains adequate inventory of facility-related supplies for ongoing operations in each facility (e.g., hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, shower rods, light bulbs, nails/screws/other hardware, tools, furnace filters, air purifier filters, etc.).
  • Schedule all inspections related to the fire alarm, suppression systems, and elevator, and maintain the appropriate documentation. 
  • Participates in all agency staff meetings and applicable shelter meetings to develop and maintain relationships with staff and communicate important facility-related information.
  • On occasion, on-call maintenance service will be necessary (e.g., emergency repair – heating, water intrusion, other health/safety-related facility issue etc.).
  • Serves as point of contact for all vendors and associated projects.
  • Establish project timelines and timely communicates information to staff and residents (e.g., when vendors will be on property, any restricted use of areas, etc.).
  • Completes and manages all associated record keeping (emails, electronic and hard copy quotes, warranties, contracts, etc.).  
  • Other duties as assigned by the CEO.  

Successful Candidates Will Have:  Expertise in facility maintenance and repairs.  Valid Colorado driver’s license, insurance and good driving record.  Able to lift items inside and outside of the facility (boxes, tools, hardware, equipment, etc.).  Able to work independently and have confidence in resolving facility-related issues.  Takes initiative to resolve things in a timely manner.  Knowledge of the cycle of domestic violence and the barriers experienced by survivors of domestic violence.  Person hired is required to attend In Their Shoes activity within 60 days of hire.  Ability to cultivate effective relationships.  Must have patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.  Protects confidentiality and maintains a safe and healthy environment.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Must pass background check.   

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Jennifer Caruso, Chief Executive Officer, at .  

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SafeHouse Denver

Denver, CO
80218 USA


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