Job Details
Administration - New York, NY
High School Diploma/ GED

Intro/Program Description: Goddard Riverside Community Center (GRCC) is a well established Manhattan community based agency with an annual operating budget of approximately $ 30 million.  GRCC is one of New York City’s leading human service organizations meeting the basic needs of children, youth and families, homeless people, and older adults through 25 plus programs at 22 sites across Manhattan. GRCC also operates five supportive housing residences that provide permanent and affordable housing with on-site services for over 600 tenants. 


Purpose of Position: Goddard Riverside is seeking a Superintendent to perform routine and extensive maintenance of the property’s exterior and interior. The superintendent will conduct preventative property maintenance. This position is responsible for maintaining clean and hygienic conditions of property. 


Schedule: Monday through Friday; on call evenings and weekends required 


Goddard Riverside and Isaacs Center follow the CDC and NYS recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and are now requiring all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a qualified exemption. 

Roles, Responsibilities, and Essential Duties
  • Diagnose and solve maintenance issues in the apartment homes, exterior and common areas.
  • Respond to all work orders within 24 hours & complete work orders in a timely manner.
  • Respond to 24-hour emergency maintenance call; address all emergencies promptly.
  • Prepare vacant units for new residency.
  • Monitor/perform daily maintenance of property grounds, common areas, building interior and exterior.
  • Supervise maintenance staff (experience with union staff preferred)
  • Routinely inspect building mechanical systems/equipment to ensure proper performance and functionality.
  • Knowledge regulating building systems and controls, such as air conditioning, boilers, fire panels, cameras, pull cords, and intercoms.
  • Maintain necessary logs in accordance with all federal, state and city regulations.
  • Implement and maintain a preventative maintenance schedule and supporting records.
  • Oversee supply purchases and monitor inventory.
  • Work collaboratively with building manager on all maintenance and staffing issues.
  • Manage 24/7 Front desk scheduling.
  • Communicate and schedule with contractors & vendors for preventative maintenance, repairs, & special projects.
  • FDNY Sprinkler and Standpipe S12, S13, S98, P99 certification(s) required.
  • Experience with city, state and federal building codes, local laws and unit inspections.


Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in building maintenance.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience.
  • Minimum High school diploma/GED degree.
  • Experience working in supportive/senior housing a plus.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, or Russian a plus.
  • Basic plumbing, electrical and general carpentry required.
  • HVAC and appliance knowledge a plus.


Computer Skills Needed

  • Microsoft office suite
  • Yardi Voyager


Physical Requirements

  • Frequent bending, kneeling, climbing, and lifting.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.


Work Environment

  • Live in Super at a supportive housing residence; ability to live and work among residents a must.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job related task other than those specifically presented in this description. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.