Jespy House Inc
  • South Orange, NJ, USA
  • Other

This is a consultant position and does not carry benefits

Job Purpose

The Maintenance Assistant helps the Maintenance Supervisor in cleaning, maintenance, and repair of JESPY property, grounds, and facilities to ensure a clean, safe, and comfortable environment for all JESPY clients, staff, and visitors.


Essential Functions

  • Trash patrol.  Pick up trash, leaves, weeds etc.  This needs to be done at J1, J2, J3 and J4 in the parking lots and sidewalks
  • Waste management.  Bring trash cans to street at J2 and J3 on Monday and Thursday.  Bring cans in Tuesday and Friday.  Every other Wednesday bring out recyclables at multiple JESPY property locations.  Every other Thursday bring in recyclable cans.  Once a month clean out trash cans.
  • Clean out the interior of the vans.  Vacuum, wash windows etc.
  • Kitchen clean up.  Help the staff wash dishes, store food, clean counters, sweep floors and take out trash.
  • Working with maintenance staff with painting projects.
  • General maintenance.  Moving objects (over 50 lb.).  Building office furniture etc.
  • Bathroom monitor.  Stocking, cleaning and trash removal.


  • Must be a JESPY House Client
  • Must be a PACE Program participant
  • Good communication skills preferred


  • Supporting Good Health & Safety
  • Ensuring Safety Both on Site and In the Community
  • Developing Independence and Growth
  • Confidentiality
  • Listening Skills
  • Awareness
  • Building and Maintaining Positive Relationships


Commitment to Core Value

  • Adhere strictly to HIPAA requirements and all agency confidentiality guidelines.
  • Establish positive, balanced relationships with clients, as demonstrated by:
    • treatment of individuals with respect and dignity and in an age and culturally appropriate manner;
    • a commitment towards the individual's rights and responsibilities; and
    • establishment of clear boundaries that allow for productive interactions.




Other Responsibilities

  • Other responsibilities that may arise within the job scope


  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 



  • Valid State ID
  • Successful clearance of NJ background check
  • Successful clearance of Drug Screening


Work Experience Requirement

  • n/a


  • Maintain appropriate relationships and boundaries with other client peers and JESPY staff members.
  • Aware of basic safety for self and others while transporting or using cleaning or construction equipment.
  • Maintain professional boundaries when assisting with staff's materials/belongings or completing work in staff office spaces
  • Able to learn how to use equipment and repair tools
  • Ability to follow directions, take directives, and work independently when necessary
  • Ability to navigate between JESPY facilities and throughout the area unsupervised


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • To be determined


Special Working Conditions/Physical/Requirements Working Environment

  • Consistent moderate physical activity
  • Requires handling objects up to 50lbs
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to natural elements, such as: sunlight, heat, cold, rain, wind, potential outdoor allergens and loud noises and large crowds
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to effectively communicate or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Direct Reports



Commensurate with experience


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

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