Laborer - Facility Services HVAC 302-33

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA

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Posted Date 4/16/2024
Description Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to maintain assigned buildings, grounds, and related equipment. The incumbent will perform routine tasks involving cleaning, emptying garbage containers and landscaping.

All activities must support the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh ("HACP" or "Authority") mission, strategic goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position duties and responsibilities listed below describe the general nature and scope of work. Other responsibilities, duties and skills may be required and assigned, as needed.
  • Maintains the grounds, garbage container areas, hallways, and parking areas in a neat and orderly manner, not allowing any trash or debris to accumulate; empties garbage containers in all common areas and/or assigned offices.
  • Visually inspects assigned work areas, eliminates any obstacles to free passage, and makes certain that adequate lighting is provided at all times.
  • Performs general cleaning duties as part of a daily routine to all common areas, including, but not limited to, the community room, elevators, lobbies, laundry centers, hallways, and assigned vacant units preparing them for occupancy.
  • Reports all unusual circumstances such as vandalism, missing light bulbs or fixtures, missing smoke detectors or extinguishers in the common areas.
  • Keeps an inventory of all janitorial supplies and equipment belonging to the property.
  • Performs lawn and landscaping care including, cutting grass, trimming hedges, raking, etc.
  • Shovels snow and salts the walkways to ensure safe path for tenants.
  • Moves appliances out of vacant units and carries in new appliances before the unit is occupied.
  • Performs or assists trades people with various general maintenance duties, including painting, installing new smoke alarms, laying floor tiles, plastering, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required and a minimum of 1 year experience in a housekeeping, custodial, or grounds keeping role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver's license and be insurable under the Authority's plan.

Technical Skills

To perform this job successfully, the employee should be able to successfully operate a variety of applicable hand-held tools and devices. Must have the ability to learn other programs as required by assigned tasks.

Physical Demands

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to travel to various Authority properties to clean and maintain grounds. Daily movements include sitting; standing; reaching and grasping; moving about the properties; and attending onsite meetings and offsite meetings. The employee must be able to exchange information in person, in writing, and via telephone. The employee must occasionally transport up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position generally works on Authority properties, which may cause the employee to experience a range in temperatures and other weather conditions. The noise level may be loud and the environment may be more hazardous than a standard office environment. This position may be required to work with contractors as well as Authority residents.

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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