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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

April 2021

Maintenance Staff

 

Mission: To change and save lives through housing options and a continuum of related services.

 

Vision: A socially vibrant and economically healthy community with housing for everyone, including the most vulnerable residents and our vital workforce.

 

Values:

  • Safe, hospitable environment for all while working for affordable housing for everyone
  • No wrong door, low barrier access to services and referrals
  • Trauma-Informed approach to participants, colleagues and volunteers based in equitable, supportive relationship building and self-care
  • Casual, yet professional environment;
  • Co-investment –equal efforts exerted by clients, staff and volunteers to achieve shared purpose;
  • Self-Determination –equitable voice given to processes designed to ensure affordable housing for everyone though decision making roles will vary.

 

Job Description:

Maintenance Staff needed for buildings and grounds of Construct properties in Great Barrington, Stockbridge, Lee and Becket.  Tasks will include apartment repair and preparation, yard maintenance and supervision, record-keeping. Hours somewhat flexible but reliability a must.

 

Benefits & Compensation:

Full time position. All employees are eligible to participate in a 401K retirement plan + up to 4% employer match. All staff receive 2 weeks paid vacation, 1 or more weeks medical and paid family leave. Other leave benefits are described in the Employee Handbook.

Payment is between $17-22 an hour DOE.

 

Tasks & Qualifications: 

  • Driver’s License and clean driving record.
  • Mobile Phone
  • Comfortable with Software and Phone maintenance applications
  • Basic Carpentry skills
  • Basic Plumbing Skills
  • Self-Directed
  • Reliable

 

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and three professional references

application@constructberkshire.org Position open until filled.

 

Afterhours Support Staff

Values:

  • Safe, hospitable, sober environment while working for affordable housing for everyone;
  • No wrong door, low barrier access to services and referrals;
  • Trauma-Informed approach to participants, colleagues and volunteers rooted in equitable, relationship building, participatory decision making, power sharing and self-care;
  • Casual, yet professional environment;
  • Co-investment –equal efforts exerted by clients, staff and volunteers to achieve shared purpose;
  • Self-Determination –equitable voice given to processes designed to ensure affordable housing for everyone though decision making roles will vary.

 

Job Description:

Provide on call support afterhours to respond to community and transitional housing needs with basic information, referrals and support. May lead to in person work post-covid to provide additional support. On Call shifts are 4-11 weekdays, 7-3 & 3-11 on weekends and overnight from 11-7. On call shifts are paid a flat rate for being available with an hourly rate for onsite call outs and activities. On call rate is $25 flat rate with $13.50-15 hourly rate for in person. All staff are eligible for employer matched 401K, 1 week medical leave and time +1/2 for 5 Construct holidays

 

Tasks & Qualifications:

  • Must have reliable access to phone and email
  • Must be able to arrive on site in a timely fashion if needed to meet first responders
  • Awareness of area resources and ability to lead activities to support access to housing, increase economic stability and remove underlying barriers a plus
  • Manage afterhours requests for support and emergency maintenance calls
  • Respectfully ensure that house guidelines and federal regulations are followed
  • Light housekeeping, snow clearing and turning over rooms promptly when vacated
  • Report emergencies, presence of law enforcement or any other out of the ordinary occurrences to Head Case Manager and/or Director
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and occasional training’s

 

Mission: To change and save lives through housing options and a continuum of related services.

Vision: A socially vibrant and economically healthy community with housing for everyone, including the most vulnerable residents and our vital workforces.

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to jralph@constructberkshire.org.