Supervisor I (Facility Coordinator), The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place is a Drop-In Center in Brooklyn serving 75 homeless men and women 18 years and older.  The Center is open from 6am to 8:30pm / 7-days-a-week and provides a safe, sanitary, and stable alternative to the street. The Center's goal is to re-connect clients to treatment services and assist in their transition to temporary shelter and/or permanent housing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of maintenance/driver staff and services in accordance with program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols; including the following:

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and client confidentiality.
  • Develop, implement and manage a preventive maintenance plan that ensures all facility standards are met.
  • Ensure staff attends all necessary universal precaution trainings.
  • Train direct reporting staff on facility operations and proper use of all equipment in accordance with DHS requirements.
  • Report any and all inoperable tools/equipment to Assistant Program Manager (Sec./Oper.).
  • Provide and/or oversee the provision of minor repairs and improvements to facility not otherwise provided by facility landlord or DHS staff, i.e. installation of locks, painting plastering, and small plumbing repairs.
  • Provide and/or oversee the provision of maintenance to the facility through daily cleaning of dormitory, bathrooms, hallways, staff offices, etc.
  • Ensure proper maintenance inventory and storage of all maintenance equipment, supplies and tools.
  • Report need for maintenance or repairs of HVAC, elevator, fire safety and security system.
  • Ensure contractual services (i.e. extermination, fire extinguishers, plumbers) are provided as required.
  • Ensure vehicle is properly maintained according to CAMBA's vehicle transportation policy and through completion of van maintenance checklist.  
  • Ensure that direct reporting staff is in compliance with city and state rules and regulations (i.e. DHS, OTDA, FDNY, Callihan, Dept. of State, etc.).
  • Communicate effectively with clients, direct reporting staff, peers, and supervisors.
  • Motivate, coach and counsel direct reporting staff to excel.
  • Encourage teamwork among direct reporting staff as well as among peers.
  • Assess client and direct reporting staff problems and make decisions in accordance with program policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Work with direct reporting staff to improve work performance through client feedback, training, weekly documentation of one-on-one supervision of staff. 
  • Administer constructive discipline to direct reporting staff, as needed.
  • Participate in administrative and all-staff meetings as needed.
  • Coordinate and lead regularly scheduled maintenance staff meetings.
  • Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports.
  • Complete incident reports, weekly, and monthly reports.
  • Prepare performance appraisals for direct reporting staff.​

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

HS Diploma or GED and 3 years applicable experience, or Associate's degree and 2 years experience, or Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.

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