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Driver/Maintenance Worker I, The Gathering Place Drop-In Center

​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 to: (1) operate a variety of company vehicles to transport passengers such as clients, employees, and/or supplies and materials; (2) make repairs, paint, and perform other upkeep functions to maintain the organization's physical facilities, and clients' apartments; (3) load, unload, and carry furniture and supplies up stairs and move furniture and supplies as needed; (4) clean exterior grounds around building and dumpster; (5) fulfill security and/or courier/messenger or marketing tasks in addition to maintenance tasks; etc.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Sufficient education and technical expertise to comprehend written and oral instructions (work orders); to accomplish maintenance tasks; and to document accomplished tasks.​​

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    Must have Valid New York State Driver's License and excellent driving history.
    Must complete NYS Approved Defensive Driving Classes every 3 years.
    Must take Refresher Computerized Defensive Driver class
    Must remain insurable based on CAMBA's point system throughout the duration of employment.
    If required to drive 15 passenger van, must score at least 80% on computerized 15 passenger van improvement test every year.
    If required to drive 15 passenger van, must pass an observed Van Road Test
    Acknowledge review of CAMBA's Transportation Policy.

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