Assistant Facility Manager

Center for Urban Community Services

The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for an Assistant Facility Manager. CUCS is a leader in implementing new practices, sharing knowledge and assisting in shaping local, state and national strategies, so that persons who are homeless, low-income, living with mental illness, or have other special needs can live successfully in the community.

The Assistant Facility Manager is expected to understand and demonstrate a commitment to support the mission CUCS. The Assistant Facility Manager will ensure that the goals and quality of the programs are supported by excellent non clinical services and safe, well maintained facilities.


Ensure that all programs comply with regulations related to the operation of the facilities including, but not limited to the rules and regulations of the NYC Department of Homeless Services, the NYC Department of Health, the NYC Fire Department, the NYC Department of Buildings, the NYC Department of Sanitation, the New York State Organization of Mental Health, and the New York State Department of Social Services.

The ability to work closely with supervisory staff to ensure the effective integration and coordination of all facility related activities.

Establish, monitor and respond to problems with non clinical subcontracts and outside venders.

Help oversee the purchase of equipment, building supplies and materials.

Assist with budget management related to facility operations.

Oversee the development and maintenance of inventory controls.

Perform or oversee repairs and renovations of in-house related issues with staff and/or outside contractors.

Participate in program evaluation and development efforts with senior staff.

Assist in maintaining productive relations with the community; attend weekly client community meetings.

Perform the duties of the Fire Safety Coordinator, and conduct regularly scheduled fire drills.

Maintain logs and submit monthly reports on fire safety, regulatory compliance, operating systems, inventory control.

Experience and Education Required:

Minimum Qualifications Required:

HS Diploma or Equivalent

Computer literacy

Minimum of 3 years experience and possess certifications in low pressure boilers, interior fire alarm systems, sprinkler and standpipe systems and fire safety coordination. General skills in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, locksmith, building maintenance, and mechanical operating systems.