Zeta Charter Schools

Maintenance Porter

3+ months agoNew York, NY

Find your purpose

At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. Our purpose lies in changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission. 

To achieve our vision, we are searching for a Maintenance Porter with an Associates Degree/Technical Degree and at least 3 years of experience overseeing the safety and maintenance of buildings while ensuring that the property is in compliance with all applicable regulations. Additionally, the Maintenance Porter must have a proven record of maintaining commercial facilities at world class levels.

Deliver powerful results

As the Facilities Technician at Zeta, you will support our team to ensure that Zeta maintains a high bar of aesthetics and functionality across all spaces. You will be responsible for performing multiple repair and maintenance tasks throughout the day, which could include, but is not limited to:

- Carpentry work

- Painting, millwork

- Electrical repairs

- Lightbulbs, wiring, circuit breakers, fuses, etc.

- Plumbing repairs

- Toilets, faucets, leaks, etc. 

- General facility repairs

- Repairing doors, locks, flooring (e.g., damaged tiles), desks, etc.

- General facility maintenance

- Cleaning classrooms and offices including furniture, floors and windows

- Cleaning, disinfecting and restocking of bathrooms

- Sweeping and mopping of floors

- Trash and recycling maintenance

- Executing projects coordinated and supervised by the school-based Operations Director and the Facilities Manager including small and large scale repairs

- Maintaining fire prevention systems including sprinkler system, fire alarm panel and fire extinguishers 

- Collaborating and coordinating with all facility team members, including porters, security and the night cleaning crew

Join our passionate community

Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you:

- Are passionate about our mission of providing world-class education to all students

- Bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback

- Are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them

- Are humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment

- Are well organized and detail-oriented

- Are able to work independently and manage projects with many moving parts and various stakeholders 

We maintain an unrelenting focus on team at Zeta, so you must be humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment. At Zeta, your voice will be valued. As part of a lean growth organization, we expect all our teammates to wear multiple hats and have a can-do attitude about overcoming any hurdle!

We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning to disrupt the status quo and tackle problems with creative solutions.

Apply Now

We are looking to fill this position immediately. Currently, Zeta operates multiple schools, in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open 1-2 schools each year. Join our growing team today, and change the landscape of public education in New York City. If you can’t wait to get started, apply now!

Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: 5135608003

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Insurance
    • HSA
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Company Outings
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Snacks
    • Happy Hours
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement