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Career Opportunities

Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center

Position: Building, Grounds & Maintenance Technician

Reports to: Director of Administrative Services

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED preferred.  Five years of experience in cleaning/maintaining facilities and grounds.  Basic mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry knowledge, with ability to do minor repairs.  Must be punctual, reliable, personable, and able to take direction and also work independently. Must be able to perform heavy-duty tasks, and have no lifting restrictions.  Must be able to establish and maintain a positive, professional rapport with fellow employees, consumers, and people with whom SAIL does business.

Job Summary: This position is responsible for keeping the facilities and grounds in clean, safe and orderly condition through routine cleaning and maintenance.  This includes Polly’s House as well as the SAIL Center, and all related property. Must regularly assess and respond to what is needed to properly maintain the property, both inside and out, and notify management of need of repairs.

Responsibilities:

  1. Perform general, routine custodial duties, to include but not limited to: vacuuming, mopping, floor buffing, cleaning/sanitizing surfaces, and replenishing paper and soap supplies at both Polly’s House and the SAIL Center.
  2. Empty office and common-area wastebaskets, and take to dumpster on a daily basis.
  3. Ensure that all bathrooms and kitchen areas are cleaned/sanitized daily – and more frequently, if needed.
  4. Maintain lawn and grounds. Mow and trim grass as needed. Attend to gardens regularly and prepare them for seasonal changes. Sweep/clean walkways.
  5. Be prepared to assist with snow removal (with snowblower/shovels) and chemically treating walkways during winter months. Ensure walkways and parking lots are safe for walking.
  6. Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promote continuous improvement of workplace safety and environment practices.
  7. Responsible for maintaining proper care and usage of the maintenance room in the SAIL Center; Polly’s House basement; and the outdoor sheds.
  8. Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform occasional heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning/waxing/buffing floors, washing walls and glass, and thorough cleaning of bathrooms, kitchen, and common areas.
  9. Assist in moving, assembling or repositioning office furniture or other items, as needed.
  10. Must be able to safely handle large equipment, machinery and ladders.
  11. Must work with finance office in the order and distribution of custodial supplies.
  12. Responsible for providing assistance to the TRAID department. Duties include: keeping the TRAID room tidy and managing the clutter; assembling new equipment; cleaning/sanitizing returned equipment; assessing condition of equipment and making necessary adjustments/repairs as needed. May assist other TRAID staff and be asked to relieve them for breaks, as needed.
  13. Perform any other duties as prescribed by the Executive Director or designee.

Please send letter of interest and resume to TylerW@sailhelps.org or mail to 71 Glenwood Ave Queensbury, NY 12804 Attn. Tyler 

Program:     FE-ABD

Position:       Facilitated Enroller (FE)

 

Job Summary:

The Facilitated Enroller is to guide individuals with disabilities, who may also be over 65 through the Medicaid application process. The FE will provide education, individual application assistance, and information services in regard to all Medicaid program options including; MAGI vs Non­ MAGI, Medicaid Buy- In for Working People with Disabilities (MBI-WPD), Medicaid Excess Income (Spenddown) program, Medicare Savings Program (MSP), Medicaid for Institutional Care in a Nursing Home including spousal impoverishment and transfer of asset provisions and information on trusts. In addition, the FE will provide information sessions, act as a resource for consumers for Medicaid and community-based services and maintain collaborative working relationships with community-based organizations and business partners, and assist with grant reporting requirements.

Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent required, Associates Degree in Human Services preferred or related field required with at least two (2) years of experience facilitating and/or providing person-centered, culturally competent, community-based services for low income households. Experience providing services to people with disabilities and/or seniors is preferred with knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a demonstrated ability to collaborate with community organizations and human services agencies, good written language and computer skills, and good problem-solving skills.

Please send letter of interest and resume to TylerW@sailhelps.org or mail to 71 Glenwood Ave Queensbury, NY 12804 Attn. Tyler 

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