Facilities Assistant

Job Type
Economic Mobility Pathways

10 Perthshire Rd
Brighton, MA
United States

Job Description

If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same.  As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities.  


POSITION TITLE: Facilities Assistant, 40 hours per week

SALARY: $20.00/hour or $41,600.00 annually

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Under supervision of the Coordinator of Facilities this position is responsible for the maintenance/custodial needs of the Hosmer, Abbot House, Horizon. The Facilities Assistant also performs a variety of general maintenance and cleaning activities at those locations.

SUPERVISOR: AVP Facilities Coordinator


  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, extractors, high pressure washers, vacuums, brooms mops and other equipment for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, wall, carpets, furniture, etc.
  • Use of ladder to reach high arears for painting or cleaning.
  • Follow instructions regarding the storage and use of chemical, supplies, tools, as directed.
  • Maintain orderly supply and storage areas; all equipment and supplies at the end of shift need to be returned to their assigned location.
  • Perform landscaping and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs in areas using hand-operated tools of small power equipment.
  • Safety operate all vehicles and other job related equipment


  • Schedule will vary depending on weather and snow events
  • Basic understanding of computers and phones
  • Operate manual and power equipment.
  • Perform physical labor. Able to lift 70 pounds.


  • Must possess a valid drives license in good standing and have reliable transportation.
  • One year of maintenance experience in a building, school, hospital, or office setting preferred.


Requires standing, bending, stooping and stretching. Communication to peers requires use of voice, written, computer skills. Work is performed in and outside of buildings and in inclement weather. Performs a variety of physical labor including climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, reaching, and standing for long periods of time; lift and carry boxes, tools, equipment, furniture and materials. Work may be stressful and fast paced at times.  Must lift and carry up to 70 lbs.  


EMPath is an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer and actively seeks to diversify its workforce. Therefore, all qualified applicant, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.