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Facilities Assistant

Non-Exempt, Full Time Position


Date Re-Posted: December 1, 2020

Department: Facilities

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking a Facilities Assistant a full time, 40 hours a week, opportunity. This position is located in Hartford, CT. Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Facilities Department supports a clean and safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors by performing custodial, janitorial, and maintenance services. 

The successful candidate will:
  • Perform minor repairs consistent with training and licensure, including replacing light bulbs, hanging pictures and installing shelving

  • Make periodic rounds throughout the inside and outside of the building to monitor and maintain a safe and secure healthcare environment

  • Coordinate with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications; communicate with department manager regarding contractor performance

  • Ensure facility needs are handled timely by completing and closing facilities requests

  • Coordinate and assist with departmental and employee moves

  • Dismantle, install, and move furniture and other objects

  • Perform cleaning duties in accordance with infection control standards

  • If authorized to do so, transport goods, equipment, or staff in company vehicles

  • Maintain a customer service orientation at all times, responding to service requests and patient inquiries in a courteous and professional manner

Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Trade school or equivalent work experience related to facilities and/or maintenance

  • Some prior training and/or experience in project management and vendor management is preferred

  • Valid State of Connecticut driver's license

  • Availability for periodic evening and weekend work

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and integrity in completing competing and/or changing priorities

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

CHS requires all new employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to starting employment with CHS unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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