Maintenance Assistant

New Jersey
Maintenance Assistant

We are looking for a Maintenance Assistant who will be responsible for the cleaning and sanitation of the facility including but not limited to public restrooms, offices, and warehouse space. This includes removing waste inside and outside of the facility as well as ground maintenance and upkeep.

Opportunity type
Warehouse / Supply Chain / Drivers
Job responsibilities

Assisting with the maintenance of the building, grounds, and warehouse spaces to maintain a clean and safe working environment
Operating power equipment including, but not limited to, scissor lifts, shop vacuums, pressure washer, ride-on auto scrubber, and self-powered electric sweeper
Maintaining workshop and cleaning equipment in good, safe working order
Performing cleaning services according to maintenance schedule and utilizes cleaning supplies in accordance with SDS standards
Following all safety practices and procedures; uses proper safety equipment as required by regulations
Working occasional weekends to meet business needs
Performing other duties as assigned within the scope of the position

Application qualifications

Minimum of one year of experience cleaning and maintaining a commercial building
Some mechanical skills preferred
Ability to define problems, and resolve them quickly
Attention to detail
Proficient oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well with changing priorities and/or situations
Must be a self-starter who can work well with people at all levels
Must be able to safely operate power equipment listed in essential functions; ability to lift to 50 lbs.; standing for prolonged periods of time; stretching, bending, lifting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling

High School graduate or equivalent


As a vital team member in the fight against hunger, you will receive competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid life insurance, holiday pay, and paid vacation and sick time.

About the organization

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey provides food for people in need while striving to end hunger in our state. While food distribution is central to our mission, we also deploy several important programs aimed at addressing the root causes of hunger for people of all ages and backgrounds.