Handyperson – Marseilles

West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, Inc.

Job Description:  Handyperson – Marseilles

Under the supervision of the Building Manager and Superintendent perform a variety of maintenance, repair, and housekeeping tasks to provide a clean and save environment to residents of the building with the goal of enabling residents to live safely and independently as possible.

Maintenance and Repairs:

  • Assist residents in moving to another apartment in the event of a unit transfer or in preparation for bed bug/vermin treatment.
  • Assist super, or as directed, in preparing vacant apartments for occupancy.
  • As directed:  assist in painting and light repairs
  • As directed:  assist in special projects (for example: stripping and waxing floors)
  • As directed: assist in minor plumbing and electrical repairs

Dress code:

  • Handyman is required to wear the company’s uniform, and to always maintain a neat and clean appearance.


  • Work as a member of a team to establish and maintain high level of care and respect for and communication with residents
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members
  • Share information about resident progress, needs, and problems with other staff in accordance with WSFSSH Confidentiality Policy.
  • Attend training sessions and conferences as required for enhancement of job skills
  • Implement emergency procedures as necessary
  • Submit all required reports in a complete and timely manner
  • Assist with other duties as directed


  • Preferred: Minimum of 1 year experience working with dependent persons
  • Preferred:  Strong maintenance skills and experience
  • Preferred:  Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Able to work in a multicultural and diverse environment
  • Able to perform job responsibilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principal at WSFSSH, where employment is based upon employees’ qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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