Common Ground Porter - The Lenniger in Bronx, New York

Job Description:

The Porter is a part of the Maintenance department that maintains the common areas of our residential buildings, completes repairs both in tenant apartments and throughout building and performs painting duties as needed. Examples of common areas include offices, multi-purpose rooms, roof deck, garden, trash collection area, lobby, fitness room and sidewalks. Tenant apartments will also be cleaned and prepared for turnover. Our residential buildings help to end homelessness by providing a home to formerly homeless individuals.


  • Sweeping, mopping, washing, dusting and vacuuming
  • Sealing, waxing and buffing of floors and hard surfaces
  • Maintaining the sidewalks including raking leaves and snow removal
  • Cleaning individual units when vacated to prepare them for rent up
  • Sort and separate the recyclables from other waste to comply with NYC regulations
  • Assist the Superintendent when assigned
  • Perform repairs in tenant apartments and throughout building
  • Perform painting as needed in tenant apartment and common areas


  • Working with families, disabled and/or formerly homeless population is a plus
  • Operation of vacuum cleaner, high speed buffer
  • High School Diploma or Trade School or its equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of a computer is a plus not required

Common Ground is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Porter - The Lenniger

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Bronx, NY

Post Date: 07/11/2017