Live-in Building Superintendent

The Superintendent is responsible for the overall facilities maintenance, operations and security of the property.

Location: New Jersey

The position requires performance in a wide range of areas to the buildings, grounds, and equipment. It requires a working knowledge of the following, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Plumbing: Replacing hot/cold plumbing fixtures; sweating pipes; replacing hot water tanks, baseboard units and valves; cleaning drains; replacing or resurfacing of faucet seats; installing/replacing toilets and disposals/sinks. This may involve working in cramped quarters and, at times, lifting of heavy objects.
  • Electrical: Wiring and troubleshooting, as well as maintenance/testing of smoke detectors, fire alarms, receptacles, switches, light fixtures, fuses and circuit breakers replacements.
  • Carpentry: Re-hanging and/or replacement of doors; repair and/or replacement of windows, floors, cabinets, etc.
  • Roofing: Inspecting, caulking and replacing shingles for emergency repairs.
  • Heating and Hot Water Systems: Changing zone valves, blower motors, filters, thermostats and copper pipes. Air Conditioning Systems: Cleaning the coils, change filters, replace the units, as needed.
  • Grounds Maintenance: Trimming trees and shrubs; planting; fertilizing; snow blowing and shoveling; de-grassing brick and stone areas; spring and fall clean‐up.
  • Painting interior and/or exterior as needed, and limited to touch‐ups not full‐site painting.
  • Tile Floors: Replacing and repairing tile floors.
  • Monitor work order system in conjunction with the site manager. Maintain high quality service while efficiently correcting any maintenance Work Orders that come in through the system in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain a preventative maintenance program.
  • Responds to emergency requirements and either performs or contracts work to be performed as quickly as possible.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Coordinates with site manager unit inspections performed by any third party.
  • Performs annual unit inspections and follows up with work orders to repair any deficiencies found.


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
  • On call for Emergencies. If Superintendent vacates the property and/or has other engagements, it is their responsibility to find another Superintendent to cover their building.

$14-$20/hour. On-site Apartment will be provided.

COVID-19 precautions

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place