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Akelius Handyman in Brooklyn, New York


Are you looking for a career opportunity within a global, growing real estate company?

Then you might be our next handyman.

job description

Akelius is seeking an experienced handyman to join the facilities maintenance team.

The handyman is responsible for maintaining overall cleanliness of of the property including all common areas, hallways, stairwell, perimeter of buildings, courtyards, basements and alleys.

The successful candidate will have a positive demeanor and outgoing personality. They will provide excellent customer service and tenant relations.

  • complete assigned work orders by making repairs within the specified time frame

  • update and close out work orders assigned in Yardi as soon as soon as there is a change in the status of the work order

  • manage contractors to ensure they are completing their work and abiding by the rules of the property such as using proper entrances, exits, elevators, etc., keeping the property tidy and cleaning up after themselves including the disposal of their trash

  • ensure that all necessary doors are locked shift end and ensure that the elevator is locked so that residents do not have elevator access to the basement

  • immediately report any on-site incidents that occur (whether by a resident or employee) such as a slip and fall, injury, potential injury, police activity or domestic disturbance

  • complete other duties as needed

who you are

  • high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required

  • trade/technical school or industry related courses preferred

  • two plus years general experience in building maintenance or an education in the trades

  • a valid driver?s license

  • experience with community renovation work strongly preferred

  • must have experience in replacement/repair of plumbing, electrical, painting, drywall, and appliances

  • maintain a professional appearance and attitude, with excellent customer service and time management skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • experience with Yardi Voyager preferred

  • willing to work weekends and overtime when necessary. Hourly rate, ability to make overtime pay when needed

how to apply

Apply with a copy of your resume.

about Akelius

Akelius acquires, upgrades, manages residential properties.

Akelius owns 45,000 rental apartments in Boston, New York, Washington, Montreal, Toronto, Paris, London, Berlin, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Malmo, Stockholm.


Akelius is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, protected veteran status, pregnancy, physical and/or mental handicap or financial ability.