Mending Young Hearts & Minds Since 1833
1400 Whitney Avenue Hamden CT, 06517

Maintenance Worker

The employee in this position will perform basic plumbing, repairs, and general maintenance work such as, but not limited to, carpentry, plumbing, minor electrical & masonry jobs throughout The Children’s Center of Hamden buildings & grounds. The Maintenance Worker will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.

This is a full time position, 40 hours per week. The schedule is Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00pm.

Hourly pay range is $16.00-18.00, commensurate with experience/education.


  • Must have expert knowledge of carpentry as well as knowledge of plumbing & electrical work (Licensing is not required, but testing of qualifications may be)
  • Do heavy work, move furniture, boxes, etc.
  • Work off ladder at various heights
  • Understand written instructions
  • Make visual inspections of equipment & work areas to ensure safety
  • Hear verbal instructions as well as warning alarms, equipment malfunction noises, etc.
  • Paint & Patch
  • Perform general cleaning & grounds upkeep, this includes cleaning in Whitney Hall School
  • Call attention to and report safety concerns
  • Snow Removal



Must have a High School or Trade School Diploma



Must have a minimum of 5 years building repair experience


Successful candidates must also be able to:

  • Must obtain/maintain Public Service Driver’s License
  • Must complete a criminal background check
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam, physical demands test & drug screen


A valid driver’s license with a safe driving record is required.


An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer