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Facilities Services Assistant (3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.)

Job ID: 5955

Updated: Aug 30, 2021

Location: New York, NY, United States

Category: Facilities/Office Services


About Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms.  Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.

Essential Job Functions

The facilities services assistant is responsible for performing day to day repair and maintenance tasks throughout the firm’s office space. Primary responsibilities include cleaning of offices, pantries and restrooms. Performing and assisting with internal office moves. Installing pictures and artwork. Repairing and assembling furniture, installing keyboard trays and any additional repairs required throughout the office space.

The position requires an individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task while remaining focused in a changing environment.

A.  General Cleaning

            1. Maintain and clean practice floor pantries.

            2. Maintain and clean office space.

            3. Maintain and clean restrooms.

            4. General office space maintenance.

B.  Office moves

            1. Move furniture.

            2. Move boxes.

            3. Pack/unpack offices.

C.  Carpentry

            1. Hang pictures.

            2. Assemble and disassemble furniture.

            3. Repair furniture.

D.  General

            1. Answer and respond to work requests by phone, email and ticketing software.

            2. Maintain inventory in department supply room.

Qualifications & Requirements

The position requires an individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task while remaining focused in a changing environment.

Qualifying candidates should have 5+ years experience in a facilities related role.  Mechanical, carpentry and commercial move experience a plus. High School diploma required.

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