Property Maintenance Worker

[Full-time, Monday - Friday]

About Us

Each year, the Carroll Center for the Blind helps nearly 1,300 blind or visually impaired children, adults and senior citizens gain the skills they need to live active and fulfilling lives. Our Newton campus houses our rehabilitation program, computer training classes, low vision store, and administrative offices. A large portion of our programs are services conducted in public schools, clients’ homes, and their communities.

Do you want to make an impact?

We are seeking an individual who has a friendly demeanor, attention to detail, is customer focused and has a strong personal work ethic.  Then you belong with us!

Position Summary

The Property Maintenance Technician will assist the Manager of Facilities, Security and Safety and perform a wide variety of day-to-day landscaping, maintenance, preventive maintenance, and general repair duties on a medium-sized suburban campus.  Additionally, you will continuously monitor the security of all buildings and grounds as well as the safety of our clients, living on CCB’s campus during their program(s).


  • Conduct daily inspections and identify issues, troubleshoot maintenance problems and resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Respond and assist in all facility emergency situations as they occur, outside of normal work hours.  This may also include unscheduled inspections, snow removal and power/heat outages.
    • Other tasks include: 
      • painting (interior and exterior)
      • snow removal
      • monitor heating and cooling climate
      • perform hardware repair on windows, locks and doors
      • drain clogs, faucet/toilet, and change light bulbs
      • install appliances and equipment as needed
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.


  • Working knowledge of carpentry, landscaping, painting and the use of hand/power tools and landscaping equipment required.  
  • A mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills are a plus.
  • Possess strong customer service skills and welcoming attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to define problems, resolve them in a timely manner and a proactive attitude required.
  • Must be able to work autonomously as well as with employees at all levels of the organization and thrive with ever changing priorities.  Also, must be sensitive and kind to the needs of disabled persons.
  • A current MA drivers’ license and good driving record required.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form (linked below). Should you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please email and we will be happy to assist you.

The Carroll Center for the Blind is a private, non-profit agency located in Newton, Massachusetts that serves persons of All Ages and All Stages of Vision Loss. We are close to Boston, Cambridge, Wellesley, Watertown, Waltham, Allston/Brighton, and on public transit routes.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The Carroll Center for the Blind (CCB) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and always fosters acceptance for everyone. We offer fair opportunities to all qualified persons in recruitment and selection, employment, compensation and benefits, professional development and training, transfers, promotions, social activities, and the use of CCB’s facilities. CCB welcomes all qualified applicants and ensures that everyone will receive equal consideration for employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, military, or veteran status, political or union affiliation, or any other categories protected by Federal or State law. The CCB culture embraces both the law and a work environment that is safe, positive, diverse, inclusive, and equitable. Our mission and impact shines brightly on all.