Employment Offered

Date Submitted:
03/19/24


Farm Name:
Soul Fire Farm


County:
Rensselaer


Position Title:
Property Maintenance Contractor


Position Description:

Request for Proposals and Referrals

Soul Fire Farm is seeking an experienced property maintenance company or sole proprietor to assume the following scope, in whole or in part. Total scope is estimated at 1000-1500 people-hours per year based on how much time it has taken us to complete this work in-house to date.

CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

Number of Buildings: 7 (building descriptions linked here)
Total Square Footage for Maintenance: 17,360
Total Square Footage for Cleaning: 12,968
Condition of Buildings: Excellent - new and newly renovated
Landscaped Area: Approximately 1 acre
Driveway and roadway length: Approximately 1800 feet

SCOPE (IN WHOLE OR IN PART)

MAINTENANCE

HVAC maintenance (changing/cleaning filters)
generator maintenance
changing water filters (annually)
testing water (annually)
Chimney cleaning (annually)
Clearing drainage troughs (monthly)
Winterizing and resetting non-insulated water systems (annually)

REPAIRS

Inspection of property and buildings for damage
Appliance repair coordination
Buildings and systems repair coordination
Emergency repair coordination (downed trees, leaks)

CLEANING

window washing (annually)
Interior and porch cleaning of 5 buildings (weekly)

LANDSCAPING

Planting and caring for landscaping plants - pruning, mulching
Mowing grass
Trimming edges

SNOW REMOVAL

winter pathway maintenance
Roadway plowing

To arrange a walk-through, or submit a bid or rate, please contact hr@soulfirefarm.org. We also appreciate referrals to trusted contractors in the property maintenance business.

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About Soul Fire Farm: Soul Fire Farm is an Afro-Indigenous centered community farm committed to uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in the food system. Our food sovereignty programs reach over 60,000 people each year, including farmer training for Black and Brown growers, reparations and land return initiatives for northeast farmers, food justice workshops for urban youth, home gardens for city-dwellers living under food apartheid, doorstep harvest delivery for food insecure households, and systems and policy education for public decision-makers. We are based on 80-acres of mountainside land in Mohican territory, Grafton NY. Learn more about our impacts by reading our annual report.

SFFI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


How to Apply:
To arrange a walk-through, or submit a bid or rate, please contact hr@soulfirefarm.org. We also appreciate referrals to trusted contractors in the property maintenance business.


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