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Thank you for your interest in working for So Others Might Eat (SOME, Inc). Below are the current positions that are available. Please take a few moments to review our website to learn more about us before applying.

Our process is simple. Review the vacancy announcements and follow the specific instructions indicated. If you do not have a resume it is recommended that you devise one. 

All positions require a criminal background check and some positions require other pre-employment screenings such as substance abuse tests, child abuse registry check, FBI check. All positions require three professional references, preferably from supervisors. Most positions require a two-tier interview process. Copies of required credentials will be requested upon job offer.

All applicants are asked to apply on-line for available positions, however if an accommodation or support is needed to apply please feel free to contact us at 202-797-8806.

Please upload your cover letter and resume then proceed to complete the application. You must complete the application in its entirety to be considered.

Maintenance Technician Locksmith

Department: Facilities Management
Location: Washington, DC, DC

Calling all watchmakers and locksmiths! SOME (So Others Might Eat) is seeking a lock and key master to join our facilities team. The Service Tech Locksmith will have the opportunity to work on 1,000+ locks and perform general maintenance tasks. This is a full time position with a complete benefits package to include 401K, vacation, and paid federal holiday's.

Position Description: The Locksmith will be responsible for maintaining a log of all electronic and manual keying systems as well as mitigate the risk of security breaches. Sole key holder for all of SOME’s properties and administrative offices. Also responsible for implementation of the electronic key system for all programs including the Conway Center.  Manages access control, performs programming, distribution, troubleshooting and repairs for keys and locks. Performs daily maintenance and repair activities, mechanical, plumbing, and light carpentry. 


Required: High School Diploma or GED; 3+years’ experience as Locksmith with key-less entry and general maintenance experience. Driver's License.    

Preferred:  Certified Registered Locksmith (CRL) by Associated Locksmiths of America;  a Bachelor's degree or 5+ years of experience.  

  • Knowledge of controlling access points to doors, turnstiles, parking gates, elevators, or other physical barrier, where granting access can be electronically controlled.
  • Ability to use power tools, hand tools, and maintenance equipment in maintenance of buildings.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and laws related to security operations and facilities maintenance.
  • Mechanical knowledge of machines, locks, and tools; understanding its usage, design, repair, and maintenance.
  • Ability to interpret Master Keying Guide.
  • Skilled in maintaining building security, lock systems and following procedures and protocol.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate computer skills; ability to  use inventory management software. 

Expected Contributions 

  • Creates and maintains SOME's lock and key system, including schematics, codes, and product standards 
  • Maintains a computer-based key management system 
  • Makes repairs to electronic/electrical and mechanical lock system hardware. 
  • Perform routine locksmith and general building maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.  
  • Issues keys with proper signed authorization key forms and maintains records.
  • Restores physical security in a timely manager 
  • Available for on call rotation for after hours service request 
  • Assist in set up key record system for other departments upon request 
  • Performs other building service maintenance and preventive maintenance as required 
  • Coordinate and monitor contractor work at assigned buildings
Reports to: Chief Building Engineer/ Assistant Facilities Manager
Closing Date: October 1, 2018

To Apply: Go to our career page at and click on the search icon to locate this position. Follow the instructions to complete your on-line application profile to be considered. No phone calls please.

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

SOME, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, or liability for service in the Armed forces of the United States. SOME, Inc. is also a Drug Free Workplace. 



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