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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.

Service Technician

Department: Facilities Management
Location: Washington, DC, DC

SOME, Inc. exist to help the homeless and poor of Washington, DC. With over 30 programs though out DC, we provide a wide spectrum of services to the most vulnerable individuals and families of our city. We strive to provide success paths toward mental and physical health, continued sobriety, job training and employment with a living wage, affordable housing, and ultimately living independently and confidently. 

***Some, Inc. is currently looking to hire two (2) Service Technicians***

Position Description: Maintains the physical condition and operations of SOME, Inc. facilities.  Responds to work orders and provides daily maintenance and repair to include electrical, mechanical, plumbing or carpentry. 


Required: HS Degree/GED; 1-3 yrs. Facilities Management experience in multi-site housing or residential facilities.

Preferred: HS Degree/GED; 3-5 yrs. Facilities Management experience in multi-site housing or residential facilities; previous experience in electrical, mechanical, plumbing or carpentry; previous supervisory experience.    

Required License/Certification: Drivers License (valid)                                                                                                                                           

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Understanding of electrical issues, preventive maintenance, fire systems, plumbing, carpentry, and general maintenance and repair
  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of landscaping and painting
  • Knowledge of safety practices related to maintenance activities and corresponding equipment and chemicals
  • Basic computer skills
Environmental Working Conditions: 

This position works in office, residential, and outdoor environments.  Required to work in hot and cold outdoor environments.  May be exposed to dust, odors, and noise.  The working environment may or may not include individual heating and air conditioning and may or may not include a window. 

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  This position may be active and requires standing, walking, bending, lifting, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing.  Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.  Work may be performed outside on facility grounds in heat or cold. Travel to work sites using own transportation methods.  Utilize own tools for work projects, and transport tools to work site.

Reports to: Chief Building Engineer 

Closing Date: December 21, 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. This position is 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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