POSITION SUMMARY:

Actively engages with staff and volunteers to maintain and improve the look of YMCA facilities, including building repairs and preventative maintenance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Completes assigned tasks for facility maintenance, including regular and preventative maintenance projects.

  • Ensures that all areas of the building are maintained on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis by following the facility checklist.

  • Ensures the proper operation of all mechanical systems.

  • Completes repair work and projects in a timely manner. 

  • May assigned oversight of contractors that work in the facility and grounds. 

  • May request and review bids, and recommend selection of contractors to supervisor.

  • May assist in working with outside agencies such as fire, health, building depts., etc. to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations related to facilities and grounds.

  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.

  • Advises management on maintenance issues and projects as requested.

  • Ensures that assigned equipment are maintained and operated in accordance with the policies and procedures of the YMCA.

  • Updates facility plans periodically. 

  • May develop an annual plan of capital projects, consistent with the YMCA’s strategic plan and community needs.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma and 3 or more years of experience in facility management or closely related field.

  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, carpentry, and other maintenance-related areas.

  • Required trainings within first 90 days: CPR, First Aid and AED certifications; Universal Precautions certification; New Employee Orientation, Child Abuse Detection & Prevention; Creating the Member Experience; Listen First.

  • Current license with ability to drive with record that meets YMCA standards.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to: climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, reach with hands, sit, stand for an extended period of time, climb ladders, walk, shovel snow, plow snow, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, have finger dexterity, grasp, perform repetitive motions, talk, hear and have visual acuity.

    The work is performed both indoors and out, and may require travel to various locations. While performing the duties of this job the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.