Facilities Coordinator

The West Suburban YMCA is hiring for a Facilities Coordinator- apply today!  Come join a fun, inclusive and welcoming environment. 
Job Description


Under the direct supervision of the Facilities Director, the Facilities Coordinator is an essential part of the Maintenance and Y team. The individual in this role will communicate regularly with staff at various levels to ensure that staff and members receive immediate assistance related to repairs current projects. Works along maintenance staff to provide a safe, clean and well-maintained buildings and grounds. This role will be responsible for activity at both our Wells Ave and Church Street locations, along with our three seasonal summer camps. The Maintenance Coordinator will help with the coordination of contracted projects, as well as daily maintenance and facility upkeep.


Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger, beginning with you.


Members are the heart of this organization.  They are the reason we exist.  Members are the most important visitors we have, whether they visit by mail, phone or in person.  They are not statistics and always deserve our respect.  No matter what we are hired to do, satisfying members’ needs and wants is everyone’s first and most important responsibility.

  1. Three years or more of related experience preferred.
  2. Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
  3. Ability to report and record maintenance requests.
  4. Maintain records/logs of repairs and fixes and maintenance schedule. 
  5. Knowledge of tech systems to keep records accurate and up to date.  Previous experience working with maintenance record systems preferred.
  6. Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment.
  7. Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.
  8. Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use.
  9. Valid driver license.
  10. Must be able to work varied hours (to include days, evenings, weekends and possibly holidays) depending on operational needs.
  11. Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR/AED, and First Aid.
  12. Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  13. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Essential Functions
  1. Ensures Y is attractive and clean by completing all duties listed on the daily schedule and maintains upkeep of assigned area and equipment.  May perform wet and dust mopping, dusting, trash removal, recycling, window washing, pool cleaning, painting, vacuuming, seasonal activities dealing with lawn care and snow removal, and general cleaning.
  2. Must be able to work varied hours (to include days, evenings, weekends and possibly holidays) depending on operational needs (particularly with severe weather).
  3. Valid Driver’s License.
  4. Operates related motorized and non-motorized equipment.
  5. Assist with the coordination of contracted projects, as well as daily maintenance and facility upkeep.
  6. Records and reports all needed repairs; repairs as directed.  Enters updates and completed work into facilities recording system.
  7. Ensures YMCA building and property is secure during shift and report incidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor.
  8. May set up furniture for events.
  9. Maintenance on both Camp properties- Camp Chickami and CFAD.
  10. Other duties as required.
Required Certifications
  • Valid Driver's License
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Required online trainings prior to starting