Facilities Manager

Leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. 
Job Description

Directs all maintenance, housekeeping, and improvement of operations of YMCA facilities and vehicles, including preventative maintenance. Supports the strategic direction while exemplifying the Y’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).


1. Bachelor's degree in facility management or a related field or equivalent.

2. Three or more years’ experience in facility management or closely related field.

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

4. Skills in supervision, budget management and project management.

5. Demonstrated professionalism in both attitude and appearance.

6. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community. 

8. Ability and current license to drive with record that meets YMCA standards.

9. Computer skills required

10. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations. 


Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions of the job.

Essential Functions

1. Provides overall coordination of facility maintenance, including planning and developing preventative maintenance.

2. Ensures the proper operation of all mechanical systems.

3. Completes repair work and projects in a timely manner. Oversees all contractors that work in the facility and grounds using a DEI lens. May request and review bids and recommend selection of contractors.

4. Works 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.

5. Develops budgets supporting the preventative and annual maintenance plans and monitors expenditures against budget.

6. Maintains records of income and expenditures.

7. Recruits, especially with a DEI lens, hires, trains, develops, schedules, and directs assigned staff and volunteers.

8. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.

9. Participates with other members of management in the YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign.

10. Advises management on maintenance issues and projects as requested.

11. Ensures that assigned vehicles (and other equipment) are maintained and operated in accordance with the policies and procedures of the YMCA.

12. Update facility plans periodically. Develop annual plan of capital projects, consistent with the YMCA's strategic plan and community needs.

13. Member of the organization’s Safety Committee.

14. Other duties as assigned

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies


Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising. 

Collaboration: Champion’s inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and

dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors’ communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance, and support. 

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress. 

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change, models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Required Certifications

CPR, First Aid and AED certifications.

CPO - “POOL”, and boiler certifications.  

Within 30 days of hire completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; Working with Program Volunteers; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens, 3 modules from the Advancing Equity training series by YUSA.