Mechanic (Coney Island YMCA)

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Job Description

The Coney Island YMCA is seeking a Mechanic, under the direct supervision of the Property Manager, the Mechanic will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry systems at the Coney Island YMCA, as well as its off sites.  Will perform building repair, maintenance and cosmetic upgrades as directed. Will also clean and maintain the inside and outside of the Coney Island YMCA and its off sites; including but not limited to the sidewalks, hallways, stairways, bathrooms, shower.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of maintenance and building construction work experience and progressive responsibility.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment, along with basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use (MSOS).
  • Maintain FDNY, DOB, and DOH log books as required.
  • Must be able to maintain pool, including reading, repair and maintenance.
  • Fire Safety Director certification or pass Fire Safety Director Certification within 1 year (of attaining position)
    Obtain Building Certification within 3 months (of attaining position).
  • Must obtain S12, S13 and C42 Pool Certification within 1 year (of attaining position).Subject to mid-year and annual review.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as well as overnight. Must be on call 24/7 when Property Manager is not on-site
  • Ability to maintain and adjust controls, systems, preventative maintenance and repair.
Essential Functions
  • Performs repairs and preventive maintenance in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and swimming pool equipment (where applicable).
  • Performs building construction work as directed by branch leadership.
  • Cleans all bathrooms, classrooms, locker rooms, Fitness Center, Free Weight Room, offices, Gymnasium and in all other spaces within the branch.
  • Stores all deliveries, moves furniture, sets up and breaks down rooms and removes snow.
  • Strip and wax floors, also shampoos rugs as needed.
  • Informs Property Manager of all building issues.
  • Responsible for painting when assigned.
  • Follow standards of DOH, DOB, FDNY, HPD and ECB Departments.
  • Other activities and duties that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members.
  • Follow and maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promote participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid-time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (ie. full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

How to Apply:
If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization. 

If you are a current YMCA employee, please submit your application through the Internal Career Site in Cornerstone. 

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