Maintenance Technician

Full-time Maintenance Technician position at the Greater Providence YMCA with benefits.
Job Description

Responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the building, grounds and equipment.

These full-time, 40 hours per week positions are available at all of our branches.


Perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability requires. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

  • Demonstrate the Character Development values of caring respect, responsibility, and honesty.
  • Work in harmony and cooperation with the staff, volunteers and members of the YMCA.
  • Must be familiar with fire code regulations
  • Need to learn and utilizes software to prioritize projects 
  • Ability to competently use and access computer systems for time management, email, project tracking and related task 
  • Ability to travel to various GPYMCA locations to perform work assignments as needed.

Education and/or Experience High School (GED) Preferred.   

Reasoning Ability:   

  • Ability to anticipate, identify and address members needs to ensure safety and enjoyment.  
  • To accurately complete all required paperwork.  
  • To professionally handle and or get help to resolve conflict.  
  • Ability to follow instructions as given and/or directed by supervisor.  
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one-or two-step instructions. 
Essential Functions
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness of the YMCA facilities. Assist in creating a pleasant work environment for members and staff, making it part of our member service. 
  • Complete all regular scheduled custodial assignments as outlines; i.e.general cleaning and disinfecting of rest rooms and locker rooms, washing windows and mirrors, dusting/cleaning surfaces, collecting and removing rubbish, refilling dispensers, vacuuming and using necessary equipment (some motorized) to clean and maintain floor space.  
  • Follow YMCA established safety risk and management policies and procedures. Take proper safety precautions such as using a wet floor sign, keeping walkways open at all times and being aware of (and preventing obstacles causing) tripping hazards.
  • Replace light bulbs and florescent tubes when needed
  • Set up and breakdown meeting rooms as needed.
  • Clean snow and debris from walkways as needed.
  • Assist in painting in simple repair work.
  • Perform other general maintenance duties as instructed.
  • Complete required paperwork to evidence work completed.
  • Cover weekend, evening and holiday shifts as needed.
  • Arrive prepared for the scheduled shift, which includes arriving for duty 15 minutes prior, in proper attire and prepared for required concentration.
  • Collaborate with Facilities Director and take direction from this person also. 
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Direct all major problems to the position supervisor; notify of need for repairs and additions and need of the need to order parts and other supplies
Required Certifications

High School (GED) Preferred.