Facility Director

Connecting People to Healthier Lives is the guiding principle for every team member, every day, at the Greater Philadelphia YMCA.
Job Description

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Facilities, ensure clean and effective branch operation and maintenance of the entire complex for all assigned facilities; supervise Housekeeping/custodial Staff; perform routine and preventative maintenance as per maintenance calendar; inform management on any foreseeable problems with the facility; perform any repairs or renovations to the facility as required.


  • A Bachelor’s degree preferred or a minimum of (5) five years’ experience managing a large facility or multiple facilities, experience with electrical, HVAC, pool filtration and maintenance of grounds. Experience managing staff and working with contractors.
  • Knowledge of budget development and compliance. Current pool operator and pesticide applicator license.
Essential Functions
  • Direct the operations and personnel in the maintenance and cleaning of the branch or branches and the associated grounds including but not limited to outdoor pool, fields, playgrounds, landscaping, etc.  Ensure the safety and well being of members, staff, and volunteers.
  • Ensure quality service delivery and effective use of resources including staff, volunteers, facilities and equipment within established budget.
  • Manage, coordinate and schedule project work to be completed with minimal disruption in service to members.
  • Administer transportation policy and procedures relating to vehicles the drivers.
  • Ensure that all safety and risk management procedures are followed and logs and records maintained. Conduct daily building audits to determine priorities and work to be completed; follow up with member concerns within 48 hours.
  • Manage the maintenance and chemical/mechanical aspects or the pool to assure and local ordinances. Maintain pool operator and pesticide applicator license.
  • Manage cleaning, landscape and supplies contracts.
  • Develop and manage preventative maintenance schedules for all branches under direct supervision for equipment, floors and surfaces.
  • Conduct daily evaluation of equipment and facilities in all areas.   Follow up on all safety and cleanliness related issues.
  • Develop and work with a strong building and properties committee to guide current and future building plans and development.
  • Work with the Vice President of Facilities to oversee all construction projects, communication with contractors and completion of work following established policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for hiring, training and evaluating all facility maintenance and housekeeping staff for all branches under responsibility.
  • Create staff schedules, monitor time sheets, complete payroll, and be accountable for departmental budget relating to staff salaries.
  • Be an active member of the management team, working with all directors to ensure facility cleanliness, maintenance of facility equipment and recommend facility improvements.
  • Cultivate appropriate members and volunteers for committees, special events and annual giving.
  • Meet monthly with supervisor to communicate areas of success and opportunities for development and improvement.
  • Meet weekly with the Executive Leader and Childcare Leader to communicate areas of success and improvement. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.