YMCA of Greater Seattle

District Director -Facilities

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/27/2022 6:12 PM)
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings
Association Office
909 4th Avenue
Minimum compensation
USD $70,729.00/Yr.


Our Commitment to Equity
The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner. 


The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.


YMCA of Greater Seattle seeks a dynamic, mission-driven District Director-Facilities to support long-term strategy, drive quality, consistency and equity in Facilities area in a designated district (comprised of 4 - 5 full-service branches). The District Director will provide facilities expertise, multi-site leadership and a high level of staff development acumen to ensure a best in class facilities within their respective district’s branches. The District Director will work with the District Executive, Branch Executives, Facilities Center of Excellence (COE), fellow District Directors and Facilities Directors to collaboratively lead the district’s strategy and vision both internally and externally, as set by Senior Leadership. In close partnership with the highly collaborative YMCA of Greater Seattle leadership, the District Director is expected to build upon the organization’s success, constructing and fulfilling all assigned financial and operational goals and objectives. We are seeking a proven leader who can direct and support change management with ease. The District Director will be comfortable motivating, communicating, and influencing in a multitude of environments with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens.


The District Director-Facilities coordinates the cleanliness, maintenance, security and improvement plans of multiple branch properties, camp, facilities, and/or vehicles in an integrated team approach. This person supervises team of Facility Directors, organizing work and contracts with vendors to maintain and repair building and equipment.  In addition, the District Director-Facilities serves as Facility Director for assigned branch.  Last but not least, sets targets, organizes and ensures delivery of annual maintenance and improvement plans of properties, facilities and vehicles, including preventative maintenance and related budgets.


What you'll get from working at The Y

  • Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle for you and your household
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
  • Retirement with generous employer contributions
  • Free access to mental health resources
  • Rapidly-accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire
  • Discounts on qualifying YMCA of Greater Seattle childcare and day camp programs

Minimum Compensation: $70,729/year



  1. Coordinates with Seattle Y, District and Branch or Camp Leadership on safety, maintenance, custodial work and facility projects.
  2. Works with Seattle Y Facilities Leadership to set targets and manage for consistent One Y delivery of maintenance, cleanliness, preventative maintenance and response time.
  3. Works with Seattle Y Facilities Leadership to prioritize and deliver on annual CAPEX projects.
  4. Provides direct supervision for 3-4 Facility Directors and for the maintenance & cleaning staff of assigned facilities. Hires, trains and evaluates staff.
  5. Provides overall coordination and implementation of maintenance and cleaning for assigned facilities, including planning and developing preventative maintenance programs and annual improvement plans.
  6. Oversees the work of contracted facility crews, including cleaning vendors and outside contractors as needed.
  7. Monitors, tracks and reports on preventative maintenance, ensuring tasks are completed per schedule and submits timely reports using Seattle Y software (NetFacilities). Visits assigned facilities monthly to assess cleanliness, maintenance, repair & condition.
  8. Manages RFP process on projects within assigned branches including scope, timing, cost and oversight of the work.
  9. Coordinates & communicates nightly and weekend coverage schedules across team. Carries a cell phone 24/7 for maintenance emergencies. 
  10. Coordinates with team of Facility Directors and Branch Executives on safety, maintenance, custodial issues and facility projects.
  11. Develops assigned branches facility budgets to support preventative and annual maintenance plans, and works with Directors to monitor expenditures against budget.
  12. Ensures that all assigned vehicles are maintained and operated in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Association.
  13. Updates the facility plans annually.
  14. Promptly reports any program-related concerns to the appropriate staff member.
  15. Provides leadership to volunteers as assigned.
  16. Assists with the annual fundraising campaign as assigned.





  • Five or more years of experience in facility management or closely related field.
  • Proven experience project and budget management and staff supervision.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems, carpentry, security/alarm systems and other maintenance-related areas.
  • Boiler, HVAC systems, Certified Pool Operator, Fitness Equipment, CPR and first aid certifications required within first year of employment.  An O7 Electrical License is preferred.
  • Proficiency with personal computers and standard software.
  • District Directors are required to have personal cell phone.
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Ability and licensed to drive a company vehicle in a safe and effective manner; proof of adequate vehicle insurance coverage is required, or ability to travel to areas without public transportation.
  • Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.



  • Associates Degree or Certificate in facility management or related field.
  • Facility Management Experience in YMCA or Recreational / Hospitality arena
  • Knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.)
  • Ability to speak any language in addition to English

YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana.  We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.


If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org or the HR department at 206.382.5082.



Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.



  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Honesty
  • Caring
  • Passion for Excellence



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