YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Custodian (outside Seattle)

    Job Locations US-WA-Shoreline
    Posted Date 11 months ago(1/11/2018 5:53 PM)
    Regular Part-Time
    # of Openings
    Dale Turner Family YMCA
    19290 Aurora Avenue
  • Overview

    The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with each other and our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.



    Performs routine and complex janitorial duties to ensure the cleanliness of the facility.


    1. Cleans and maintains floors, walls, windows, tiled areas, and other surfaces, including stripping polish and waxing floors, and providing carpet care.
    2. Cleans and sanitizes sinks, toilets, showers, restrooms and other assigned areas of building.
    3. Replaces soap, paper towels, light bulbs and other supplies. Empties waste containers.
    4. Performs various duties such as dusting, and maintaining entrances and office areas.
    5. Reports building problems.
    6. Performs light maintenance as assigned.
    7. May maintain inventory of cleaning supplies.
    8. May set up furniture for special events.
    9. May provide day to day instructions for volunteers.


    1. Six months or more of related experience in janitorial work.
    2. Knowledge of cleaning products and equipment.
    3. Basic knowledge of maintenance helpful.
    4. Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties.
    5. Ability to use equipment and chemicals in prescribed manner, including ability to read labels, MSDS information sheets, and instructions.
    6. Ability to identify and resolve potential safety and security problems.
    7. Prefer 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 may be helpful.

    Competencies for success at the Y:

    • Values - Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.
    • Inclusion - Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
    • Develop Self and Others - Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.
    • Quality Results - Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.
    • Change Capacity - Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission.
    • Inspire Others - Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.

    Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.


    The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.




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