YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Facilities Director

    Job Locations US-WA-SeaTac
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2018 12:37 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    # of Openings
    Matt Griffin YMCA
    3595 S 188th Street
  • Overview

    You long for impact and purpose. We offer it daily. At our 13 branches, two overnight camps and more than 200 program sites, YMCA employees serve the people of King and south Snohomish Counties with programs and services tailored to fit the needs of those we reach. Three overarching goals drive our work: youth development, healthy lifestyles and social responsibility. We have an immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose values align with our organization: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.



    Directs the maintenance and improvement operation plans of assigned branch property, facilities, and/or vehicles. Maintains and repairs building and equipment. Supports annual maintenance and improvement plans of properties, facilities and vehicles, including preventative maintenance plans and related budgets.


    1. Provides overall coordination and implementation of maintenance, including planning and developing preventative maintenance programs and annual improvement plans for assigned facilities.Provides support to all assigned facilities.
    2. Provides direct supervision for the maintenance program for assigned facilities.Hires, trains and evaluates staff.
    3. Advises branch leadership on maintenance and custodial issues and projects as requested.
    4. May train and mentor assigned staff to handle routine maintenance and facilities operations.
    5. Provides leadership to volunteers, including committees if assigned.
    6. Oversees the work of contracted facility professionals as needed.
    7. Assists in developing the branch facility budget to support preventative and annual maintenance plans, and monitors expenditures against budget.
    8. Ensures that all vehicles are maintained and operated in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Association.
    9. Promptly reports any program-related concerns to the appropriate staff member.
    10. May be required to carry a pager and cell phone 24/7 for maintenance emergencies.
    11. Submits timely reports, including Net Facilities, as required.
    12. Assists with the annual fundraising campaign as assigned.
    13. Updates the facility plans annually.



    1. Five or more years of experience in facility management or closely related field.
    2. Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, carpentry, property management and other maintenance-related areas.
    3. Boiler, HVAC systems, CPO, CPR and first aid certifications required within first year of employment. An O7 Electrical License is preferred.
    4. Ability and license to drive a company vehicle.
    5. Proficiency with personal computers and standard programs.
    6. Proven experience in staff supervision and budget management.
    7. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.
    8. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
    9. Ability to drive in a safe and effective manner; proof of adequate vehicle insurance coverage is required, or ability to travel to areas without public transportation.
    10. Knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.) and ability to speak any language in addition to English is strongly preferred.

    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; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.


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