YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Facilities Director

    Job Locations US-WA-Longbranch
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Regular Full-Time
    # of Openings
    YMCA Camp Colman
    20016 Bay Road KPS
  • Overview

    You long for impact and purpose. We offer it daily. At our 14 branches, two overnight camps and more than 200 program sites, YMCA employees serve the people of King and south Snohomish Counties and beyond 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.



    Oversees the maintenance, cleanliness, repair and security of camp buildings, grounds, and equipment. Manages the construction of assigned capital projects. Schedules and supervises all maintenance personnel. Performs preventative planning for facilities operations.  Responsible for timely budget management.


    Please, note that we will accept applications until September 26th. We will select and contact the top candidates by then. 


    1. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates maintenance staff, which includes full and part-time staff.
    2. Participates as a member of the management team for Camping and Outdoor Leadership, establishing priorities and providing leadership and effective management for Camp Colman, including fundraising participation in our Annual Campaign.
    3. Completes new building and remodeling projects, including estimating and purchasing materials, overseeing actual construction and ensuring quality control.
    4. Maintains camp building, grounds and equipment including regular survey of site to identify maintenance and repair needs, development of maintenance plan, purchasing of materials/supplies, coordinating routine maintenance, winterizing and de-winterizing, and landscaping.
    5. Maintains camp vehicles and all marine craft in safe operating condition through inspections, preventive maintenance and prompt repairs.
    6. Maintains roads, gates and general camp security, including inspections, preventive maintenance, removal of debris, and ensuring proper signage.
    7. Operates and maintains potable water and septic systems within the guidelines set forth by the state and county.
    8. Develops appropriate budgets, and monitors and authorizes expenditures to ensure compliance with budgetary guidelines. Specific budgets include maintenance/facilities, vehicles and forestry operating expenses.
    9. Controls site hazards through routine inspections and emergency maintenance.
    10. Coordinates volunteer work projects from start to finish, including initial identification of project, outline of expectations, providing appropriate equipment and overseeing projects as they progress.
    11. Oversees waste management plan of composting, recycling and disposing of all site generated waste.
    12. Ensures that site and facilities meet standards set by the American Camping Association, Washington state health codes and building codes.
    13. Monitors and directs housekeeping duties performed by maintenance and program staff to ensure proper procedures are followed and facilities meet the standard of sanitation and cleanliness.
    14. Oversees facilities operations of key program areas in collaboration with program staff, including the marine touch tank, waterfront dock, ropes course and garden/orchard.


    1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent education/experience.
    2. Five or more years of related experience; requires journeyman skill in construction processes such as framing, finish carpentry, plumbing, electrical, laminate, drywall and concrete work.
    3. Experience in metal work, automotive and diesel mechanics, equipment maintenance, operation of heavy equipment, farming, animal care, gardening, crop harvesting and logging is essential.
    4. Ability to transport materials and travel to various locations required.
    5. First Aid/CPR certifications required.
    6. Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations.

    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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