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Facilities Specialist

Company: YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

OUR CULTURE:Guiding Principles describe our behaviors to support our organization's work throughout its life in all circumstances, irrespective of changes in goals, strategies, and leadership. Our Guiding Principles are as follows: We CULTIVATE-We grow staff and volunteer leaders who will be stewards of the Y mission, resources, and opportunities. We OWN-We think long-term and act on behalf of the organization, beyond our own team. We WELCOME-We are inclusive of all people and all communities. We SERVE-We provide timely and excellent service to members, volunteers, community, and each other. We are curious about new possibilities and act to explore them. We UNITE-We work together to achieve big goals and speak as one voice. We RESPECT-We treat others with kindness and speak positively about other people in all situations. We PLAY-We celebrate, appreciate, and have fun!The YMCA of Great Grand Rapids utilizes a Membership By Design framework, which is a member involvement and community building model for YMCAs across the country. All staff members-front-line, management, full- and part-time-and volunteers have a role to play in member engagement. These responsibilities can be broken into six steps:Staff and volunteers encourage potential members to enroll in programs and activities that meet their needs.Staff and volunteers ask members continually about their satisfaction with a program or activity, track responses, listen to suggestions, and respond promptly in a manner consistent with the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.Relationship Building: Staff and volunteers are open, friendly, and approachable to all YMCA members and participants. Staff and volunteers initiate interaction with and between members.Education and Conversion: Staff and volunteers know about and share their knowledge of the YMCA, its programs, its policies, its mission, its values, and how it benefits members and the community.Volunteerism and Leadership: Staff and volunteers create opportunities for members to volunteer in their areas of interest, and they ask members to do so whenever appropriate.Staff and volunteers encourage members to own the YMCA, using words such as we, us, and our association (and actions that match those words) to include members as well as staff and volunteers.POSITION SUMMARYThe Facilities Specialist keeps the facility clean, attractive, and ready to use. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Sweep floors, VacuumEmpty trash and waste to disposal areasClean rugs and carpetsDust furniture and equipmentWash windows, door panels, and sillsReplenish bathroom and locker room suppliesClean locker roomsClean, drain, and disinfect whirlpoolsClean, fold, and distribute towelsSet up tables and chairsMaintain all areas in clean, presentable fashionClean sidewalks and parking lotsShovel and salt sidewalks and walkwaysRepair Interior/exterior building and exercise equipment, paint walls, replace lighting, and perform preventative maintenance as directedStock and organize suppliesPerforms any other functions necessary for the smooth and efficient operation of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids.COMPENSATION $10.92 - $13.65 ; hourly; part time; non exempt (up to 25hrs/week)Free YMCA membership provided!

QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred; one to three months related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles. YMCA experience preferred.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONCardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)First Aid Certification required within the first 90 daysAED-Oxygen Certification required within the first 90 daysBlood Borne Pathogen trainingState of Michigan criminal background clearance (ICHAT)WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.TRAVEL0-5% of local travel within the state of Michigan, primarily between other branch locations in the Greater Grand Rapids Association; occasional out-of-state travel maybe required for educational conferences or training.PM21PI182612757

Keywords: YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids , Facilities Specialist, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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