Maintenance Director

The Legacy YMCA is seeking an experienced maintenance director with the passion to make a difference in the lives of others!


Legacy YMCA


Bessemer, AL 35022-6016

Job Description

The Legacy YMCA is a full service 66,000 square foot Y with a $1.6 million budget. We are an independent Y that has been serving our community since 1920. Under the direction of the CEO, the Maintenance Director will oversee the physical operation of the building, grounds, and vehicles. This position also supervises and directs all custodial and maintenance staff, coaches others to be successful in their roles, pays keen attention to detail around cleanliness, and is able to delegate tasks to team members when necessary.


· A high school graduate, or equivalent, additional training from a certified technology center, or college, a plus.

· Three (3) or moreyearsin maintenance positions.

· Related experience in staff supervision, time and project management, development of schedules, HVAC, and swimming pool operation preferred.

· Working knowledge of floor care, boiler operations, basic plumbing, lite electrical, and basic carpentry.

· Effective interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.

· Ability to work independently, as well as with teams.

· Extremely reliable, dependable, and punctual.

Essential Functions

· Manages preventative maintenance of facility equipment, including pools/spas and HVAC.

· Repairs as much as possible on own and schedules repairs for plumbing, electrical, roofing, and landscaping and receives quotes for all contracted services.

· Communicate project progress to appropriate staff and vendors.

· Provide prompt response to staff and members for cleanliness, maintenance, and building and grounds issues.

· Implement best practice processes to increase energy efficiency and advise on opportunities for improvement.

· Recruit, hire, train, and develop maintenance and custodial personnel. Organize duties and provide supervision. Maintain personnel records as required.

· Inspect, replace, repair, and purchase all YMCA operating equipment.

· Maintain inventory of custodial and maintenance supplies in appropriate quantities.

· Ensure that all YMCA vehicles are clean and in good working condition.

· Actively participates as a member of the leadership team, working together to achieve the goals and objectives of the YMCA.

· Ability to monitor/oversee facility functions after hours.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance, and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Required Certifications

All YMCA staff are required to complete CPR/AED and First Aid training within 60 days of employment.


$32,000.00 - $40,000.00

How to Apply

Apply by Email

Resumes Accepted Until

July 24, 2020

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