Job Details
Family Center - Madison, NJ
Part Time


The Part-Time Facilities Technician is responsible for the maintenance and improvement operations of YMCA facilities, property and vehicles, including preventative maintenance and staff training to ensure safe and efficient operations of the Y. They will be responsible for maintenance of building(s), pool, equipment, grounds keeping including snow removal when necessary, painting, and other related responsibilities.



  • Ensures Y is attractive and clean. Maintains upkeep of building(s) and equipment.
  • Records and reports all needed repairs; repairs as directed.
  • Advises management on maintenance issues and projects as requested.
  • General facilities maintenance trouble shoot/correct mechanical, electrical and plumbing related issues.
  • Ensures that assigned vehicles (and other equipment) are maintained and operated in accordance with the policies and procedures of the YMCA.
  • Works with the Director Facilities Management to evaluate needs for all work requests (scheduled and unscheduled) as well as any special projects that arise.
  • Ensures the YMCA building and property is secure during shift and report incidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor.
  • With the Director of Facilities Management, responds to emergencies affecting the physical plant: floods, emergency pool closures, power outages and major disasters such as hurricanes.
  • Coordinates and follows up on preventative maintenance on refrigeration units, plumbing, electrical, overhead doors, and any other mechanical systems.
  • Coordinates and assists in repairs involving basic electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems.
  • Replaces soap, paper towels, and other supplies when necessary.
  • May set up furniture for events.
  • Responsible for opening and closing shift and all maintenance related responsibilities with opening.
  • Responsible for handling urgent facility situations that arise. May necessitate returning to the facility after the incumbents regular shift has ended.
  • Operates related motorized and non-motorized equipment.
  • Paints as needed.
  • Takes care of deliveries.
  • Assists with property department projects at all Association properties.
  • Room setups and breakdowns.
  • Emergency custodial work.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Three or more years of experience in facility maintenance or closely related field.
  • Mechanical and electrical experience required
  • Must have above-average knowledge of one of the trades (i.e. plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, masonry, painting, landscaping, electrical and other wiring, general construction, etc.).
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
  • Ability to report and record maintenance requests.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods, painting and equipment.
  • Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.
  • NJ Drivers license with clean driving record.
  • Black Seal License within 1 year of employment.
  • CPO certification required within 6 months of employment.
  • Experience with routine repairs including plumbing and electrical.
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use.




  • Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties.
  • Ability to work in excess of a 40-hour week with irregular work hours.
  • Overtime hours must be approved prior to working the hours.
  • Ability to erect and stand on ladders and platforms at heights up to 30 feet.
  • Ability to work with paint, cleaning equipment, chemical compounds, solvents, cleaners, and solutions in dry, liquid, powder, spray, and aerosol forms.
  • Ability to paint, clean equipment, and operate motorized equipment as needed.
  • Ability to work in conditions that will create dirt and dust.
  • Ability to perform essential maintenance to facility or equipment which may involve, but not limited to the following activities: semi reaching to full-reach overhead; crouching; kneeling; shoveling; carrying, working in narrow and/or confining spaces: underground, overhead, and at ground level; twisting of the waist, shoulders, and legs; and lying on stomach and/or back.
  • Ability to operate tools, machinery as necessary.
  • Potential exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids is possible. Able to administer first aid.
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.
  • Ability to withstand a wide range of outside temperatures heat, cold, wind, rain.

Notice to All Applicants:

The Madison Area YMCA provides equal employment opportunity without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

The YMCA maintains a "Zero Tolerance" for child abuse and/or substance abuse. Criminal background check and other federal or state screenings for child abuse will be conducted.