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YMCA of Sumner County

Specialty Maintenance Tech

YMCA of Sumner County


Job Summary

Consistent with the Christian mission and vision of the YMCA of Middle TN, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the Property Director, the Specialty Maintenance Tech is responsible for the maintenance and security of the building, vehicles, pool, and grounds at the center. The Specialty Maintenance Tech will ensure the equipment, grounds, and building remain exceptionally clean, safe, attractive, and functional.

Job Responsibilities

  • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility
  • Ensure a safe and risk-free environment at all times while meeting the individual needs of the participants
  • Create an environment at the center that welcomes members and provides a clean and positive experience
  • Interior work may include cleaning, deep cleaning, painting, and furniture assembly
  • Walk the grounds and parking lot to ensure that litter has been properly discarded
  • Report any safety violations immediately
  • Participate in assigned Facility Dude work orders including Preventative Maintenance-related work orders
  • Assist in room changes, meeting set up, or event set up
  • Perform various other light electrical, plumbing, and HVAC maintenance-related tasks indoors and outdoors as directed
  • Assist with all major building and facility repairs
  • Utilize power tools and heavy machinery as needed in order to provide maintenance support
  • Provide maintenance and repairs on program equipment and pool
  • Communicate to supervisor if inventory of supplies and equipment is low
  • Assist with or communicate to vendors regarding any outsourced projects or groundskeeping for the Center
  • Ensure safety in all programs by making sure that all equipment and items used are maintained and repaired in a timely manner
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions
  • Build relationships and interact with members


Passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA

An enthusiastic personality with the desire to serve members, volunteers, guests, participants, and staff to create a culture of service within our Centers

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

  • Must present a professional image and possess conflict resolution skills, and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Five years of work experience in cleaning and maintenance field work, power & hand tools, hardware and construction materials, tools and processes
  • Experience in cleaning, and using cleaning chemicals, including safety procedures
  • Experience using power tools and heavy machinery preferred
  • Experience with pool mechanics and chemicals preferred

Certifications Required:

  • Before the start of 1st shift: New Hire Orientation training
  • Within 30 days of hire:  CPR Pro/First Aid/AED certification
  • Within six months of hire: Certified Pool Operator’s certification

Additional Information


  • Benefits package including generous paid time off for full-time staff
  • Participation in Y Retirement plan and 403 (b) savings account upon eligibility
  • Free membership at all 14 wellness center locations
  • Discounts on youth programs, summer camps, and sports instruction

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: July 26, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 09/17/2023
  • Salary Range: $15.00 - $22.00 per hour, Depending on Experience
  • Working Hours: Typically Monday - Friday, based on the needs of the program and participants