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Maintenance Custodial Associate

Southern District YMCA

The Southern District YMCA has a long history of providing many communities throughout Southern New Hampshire with outstanding programs and services for youth. The Y’s Camp Lincoln is a traditional summer camp and outdoor education facility offering over 1500 campers the opportunity to engage in healthy activities. More than 750 children are enrolled in 15 before and after school sites through the Y’s child care programs. And just over two years ago, the Y opened the Exeter Area YMCA, a 33,000-square-foot multi-generational health and wellness center, which has seen membership growth that exceeds expectations. The Southern District YMCA is also currently exploring Phase 2 of a capital campaign to add a new aquatics facility to its Exeter location. The YMCA is currently seeking a new leader who will provide strong support for all aspects of the Y’s operations and strategic initiatives.

Mission Statement: Southern District YMCA (SDYMCA) provides opportunities for youth
development, healthy living and social responsibility in our southern New Hampshire community.
We achieve this by putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy
spirit, mind and body for all – regardless of age, gender, sexuality, race, ability, religion or

Service Area & Demographics: SDYMCA serves the NH towns of Brentwood, Danville, East
Kingston, Exeter, Fremont, Hampstead, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kensington, Kingston, Newton,
North Hampton, Plaistow, Raymond, Seabrook, and Stratham.

History: In 1926, YMCA Camp Lincoln began as a summer camp on Kingston Lake. Today,
summers are full of 1,500 campers aged 3-15 and a robust counselor-in-training program for 14-
15-year old’s. Year-round activities at Camp Lincoln include outdoor education, team-building
programs and weekend rentals serving an additional 11,000 people. YMCA School Age Child Care
operates 15 before and after school programs meeting HEPA standards and state licensing
requirements for 750 students. Exeter Area YMCA opened its doors in September 2015 to an
eager community. The 33,000 square feet facility serves over 6,300 members, averaging 400

Under the general direction of the Branch Director, this position represents first-line, high visibility service for all maintenance and custodial-related duties.  Assists with hands-on capabilities to ensure superior quality standards are maintained throughout all facilities and grounds

This position is part-time & evening shifts

  • Valid NH Driver’s License.
  • Prior experience with or ability and willingness to learn equipment operation (including cleaning equipment, hand and power tools, etc.) required.
  • Ability to work with chemicals and solvents used in housekeeping, maintenance, and grounds keeping.
  • Ability to work weekends and on-call nights required.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, and sit and/or stand for extended periods of time required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. required.


Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  1. Ability to walk, stand, and sit for periods of time.
  2. Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
  3. Ability to stand or sit while maintaining alertness for several hours at a time.
  4. Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  5. Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
  6. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency
  • Ensures superior cleanliness and aesthetics by providing housekeeping (floor care, bathrooms, etc.) and grounds keeping (lawn maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, etc.) of all facilities and grounds in accordance with Association standards.
  • Completes scheduled and nonscheduled soft maintenance work orders in a timely fashion.
  • Troubleshoots and corrects maintenance-related problems or ensures appropriate corrective action by a qualified vendor or trades person (i.e. clogged drains, plumbing leaks, etc.)
  • Provides program area set-ups and breakdowns for all facilities and grounds, whether on or off site (i.e. meeting rooms, meals, special events, day camps).
  • Responsible for material handling and inventory (mail, paper and product inventories, furniture, etc.)
  • Assists with performance of preventive maintenance and repairs on facility and equipment (boilers, generators, filters, pool)
  • Follows all Association and departmental safety procedures and resolves staff and member safety issues that arise within the standards set by the branch/Association.
  • Monitors cleanliness, aesthetics, grounds, and equipment by conducting routine rounds and inspections in accordance with standards set by the branch/Association.
  • Ability to supervise and work with a cross section of staff, volunteers, and community service workers.
  • Ensure a safe, clean environment for staff and customers by continually monitoring all assigned program areas for safety considerations and taking prompt action to resolve any issue needing attention. Assist in routine risk reviews.
  • Consistently provide friendly, courteous assistance, exceeding customers’ expectations every day and ensuring the development and maintenance of healthy professional relationships with parents, children, staff, and host agencies.
  • Responsible for emergency spill and Blood Borne Pathogen clean-up (training provided).
  • Maintain education/knowledge to ensure facility is compliant with current city, state, and local safety, maintenance and custodial requirements.
  • Responsible for accurate, complete Maintenance Department logs and records.
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Date Added: February 6, 2020

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