Building Maintenance-Camp Seafarer-Full Time


The Building Maintenance role performs all duties as assigned by the Facilities Director as well as ensures safety, cleanliness, and proper use or care of equipment at all times. They are responsible for all in house construction projects that focuses on repairs, additions, and maintenance to facilities. They are responsible for managing these functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals, and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees, and Board of Directors of the YMCA.

***This position has a starting pay of $17.85 an hour.***

  • Maintains a clean and safe camp facility and work area, including main buildings, cabins, trails, grounds, shop, storage areas, vehicles, etc. This includes both interior and exterior.
  • Fits and installs window frames, doors, door frames, door hardware, interior and exterior trim.
  • Shapes or cuts materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saws while taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed.
  • Builds or repairs cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, or other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, hand tools, or power tools.
  • Removes damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace.
  • Follows established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean environment.
  • Assists in team efforts with essential seasonal site preparations, shut downs, and unplanned events such as storm damage cleanup and repair.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned by Facilities Director or Assistant Facilities Manager.

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Experience in construction, facility maintenance, carpentry or related work.
  • Ability to operate maintenance equipment and lawn maintenance equipment, and perform general maintenance.
  • Ability to read and follow oral and written directions.
  • The position requires the ability to work with applications on electronic devices.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Positive attitude and enjoying working in a team-oriented environment is essential to success.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.


The 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.
  • Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties.
  • 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.
  • The YMCA of the Triangle requires employees to comply with all COVID related PPE, cleaning, reporting and prevention expectations efforts. Further training and detail will be provided upon question and/or hire.