Custodian-Full Time-Kraft Family YMCA


Under the supervision of the Facilities Director, this position works closely with contracted services as well as YMCA staff to make sure that all areas of the building are kept clean and orderly. This would apply to areas inside as well as outside the main building. The Custodian is responsible for all restrooms, locker rooms, office spaces, hallways, and fitness areas inside the building. Also, all areas outside the building, including sidewalks, natural common areas, parking lot, day camp grounds, sports fields and all shelters as well.

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.

  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions with participants, parents, staff and leadership.
  • Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  • Maintains a safe environment through attention to detail.
  • Ensures Y is attractive and clean by completing all duties listed on the daily schedule and maintains upkeep of assigned area and equipment. May perform wet and dust mopping, dusting, trash removal, recycling, window washing, pool cleaning, painting, vacuuming, seasonal activities dealing with lawn care and snow removal, and general cleaning.
  • Operates related motorized and non-motorized equipment.
  • Records and reports all needed repairs; repairs as directed.
  • Ensures YMCA building and property is secure during shift and report incidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor.
  • Replaces soap, paper towels, and other supplies.
  • May set up furniture for events.
  • Be available to work nights and weekends to ensure shifts filled and staff on each shift are supported.
  • Responsible for ordering and stocking supplies needed for maintaining facility readiness.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Six months or more of related experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
  • Ability to report and record maintenance requests.
  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment.
  • Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.
  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Ability to work independently, plan, and organize.
  • Must obtain certification provided by the YMCA in Basic Life Support/First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen within first 30 days of hire.
  • 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.?
  • Ability to clock in and out for shifts in a timely fashion using an online format.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range, or special accommodations made of sufficient nature for completion of assigned tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly through speech.
  • Ability to walk, run, stand, kneel, stoop, and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Compliance with all COVID related PPE, cleaning, reporting and prevention expectations efforts. Further training and detail will be provided upon question and/or hire.