Mechanic II

Employment Type
Job Category
Facility Management & Maintenance
Dodge YMCA

Salary: $21.00 Hourly

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The Dodge YMCA is seeking a Mechanic who, under the direct supervision of the Property Manager, will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry systems at the Dodge YMCA, as well as its offsites. The Mechanic will perform building repair, maintenance and cosmetic upgrades as directed. They will also clean and maintain the inside and outside of the YMCA and its offsites, including but not limited to the sidewalks, hallways, stairways, bathrooms, shower rooms, offices, and all program areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs repairs and preventive maintenance in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and swimming pool equipment (where applicable).

  • Performs building construction work as directed by branch leadership.

  • Cleans all bathrooms, classrooms, locker rooms, Fitness Center, Free Weight Room, offices, Gymnasium and in all other spaces within the branch.

  • Stores all deliveries, moves furniture, sets up and breaks down rooms and removes snow.

  • Strip and wax floors, also shampoos rugs as needed.

  • Informs the Property Manager of all building issues.

  • Responsible for painting when assigned.

  • Follow standards of DOH, DOB, FDNY, HPD and ECB Departments.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Three (3) – five (5) years of maintenance and building construction work experience and progressive responsibility

  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment, along with basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.

  • Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use (MSOS).

  • Maintain FDNY, DOB, and DOH logbooks as required.

  • Must be able to maintain pool, including reading, repair and maintenance.

  • Fire Safety Director certification or pass Fire Safety Director Certification within one (1) year (of attaining position)

  • Obtain Building Certification within three (3) months (of attaining position)

  • Must obtain S12, S13 and C42 Pool Certification within one (1) year (of attaining position).

  • Must be able to work flexible hours as well as overnight. Must be on call 24/7 when Property Manager is not on-site.

  • Ability to maintain and adjust controls, systems, preventative maintenance, and repair.

The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership, and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

How to Apply:
If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

If you are a current YMCA employee, please submit your application through the Internal Career Site in Cornerstone. 

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