Facility Manager - Chatham & Sarnia

by Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Reference #: 1147
Location: Chatham, Ontario
Date Posted: Jun 12, 2024
Southwestern Ontario YMCA

Job Description

Why the Y?

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to the development of healthy communities. Our locations, programs and services are designed to help our members and participants grow in spirit, mind and body and are open to people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities.

At the YMCA

• you will feel connected to community, when your work positively influences the lives of others in so many ways
• you will meet new people, while working at one of the most respected human services organizations in the world
• you will expand your knowledge base, where you can flourish in a values-based environment
• you will have career development opportunities where you build a better future for yourself and others
• you will experience a rewarding job by helping support the building of healthy communities

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is a multi service, non-profit values-based charity that serves Windsor-Essex, Sarnia-Lambton, Chatham-Kent, London, Middlesex-Elgin, Huron-Perth, and Oxford counties.

Our services include: Childcare Services, school age programs, camp programs, health and fitness branches, community programs and newcomer services across the region. Our commitment includes a special focus on the region’s children and youth. From the kids in our camps and those participating in soccer and swimming lessons, to youth who are new to our communities from around the world, the Y is committed to helping our next generation to grow and thrive, as healthy individuals and passionate future leaders.

"Y” not join the thousands of members, employees and volunteers in the region to share our vision of a healthy community?

As we continue to grow, we have a need for the following position:

Position: Facility Manager - Chatham & Sarnia
Salary: $52,000 - $57,000 annually
Start Date: July 8th, 2024 (or sooner)

Qualifications & Experience:
• Two Year Post-Secondary education in building operations an asset along with three years building cleaning experience, strong working knowledge of facility systems (HVAC, plumbing, etc) and knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
• Institutional or previous YMCA experience
• Management of cleaning staff
• Training of staff and implementation of cleaning processes
• Working knowledge of WHMIS and H & S directives
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Three years supervisory experience
• Knowledge and qualification in pool operations is an asset, Certified Pool Operator to be obtained within 6 mos of employment
• Current and acceptable Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening is a condition of employment for all staff and volunteers
• G-Licence required
• It is a YMCA of Southwestern Ontario requirement that all employees and volunteers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions will be granted upon receipt of acceptable proof of a permissible Human Rights Code ground. This requirement has been suspended effective June 30,2022. It may be reinstated in future should the state of public health in our communities require it
• A YMCA personal membership at our health and fitness branches
• A discount on our Childcare and Camp programs
• Vacation entitlement in accordance with the employment standards regulations
• Participation in Group Benefits Plan and Pension Plan
• May be entitled to up to 12 paid personal days - applicable with position

• Full-time, 40 hours / week


• YMCA of Southwestern Ontario policy and procedures
• Act as a YMCA ambassador, demonstrating YMCA core values in your daily work
• Provide leadership to a Facility and Housekeeping staff, comprised of full-time and part-time staff and a team of volunteers to ensure a clean, safe and well-maintained facility including recruitment, supervision, training, scheduling, payroll preparation and evaluation
• Housekeeping/General maintenance and repairs including minor plumbing, painting, equipment part replacement, exterior grounds/parking lot maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, and following the preventative maintenance plan
• Administration of documentation, facility budget/forecasting, records management, accounts payable, supplies/inventory, departmental reports, responding to service request etc.
• Pool operations including testing, back-washing, utilizing chemicals and filters
• Occasional on-call duties for emergency response situations
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services.

As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Southwestern Ontario YMCA
Application URL: Click here to apply online