YMCA of Greater Omaha

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Branch Housekeeper

Branch Housekeeper

ID 
2017-2568
YMCA 
Maple Street YMCA
Job Location 
US-NE-Omaha
Category 
Maintenance/Custodial
Type 
Part-Time

More information about this job

Overview

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Branch Housekeeper helps members reach their goals by maintaining a clean and safe environment by providing housekeeping services for YMCA grounds, facilities and equipment. Full-time and part-time positions available. 

Responsibilities

  1. Maintains a clean and safe facility and grounds by performing housekeeping duties as designated by the branch Executive Director.
  2. Informs Executive Director of maintenance issues.
  3. Maintains and stocks supply and maintenance closets and equipment in a safe, functional and orderly manner.
  4. Performs light duty maintenance tasks.
  5. Ensures paper and soap products are accessible to members at all times.
  6. Assists location staff as needed to maintain cooperative working relationships.
  7. Relates to the public in a positive manner.
  8. Actively participates in branch and department staff meetings and/or related trainings.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader)

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or GED preferred.
  2. Experience in a commercial cleaning environment or closely related field preferred.
  3. Complete within 30 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention Training; BLS CPR; First Aid
  4. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
    the community and successful clearance of background check.
  5. Reliable transportation is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • 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.
  • This is a non-office position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to: climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, use hand and power tools, reach with hands, sit, stand for an extended period of time, climb ladders, walk, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, have finger dexterity, grasp, perform repetitive motions, talk, hear and have visual acuity.
  • Frequent exposure to dust or fumes is possible and use of cleaning equipment and chemicals is required.
  • The work is performed both indoors and out.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

 

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.