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Facilities Manager
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach
3300 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Principal Responsibilities:

The Director of Maintenance and Security, under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for supervising and managing the Maintenance, Housekeeping functions and supervision of Security (outsourced to a security firm) of the Shorefront YM-YWHA. The Facilities Manager ensures that the building, systems & grounds of the Y are maintained to the highest standard.

Candidate for this position is required to be organized, hard working, conscientious and personable and must always be a positive representative of the Shorefront YM-YWHA to the community. It should be recognized that the Director of Maintenance and Security may need to work at night, holidays or on weekends and handle building emergencies. It should also be recognized that this job description may change, based on the needs of the agency and additional tasks may be assigned by the Executive Director.

Key responsibilities include

Minimum Qualifications:


Key skills required

1. The candidate hired for this position should be professional at all times and be positive and upbeat when dealing with staff and constituents.The person should be comfortable making repairs, speaking to staff, dealing with customers, vendors and contractors.The person must be able to respond in a professional manner to all inquiries.

2. The candidate hired for this position must be detail oriented and well organized with the ability to follow up on all facility related issues. The person must be flexible and able to handle multiple projects at the same time.

3.The candidate hired for this position must be prepared to get all certifications necessary to hold the certificate of fitness for the Shorefront YM-YWHA as mandated by the FDNY.

4.The candidate hired for this position must either hold the necessary Pool Operator's Certification or be prepared to get the necessary Pool Operator's Certification within the first 3 months on the job.

5. The candidate hired for this position must have CPR/First Aid Certification or acquire this certification within the first 3 months on the job.

6.The candidate hired for this position must be prepared to work with a multi-cultural, multi-lingual staff and community.

7.The candidate hired for this position must have good oral and written communications skills, good computer skills, prior experience supervision a staff and a facility.

8. The Facilities Manager shares in the agency's commitment to providing excellent service. Some ways to implement this are to be patient, understanding and professional in his/her relationships with staff and customers; to look at people and be attentive; to use names as often as possible; to be friendly, to be visible and accommodating.

Agency Information:

The Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach is a vibrant not for profit Jewish community center, settlement house and social service agency, providing a full array of cultural, educational, wellness, immigrant and human social services for people of all ages year-round.We are located at the ocean in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY.

The Facilities Manager, under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for supervising and managing the Maintenance, Housekeeping functions and supervision of Security (outsourced to a security firm) of the Shorefront YM-YWHA.The Facilities Manager ensures that the building, systems & grounds of the Y are maintained to the highest standard.