Custodian - Association Wide at YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description:

Applicants who apply and complete New Staff Orientation, will receive a $50 hiring incentive.

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak region is looking to recruit a hard-working Custodian to keep our buildings functionally and aesthetically intact. The Custodian will ensure the buildings are tidy, clean and well-maintained. To ensure success you need to prioritize tasks and take pride in your work. Top candidates will be energetic, upstanding and dexterous.
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Custodian will ensure that all areas of the facilities and grounds are clean and ready for members, visitors and staff to use. The Custodian will sweep, mop and vacuum floors. You will clean walls, ceilings, windows and other surfaces and restock items, such as toilet paper, paper towels, and other supplies. Assist with preparations for events, such as meetings and training. To be a successful Custodian, you should be observant, respectful, motivated, and committed to providing members, visitors, and staff with a clean, orderly place to congregate. To work well in this role you should have basic experience cleaning.

We are looking to fill positions at our Tri-Lakes location and Rover shifts.

Tri- Lakes - Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 1:00pm and Sunday 7:00am - 12:00pm
Day Rover - 9:00 - 2:00pm (days to be discussed at interview)
Evening Rover - 4:00 - 8:00pm (days to be discussed at interview)


At least 18 years of age
Ability to read and write
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Flexibility to adjust schedules to suit the needs of the organization.
Motivation to work independently or with others to provide thorough, efficient custodial services.
Physically agile and dexterous.
Basic math skills.
Basic knowledge of cleaning equipment and agents.
Outstanding organizational skills.


Maintaining clean facilities by performing daily/weekly/monthly duties in all areas of the building and grounds.
Duties to include but not limited to: sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, windows, mirrors, empty trash and recycling
Clean sidewalks, parking lots and other outdoor areas of trash and debris
Assist with snow removal
Collect and/or remove soiled towels from the locker rooms and other parts of the facility
Do laundry (towels, mop heads) throughout shift
Restock consumables (soap, toilet paper, paper towels, hand sanitizer) and other supplies
Observing proper chemical handling procedures when working with cleaning agents, including wearing gloves, goggles, or masks and following written or verbal instructions
Maintaining cleaning equipment.
Clean up spills with appropriate equipment.
Assisting with event preparations and clean up.
Interacting with members, staff and visitors in a respectful, positive manner.
May require various shift assignments
Report any building damage or mechanical deficiencies to Custodian Director
Other duties as assigned


Free individual membership
Program discounts
Generous retirement benefits - 12% after eligibility is met
Employee Assistance Program
Accrue 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked

Support the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region's commitment to child abuse prevention by:

Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

The YMCA has zero tolerance for abuse. We will report all suspected and/or allegations of abuse to the state and federal law.

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is a Drug and Alcohol Free work environment
Reasonable accommodations may be made to empower a qualified candidate with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

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