Under the supervision of the Facilities Director, the Custodian is responsible for ensuring cleanliness and overall maintenance of the facility. This would include completing assigned maintenance and repair projects, ensuring cleanliness of facility, maintaining equipment, and supporting staff as assigned or needed. The Custodian has a direct effect on the efficient operation of the facility. This person will provide a healthy, safe and clean environment for all members and staff and will display the values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.


· Monday-Friday 5PM-9PM


· Provide friendly and courteous service to all staff, volunteers and families.

· Assist in ensuring programs, staff and patrons maintain hygiene habits/practices in accordance with Branch, Association and CDC guidelines.

· Ensure all maintenance requests are immediately addressed personally and provide follow-up to ensure task was completed.

· Inspect all areas of facility on a daily basis and immediately address all housekeeping and or building issues. Perform cleaning tasks as needed. Review with Supervisor.

· Under direction of Facilities Director perform various maintenance and repairs throughout facility. Prioritize all tasks via Maintenance Repair requests, depending on urgency, for the day.

· Contribute to a positive work environment by illustrating pride in job, enthusiasm and cooperation with co-workers.

· Keep preventative maintenance and service logs on all building equipment.

· Maintain the highest level of cleanliness and upkeep throughout the facility in coordination the program.

· During inclement weather, e.g., snow, rain, wind, or other emergencies, make sure staff and members will have access to the building as scheduled by performing necessary tasks to do so. Ensure families and staff have safe access to and from the facility and the parking lots.

· Assist school security personnel when needed.

· Monitor closely all building areas through a systemic method of daily, weekly and monthly facility checklists and visual inspections.

· Ensure the safety and proper functioning of all equipment, furnishings and program conditions. Report and document malfunctions to the Facilities Director or Executive Director with appropriate recommendations to remedy situation.

· Make continuous rounds on an hourly basis, throughout all areas of the building to make one-self visible and available to members and staff in all parts of the facility.

· Ensure that the cleaning of the building meets the highest standards. The building shall be kept in as new condition. Communicate issues and any changes or concerns directly to Facilities Director. Make recommendation to improve functionality of overall building and implement.

· Follow all Association accounting policies and procedure in regards to purchasing and necessary records.


· Mission Advancement

· Collaboration

· Operational Effectiveness

· Personal Growth


· High School Diploma required.

· Minimum of 3 years of related experience.

· Must have a valid NY State driver’s license and clean record.

· Must be available to work evenings and weekends.

· Male Attendant needed to enter Male locker room.


1. 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.

2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will or may be required to: climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, reach with hands, sit, stand for an extended period of time, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, have finger dexterity, grasp, perform repetitive motions, talk, hear and have visual acuity.

3. The work is performed both indoors and out, and may require travel to various locations.


 Email your resume and cover letter to eric.hardekopf@ymcali.org


Newly hired employees will be paid $16.00 p/h.


1. Signing Bonus

2. Free membership to any YMCA of Long Island Branch

3. YMCA program discounts

4. Sick leave

5. Referral Program (earn up to $200 for each)

The YMCA of Long Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an open and inclusive organization, welcoming a diverse workforce free of discrimination based on protected class status, including race, religion/creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital or family status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other impermissible basis.