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Skagit Valley Family YMCA

Skagit Valley Family YMCA

Paris, France · Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Job Details

Skagit Valley Family YMCA Mount Vernon Hoag Road - Mount Vernon, WA
$17.00 - $18.50 Hourly


Make an impact: As a Custodian, you will be providing general cleaning and janitorial needs to the operations of the Skagit Valley Family YMCA buildings and grounds under the direct and general supervision of the Facility Manager. Your services will provide clean, comfortable, healthful, safe, and attractive buildings for our members, guests, and staff!

Learn, Grow and Serve: Were committed to growing the capabilities of our people. We are devoted to a community where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring. We are on a mission to create positive community change through relationships by empowering the mind, body and spirit of ALL! Above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger.

This position is for you, if you can:

  • Implement the YMCAs Mission, Vision, and Values. Exhibit the YMCAs values, behavioral, and team expectations including truthfulness, integrity, and teamwork.
  • Demonstrate through leadership, workplace safety: follow safety rules and guidelines, lead by example and encourage safety practices in colleagues.
  • Perform all forms of cleaning and custodial duties on a regular basis.
  • Provide basic grounds clean-up including watering, weeding, leaf removal, snow and ice removal, and litter pick-up.
  • Perform skilled techniques for washing windows, as well as the use of a variety of floor scrubbers, vacuums, and other equipment deemed necessary.
  • Will aid in the daily cleanup of the swimming pool areas including the deck, bleachers, and steam rooms.
  • Respond to the requests of the Membership and Staff with a high degree of professionalism and customer service.
  • Will be responsible for the sanitation of all restrooms, locker rooms, public areas as well as administrative areas, offices, and meeting spaces.
  • Maintain accurate and complete checklists of all daily duties assigned.
  • Attend and perform all required training that may and will be required by the YMCA and the Maintenance Department as instructed to.
  • Perform other duties, responsibilities, and special projects as may be required.
  • May be asked to work different schedules or locations as the need arises.

Work Environment & Physical Demand:

The requirements 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.

  • Will routinely be required to use written and oral communication skills with staff and members, as well as being responsible for reading and understanding SDS Sheets and instruction manuals for all equipment necessary to complete assigned tasks.
  • Will spend about 70% of their time on their feet walking, lifting (5 - 50 lbs.), climbing stairs, squatting, kneeling, bending, pushing, and pulling.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, the ability to see the needs of keeping the building in a healthy and sanitized state.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, and can occasionally reach high volumes.
  • The employee must be able to interact professionally and courteously with members, staff, volunteers, vendors, and any dissatisfied individuals.
  • Will need to use sound reasoning, common sense, and extreme care while handling chemicals.
  • Employees will be required to work outdoors in inclement weather as needed, as well as the use of ladders and the ability to work heights as needed.
  • This position is based on a 16-0-hour workweek to be regularly scheduled for night and weekend shifts, and for holidays as required. Must be on-call for emergency support services and be able to drive locally between properties regularly.



  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Janitorial background preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication and basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Ability to work alone and in groups.
  • Possess a valid WA State Driver’s License with good driving record and current insurance.
  • Current state approved certifications in CPR/AED, First Aid & Blood borne Pathogens, and mandatory reporting training required within 90 days of hire.


  • Free YMCA household membership

Your other benefits will be (waiting period applies):

  • 8 paid federal holidays a year (full-time benefited employees to be eligible)
  • Paid Sick & Vacation Day (accrual begins from day-1, eligible to use after 90-days)
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance (full-time benefited employees to be eligible
  • Additional bilingual, premium pay of $0.50 for those who are fluent bilingual Spanish, Triqui, Mixtec, Russian and Ukrainian speakers. Ability to write or translate written materials is not required to receive this premium.