Maintenance Mechanic

West Chester Area YMCA, 605 Airport Rd, West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #3491
Monday, June 17, 2024

Named a 2024 Top Workplace in the Philadelphia Inquirer, we are a diverse community joined together by a shared commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility.

With more than 60,000 members across Chester County, our programs and facilities are always based on the unique needs and interests of the communities we serve. In addition, our volunteers, staff, members and donors are all united by a deep commitment to continually strengthen Chester County.

Job Title: Maintenace Mechanic

Branch: West Chester YMCA

Pay Class: Full Time/Non-Exempt

Shifts/Availability: Tuesday-Saturday/8:00 am-4:30 pm

Rate: $20.00-$25.00


About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine: Named a 2024 Top Workplace by the Philadelphia Inquirer, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW), an association of nine YMCAs serving Chester County, is a non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility through life-changing programs for all.   


Position Purpose: 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.  Under minimal supervision, the Maintenance Mechanic assists the facility department in providing a clean and safe environment for all members and program participants. The Maintenance Mechanic responds to requests for cleaning and maintenance needs with urgency to ensure quality service in a safe manner.  



  • General facilities maintenance –plumbing, electrical, changing light bulbs, etc. 
  • Be proactive in cleaning the facility interior/exterior, and complete cleaning tasks as assigned by supervisor.  
  • Room set up/break down as needed.  
  • Grounds and pool maintenance as instructed.   
  • Actively participate in preventative maintenance program.  
  • Follow safety procedures/instructions for cleaning and mixing chemicals.  
  • Adhere to safety and risk management procedures and alert management of any safety violations or risk situations.  
  • Select and use appropriate tools and materials according to job specifications.  
  • Notify supervisor of supplies needed and inventory shortages.  
  • Complete projects according to schedule.  
  • Attend meetings and trainings as scheduled.  
  • Ensure compliance with all YGBW policies and standard operating procedures. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 



  • High school diploma or GED required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in the maintenance field  
  • Three years of experience in the facility field preferred  
  • Mechanical and electrical experience preferred  
  • Must be well groomed and have good communication skills  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic custodial equipment and functions  
  • Obtain and maintain all new hire certifications and trainings within 90 days of hire 


  • Making a difference in a person’s life every day 
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment  
  • Working for a diverse and inclusive community-based non-profit 
  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance along with a 12% employer contribution to the retirement savings plan (after 2 years of service and must be at least 21 years of age)
  • Opportunities for training and advancement
  • Flexible hours, paid time off and holidays
  • Free Family Membership (all family members must live in the same household)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Referral bonuses



EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly