Full-time Maintenance Technician

Do you like working day shift? Is working weekdays your gig so you can have your weekends free? Do you enjoy working on your own and with others? Do you like working with your hands, fixing things, and doing light maintenance? Are you willing to learn and be trained to become our next maintenance tech? If you answered yes to even a couple of these, keep reading…


About the Position

The YWCA West Central Michigan is seeking a Full-time Maintenance Technician to join our Facilities team. The hiring range is $16.40/hr. – $18.45/hr. dependent on experience. This role performs light maintenance and repairs, and general upkeep of buildings and equipment for all YWCA-owned facilities with a primary priority of safety for all clients, volunteers, staff. The YWCA offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, and life insurance with employee-only level premiums paid entirely by the YWCA, generous paid time off, and vision insurance at a low cost.


About YWCA West Central Michigan

Our mission is Eliminating Racism; Empowering Women and Girls; Promoting Peace, Justice, Freedom, and Dignity for All. Where racism and sexism give rise to domestic and sexual violence, we help empower survivors with expert, comprehensive services: 24-hour confidential helpline, safety planning, legal help, domestic violence emergency shelter and supportive housing, medical-forensic examinations, counseling and support groups for victims; supervised parenting time and safe custody exchange. We seek to reflect the diverse community it serves and be a welcoming, inclusive space for all. Applicants from diverse experiences, backgrounds, and identities are encouraged to apply.


About you

You are comfortable working alone and with other people. You enjoy routine maintenance work in a office building and/or residential setting. You thrive in an environment that has variety and where you play a key role in the day-to-day upkeep, repair, and coordination with vendors to ensure safe and well-maintained building and grounds.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs maintenance inspections, repairs, and general upkeep of buildings and equipment for all YWCA-owned facilities.
  • Maintains inventories of cleaning products, tools, and other items needed for repairs.
  • Assists with room set-ups, tear downs, moving furniture, stock and deliveries as needed.
  • Performs general yard work for YWCA facilities which may include but is not limited to lawn mowing, minor landscaping, snow removal and salting, and litter clean up.
  • Interacts with vendors, contractors, and facility users for purposes of providing guidance, instruction and status updates
  • Reports supply needs, equipment problems, facility upkeep needs or safety hazards promptly to supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent level of education and training. Additional training beyond high school in construction, mechanical trades or institutional facility management preferred.
  • Five (5) years of experience in related field.
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, painting, and general construction.
  • Must be able to enter and retrieve data using computer systems, systems applications, and other office equipment.
  • Valid operator’s license, required.
  • Ability to be qualified as an approved driver for the YWCA, required.
  • Physically able to: climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, walk, stand, push, pull, lift, grasp, talk, hear, see, and type.
  • Medium work involving movement and exertion of up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently for lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or moving objects.
  • Visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or other tools/machinery, or perform tasks involving analysis of data, transcribing, viewing a computer, reading, or making general observations of facilities and/or surroundings.


Working Conditions

  • Occasional exposure to close quarters, enclosed rooms, crawl spaces, and other similar areas.
  • Indoor and outdoor working conditions exist in all four seasons.
  • Conditions are subject to occasional exposure to agitated or threatening individuals.
  • Exposure to various cleaning chemical solutions.



If you are interested in joining our team, send your resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm, Friday August 18th, 2023 to:


Devin Greene, Facilities Manager, Operations



Be sure to clearly and specifically outline how your experience will help make this position successful.