YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Dr. of Buildings and Grds in Indianapolis, Indiana

Dr. of Buildings and Grds


Date Posted:


Requisition Number:



Avondale Meadows Center


3908 Meadows Drive







Employment Status:

Full Time 40

Hiring Range:

$37,353.25 - $46,691.56


The Director of Buildings & Grounds will direct the cleaning schedule in order to ensure the proper operation of the facility and provide a clean, safe environment for members, volunteers and staff. The Director will supervise 5-8 part-time employees over 3 shifts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, staff selection, scheduling, training and evaluation, inspection of work, investigation of complaints regarding maintenance/custodial services and taking corrective action. The Director will purchase department supplies, provide inventory updates of supplies/equipment, and monitor the safety/cleanliness of the building. Though primary responsibility is to direct and coordinate the work, the Director will also perform custodial and minor maintenance functions (approximately 40% of time) in order to meet the needs of the facility.

Minimum Requirements

Must at least 21 years old, have a high school diploma (Associate’s degree preferred), or its equivalent. Requires 3-5 years of direct experience and supervision of related technical aspects of housekeeping and general maintenance, operation of small and large machinery (e.g. vacuums, buffers, hand tools, such as hammers, screw drivers, etc.). Requires 3-5 years demonstrated experience in customer service-related area and assessing and solving related problems and have a proven record of working independently and have a high regard for safety. Must have strong supervisory, communication and organizational skills in order to ensure a well-maintained facility. Obtain/maintain annual certifications in CPR AED and First Aid, and attend other mandatory trainings, such as New Employee Orientation, Child Abuse Prevention and Safety and Risk Management within 30-60 days of employment. Requires strong interpersonal and supervisory skills and the ability to work independently, solve problems with minimal direction, manage multiple tasks, supervise and train staff and communicate effectively with members, guests and staff to ensure safe, well-maintained facilities. Knowledge of fiscal management and supply purchasing also preferred. Including the ability to use an electronic purchasing and facility management software.

There has never been a better time to join the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis! Our employees enjoy a diverse & inclusive environment and the opportunity to do cause-driven work to impact our communities through Youth Development, Healthy Living & Social Responsibility. If you are interested and have the skills and desire to make a difference, please continue by completing our online application. Thank you for your interest in our Y!