Job Code: CE


Category: Maintenance
Location: Central Y

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Denny Reho


Cleans and sanitizes assigned areas, including such duties as mopping, dusting, and trash removal.  May complete duties related to window washing, meeting set up, pool cleaning, snow removal, groundskeeping, and other related responsibilities.


The Lake County YMCA is seeking a custodian for our Central Branch in Painesville. The job description and qualifications are listed below. This is a part-time, non-exempt position that will work weekday afternoons & evenings, weekends as needed. Applications are being accepted until the position is filled. Interested parties should submit an application outlining qualifications to [email protected] The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  1. Ensures Y is attractive and clean by completing all duties listed on the daily schedule and maintains the upkeep of assigned area and equipment. May perform wet and dust mopping, dusting, trash removal, recycling, window washing, pool cleaning, painting, vacuuming, seasonal activities dealing with lawn care and snow removal, and general cleaning.
  2. Operates related motorized and non-motorized equipment.
  3. Records and reports all needed repairs; repairs as directed.
  4. Ensures YMCA building and property are secure during shift and report incidents and hazardous conditions to the supervisor.
  5. Replaces soap, paper towels, and other supplies.
  6. Other duties as assigned by the Property Manager.
  7. May set up furniture for events.


  1. Six months or more of related experience preferred.
  2. Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
  3. Ability to report and record maintenance requests.
  4. Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment.
  5. Basic understanding of the upkeep and care of equipment.
  6. Understanding of cleaning compounds and chemicals, and their safe, efficient use.


  1. Sufficient physical strength and agility to carry out essential duties.
  2. Ability to erect and stand on ladders and platforms at heights up to 30 feet.
  3. Ability to work with paint, cleaning equipment, chemical compounds, solvents, cleaners, and solutions in dry, liquid, powder, spray, and aerosol forms.
  4. Ability to paint, clean equipment, and operate motorized equipment as needed.
  5. Ability to work in conditions that will create dirt and dust.
  6. Ability to perform essential maintenance to facility or equipment which may involve, but not limited to the following activities: semi – reaching to full-reach overhead; crouching; kneeling; shoveling; carrying, working in narrow and/or confining spaces: underground, overhead, and at ground level; twisting of the waist, shoulders, and legs; and lying on stomach and/or back.

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