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Maintenance Supervisor
Job Code: 19-08001
Reports to: Facilities Director
Position Status: Regular Full Time
Home Site: Summerfield Apartments
Location: 14710 NE 1st Pl. Bellevue, WA 98007
This position has a social justice component that requires critical thinking through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty. Knowing the core principals of antiracism and grounding those principles in everyday work are required job skills and core values. As an equal opportunity employer, we highly encourage people of color to apply.

The Maintenance Supervisor, in coordination with other facilities personnel, is responsible for the operation, repair and maintenance of Family Village Issaquah in the Highlands, Newport Townhomes in Bellevue, Summerfield Apartments in Bellevue, Family Village Redmond, and Passage Point in Maple Valley.

  • Hires, supervises, trains and evaluates general maintenance personnel (currently staff of 4)
  • Schedules, coordinates and supervises activities of maintenance staff and certain building contractors, including a 24/7 emergency response/on-call system
  • Works closely with housing services staff, takes a leadership role in coordinating staff and vendors to make vacant units ready for new resident move-ins within scheduled timelines
  • Implements preventative maintenance plan for properties, in coordination with Facilities Technicians and Operations Manager
  • Assists with all processes related to pest control efforts including, resident, client, and staff education, and scheduling inspections and treatments
  • Works directly with Facilities Director, Operations Manager and\or Facilities Technicians to coordinate major repairs
  • Ensures timely completion of work orders
  • Ensures timely payment of maintenance and building expenses by reviewing and submitting invoices for payment
  • Assists Facilities Director with annual maintenance budgets; monitor actual expenses within approved budgets
  • Assists, as time allows, with general plumbing, electrical, and aesthetic repairs and routine preventive maintenance tasks for various systems.
  • Attends various YWCA meetings, including Housing Coordination and manager (trainings) meetings
  • Attend required safety trainings and meetings; follow all safety and health guidelines, standards, practices, policies and procedures; and actively participate in the agency’s Emergency Preparedness program and activities 
  • Adhere to all Volunteer Services protocol relative to volunteer usage, recognition and monitoring
  • Actively engages in agency-wide Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI), and strives for racially equitable outcomes; takes responsibility for creating and maintaining a safe and welcoming community by making room for people of color, trans and gender-non-conforming folks, and other populations who routinely encounter systemic oppressions 
  •  This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position, the level of knowledge and skills typically required and the general scope of responsibility. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities and should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals will perform other duties as assigned 
Qualifications & Core Competencies:
  • 1-3 years supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate and work with other staff, clients, and contractors from a variety of racial, cultural, and economic backgrounds
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and under pressure
  • Knowledge of common facility construction, maintenance and repair procedures
  • Working knowledge of building systems, including electrical, lighting, HVAC, plumbing, and security/alarm
  • Ability to use standard hand and power tools
  • Willingness and ability to perform maintenance and cleaning duties as described above
  • Ability to deal with unexpected situations using basic crisis intervention skills
  • Experience with Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook; Experience with facility management programs
  •  Valid Washington State Drivers License and insurable to drive a Company vehicle
  • Experience working with communities of color and people from different cultures than your own
  • Demonstrated understanding of the intersection of racism and poverty
  • Demonstrated commitment to antiracist principles
  • Core Competencies: leadership, fostering diversity, social justice advocacy, attention to detail, collaboration, communication – oral and written, crisis management, customer service, judgment and discernment, interpersonal skills, personal credibility, planning and organizing time management, reliability and specialized knowledge
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  In performing this job, the employee:

  • All positions at YWCA of Seattle | King | Snohomish are exposed to clients who have experienced or are experiencing trauma in various forms including but not limited to: domestic violence, sexual violence, homelessness, unemployment, financial hardship, etc.  As a result, staff are at risk of secondary trauma. Employees are encouraged to seek external support and maintain self-care when working indirectly or directly with clients
  • Frequently stands, walks, kneels, crouches, lay on floors while performing duties
  • Repetitively uses hands and wrists, fingering, handling, grasping, and reaching in using telephones, computers, hand tools, and power tools
  • Occasionally lifts and carries loads weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally climbs ladders to perform repair and maintenance work on roofs and in attics
  • Is on-call for emergencies and may work weekends, evenings and holidays in case of emergency
  • This is a working supervisory position.  75% of job is hands on.  25% administrative

*Continuously = Over 80% of the time * Frequently = 20-80% * Occasionally = Under 20%

Hours, Rate & Benefits:
• Hourly rate: $22.82 to DOE
• Hours per week: 40
• FLSA Classification: Exempt
• Pay grade: 33
• Excellent benefits package including medical insurance, retirement plan, plus generous vacation, holiday and sick leave plans
• At the time of hire, employees may choose to voluntarily enroll in the Fidelity 403b Plan. Typically after two years of employment, employees are eligible to participate in the YWCA Retirement Fund
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