Lead Hand | YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
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Lead Hand

DEPARTMENT: Cleaning & Maintenance
PLACEMENT: Full Time/Salary

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka currently serves over 125,000 people in Simcoe County and the Districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound in Central Ontario. The YMCA is one of the largest charities within our service area, providing over $1.1 million annually of support and access to our programs and services.

With a staff complement of 1200+ full and part-time staff, combined with over 1,000 volunteers and donors, and an operating budget of $39 million, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka serves over 30,000 annual members and participants through its eight membership centres in Barrie, Collingwood, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia, Parry Sound, and Wasaga Beach; 3,000 Child Care families across a number of communities; registers 5,000 day campers in addition to 1500 overnight campers at YMCA Camp Kitchikewana on Beausoleil Island; over 15,000 people through leadership development, outdoor education and family programs at YMCA Geneva Park; and counsels over 20,000 people in several community development programs.

As our Mission Statement affirms, “My Y is dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body, and to their sense of belonging to each other and the global community.” Our Vision for the future is “My Y inspires people to reach their full potential.”

The Lead Hand/Heavy Duty Night Cleaner is responsible for maintaining high cleaning Standards in preparation for daily operation and service delivery.

• Demonstrate strong support and commitment to the mission and core values of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka and the YMCA in Canada.
• Demonstrate strong support and commitment to serving the membership, facility users and all program participants of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka.
• Prepare the facility for operation by adhering to YMCA SAM Standards, YMCA cleaning practices and protocols, industry best practices and local operating standards and schedules.
• Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of equipment, products, procedures and standards involved keeping the facility clean.
• Adherence to all provincial and federal legislation relevant to job description.
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of mechanical and operating systems. To ensure uninterrupted service, address all maintenance issues as identified by the Supervisor, Cleaning & Maintenance or General Manager.
• Communicate service issues and deficiencies with senior daytime staff on a daily basis. Communicate all serious system malfunctions that could adversely affect operations in a timely manner.
• Training and coaching of staff to ensure understanding of expectations and positive performance outcomes.
• Ensure that all Health and Safety requirements, including but not limited to WHMIS, Employee Health and Safety, etc. are observed & followed by cleaning staff.
• Ensure safety and security of YMCA staff and members proactively and while on duty. Respond to all member issues or concerns in a respectful and courteous manner.

• High School grad plus some post-secondary
• 3 years of facility cleaning experience
• Strong knowledge of cleaning procedures, standards & practices
• Health & Safety Certification
• WHMIS Certification
• Certified Pool Operators Certificate
• Current CPR & First Aid
• Child Protection orientation
• AODA training
• Health & Safety Awareness training
• Bill 168 (Violence & Harassment in the Workplace) training
• PCI Compliance
• Must be able to work flexible hours based on client needs
• Clear Police Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Mandated training is required before or shortly after commencement of work


Qualified candidates who wish to be considered are invited to send a resume and cover letter to:

Kevin Wood
Supervisor Cleaning & Maintenance
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
Fax: 705 431 9622
Email: kevin.wood@sm.ymca.ca

Applications will remain open until January 20.2018

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening.

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources department.