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Building Supervisor – Federal Work Study

Position Title: Building Supervisor

Department: Wellness

Number of Vacancies: 2

Work Location: 

Mahaska County YMCA
414 N 3rd Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Purpose of Position: 

  • Greet & receive member feedback
  • Monitor facilities when department directors are not in office


Description of Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Designated as a First Responder in the event of an emergency;
  • Demonstrate the YMCA Character Values & be an enthusiastic role model to YMCA members & guests;
  • Ensure the safety of members & participants by promotion & following YMCA safety guidelines & procedures;
  • Dress professionally: YMCA staff shirt, khaki or black pants / shorts, name tag;
  • Provide guidance to members & guests in locating programs or activities;
  • Be knowledgeable of gym, pool, Wellness / Free Weight area rules & schedules;
  • Be able to assist members in answering questions and resolving conflicts in a positive manner;
  • Assist Member Services desk staff in giving tours;
  • Assist Fitness staff in welcoming new members for Wellness appointments if needed;
  • Check in with Member Services desk & Director on duty at beginning of work shift;
  • Complete facility checklists during each shift;
  • Report any facility or program concerns in writing;
  • Monitors all activity both inside and outside: walk halls, program areas, locker rooms, parking lot, etc.;
  • Ensure facility safety & security;
  • Attends all department training & meetings;
  • Checks all emergency doors & ensures they’re locked & alarmed;
  • Notifies supervisor in advance of absence & secures substitute;
  • Assists with other projects or activities as assigned.


Required Qualifications: 

Ability to:

  • Walk, stand, sit, tilt head, stretch, push / pull / lift objects, use all muscles, work in kneeling or reaching position;
  • Visibly observe participants & members;
  • Be in crouching position and regularly twist body at the waist, shoulders, or legs;
  • Lift or stack materials weighing 50lbs up to a distance of 200 feet;
  • Occasionally lift items weight 100lbs;
  • Work in areas or on equipment that often creates conditions of dust and / or dampness;
  • Work with chemicals, solvents, cleaners, & solutions in dry, liquid, powder, spray, & aerosol forms according to OSHA guidelines;
  • Observe & promote safety & security procedures;
  • Work in a variety of environments (i.e. indoor, outdoor, warms, cold, & noisy)


Work Schedule (Days & Times): 

  • Weekday evenings | 4pm – 9pm
  • Weekend afternoons | 12pm – 5pm

Hourly Wage: $10.00

Employment Start Date: 09/01/2022
Employment End Date: 04/27/2023

Job Supervisor & Contact:

Hunter French
(641) 673-8411