Maintenance Tech 1


Position: Maintenance Tech 1

Hours/Week: 40

Compensation: $14.50/hr

Organization Overview

Since 1906 YWCA Utah has been a voice for women, a force for change, and a place for hope. Our enduring belief is that better lives for women – all women – will lead to stronger families and communities. YWCA is Utah’s most comprehensive provider of family violence services; our programs include walk-in services and a crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional housing, children’s programs, and a vast array of supportive services. In addition to our work in the area of family violence, the YWCA also reaches out broadly into the community with offerings for every woman, including a nationally accredited child care and early education center, leadership opportunities for women at all life stages, and opportunities to participate more fully in civic life.


Mission: YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women,

and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.


YWCA Utah is an equal employment opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.



  • Perform drywall and painting repairs.
  • Complete scheduled inspections of offices, rooms, and facilities equipment
  • Complete preventive maintenance measures.
  • Maintain inventory of repair equipment and supplies.
  • Create a safe and secure environment for program participants, staff and guests of the YWCA. Actively review work areas for security issues and notify appropriate staff of any issue that may be a safety concern.
  • Perform Landscape duties.

Competencies & Essential Skills:

  • Problem Solving/Analytical Thinker: Ability to solve and analyze problems effectively and efficiently.
  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills: Ability to provide exceptional customer service to supporters, partners, board members and co-workers. Exceptional communication skills and ability to respond to difficult situations.
  • Time Management: Ability to multitask and work efficiently within close time constraints. Ability to work under pressure and in a stressful environment.
  • Organization: Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize efficiently and meet deadlines.
  • Judgment and Decision Making: Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment and problem solving techniques in the decision-making process.
  • Commitment to mission: Demonstrates commitment to YWCA Utah’s mission and philosophy. Actively engages in YWCA Utah’s anti-racism work.
  • Compliance: Adhere to YWCA Utah’s policies and is committed to act legally and ethically within the scope of the work.

Ideal candidates will have the following:

  • Welcoming & inclusive personality
  • General knowledge of direct victim services, violence against women and sexual violence issues; gender and race equity, from a feminist perspective.
  • Understanding of equity, anti-oppression and trauma-informed philosophies.


  • 1-2 years of maintenance experience is preferred.
  • An understanding of, and agreement with, YWCA Utah’s mission, values, and philosophy regarding eliminating racism, empowerment of women, and commitment to anti-oppression work and social justice.
  • Minimum of two years experience in janitorial field
  • Understanding and commitment to issues of cultural diversity and anti-racism.
  • Ability to work scheduled hours on a regular basis, some weekends and evenings required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time, evaluate progress, and adjust activities to complete projects within established timeframe.
  • Demonstrated experience functioning within multidisciplinary settings.
  • Skilled in establishing effective working relationships.
  • Ability to collaborate and invite collaboration.
  • Able to demonstrate skills in effective communication, conflict resolution and problem solving.
  • If driving on business, a valid Utah driver’s license, access to an automobile, and valid auto insurance required.

Physical/Sensory Demands

Work is generally performed in a safe and comfortable environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: stand and walk for long periods of time; perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement, lift 50 pounds; reach and bend; go up and down ladders.

Equal Opportunity Employer

YWCA Utah is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process due to disability, it is available upon request. No applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.50 per hour