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    Facilities Associate


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    We create community, share passion, and inspire philanthropy

    At Movement, our core values of partnership, inclusion, passion, innovation, and integrity are at the heart of everything we do. We’re not just a climbing gym – we’re a community that’s dedicated to transforming lives through climbing, yoga, and fitness and sharing that vision with as many people as we can. As the country’s largest network of climbing gyms, we’re building an extraordinary team that’s committed to growing our business, our value to our members, our future customers, and our industry.

    By expanding our community, we can create rewarding career paths for our team members, continually improve the customer experience, build a sustainable business for the long term, and give back to the communities we are all a part of. We’re looking for passionate, resilient, and business-minded enthusiasts who share our values and want to join us in not only leading the climbing industry but defining it!

    Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Meets bi-weekly with Gym management to prioritize and plan for each of the gyms they work in.
    • Performs general maintenance.
    • Uses project management software, Asana, to manage tasks.
    • Coordinates with Facilities Service Providers when projects or repairs require a trade skill (such as electrical, HVAC, plumbing, etc). While communicating progress to GD/AD via project software and direct communications
    • Maintains clear lines of communications with Regional Facilities Manager.
    • Coordinates monthly and annual maintenance calendar, and facilities requests from the gym, preparing schedule, timeline, costs and staffing needs proposal, then executing the proposal when approved.
    • Works with the Regional Facilities Manager to develop maintenance procedures and ensures implementation.
    • Manages relationships with contractors and service providers (fitness equipment providers, pest control, etc.)
    • Keeps maintenance logs and reports on daily activities, keeping directors in the loop.
    • Monitors equipment inventory and places orders when necessary, seeking budget approval from Regional Facilities Manager
    • Performs manual repairs and conducts (or coordinates) general upkeep procedures, such as landscaping, painting, light carpentry, foam padding repairs and replacement, etc.
    • Supervises and occasionally performs Rope and Anchors checks
    • Ensures that the employee work in the gyms is performed in a safe manner and complies with applicable safety requirements. This includes rope-access work as needed for repairs and inspections.
    • Responds to and addresses urgent maintenance needs per Movement Policy
    • Maintains info log and contact info for each gym on frequent repair service providers such as HVAC, Fire, Alarm, etc.

    What success looks like: 

    • Maintaining all building systems and equipment in a fully functional state
    • Proactively noticing problems and addressing them in a timely way so they don’t become critical
    • Communicating facility project status effectively to directors and other stakeholders
    • Advocating for facility improvements

    What you’ll bring with you 

    Gotta have:

    • Full time hours with a flexible schedule (ex: flex to work late nights, early mornings and weekends if work is needed to be done during non-business/busy hours)
    • Strong mechanical aptitude.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Able to work independently, but in line with gym and director goals
    • Ability to safely use and supervise use of power tools and ladders.
    • Ability to keep track of and report on status of projects.
    • Organized and efficient, and able to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to perform Rope Access work and be comfortable working on ropes at height (training available).
    • Responds to emails and other inquiries by end of business day.
    • Supports and embodies Movement’s core values
      Computer Skills (Word, Excel, Asana).
    • Ability to work on a ladder and lift 50lbs.
    • Have a drivers license and/or the ability to travel to all regional gyms

    Bonus points for:

    • Experience maintaining rock climbing walls and climbing safety equipment
    • Working knowledge of climbing gym floor and wall systems.
    • Broad experience in facility maintenance including plumbing, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, and finish work.
    • Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment, tools and devices.

    We believe that a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences make our team stronger. Even if your background doesn’t 100% match the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply and share how your unique experience and transferable skills would make you successful in this role. 

    Full Time Movement Team Members are offered the following perks and benefits:

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, & vision insurance plan options
    • 4 weeks paid time off
    • Paid sick time
    • 8 weeks parental leave plus 4 weeks of bonding time
    • Life and disability coverage
    • Employee Assistance Program – free confidential support for things like stress, anxiety, financial planning, and legal issues
    • 401(K) Employer Match (based on plan eligibility requirements)
    • Free membership to all Movement gyms, complimentary guest passes, and discounts on courses, camps, personal training and other Movement offerings that aren’t already included in gym membership
    • Industry pro deals and in-gym retail discounts
    • Exclusive company discount on pet insurance to help protect your furry, scaley, feathered, or otherwise non-human family members

    Additional Details 

    • This is a Full-time position
    • Base compensation for this role starts between $25 and $30 per hour. Pay is commensurate with experience
    • This role is based in our Gowanus and Long Island City locations
    • This role is based in our New York and Pennsylvania region – applicants will be assigned a primary location but must be available to work at all regional locations

    Union Disclosure: Please be advised that this position is a member of a bargaining unit of employees represented by Workers United, an affiliate of Service Employees International Union (Workers United).  Movement and Workers United have not yet agreed to a collective bargaining agreement, but the terms and conditions of employment related to this position may be altered by a collective bargaining agreement.

    Movement is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

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