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Maintenance Worker

JOB TITLE: Maintenance Worker

REPORTS TO: Offsite Lead Maintenance Worker & Main site Facilities Manager

HOURLY RANGE: $21.31-$25.07

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week with some on call requirements.


*Some evenings and weekends required*



“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created, and, through healing, health restored.”


Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.


“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force”


Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients. If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: https://www.boylestreet.org/mission-history, please consider joining our team.


This position comes with a comprehensive dental, health and drug benefits package, three weeks of annual vacation, and numerous professional development and training opportunities.


Job Purpose:

Maintenance workers actively work to ensure that our facilities and equipment are clean, functional and safe. They also coordinate proactive maintenance of facilities and equipment. This position will work for our offsite programs and our main downtown site providing support to the Lead Maintenance worker and Building Facilities Manager.


KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:


Working with the Lead Maintenance Coordinator and Facilities Manager this position will:

  • Respond to maintenance needs as they arise in a timely fashion.

  • Repair and maintain building equipment and appliances as needed and support Maintenance Lead to coordinate repairs with outside contractors as needed

  • Perform minor and major repair of all buildings and equipment. (Major repairs are performed under the supervision of licensed maintenance workers.)

  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance

  • procedures

  • Performs outside custodial duties such as snow removal as required.

  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co- workers.

  • Helps plan and build smaller renovation projects on sites.

  • replaces broken windows; repairs doors, door locks and closets; installs window blinds etc.

  • Assists with the renovation/remodeling of buildings; repairs plaster and drywall; painting, plumbing, yardwork, minor electrical and carpentry work.

  • Other job duties as may be required


Qualifications:


Education:

  • High school or trades school certification

  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, vehicle and basic hand tools

  • Criminal Record and Child Intervention Checks (results will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis)

  • All positions at BSCS require First Aid and CPR – employee should have this ideally before commencement of employment.



Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:

  • A strong commitment to upholding the values of Boyle Street Community Services. (see a list of the values at: http://boylestreet.org/who-we-are/mission-and-history/)

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

  • Ability to solve problems quickly, creatively and ethically.

  • Proven ability to work in a respectful and customer-centered manner.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and email.

  • Able to communicate effectively and have excellent oral communication skills.

  • Able to work effectively as a team as well as independently, willingness to learn.

  • Flexible and adaptable to change.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.


Experience:

  • At least 1-2 years experience in building construction or renovation.

  • Experience working in a customer-oriented environment.


Closing Date: Until a Suitable Candidate is Found


To Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to: careers@boylestreet.org. Please include Maintenance Worker in the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position and why you are suitable for the position.


Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.


Clients, staff and partners are vital members of the Boyle Street team, so we place emphasis on making sure that we address eachother correctly. Pronouns are an important part of how we speak about people.


Pronouns might be:

She/Her/Hers

He/Him/His

They/Them/Theirs


And other pronouns to properly address and refer to people in our face-to-face interactions, in verbal introductions, as well as in writing on name tags, email signatures and ID badges. We invite you to let us know how to properly refer to you and your pronouns as you explore finding a professional home with us.



The health and safety of our staff and community members is very important to us. Boyle Street Community Services strongly encourages all staff who are able to obtain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as defined by Alberta Health Services. Employees who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 may be subject to regular testing requirements at personal expense. Full vaccination may be a requirement for certain positions due to role, site or partnership requirements.