General Maintenance Worker

  • Full Time
  • Moberly Lake
  • $25.60-$33.70 CAD / Hour

Website Saulteau First Nations

Reports To

Tenant Relations Supervisor

Saulteau First Nations Mission

We strive to be the Best Governed Nation, one that is proud, culturally strong and self-sufficient.  As stewards of the land we will ensure that the best sustainable practices are followed, now and in the future.  We remain proudly determined.

Job Purpose

The General Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing a variety of maintenance and repair tasks to ensure the housing facilities of Saulteau First Nations are safe, functional, and well-maintained. This role involves working on various maintenance projects, including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and general upkeep. The ideal candidate is a versatile and skilled professional who can work independently and as part of a team to support the housing needs of the community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintenance and Operations

  • Performs routine maintenance and repairs on housing facilities, including plumbing, electrical systems, carpentry, painting, and general building upkeep.
  • Implements and follows a preventative maintenance schedule to reduce the likelihood of major repairs and extend the life of housing facilities.
  • Assists with the general maintenance of septic systems, heat, and water issues on SFN community houses when required.
  • Performs regular inspections and conducts general maintenance on the interior and exterior of SFN community houses such as minor repairs.
  • Participates in weekly work planning meeting with Maintenance Team to discuss completed and upcoming tasks for the week; complete required reporting each week.

Public Events

  • Assists with set-up and take-down for outdoor events, including Pemmican Days, Culture Camp, and other outdoor activities as required.
  • Participates in all SFN sponsored community events as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid BC Driver’s License.
  • Minimum 1 year of general maintenance experience with experience maintaining outdoor public spaces and building interiors and exteriors.
  • Strong focus on safety and ability to follow safe work procedures is required; understanding of proper handling of dangerous materials and WHMIS. Safety training including First Aid Level 1, WHMIS, hazardous chemicals, confined space etc. is an asset.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with community members and team members.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in variable environments including dusty and hot and cold conditions.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces as required (e.g. sewers, tunnels, etc.) with ability to share the space with one other person for safety.
  • Ability to operate and use a variety of tools and equipment; aptitude to learn and use new equipment and tools as needed.
  • Ability to drive truck and trailer

Work Conditions

  • Work is performed primarily during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
  • Overtime and afterhours work may be required for duties relating to evening/weekend events.
  • Perform physical work including lifting up to 50 lbs, bending, standing, and stooping.
  • Works in variety of environments including outside and extreme weather conditions.

Closing Date:  July 17, 2024

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