Position: Maintenance Worker
Program: Housing Program
Reports to: Director of Housing
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Benchmark Match: Grid 5 ($17.75-$19.59)
Benchmark Title: Maintenance Worker (80400)
Days of Work: Monday through Friday
Hours of Work: 8:00AM-4:00PM, with one half hour unpaid lunch and two paid fifteen minute breaks
Closing Date: October 25, 2017 at 4:00PM

The position includes on-call duties and alternates between two Maintenance Workers. The Maintenance Worker is paid one dollar per hour while on-call and paid time and a half for call outs outside of regular working hours. Please send your resume to sarah.crawley@icmha.ca
In accordance with the vision, purpose and values of Island Community Mental Health, client and staff safety is a priority and responsibility shared by everyone at ICMH, as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Job Summary:
Carries out heavy cleaning and light maintenance and repair duties related to building, equipment, fixtures and grounds as required. Ensures the building is secure at the end of every shift.

General Duties:
1. Drywall repairs and painting touch- ups of resident’s suite, public areas and any other areas as directed.
2. Performs plumbing maintenance such as unblocking sewer lines; replacing fixtures such as flush tank mechanisms, tap washers and faucets.
3. Replaces interior and exterior light bulbs and fluorescent tubes.
4. Maintains and cleans grounds, parking area and sidewalks, including snow removal and power washing.
5. Receives maintenance requests from tenants and manages tasks in priority order.
6. Cleans, washes and disinfects building common areas such as walls, windows, ceilings, floors, carpets, air vents, public washrooms, and laundry rooms by such methods as dusting, polishing, vacuuming, sweeping, wet mopping, waxing and using various manual and power cleaning equipment
7. Performs carpentry maintenance such as removing and replacing doors, door handles and attaching items such as pictures.
8. Maintain the overall condition of the buildings and the grounds.
9. Transfers and moves heavy equipment, furniture and supplies
10. Performs gardening, pruning, mowing and watering of grounds.
11. Removes snow and ice from property walkways.
12. At the end of each shift makes sure the building is secure by walking around grounds and checking doors and windows are locked.
13. Collects and disposes of refuse and keeps refuse area clean.
14. Monitors maintenance and housekeeping supplies, places orders with external suppliers, maintains receipts and inventory, checks invoices, and stores supplies.
15. Completes and maintains related records and documents such as maintenance logs, travel logs, maintenance request forms, and incident reports.
16. Makes recommendations for major repairs and purchases to the Director of Housing.
17. Gives the Director of Housing updates on any outside contractors doing major work on the buildings.
18. Participates in tenant selection process.
19. Performs required safety checks and drills, such as fire, earthquake, utility failure and general building safety inspections.
20. Establishes and maintains a preventative maintenance schedule on all buildings, grounds and equipment.
21. Reports unsafe or faulty equipment to designated supervisor.
22. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Unit Maintenance:
1. Shows vacant units to prospective tenants.
2. Takes new tenant through unit with inspection sheet on move-in.
3. Allocates parking as required.
4. Inspects unit with existing tenant on move-out, establishes status of unit and records damage, completes move-out inspection.
5. Cleans and repairs unit at move-out.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in building maintenance, cleaning, gardening, painting and repair work.
Experience using hand and electrical tools
Use of own vehicle required, truck preferable.
Basic First Aid Certificate and C Level CPR.
Clear criminal record check (Vulnerable Person)
Class 5 drivers’ license and drivers abstract

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:
Working knowledge of the Residential Tenancy Act;
Working knowledge of health, safety and security standards for public buildings;
Working knowledge of the basics of computers and software applications, and the ability to upgrade if required;
Ability to use sound judgment with proven troubleshooting and organizational skills and abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
Ability to perform the duties and requirements of the position in sometimes adverse weather conditions;
Ability to work independently;
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions;
Ability to operate general cleaning equipment;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, tenants, contractors, and members of the general public;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills while working with tenants while retaining healthy boundaries;
Physical ability to carry out duties of the position;
Ability to operate related equipment.