Job Title: Maintenance Worker
Job Type: Part Time
Work Type: In Person
About Community Services:
Sunshine Coast Community Services Society is a community-based organization that has been providing services for people on the Sunshine Coast since 1974. Our history is one of caring, commitment and flexibility. We provide services through more than 30 programs all along the Coast in four key areas - Community Action and Engagement; Together Against Violence; Child and Family Counselling; and Family, Youth and Children's Services. Our core values are those of social justice, inter-dependence, diversity, compassion, and respect. We are looking for staff who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in their community.
The Maintenance Worker works at Thyme Second Stage. This position requires membership with the BC Government Employees’ Union (BCGEU). The Maintenance Worker will be responsible for maintaining a the interior of the residence, as well as the surrounding common areas and grounds. The Maintenance Worker will provide these services in accordance with the Mission, Vision, Values, and Code of Ethics and while following all Sunshine Coast Community Services Policies and Procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
· Either personally carries out, or arranges contractors to carry out, general maintenance including grounds and internal and external areas
· Routine landscape maintenance - lawns, seasonal maintenance, weeding
• Maintenance of garbage shed and outdoor shed
• minor carpentry
• Monthly building inspection and preventative maintenance
• Record results of building inspections
· Identify and asses problems as minor or major
• call tradespeople after consultation with supervisor
• attend to routine plumbing problems, i.e. leaky faucets, blocked toilets
• change furnace filters
• painting and repair of holes in wall and other minor damage
• ensure that unit is in good repair and condition for new families moving in
• complete final inspection with Lead once a family has moved out and identify repairs needed
• attend to basic electrical problems, such as switches, plugs not working, appliance care (replacing burners, fuses, unplugging dryer vents etc.)
• be familiar with safety plans within the program, identify safety hazards etc.
• clean common room, playroom, staff offices etc.
• dump runs for small items such as small furniture, garbage bags etc.
• meet furniture delivery people
• assemble furniture
• organize garage with donated furniture and household items
· maintain building log and overall property log
· keep up-to-date maintenance checklist
· maintain confidentiality of location and residents
· submit monthly timesheet, mileage and expenses
· input hours into a payroll database
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Experience working with women and children of all ages an asset
- Experience working with a diverse population with a demonstrated ability to communicate with participants in a non-judgmental and empathetic manner while setting and maintaining boundaries
- Experience applying a feminist analysis of gender violence as it affects children, women and trans folks
- Solid understanding of the systemic issues that need to be addressed to decrease violence against women and children
- A trauma-informed practice approach, or a willingness to learn is an asset (training will be provided)
- Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle are required.
- First Aid Certification.
- Successful results of criminal records check.
Why Work for Community Services?
SCCSS offers competitive transparent wages, a variety of paid leaves, benefits, and employer contributed MPP plan. SCCSS offers opportunities for professional growth and to truly make a difference in the community
This job requires an onsite presence.
SCCSS encourages all interested candidates to apply, but only those selected will be contacted.
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