Calgary Heritage Housing Maintenance Handyman/Cleaner Full Time in Calgary, AB

Calgary Heritage Housing

Branch Calgary AB CA

Maintenance Handyman/Cleaner
Calgary, AB

Must have the skills of a good handyman with a working knowledge of plumbing, painting, carpentry, electrical, and other related tasks;…

Maintenance Handyman/Cleaner

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (36 hrs/week)

This role will report directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. The person in this role will have a variety of ‘handyman’ skills such as fixing light switches, general plumbing and heating systems – performing day to day general maintenance in a residential setting. They will have the ability to clean and prepare suites for new move-ins, be able to ensure the facilities and grounds are well maintained, and must work well tenants. Applicants require good physical endurance and must have a vehicle. Rotating on-call emergency coverage is required and the incumbent must interchange their work through all Calgary Heritage Housing facilities.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Assist in maintaining a preventative maintenance program for boilers, furnaces, ventilation systems, exit lights, fire panels;
  • Perform routine inspections and record readings for air quality, water temperatures, support safety of buildings, grounds and machinery;
  • Responsible for regular and emergency janitorial cleaning;
  • Ensure that vacant suites are ready for a new tenant; i.e. cleaning, paint touch ups, changing/rewiring light fixtures, etc.;
  • Perform urgent and/or emergency maintenance requirements; possess good problem solving;
  • Work with Building Administrators to ensure suites are ready for tenant move-ins and move-outs;
  • Work on exterior of buildings to maintain an aesthetically pleasing outdoor environment;
  • Maintain outdoor furnishings and outbuildings;
  • Maintain an inventory control system on computer database;
  • Review all written policies and procedures for interacting with tenants.

Minimum Education/Certification Requirements:

  • 3 -5 years’ experience in maintenance role and experience with janitorial tasks;
  • Maintenance training or educational equivalent preferred;
  • Must have own vehicle and a valid driver’s license;
  • Must have good computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and able to enter detailed information into database.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Capable of working as part of a team but able to work independently; requires a minimum amount of supervision and discretion within established parameters;
  • Must be able to relate to tenants with tact, courtesy, fairness and firmness;
  • Must have knowledge of generally accepted building and maintenance practices;
  • Must have the skills of a good handyman with a working knowledge of plumbing, painting, carpentry, electrical, and other related tasks;
  • Must have general knowledge of janitorial and grounds maintenance procedures;
  • Strong organizational skills with a flexible and collaborative approach;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; good decision making skills;
  • Must be able to prioritize, time management skills, and is willing to be accountable;
  • Rotating on-call requires a flexible schedule;
  • Demonstrate relationship skills, conflict management and team work;
  • Information is managed in a manner that ensures the privacy and personal information of tenants is protected.

Calgary Heritage Housing provides a good benefit package and pays their Maintenance Handyman for 36 hours per week which includes a paid lunch break.

Applications will be accepted until midnight Sunday, February 12, 2017

Calgary Heritage Housing is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Calgary, AB

Required license or certification:

  • Drivers License (Class 5)

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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