Maintenance Helper

Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is hiring a Maintenance Helper! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Organizational Background:Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is a new Not-For-Profit organization created by the Kenora Chiefs Advisory (KCA). Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care mission is to be a center of excellence which delivers inclusive quality and culturally appropriate care to Elders and the citizens of Kenora and surrounding communities. Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care is a 96-bed Long-Term Care facility in Kenora, Ontario, with a “Heart” to serve our Elders and community members.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Helper participates in the provision of home maintenance.

Employer Name: Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 2L3
Application Deadline: February 9th, 2023
Hours of Work: Full-Time (75 hours/bi-weekly)
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: Per existing collective agreement.

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • General Home maintenance and property maintenance
  • Accepting deliveries, ensuring they are correct and put away in storage.
  • Identifies and maintains adequate inventory to facilitate timely repairs.
  • Implements preventative maintenance.
  • Checks and repairs resident equipment to ensure that they are safe on a weekly basis.
  • Snow removal of all entrances; sand & salt sidewalks.
  • Participates as an active member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee.
  • Maintains work area in a clean, orderly, and safe manner and assures proper care in use of tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Ability to climb ladders in a safe manner while doing repairs
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships and provide sound decision-making
  • Strong commitment to values and ethics, both personal and professional.
  • Excellent skills in the following areas: computer, organization, networking, interpersonal, presentation and communication (written & oral)
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to manage stress effectively.
  • Ability to deal with confidential matters in a professional manner.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience and/or knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, plumbing. Carpentry, heating, and ventilation systems. Technical training in building maintenance is preferred.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in building maintenance preferably in an institutional setting.
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle.
  • High standard of personal conduct and self-discipline, both personally and professionally.
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check dated no later than 6 months from date of hire.
  • Excellent organization, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and computer skills.
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Knowledge of First Nations history, language, and culture an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and as a Wiigwas Elders and Seniors team member.
  • Proof of Full COVID 19 Vaccination and Influenza Vaccination
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward resume, cover letter and 3 references- including 1 professional reference, via email only.

Human Resource Department
Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care
237 Lakeview Drive Kenora ON, P9N 4J7

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