Who we are:

Saskatoon Mennonite Care Services Inc. owns and operates Bethany Manor, a thriving community for nearly 400 residents, age fifty-five plus.

Our Mission: Providing residents with safe, affordable housing and an enriched quality of life through programs and services.

Our Values: Safety, Relationship, Stewardship, Quality of Life.

We are currently recruiting for the following position at this time.

 

MAINTENANCE SERVICE WORKER

Bethany Manor seeks a full-time Maintenance Service Worker. Team-focused applicants must enjoy older adults and be committed to providing a safe and healthy environment in a multi-building complex.

The Maintenance Service Worker reports to the Maintenance Manager.

Work Setting: Housing complex with apartments and townhouses in an urban setting.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Assist with resident suite transitions by refurbishing suites (patching, painting, installation of countertops, toilets, faucets, flooring prep, etc.)
  • Inspections and maintenance of the buildings’ HVAC systems
  • Ensure efficient operation of all buildings’ systems (plumbing, electrical, etc.)
  • General property and building envelope maintenance tasks
  • Scheduled maintenance and minor repairs in commercial kitchen
  • Keeping maintenance records
  • Property landscaping, seasonal maintenance of sidewalks, snow & ice removal
  • General repairs to resident suites as requested (i.e. leaking faucets, plugged toilet, heat adjustment, etc.)
  • Small appliance repairs (vacuums, electric motors, pumps, etc.)
  • Operate and maintain power and hand tools, lawn and snow maintenance equipment
  • Participation in maintenance team planning
     
Education and Experience:
  • Completed at least some secondary school
  • Previous experience in maintaining efficient and reliable building operations and routine maintenance of mechanical systems is an asset

Skills and Abilities:
  • Specific Maintenance Activities:
    • Work with minimal supervision
    • Repair drywall
    • Paint
    • Move heavy furniture, equipment and supplies
    • Troubleshoot and perform minor repairs on appliances
    • Troubleshoot and perform minor repairs on electrical systems
    • Troubleshoot and perform minor repairs on plumbing systems
    • Troubleshoot and perform minor repairs on heating, cooling and ventilation systems
    • Empty waste containers
    • Perform routine maintenance jobs and repairs
    • Remove scraps, dirt, heavy debris and other refuse
 
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
    • Bending, crouching, kneeling
    • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
    • Physically demanding
    • Handling heavy loads
    • Repetitive tasks
    • Work under pressure
 
  • Security and Safety:
    • Driver’s validity license check
    • Criminal record check (vulnerable sector)
    • Bondable
 
  • Essential Skills:
    • Significant use of memory
    • Job task planning and organizing
    • Critical thinking
    • Decision making
    • Problem solving
    • Working with others
    • Oral communication
    • Writing
    • Reading text
 
  • Equipment Operated Used:
    • Snow-blowers
    • Small tractors (lawn/snow removal attachments)
    • Power lawn mowers
    • Carpet cleaning machines
    • Steam cleaners
    • Power tools
 
  • Administration Activities:
    • Contact contractors for  repairs and maintenance
 
  • Weight Handling:
    • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
 
  • Transportation:
    • Public transportation is available
    • Valid Driver’s License
 
  • Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.)
    • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System 2015 (WHMIS 2015) Certificate

The successful candidate will:
  • be committed to providing a safe and healthy environment in a multi-building complex
  • demonstrate skill in minor home renovations and basic carpentry, plumbing, and electrical knowledge
  • be team focused and willing to work with minimal supervision
  • have a superior work ethic, strong decision making and problem solving skills and a positive attitude
  • maintain confidentiality
  • be able to meet the demands of this moderately physical role
  • possess the ability to recommend corrective action and implement required repairs
  • enjoy older adults
  • possess or is willing to obtain a Fireman’s Certificate and a valid driver’s license

Wage:
  • To be determined.
  • Benefit plan after successful completion of a probationary period.

Please send resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position, and three references, to to Dan@b55.ca or mail/fax to Bethany Manor, ATTN: Maintenance Manager, 110 La Ronge Road, Saskatoon SK  S7K 7H8, fax: 306-242-9047. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Application deadline is October 15, 2021.

We wish to thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 


Please note, when we select candidates for employment at Bethany, the candidate will be required to submit a clean criminal records check and vulnerable sector search to confirm eligibility for employment. For more information on Saskatoon record checks/searches, please visit:  http://saskatoonpolice.ca/recordcheck/.  Please note, if you do not live in Saskatoon you will need to have your check completed by the RCMP in the jurisdiction in which you live.